Sony announces new Hard Disk Drive DVD recorders with the RDX-HX1080, RDX-HXD1090 and HDR-HXD1095.
The new range the new range of Hard Disk Drive DVD recorders is especially designed for BRAVIA TV owners.
The RDX-HX1080 and RDX-HXD1090 feature a 500GB drive.Alongside an analogue TV tuner for recording standard terrestrial channels, all HXD Series models feature an integrated DVB-T tuner for viewing and recording digital broadcasts. There’s also a choice of HX Series models that include an analogue tuner only.
New for 2008, HDD camcorder connection with all models allows direct digital dubbing from any Standard Definition Handycam Hard Disk Drive camcorder by Sony. There’s no quality loss during digital transfers via USB. Whole dubbing mode transfers everything that’s stored on the camcorder’s hard drive. Alternatively, incremental dubbing transfers only new footage that hasn’t already been recorded onto the Hard Disk Drive DVD recorder.
Also new this year, X-Pict Story is a powerful yet easy-to-use feature for creating your own personal slideshows. Using your remote, slide shows can be built up in moments from images stored on the recorder’s hard drive. A choice of transition effects adds extra sparkle to slide shows, along with your own selection of musical soundtrack from stored music files. The results can be viewed directly on your TV or burned to DVD for sharing or storing.
For maximum viewing comfort and convenience, BRAVIA™ Sync simplifies one-touch control of your complete home entertainment system. Connected via HDMI to your BRAVIA TV, the Hard Disk Drive DVD recorder can be controlled directly from the television’s remote, along with other compatible Sony devices like Blu-ray Disc players.
Via this Sony press-release.