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Product name:
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Product code :
The brand's unique identifier for a product. Multiple product codes can be mapped to one mother product data-sheet if the specifications are identical. We map away wrong codes or sometimes logistic variants.
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With the help of DVD players/recorders you can watch/record videos of high quality, play MP3-CDs, audio CDs and audio DVDs, as well as look through your photos in JPG format. DVD recorders often have an in-built hard disk on which you can record your home videos, edit them and burn them to DVD afterwards, or record your favourite TV programmes so you can watch them later. Some DVD recorders even have automatic ad recognition: simply start watching the movie half an hour or so after the broadcast started and it will skip all those unwanted advertisements for you, so you never need to watch any ads if you don\'t want to!
DVD players
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Included since: 20 Feb 2006
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 08 Feb 2017 16:24:35
The date of the most recent change of this product data-sheet in Icecat.
Product views: 12497
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Long product name Sony RDR-HX520:
The short editorial description of Sony RDR-HX520
Best Picture Quality HDD Recorder ( 80GB ) with Electronic Programme Guide ( EPG ).

Marketing text Sony RDR-HX520

The official marketing text of Sony RDR-HX520 as supplied by the manufacturer

DVD-R/DVD+R/DVD-RW/DVD+RW Recording (dual RW compatibility)..

Low Capacity HDD : 80 GB.

High Picture Quality : HQ+ recording.

EPG : Electronic Programme Guide ( Guide Plus+ ).

Set top box control ( IR blaster ).

Chasing Playback.

Pause Live TV.

Sophisticated GUI and quick Response GUI.

DV Terminal (i.LINK™) : Program Dubbing/One Touch Dubbing/Advanced Program Dubbing..

Precision Cinema Progressive.

12bit/108MHz Video DAC.

DVD Video/CD/Video CD Playback.


MP3 Playback & JPEG Playback ( CD-R/RW ).


Compatible with +R double layer disc ( 8.5 GB Disc ).

Block Noise Reduction / Mosquito Noise Reduction / Frame Noise Reduction.

Auto Chaptering.

Fast Playback with Sound ( HDD ) : x1.3.

High Speed Dubbing : Up to x64 ( x8 Drive ).

S-Video In/Out / Analog AV In/Out / Component Video Output.

x2 Scart ( 1 including RGB input ).

Digital Audio Output.

A/V Synchro and STB Synchro REC.

Auto Programme Title Labeling : Automatic program naming of your recorded programmes ( names extracted from Teletext ).

High Quality REC ( 3H ).

Recording up to 40 events per month.

Short summary description Sony RDR-HX520:
This short summary of the Sony RDR-HX520 data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Sony RDR-HX520, 12-bit/108MHz, Silver, 80 GB, 430 x 65 x 328 mm, RMT-D230P
Long summary description Sony RDR-HX520:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Sony RDR-HX520 based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Sony RDR-HX520. Video D/A Converter (DAC): 12-bit/108MHz. Colour of product: Silver. Hard drive capacity: 80 GB. Dimensions (WxDxH): 430 x 65 x 328 mm, Remote control type: RMT-D230P
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Video D/A Converter (DAC)
Ports & interfaces
S-Video inputs quantity
The number of ports (input sockets) for S-Video, which is a signalling standard for standard definition video, typically 480i or 576i.
S-Video outputs quantity
The number of ports (output sockets) for S-Video, which is a signalling standard for standard definition video, typically 480i or 576i.
Composite video in
The socket (port) for the composite video input (white cable).
Audio (L,R) in
The two sockets (ports) for receiving left audio signal (white cable) and right audio signal (red cable).
Technical details
Device type*
Type or category of the device.
DVD recorder
Slide show
Colour of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Hard drive
Hard drive capacity
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
80 GB
TV tuner
Common interface (CI)
Technology which allows separation of conditional access functionality from a digital TV receiver-decoder (Host) into a removable conditional access module (CAM). It is also referenced as DVB-CI for Digital Video Broadcast - Common Interface. The host is responsible for tuning to pay TV channels and demodulation of the RF signal, while CAM is responsible for CA descrambling. The Common Interface allows them to communicate with each other.
Other features
USB port
Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s that defines the cables, connectors and communications protocols used in a bus for connection, communication, and power supply between computers and electronic devices. USB was designed to standardize the connection of computer peripherals (including keyboards, pointing devices, digital cameras, printers, portable media players, disk drives and network adapters) to personal computers, both to communicate and to supply electric power. It has become commonplace on other devices, such as smartphones, PDAs and video game consoles. USB has effectively replaced a variety of earlier interfaces, such as serial and parallel ports, as well as separate power chargers for portable devices.
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
430 x 65 x 328 mm
Remote control type
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
analog AV in/out
2 x scart
Digital Audio Output