It might not have a Blu-ray deck on board, but Sharp's latest HDD/DVD recorder has something even better - a 1TB hard drive that can hold hundreds of hours of high-definition broadcasts.
Perhaps as a sop to the usual insanely complex options that come with a machine like this, Sharp has introduced a simpler way to record what you want.
A button marked News/Weather tells the ACW90 to seek and record the latest news and/or weather bulletins with no need for sifting through EPG schedules.
Otherwise, the recorder can write to DVD-R/RW and DVD-R DL disks and has one analogue and two digital TV tuners. It can also record from a tuner in a connected TV if necessary and can pull photos off cameras and phones by USB or infrared.