Thursday, September 01, 2005
IFA 2005: LiteOn Extends its HDD/DVD Recorder LineUp
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Among other products, LiteOn will showcase a new range of sleek-designed multi-format DVD recorders equipped with hard disks, at IFA 2005, 2-7 September.
Housed in a sleek and compact design, the new unit will aesthetically complement existing home
theater systems and is a great value for any consumer looking for attractive styling, high quality
and easy operation in a DVD recorder.
The LVW-1101GHC+ is packed with new features, MPEG-4 video and DivX video playback compatibility.
The LVW-1101GHC+ makes it so easy to preserve treasured moments on any DVD+R/+RW media while
alleviating any concerns about which DVD media will work with the unit.
The LVW-1101GHC+ uses Lite-On IT's exclusive "Easy Guider" menu system for simplifying essential
DVD Recorder operations. By pressing the "Guider" button on the unit's remote control, users are
able to quickly and easily navigate through many of the system?s primary functions such as Play,
Record and Timer Record. The LVW-1101GHC+ also incorporates the ShowView programming system, which
lets users simply input a set of ShowView programming numbers to complete the timer programming,
allowing up to 16 sets of pre-scheduled recordings to be viewed at one's convenience.
By connecting a DV camcorder directly to the DVD recorder?s DV Link port on the face of the unit,
users can quickly transfer digital video from the digital camcorder directly to a DVD.
The Lite-On LVW-1101GHC+ DVD recorder will be available at retail in 4Q with an estimated retail
price of 139?.
Featuring the same capabilities of its smaller brother (LVW-1101GHC+), the LVW-1105GHC+
additionally supports recording on all DVD+R/+RW and DVD-/-RW discs. The device will be available
in 4Q with an estimated retail price of 159 Euros.
The top-model of the LiteOn's series of DVD recorders is the LVW-5115GHC+, that will be available at retail in 4Q with an estimated retail price of 165 Euros.
The LVW-5025GHC+ is a HDD/DVD recorder. The device supports MPEG-4 video and DivX video playback
and recording to the most popular digital media formats, making it so easy to preserve treasured
moments on any DVD+R/+RW, DVD-/-RW and CD-R/RW media while alleviating any concerns about which
disc media will work with the unit. The LVW-5025GHC+ also comes with an 80GB hard drive capable of
recording up to 100 hours of recording time, which greatly enhances the essential recording
The LVW-5025GHC+ provides advanced functions such as Time Shift, which allows users to ?pause live
TV, and Record and Play, which enables the viewing of a recorded program before the recording
comes to an end.
LVW-5025GHC+ also permits one-touch copy of selected content(s) from the hard drive to a recordable
disc and vice versa to build your video/audio/ picture library.
For ease of use and consumer convenience, the LVW-5025GHC+ also incorporates the ShowView
programming system, which lets users simply input a set of ShowView programming numbers to complete
the timer programming, allowing up to 16 sets of pre-scheduled recordings to be viewed at one?s
When recording or scheduling for timer record programs, a "Just Fit" feature dynamically adjusts
the recording quality based upon the available DVD disc space and the pre-allocated space for timer
recording on the HDD. With ?Just Fit?, consumers need not worry about missing the end of their
favorite TV show since the LVW-5025GHC+ records the desired content by "synchronizing" the
recording quality with the length of programming and available disc space.
The LVW-5025GHC+ uses Lite-On IT's exclusive "Easy GuiderTM" menu system for simplifying essential
DVD Recorder operations. By pressing the "Guider" button on the unit's remote control, users will
be able to quickly and easily navigate through many of the system's primary functions such as Play,
Record, Copy and Timer Record.
Recording TV programs and transferring digital video to DVD have never been easier.
The Lite-On LVW-5025GHC+ DVD recorder will be available at retail in 4Q, 2005.
LiteOn also offers the recorder equipped with a 160GB hard disk (LVW-5045GHC+), and a large 250GB
HD (LVW-5055GDL+), all available at 4Q 2005. The LVW-5055GDL+ also offers recording on double Layer
The IFA show is held in Berlin, Germany, 2-7 September. LiteOn's products will be accessible at are at the company's booth is Hall 26, stand 103.