Best reviews of Sony Professional HVRM15U HDV Record/Playback Deck
- Three 1/3-inch 1.04-megapixel CCDs for superb resolution and color rendering
- Record and playback HDV, DV, and DVCAM formats
- Records and plays both Mini and standard-sized DV tapes
- Position either vertically or horizontally with the supplied mount
- Preset switch-selectable audio levels
Incorporating a compact and simple design, the HVR-M15U is well suited for desktop applications. With its included stand, the HVR-M15U can also stand vertically during normal operations. The HVR-M15U offers HDV 1080i, DVCAM and DV SP recording and playback capability for easy migration from standard to high definition production, as well as playback of HDV 720p pre-recorded tapes (analog output only). Compatible with mini-size DV cassettes, it is also compatible with standard-size cassettes that allow up to 276 minutes of HDV recording with compatible tapes. Additionally, the HVR-M15U also has a down-conversion function from HD to SD and is switchable between 60 and 50 Hz (NTSC/PAL) to provide full flexibility depending on production needs.