Sharp announced the DV-ARV22, as latest model in the AQUOS HD recorder series. Apparently it is the world‘s thinnest (3.74 inches) VHS video recorder/player, HDD (250GB) and DVD player in one device. It features a HDMI port, terrestrial digital tuner and analog tuner. It also starts up in 1 second for instant recording. You can also copy video six ways between the HDD, DVD and VHS recorders. Should be out in March for about $1278.

News Release [Sharp]