A feature rich HDV VTR for professionals
In addition to providing HDV1080i recording and playback, the HVR-M25AE now features the HDV native progressive format capability, which provides stunning 1080p images at 24, 25 or 30 frames per second.* Along with support for both DVCAM and DV formats, the HVR-M15AE offers users the ability to work with both standard definition and high definition content.
The HVR-M25AE is also compatible with standard size cassettes. The DigitalMaster -cassette can provide over 4 hours recording of HDV content - the ideal choice when longer recording times are required.
The HVR-M25AE is designed for professional use - and includes a convenient, integrated 16:9 LCD screen for content monitoring, and HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) for simple connectivity to HD consumer displays for added flexibility. As with all HDV products, the HVR-M25AE has the added benefit of 2 year Silver Support warranty - providing additional piece of mind.
"24p" means "23.98p" video signal and "30p" means "29.97p" video signal.
An affordable way to enjoy High Definition
Through the HDV format Sony's HVR-M25AE allows you to playback and record High Definition pictures on a standard DV format cassette - providing both a highly cost effective format and full 1080 line resolution.
Not just for HDV
With the Sony HVR-M25AE, you are able to switch between DV, DVCAM and HDV recording and playback giving you full flexibility to record and review in either Standard or High Definition depending on your chosen footage.
See as you work
The high resolution integrated 16:9 LCD monitor can be used on the HVR-M25AE to view the images as they are recorded or to check the playback picture - ideal as a quick reference tool.
Easy integration to the way you already work. Migration to HD workflow or using existing SD workflow, you choose.
Continuity of workflow can be very important. Enjoying the benefits of the HVR-M25AE does not mean that you need to change the way you work. Like DVCAM VTR's, a full range of connectivity is available for external devices including Composite In/Out, S-video In/Out, Component Out and i.LINK (IEEE1394). In addition, you can choose to convert your HDV footage with the in-built down-converter to output in Standard Definition if required.
A comprehensive support service
Just like the rest of the HDV range, the HVR-M25AE benefits from two years Silver Support warranty as standard providing a unique after-sales care programme offering enhanced support and service.