The Sony GVD-800 Digital-8 Walkman is a compact and portable Walkman for playing, recording, and editing your footage that features a 4" LCD monitor. It offers 20-segment Assemble Editing, using Infrared signals that are compatible with a wide array of consumer camcorders and VCRs, as well as LaserLink IFT-R20 Wireless Transmitter System, SP and LP Record/Playback speeds, i.LINK DV Interface (IEEE-1394), 16-bit or 12-bit PCM Audio, Frame Advance, crystal clear Still and Slow Motion, Index Titler and Time Code. The GVD-800 is a backward compatible VCR allowing the Hi-8 and 8mm tape playback.
Audio recording is a standard PCM Stereo Audio, with a 96db dynamic range. Both 12 and 16-bit audio modes are provided. Its Sony i.Link DV interface provides high-speed, bi-directional digital linking between camcorders VCRs for digital-to-digital editing, unmatched versatility, and performance.
The GVD-800 also has standard analog inputs, an index titler, and a built-in assemble editor function to mark and cut 20 different scenes. The Control L connection joins camcorders, VCRs, and editing controllers for precision control and ease of use during editing/dubbing.
The GVD-800 has 2x Playback/Playback Zoom to allow high-speed playback in forward and reverse, enabling you to zoom into selected areas of the video for a superb editing option. During recording, an automatic circuit helps reduce digital noise. The GVD-800 also has a Time Based Correction function, which replaces the video signal with a clear sync pulse so that timing errors commonly seen as jitter in home videos are corrected.