Sony DVDirect MC5 Multi-Function DVD Recorder comparison

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Price $306 to $339 at 2 stores $185 to $229 at 3 stores $31 to $96 at 3 stores $30 to $156 at 2 stores
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Release date August 08, 2007 June 22, 2012 May 11, 2009 November 24, 2011
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Device Type DVD±RW (+R DL) drive
BDXL drive
DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive
DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive
Storage Controller Info unavailable Info unavailable None
None
OS Required Info unavailable Info unavailable Microsoft Windows XP
Info unavailable
Disc Labeling Technology Info unavailable LightScribe Technology
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Microsoft Certification Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
Interface Info unavailable SuperSpeed USB 3.0
Hi-Speed USB
Hi-Speed USB
Product Description Sony DVDirect VRD-MC5 - DVD±RW (+R DL) drive
Vinpower VINEXT3BDXLBNR - BDXL drive - SuperSpeed USB 3.0
Toshiba External USB 2.0 DVD Super Multi Drive - DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive - Hi-Speed USB
Samsung SE-208AB - DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive - Hi-Speed USB
Supported Flash Memory Memory Stick PRO Duo
xD-Picture Card
Memory Stick PRO
SDHC Memory Card
CompactFlash Card
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Dimensions (WxDxH) 7.6 in x 8.8 in x 2.6 in
9.5 in x 6.5 in x 1.9 in
5.5 in x 6.2 in x 0.7 in
5.7 in x 5.7 in x 0.8 in
Enclosure Color Info unavailable Black
Info unavailable Black
Rewrite Speed Info unavailable 40x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 2x (BD-RE) / 2x (BD-RE DL) / 2x (BD-RE TL)
24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
Write Speed Info unavailable 48x (CD) / 16x (DVD±R) / 8x (DVD±R DL) / 14x (BD-R) / 12x (BD-R DL) / 6x (BD-R TL) / 6x (BD-R QL)
24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-R) / 8x (DVD+R) / 6x (DVD±R DL)
24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 6x (DVD±R DL)
Buffer Underrun Protection Info unavailable Yes
Info unavailable Yes
Read Speed Info unavailable 48x (CD) / 16x (DVD) / 12x (BD)
24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Type None
None
None
None
Type DVD±RW (+R DL)
BDXL
DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM
DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM
Weight 3.3 lbs
3.4 lbs
13 oz
10.6 oz
Manufacturer Warranty 1 year warranty
Info unavailable 1 year warranty
Info unavailable
Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
Storage Removable (2nd) None
Info unavailable None
Info unavailable
Enclosure Type External
External
External
External
Type None
None
None
None
Video Output Info unavailable Info unavailable None
Info unavailable
Video Recording MPEG-2
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
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