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400 GB Hard Disk

Up To 709 Hrs HDD Recording

SD Card and PC Card Slots

Copy From DVD-R To Hard Disk

Ethernet Campatibility

5.1 Channel Output

DIGA DVD Recorder with 400GB Hard Disk - Available October 2004

What Video & Widescreen Entertainment Awards 2005 - Winner
"The DMR-E500HEBS is nothing less than a home cinema behometh....It's mouth watering stuff and this deck backs up that incredible spec sheet with superlative performance."

Its Never Been Simpler To Create Your Own DVD's;The DMRE50HEBS Has The Worlds Longest Recording Time Enabling You to Record Your Favourite Programmes And Easily Access Or Edit Them; Archive Home Movies On A Durable, High Quality Format ; Transfer Your Video, Audio, And Data From DVD Onto An SD Card For Pocket Portability.

Playable Discs
DVD-RAM: 12cm (4.7GB/9.4GB), 8cm (2.8GB), 12cm (4.7GB) (Ver.2.1 / 3x speed DVD-RAM Revision 1.0) DVD-RW, DVD-R: 12cm (4.7GB), 8cm (1.4GB) (for General Ver. 2.0), 12cm (4.7GB) (for General Ver.2.0 / 4x speed DVD-R Revision 1.0), DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, Video CD, CD-Audio (CD-DA), CD-R/RW (MP3, CD-DA, Video CD formatted disc)

Recordable Discs
DVD-RAM: 12cm (4.7GB/9.4GB), 8cm (2.8GB), 12cm (4.7GB) (Ver.2.1 / 3x speed DVD-RAM Revision 1.0) DVD-R: 12cm (4.7GB), 8cm (1.4GB) (for General Ver. 2.0), 12cm (4.7GB) (for General Ver.2.0 / 4x speed DVD-R Revision 1.0)

Recording Standards
DVD Video Recording Format (DVD-RAM), DVD Video Format (DVD-R)

Built-in Hard Disk Capacity

Recording Time

XP Mode
Approx. 89 hours (with built-in hard disc), Approx. 1 hour (with 4.7GB disc)

SP Mode
Approx. 177 hours (with built-in hard disc), Approx. 2 hours (with 4.7GB disc)

LP Mode
Approx. 355 hours (with built-in hard disc), Approx. 4 hours (with 4.7GB disc)

EP Mode
Approx. 532 hours (with built-in hard disc), Approx. 8 hours (with 4.7GB disc)

Television System

Tuner System

Channel Coverage
UHF: CH 21-68


Video System
PAL colour signal, 625 lines, 50 fields / NTSC colour signal, 525 lines, 60 fields

Recording System
MPEG2 (Hybrid VBR) MPEG4 (VBR)

Input - Video In
AV1 / AV2 (21 pin), AV3 / AV4 (pin jack)

Input - S-Video Out
AV2 (21 pin), AV3 / AV4 (S terminal)

Input - RGB In
AV2 (21 pin) (PAL)

Output - Video Out
AV1 / AV2 (21 pin), Video out (pin jack)

Output - S-Video Out
AV1 (21 pin), S-Video out (S terminal)

Output - RGB Out
AV1 (21 pin) (PAL)

Component Video Output
Y: 1.0 Vp-p; 75 ohm, PB: 0.7 Vp-p; 75 ohm, PR: 0.7 Vp-p; 75 ohm


Recording System
Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM (xp mode, 2ch), G.726(MPEG4)

Input - Audio In
AV1 / AV2 (21 pin), AV3 / AV4 (pin jack)

Output - Audio Out
AV1 / AV2 (21 pin), Audio out (pin jack)

Output - Digital Audio Out
Optical terminal (PCM, Dolby Digital, DTS, MPEG)

SD/PC Card Slot

Card Slot
SD Memory Card Slot: 1pc, PC Card Slot (Type II): 1pc

Image File - Compatible Media
SD Card Slot: SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard

PC Card Slot: A PC Card adaptor conforming to PC Card Standards, ATA Flash PC Card, PC Card Adaptor (SD Memory Card, xD Picture Card, Microdrive, MUltiMediaCard, Compact Flash, Smart Media, Memory Stick), Mobile hard disk

Image File - Image File Format
JPEG conforming DCF (Design rule for Camera File System), (Sub sampling; 4:2:2 or4:2:0) TIFF (Uncompressed RGB chunky) / DPOF Compatible

Image File - Number of Pixels
34 x 34 to 6144 x 4096


Power Supply
AC220 - 240V, 50Hz

Power Consumption

Dimensions (W x H x D)
430 x 79 x 302mm


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