Rent Sony HVR-M25U HDV Deck

By Sony

Our standard 1 day rental period is 48 hours.
Weekend rentals are billed as a 1 day rental, Friday to Monday!

Replacement Value: $1500

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Details and Specs

HDV 1080i, DVCAM, and DV SP recording and playback

Incorporating a compact and simple design, as well as a built-in 2.7″ LCD display, the HVR-M25U offers HDV 1080i, DVCAM and DV SP recording and playback capability, as well as playback of HDV 720p pre-recorded tapes (analog output only). Compatible with mini-size DV cassettes, it is also compatible with standard-size cassettes that allow up to 276 minutes of HDV recording with compatible tapes. Additionally, the HVR-M25U also has a down-conversion function from HD to SD and is switchable between 60 and 50 Hz (NTSC/PAL)


  • Downconversion from HD to SD
  • 1080i60 to 720p60 downconversion (analog component and HDMI outputs only)
  • Recording format: 1080/60i, 1080/50i, 480/60i (NTSC), 576/50i (PAL)
  • Playback/down conversion format: 1080/60i, 1080/50i, 480/60i (NTSC), 576/50i (PAL), 480/60P, 576/50P, 720/60P, 720/50P
  • Compatible with mini-DV and standard size cassettes
  • Built-in 2.7″ 16:9 “Clear Photo LCD plus” video monitor
  • HDMI Output
  • Color Bar/1KHz Audio Tone
  • DUPLICATE PLUS – By using the Duplicate Plus button a work tape containing the exact timecode that the original source tape contains can be dubbed.
  • Edge Crop Adjust feature- able to adjust the edge crop position when down converting from HD (16:9 aspect ratio) to SD (4:3 aspect ratio). By displaying the edge crop marker on the monitor, you can check the crop position on the LCD monitor before down converting.
  • MARKER BURN feature- Operator can edit pictures for the current simultaneous broadcasting (both 16:9 and 4:3 available).
  • Custom Auto Repeat feature- enables it to repeatedly play back a program and to set a repeat number of times, a repeat interval, and a start time of repeat.
  • Time Code settings- The time-code mode can be selected between “REC RUN” and “FREE RUN”. The frame mode can also be selected between “DF” (drop frame), “NDF” (non-drop frame) and “AUTO. In addition to the time code, user bits can also be set.

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