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The Sony DVDirect VRD-MC10 is a multi-function optical drive designed to easily transfer digital photos and videos to DVD.

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Pros

digital and analog outputs for video/audio playback

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compact

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2.7" colour screen

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move files to or from optical/flash based media without the need for a PC

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good AVCHD player

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1 year warranty

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includes remote control

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compatible with a large amount of common flash memory and optical media formats

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has s video input

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Cons

not that useful for professionals or users with a high level of technical skill

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cant monitor audio while recording

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cant connect to computer as external burner/card reader

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output connections are for playback only

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cant create custom dvd menu background like the MC6

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somewhat expensive

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The Sony DVDirect VRD-MC10 is a multi-function optical drive designed to easily transfer digital photos and videos to DVD. Compatible with nearly any camcorder, VCR, or Digital Video Recorder, the VRD-MC10 records standard definition and high definition AVCHD DVD discs that consumers can playback in any compatible DVD or Blu-ray Disc player. In addition, VRD-MC10 supports real-time recordings of digital photos to DVD from MemoryStick Pro, Memory Pro Duo, Secure Digital (SD/SDHC), Compact Flash, or xD Picture Card memory cards. To top it all off, the VRD-MC10 comes equipped with a 2.7” color LCD screen that consumers can use to preview video and digital photos. In fact, the consumer can go so far as to utilize the VRD-MC10’s integrated HDMI, Component, or Composite video outputs to playback DVD content directly on an HD television. The VRD-MC10 also offers 5 recording quality modes that allow up to 12 hours of video to be recorded per disc, H.264 format recordings in 1080i resolution from Sony AVCHID HDD/MemoryStick Handyman camcorders, a USB port, a remote control, and an AC power adapter. The Sony DVDirect VRD-MC10 retails for $299.99 and comes with a 1 year limited warranty. Extended service plans are available for purchase.

Features
  • 2.7” Color LCD Screen
  • Records SD & HD AVCHD DVD Discs
  • Real Time Digital Photo Recordings
  • Memory Stick, SD/SDHC, Compact Flash, xD Card Slots
  • HDMI, Component, & Composite Video Outputs
  • Camcorder, VCR, DVR Compatibility
  • USB Port
  • Remote Control
  • AC Adapter
  • AC Power Cord
  • Dimensions: 198×75x230mm
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
Detailed Specifications
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Audio Decoding: Dolby Digital & 5.1 Surround
  • Format(s) Supported: DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW (USB) DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW (DV/Analog)
  • Recording Sources: USB DV/Analog
  • Recording Time: 12h per DVD
  • Video Encoding: (DV/Analog) MPEG-2 (standard DVD) AVC/H.264 (AVCHD recording only)
  • 1080/24p Input x 1
  • Composite Video Input x 1
  • Audio  (L/R) x1
  • S-Video Input  x 1
  • USB Port x 1
  • Media & Modes Supported : MemoryStick Pro Duo™/Pro Duo, Multi-Card slot (MemoryStick® Pro, SD™/SDHC™ Memory Card, xD Picture Card™), Compact Flash
  • Photo Playback : Yes
  • Video Playback : DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW JPEG, DCF2.0 compliant
  • Memory Size : 2,000 photos (max.)
  • i.LINK Connection: 4-pin i.LINK (IEEE 394)
Available Service Plans
  • 2 Year Plan - $29.99
  • 3 Year Plan - $49.99
  • 4 Year Plan - $69.99
Post Review
Frank Schneemann
02/04/2011 09:29

DO NOT BUY THIS RECORDER. FREQUENT FRAME PROBLEMS (BLACK LINE THROUGH MIDDLE OF PICTURE)

Frank Schneemann
12/28/2010 03:31

Do not buy the Sony VRD-MC10 DVD Recorder.
Picture quality is poor - sometimes get scrolling bar accross DVD's - Does not burn from all sources - Often refuses to copy "color source incompatable" - cannot use external monitor while burning - can't get any answers or help from sony - very frustrating.

Suggest you try the older SONY RDR-GX7 for copying or recording DVD's

Been trying to archive old video tapes to DVD and have waisted a lot of time and effort

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