i.LINK digital input for perfect digital camcorder copies
Also known as IEEE 1394 and FireWire, i.Link carries all audio and video signals via a single cable digitally, with no loss in picture and sound quality. With i.Link digital video input, you can copy your home videos in their original digital picture quality.
Progressive Scan component video for optimized image quality
Progressive Scan doubles the vertical resolution of the image resulting in a noticeably sharper picture. Instead of sending a field comprising the odd lines to the screen first, followed by the field with the even lines, both fields are written at one time. A full image is created instantaneously, using the maximum resolution. At such a speed, your eye perceives a sharper picture with no line structure.
Component video output for the best analog video connection
YPbPr Component Video is a top-quality video connection ideal for connecting DVD players or recorders to high-end TV sets. It uses three separate wires for the luminance and colour difference signals to prevent interference. Because the video signal on the DVD disc is also stored in YPbPr format, no conversion steps are needed to generate the output signal.
2.0 Dolby Digital Encoding for quality audio recording
Dolby Digital is an advanced digital audio encoding technology that is used on all DVD-Video discs. Philips DVD Recorders store audio in the same format, so it is fully compatible with any DVD player. The quality surpasses that of analog video recorder.
Index Picture Screen is a DVD menu created on a DVD disc
The Index Picture Screen is a DVD menu created on every DVD+R/RW disc that is also accessible on regular DVD players. It gives you an instant overview and easy access, so you can directly see what’s on the disc and navigate to the recording you want to watch.