If you can afford its $1,277 price tag, the Sharp “DV-ARV22” will reward you with a 250GB HDD, VHS/DVD/CD recorder, and an HDMI output terminal for excellent digital audio/video quality. An illuminated “media circle” on the front panel indicates whether the unit is recording (orange) or playing back (blue). The “DV-ARV22” measures 430×343×95mm and weighs 6.9kg. It will be released on March 15th in Japan.

If you can afford its $1,277 price tag, the Sharp “DV-ARV22” will reward you with a 250GB HDD, VHS/DVD/CD recorder, and an HDMI output terminal for excellent digital audio/video quality. An illuminated “media circle” on the front panel indicates whether the unit is recording (orange) or playing back (blue). The “DV-ARV22” measures 430×343×95mm and weighs 6.9kg. It will be released on March 15th in Japan.