Part Number: DVM63HDR

  • Sony DVM63HDR HDV/DV




Mini DV/HDV Run Time 63 Minutes
Tape Size Small Cassette

Sony 63 Minute HD Mini DV Tape: DVM63HDR

Note: Sony has discontinued the DVM85HDR. The DVM63HDR replaces that model.

Sony's DVM-63HD HD DV tape offers the highest quality recording media for the consumer or prosumer making the step-up to an HD camcorder. It is the recommended media for Sony's HDR-FX1 prosumer camcorder. Independent film makers, advertising agencies, and other videographers will appreciate the improved image quality, and the professional 63 minute tape duration. The DVM-63HD features 90% fewer errors and 50% fewer dropouts compared to DV Reference tape (tested on standard Sony DV VCR). The Sony DVM63HDR is the new product number for the DVM63HD.

High Definition Video Recording

  • Designed for 1080i or 720p HDV recording and playback.
  • 63 minutes recording time of 1080i video
  • 3dB higher carrier-to-noise ratio vs. Premium DVC tape*
  • Conforms to the MiniDV standard, yet is manufactured with much higher tolerances while incorporating AME II technology.
  • New lubricant improves tape stability running under a wide range of operating conditions.
  • The additional 3-minutes on the DVM63HD tape is for test recording. This helps the user calibrate the camera for best results. You can record the full 63 minutes of 1080i video. When recording in 720p HDV or in DV mode, you can record 94 min in LP and 63 min in SP setting.

Key Benefits

  • 90% fewer errors due to 40% increase in carrier-to-noise ratio*
  • 50% fewer dropouts*
  • 50% less tape shrinkage*
  • 3db higher carrier-to-noise ratio*

* vs. Reference DVC tape (industry standard) tested on standard Sony DV VCR

  • TOL Part #: VSC-DVM63HD
  • Manufacturer's Part #: DVM63HDR
  • Model: DVM63HDR HDV/DV
  • Product ID: 1856


Felicia - 01/17/13

PROS: I got my order very prompt. CONS: N/A

High quality tape

Fred - 03/01/12

PROS: Crisp and clear video in High definition CONS: none

Recital filming

Gary - 10/02/11

PROS: Great 1080 quality CONS: No con USAGE: One of three cameras filming my daughters recital

Purchase of Mini DV tapes

Jim - 09/29/11

PROS: Excellent product, excellent customer service,More than reasonable price,prompt free shipping, great selection of products, CONS: No negative comments THOUGHTS: I would without a doubt, be and have been a repeat customer. You welcome business and work to keep it USAGE: In video production