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GoVideo R6530 Progressive-Scan DVD Player/Recorder

GoVideo R6530 Progressive-Scan DVD Player/Recorder

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  • DVD player/recorder with composite-video, RF, and S-video inputs; auto title and chapter generation with thumbnail menus
  • Record from TV, VCR, or camcorder directly to DVD; up to 6 hours video recording per side (either DVD+R or DVD+RW)
  • Progressive-scan output for seamless, flicker-free images on high-definition and HD-ready TVs
  • Plays MP3/WMA CDs, JPEG image CDs, Kodak Picture CDs, video mode DVD-Rs and DVD-RWs
  • Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1-channel surround-sound passthrough from coaxial and optical digital-audio outputs


GoVideo's R6530 DVD recorder lets you easily record your favorite television shows and treasured home videos to high-quality, long-lasting DVD+R (write-once) and DVD+RW (rewriteable) discs. The recorder's built-in NTSC TV tuner and onscreen user interface permits up to eight timer recordings over a single month, with five recording speeds providing between one and six hours of content on each DVD disc. The R6530's high-quality recordings and easy operation make it a perfect replacement for the traditional VCR.

The R6530's versatile playback features include progressive-scan video outputs and support of MP3, JPEG, and Kodak Picture CDs. A variety of video and audio inputs--including front-panel connections for fast, temporary hookups--grant connection to virtually all televisions and home theater components. An easy-to-use full-function remote control commands all the action.

Whether your living room is currently home to an HDTV or you're merely thinking of "someday," the R6530 stands ready to deliver the full playback potential of your DVDs. Progressive scanning, referred to as 480p for the number of horizontal lines that compose the video image, creates a picture using twice the scan lines of a conventional DVD picture, giving you higher resolution and sharper images while eliminating nearly all motion artifacts.

When recording, the unit automatically creates a new disc title every time you start a new recording. You can then add chapters to these recordings manually or have them automatically inserted at five-minute intervals.

DVD+RW discs require no finalizing: you can record, eject, and play them with minimal fuss, thanks to background formatting. This feature, which lowers total burning time, is an advantage over the "dash" formats. Other DVD+RW advantages include on-disc content editing and multisession writing. And, through DVD+RW and DVD+R's compatibility with most existing DVD players, they're a great way for you to share your special memories with family and friends.

To help you navigate the transition from VCR to DVD recording, GoVideo's "white-glove customer care" includes free telephone assistance in making your first recording, should you need it.

What's in the Box
DVD player/recorder, a blank DVD+RW disc, a full-function remote control, remote batteries, an RF coaxial audio/video cable (3 feet), a stereo analog audio/composite-video interconnect (3 feet), a quick-reference guide, a warranty card, and a user's manual.

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