Sony dives into DVD with new recorder Summary: ZDNet's Patrick Houston tests out Sony's new DVD Dual RW Recorder, which lets people transfer their home videos to DVD. The recorder will be available in June for $1,000. January 22, 2003 -- 18:05 GMT (10:05 PST) Loading... Please wait. Topic: Hardware Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.