Designed with simple features to offer a cheaper solution for consumers looking at high-definition DVD playback support.

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The Toshiba D-R550 is a mid-grade DVD recorder designed as Toshiba claims to "compliment some of today's best high-definition televisions". More specifically the D-R550 is designed with simple features to offer a cheaper solution for consumers looking at high-definition DVD playback support. The D-R550 features full video upconversion to HD through the HDMI inputs (720p/1080i/1080p), and an integrated 10-bit/54MHz digital to analog video converter.

The Toshiba D-R550 also includes additional features not mentioned above, such as 3-D virtual surround support, JPEG digital photo viewing support, SD Bridge recording support, DVD+-R, +-RW support, V-chip/camcorder dubbing support, an integrated 24-bit/192KHz digital to analog audio converter, full WMA and MP3 file format playback support, Tri-lingual menu language options (English, French/Japanese), standard fast forward, scan, and slow motion functions, and DivX file support.

  • Mid-grade DVD recorder
  • Video upconversion via HDMI (720p/1080i/1080p)
  • 10-bit/54MHz DAC video converter
  • 24-bit/192KHz DAC audio converter
  • WMA, MP3, DivX and JPEG support
  • SD Bridge recording support
  • Tri-lingual menu language options (English, French/Japanese)
  • 3-D virtual surround
  • V-chip/camcorder dubbing
  • Video
    • Progressive Out
    • Video DAC -10-bit/54 MHz
    • Video Upconversion via HDMI 720p/1080i/1080p
    • Digital Photo Viewer (JPEG)
    • Y/C Separation
  • Audio
    • Audio DAC 192kHz/24bit
    • WMA & MP3 Playback
    • Dolby Digital (2Ch) Audio Recording
    • DivX Home Theater Certified
    • L-PCM Recording XP mode only
    • SD Bridge Recording
    • 3-D Virtual Surround Sound (Internal Speakers)
  • Convenience Features
    • Tri-Lingual OSD (English, French/Japanese)
    • 1.5x FF with Audio 1.3x /0.8x with Audio
    • Scan FF/REW 2X(fwd) 5X(back) ,20X,40X
    • Slow-Motion 1/2(fwd) 1/4(back), 1/8X, 1/16X
    • Zoom
    • Instant Skip
    • Editing Features Playlist/Rename Title/Replace Title Thumbnail / Chapter Creation (User and Auto)
    • Timer Back Up (at standby mode)-30 sec.
    • Commercial Skip
    • DVD-RW (VR & Video Mode)
    • DVD+RW (VR Mode)
    • DVD-R (Video Mode)
    • Time Slip - Chasing Playback w/-RW (Except XP.SP)
    • Time Slip - Pause Live TV
    • Recording Modes 1H(XP)/2H(SP)/4H(LP)/6H(EP)/8H(SLP)
    • Auto Finalization w/ undo
    • V-Chip Recording
    • Timer Recording 12 programs/1 month
    • Camcorder Controls Yes (Dubbing)
  • Inputs/Outputs
    • Component Outputs (1)
    • HDMI
    • S-Video Input
    • S-Video Output
    • RCA Video Inputs - Rear (1)
    • RCA Video Outputs - Rear (1)
    • A/V Inputs (1)
    • A/V Outputs (1)
    • Coaxial Outputs (1)
    • Front DV Input (1)
  • Dimensions
    • Weight: 5.29 lbs.
    • Without Packaging: 16-9/16×2-5/16×9-3/4 (WxHxD)
    • With Packaging: 20-1/2×5-13/16×14-1/4 (WxHxD)
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