Do not fret about your older VCR tapes going bad, get a Toshiba DR430 DVD recorder and change their format – from analog video cassette tapes to DVDs. Specifically designed for reading VHS or VCR tape this Toshiba up-converting HD recorder works with any kind of tapes to restore the content and transfer them on a DVD. Just connect the Toshiba up-converting HD recorder to a cable/satellite box, press the record button and your job is done – operating this device is that easy. No matter whatever the resolution or quality of your videotapes is, the Toshiba VCR to DVD Recorder up-converts all the video in the resolution of your choice. The Toshiba DR430 DVD Recorder lets you convert the video to 1080i, 720p, and 1080p resolution on the fly. A USB port on this Toshiba VCR to DVD Recorder makes for plugging in a USB drive for easy file transfer.