The Sony DCR-DVD505 records directly to mini DVDs for easy storage and sharing. The DVD505 is Sony's top-of-the-line model, and at around $1000, it better be able to back it up. It's loaded with a big, high-quality sensor for crisp recording, as well as a huge 3.5 inch LCD screen so you can capture the action without hiding behind a narrow viewfinder. The DVD505 also records in Dolby 5.1 sound, perfect for those who want their videos presented in a surround sound environment. With an 8cm recordable DVD, users can capture up to 60 minutes per disc at standard quality and 20 minutes at best quality.