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Don Wiegel

Sony VRD-MC5 Multi-Function DVD Recorder

Don Wiegel, CUGG

October 13, 2007

Sony VRD-MC5 DVD Multi-Function Recorder

$230.00 at Circuit City
DVDirect DVD recorder: Capability, flexibility and ease of use make the VRD-MC5 a DVD recorder like no other. Transfer home video and digital photos to DVD, quickly and easily—without a PC. Connect virtually any camcorder, VCR or digital video recorder to record video to DVD in real time. Insert a supported memory card and record digital pictures directly to DVD as a slideshow or for storage. Transfer HD video in native 1080 resolution from Sony AVCHD HDD/Memory Stick Handycam® camcorders to discs that play in Blu-ray Disc™ players—up to 95 minutes when recorded in H.264 format. Enhanced connectivity to Sony HDD/DVD/Memory Stick Handycam camcorder family lets you record video to DVD at up to 6X speed and even “span” multiple DVDs if the video exceeds the capacity of a single DVD.


  • Direct, real time recording of digital photos to DVD recording from MemoryStick® Pro, MemoryStick Pro Duo™, Secure Digital™ (SD/SDHC), Compact Flash™, or xD™ Picture Card camera memory cards
  • Preview video or up to 6 digital photos at a time using built-in 2.5” color LCD screen
  • Automatic DVD menu and title creation, choose from 4 preset menu designs
  • Automatic DVD chaptering every 5, 10, or 15 minutes, even stop-timer recording!
  • Records on 4.7GB DVD+R/+RW and 8.5GB DVD+R double layer discs
  • 5 recording quality modes allow up to 12 hours of video to be recorded per disc
  • Consolidate several mini camcorder DVDs to full size 5” DVD using Sony DVD Handycam camcorder  

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