Out of 19 Ratings

Owner's of the Sony DVD Recorder VRD-MC5 gave it a score of 4.1 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    4.15 out of 5
  • Durability

    4.17 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    4.11 out of 5
  • Performance

    4.1 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    4.06 out of 5
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3 Select whether to create a slideshow for a photo DVD.
Press M or m to select whether to create a slideshow, and press the
(select) button.
To complete the disc as a photo backup DVD, select “No.”
To complete the disc as a slideshow DVD, select “Yes.”
It takes a few minutes to complete finalizing for a photo backup DVD. The amount of
time it takes to complete a slideshow DVD depends on the number and size of the photos.
(For example, it may take 20 minutes or more to record 100 files (5-megapixel photos)
onto a DVD.)
When all processing is complete, the disc is ejected and the video DVD or
photo DVD is complete.
To create a slideshow DVD with a single button touch
You can create a slideshow DVD with a single touch of the (record) button
when “Slideshow Creation” is set to “ON” in the Setup menu (page 74).
What is “finalize disc”?
To finalize a disc means to make the disc playable on other DVD devices.
When ejecting a disc immediately after recording, the DVDirect asks you if
you want to finalize the disc or not.
Even if you eject the disc without finalizing, you can finalize the disc from the
Setup menu (page 71).
Generally, you complete the disc by finalizing.
The finalized disc can be played in the same way as DVD-Video or DVD-
ROM discs on a DVD device.
Check the following to see if finalizing is necessary for your intended