Toshiba Region free DVD recorder/VCR combo is the one of the best model available. It will allow you to play any DVD or VHS on your regular american television with the help of the video converter included in this package.
Includes combo with all region DVD player and VHS player/recorder!
Play any DVD movie from any region on any PAL, NTSC or SECAM TV in the world!
Play any VHS from any country on any PAL, NTSC or SECAM TV in the world!
Easy to use and takes only 1 minute for setup
110-240 Volts for worldwide use
Plays any region PAL or NTSC DVD from regions 0-6
Plays PAL and NTSC VHS
Plays PAL DVDs and VHS on NTSC TV with Video converter (included in this package)
The Toshiba D-VR40 Multi-Zone DVD/VCR Recorder Combo your home theater experience to a whole new level with superb progressive-scan imagery and exquisite digital sound. Built-in DivX and Dolby Digital encoders offer breath-taking surround sound and sonic realism to your DVD movie soundtracks. The D-VR40 offers the flexibility of viewing either your VHS or multi-format DVDs, ability to record DVD to VHS or vice-versa, view JPEG photos, or even listen to your favorite CDs or MP3 files.
Moreover, with the Toshiba D-VR40 you can watch a DVD while simultaneously recording a TV broadcast onto tape. To ensure you don't miss your favorite shows when traveling, the D-VR40 can be programmed to record up to 8 TV shows over a 4-week period. If you want a unified, stylish, and easy-to-use multi-system DVD/VHS recorder combo, look no further than the Toshiba D-VR40.
The D-VR40 is a progressive scan DVD player, capable of scanning an entire video frame at once; scan-lines commonly associated with interlaced video are drastically reduced. The result is a spectacularly clear image with no motion artifacts (stair-stepping), and details so sharp they seem as if they're etched onto the screen.
DviX Home Theater Certified
Video compression software which enables high quality video to be compressed into very small files then downloaded onto CD-R or CD-RW and played back with very little loss of quality.
Don't worry about limited playback capabilities, the D-VR40 can play DVD, DVD-R/W, DVD+R/W, VCD, SVCD, CD, CD-R/W, MP3 and JPEG images.
Transfer DVD To Tape or Tape To DVD
Copy a VHS videotape to a DVD disk or transfer a DVD disk to a VHS tape, it's that simple.
Record Up To 8 Programs with Timer
Set your TV recording schedule in advance by programming up to 8 programs in a 30 day period with the record timer.
One Touch Timer Recording
Every time you press the record button during a recording in progress, the recording time will increase by 30 minutes up to 8 hours.
Dolby Digital and DTS Sound
The D-VR40 offers built-in Dolby Digital and DTS decoders capable of advanced 24-bit processing and an outstanding sampling frequency of 96 kHz.
Home Theater Friendly
Use the coaxial digital audio output to connect the D-VR40 to your home theater receiver and enjoy full Dolby Digital or DTS surround sound entertainment.
Immediately play back a part of a recording in progress.
The D-VR40 features parental control, for parents who want full control of media content played back through player.
Hard Disk Drive No
DVD Format Compatibility
DVD Recording Media DVD-R/W
DVD Playback Media DVD-R/W, DVD+R/W, DivX
CD-R/CD-RW Playback Yes, JPEG, MP3 Dolby
MP3 Playback Yes
WMA Playback No
Picture CD/JPEG Yes
SACD/DVD-Audio Playback No
Region 1 - 6
Progressive Scan Output Yes
HD Upconversion No
Slow Motion Playback Not Specified By Manufacturer
Frame-by-Frame Playback Not Specified By Manufacturer
Bookmarking Not Specified By Manufacturer
Playback Zoom Yes
Audio for DVD Built-in Decoder Yes
HDCD Decoding No
Audio D/A Converter Yes
Virtual Surround Yes
Bass Management No
Number of Heads 4
Playback Speeds XP, SP, LP, EP, SLP, SEP
Record Speeds XP, SP, LP, EP, SLP, SEP
Repeat Playback Yes
Slow Motion Not Specified By Manufacturer
Frame Advance Not Specified By Manufacturer
Audio Signal Hi-Fi Stereo
Commercial Advance Yes
Program Timer Weeks/Events 8 programs within 30 Days
Digital Media Slot No
TV Tuner Yes
VCR Plus+ No
Inputs S-Video: x1
Component Video: x1 (RCA)
Analog Audio: x1 (RCA)
Outputs S-Video: x1
Component Video: x1 (RCA)
Analog Audio: x1 (RCA)
Composite Video: x1 (RCA)
Coaxial Digital Audio: x1 (RCA)
Remote Control Yes
Power Requirements 110-240VAC, 50Hz
Dimensions (WxHxD) 17.1 x 3.91 x 10.5 in (435 x 99.5 x 268 mm)
Weight 9.47 lbs (4.3 kg)
INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL VIDEO CONVERTER MODEL NO. CDM660
Digital Conversion from input TV signals of NTSC, N4, PAL, PAL M, PAL N, and SECAM to output signals of NTSC, PAL
Digital line (525<> 625 lines) and field (60<>50 field) conversion
Built-in Color bar
Input auto detecting
6M bit field memory
Note: TV Tuner Receiving System: PAL. This unit Records TV/cable programs if broadcasting is in PAL system. (No NTSC Tuner. Will not record NTSC TV/cable programs in USA)