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Pioneer Introduces High-end HDD/DVD Recorder with Digital TunerCapable of recording up to about 92 hours of high-definition terrestrial digital broadcasts onto the 800-GB HDD in the HD picture quality
March 14, 2006, Tokyo, Japan - Pioneer Corporation announced today the introduction in Japan of the DVR-DT100, HDD/DVD recorder with a digital tuner. The new HDD/DVD recorder, equipped with a digital tuner for terrestrial, BS and 110-degree CS digital TV broadcasts, is capable of recording up to about 92 hours of high-definition terrestrial digital TV broadcast directly onto its large-capacity HDD (800 GB) in the high-definition picture quality*1.
It is estimated that, with the expansion of the reception area in Japan for terrestrial digital broadcasts, over 80 percent of all Japanese households will be able to receive terrestrial digital broadcasting by the end of 2006.*2
The Pioneer DVR-DT100 will be strategically placed to meet the demand of a large number of customers eager to record hours of programs in beautiful high definition. The 800 GB built-in HDD allows users to fully record high-definition digital broadcasts, which contain approximately four times more information than analog broadcasts.
Pioneer plans to launch the new high-end HDD/DVD recorder for the Japanese market in late April, 2006, with no retail price suggested.
|1)||Large-capacity HDD of 800 GB, capable of recording about 92 hours of terrestrial digital high-definition TV programs in the HD picture quality*1. |
|2)||High-resolution (1920 x 1080 dots) Electronic Program Guide (EPG) screen available for digital broadcasts*3, to display a large volume of information at high resolution to realize a clear, easy-to-use GUI. |
|3)||VR-mode recording to a Dual Layer DVD-R disc to allow users to move high-definition digital video recorded in the HDD to a disc at a higher picture quality than before. |
|4)||Environment-conscious design to realize low energy consumption |
Power consumption in the standby mode (FL off): 0.6 W
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