Whats so special about JVCs DR-MV1SL DVD recorder/VCR combo?
It upconverts the VHS signal to 480p (progressive-scan) format so you only need one set of component-video outputs – your videotapes will look better, too. Available in April for $499. The recorder allows easy, one-button dubbing in either direction between DVD and VHS, and its two built-in analog TV tuners permit simultaneous recording of two different programs. You can also play back from one format while recording on the other. The DR-MV1SL will be available in April for $799. But if it’s simply the combination of DVD playback and VHS recording you desire, along with the improved picture and convenience of a single set of cables from the digitized VHS signal, JVC’s modestly priced HR-XVC37US will accomplish that for $209 come June. While JVC, like everyone else, displayed a range of plasma and LCD TVs, it crowed about the HDTVs using its proprietary three-chip D-ILA (Direct-drive Image Light Amplifier) micro-display device – the basic technology is more commonly known as liquid crys