Panasonic's DMR-ES15S DVD Recorder is a multiformat single-deck recorder that provides you convenient recording choices in the DVD discs (DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, or DVD+R). The DMR-ES15S is also a player; use it for DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, CD-AD, Video CD, CD-R, CD-RW playback. Also allows playback of MP3 files and JPEG pictures recorded in CD-R, CD-RW discs.
Time Slip feature allows you to simultaneously record and play. This DVD recorder's other convenient features are: one-touch record and play, Play List and Direct Navigator. Incorporates several picture-quality improvement techniques including progressive scan and MPEG video decoder.
Recordable DVD Media
Record your favorite video content in the DVD discs (DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW).
Preset Recording Quality Setting
Panasonic DMR-ES15S provides you four preset recording quality setting such as XP, SP, LP and EP. Depending on your choice, this feature allows you to extend recording time for DVD discs. For example, if you choose EP instead of XP, you can extend recording time by a considerable amount. In the FR (Flexible Recording) mode, recording rate is adjusted to accommodate and record a program in the remaining disc space (mainly required for dubbing or to record scheduled programming). LP mode provides 500 lines of horizontal resolution.
You won't miss the first part of a TV program any more! Using the timer recording, this feature allows you to record programs ahead of your availability. It then allows you to play back the missed part while recording the next segment of the program.
Simultaneous Recording and Playback
Record at the same time when you playback and watch another video program.
Progressive Scan Compatible
You can connect a progressive scan television for stable and flicker-free images. DMR-ES15S has a very accurate MPEG video recorder for faithful representation of video image (filmlike) from a DVD.
This enhanced feature of the Direct Navigator allows you to identify the content of the recorded programs when you browse through thumbnails.
DV Input Terminal
Allows you to connect a compatible digital camcorder to the DVD recorder (via IEEE 1394 cable) and transfer your home movies onto a DVD disc.
DV Auto Record
Automatically generates a playlist of transferred recordings by creating a new chapter for every instance of "stop" or "pause" used in the original recording. Once the playlist has been created, you can easily change the order and duration of the chapters, create new ones, and delete the ones you don't want using the on-screen menu
Component Video Output
This DVD has one component video output terminal to connect to a progressive scan TV.
Accidental Erase Protection
Automatically scans the disk for blank space and then only records in that space.
Picture Quality Improvement
DMR-ES15S improves the picture-quality using several techniques such as real-time variable bit rate control, and integrated noise reduction (NR) technology.
In the Box
Panasonic DMR-ES15S DVD Recorder/Player, DV In - Records to DVD-RAM, DVD-R/W, DVD+R/W Discs (Silver)