- DVD+R/DVD+RW player recorder with 181-channel NTSC tuner for off-air DVD recording
- Progressive-scan video outputs for viewing DVDs on HD and HD-ready televisions
- JPEG and Kodak Picture CD playback, MP3 and WMA playback
- Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1-channel digital output (for immersive surround sound when used with a compatible AV receiver)
- Includes Apex Full-screen Function for viewing widescreen movies in full-screen on 4:3 TVs
Archive home videos and share them with loved ones on a shiny DVD using the Apex DRX-9000. This DVD recorder features a built-in, 181-channel NTSC tuner so you can burn of-air programming right to write-once or recordable media, freeing you from reliance on poor-quality, hard-to-navigate VHS tapes. It comes with DVD editing software to help you make more professional-looking discs.
The DRX-9000 also happens to be a first-rate DVD player, offering high-end progressive-scan video outputs (viewable on high-definition and HD-ready TVs), JPEG image and Kodak Picture CD playback (watch a slideshow right on your TV!), and full compatibility with home-burned MP3 and WMA (Windows Media Audio) CDs. Whether your living room is currently home to an HDTV or you're merely thinking of "someday," the DRX-9000 stands ready to deliver the full potential of 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, providing higher resolution and sharper images while eliminating nearly all motion artifacts. In any case, standard composite- and S-video outputs bring compatibility with nearly any television, and Apex's active full screen function (AFF) helps resize widescreen (16:9 aspect ratio) video images to fill 4:3 aspect-ratio sets.
For sound, a set of left/right analog-audio outputs channels audio to Dolby Pro Logic receivers and stereo televisions. Both Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1-channel surround-sound signals can be routed through the player's digital-audio outputs (one each optical and coaxial) for direct connection to a full-featured audio/video receiver.