Patent Number: 6,310,842

Title: Recording apparatus and recording method

Abstract: The invention provides a recording apparatus for recording a signal such onto a recording medium by which a long recordable time for the recording medium can be assured. The recording apparatus includes a recording section for recording a signal onto a recording medium in accordance with one of recording modes selected from within a plurality of recording modes, a signal discrimination section for discriminating a signal state of the signal, and a changeover control section for changing over the recording mode of the recording section in response to a result of the discrimination by the signal discrimination section.

Inventors: Higuchi; Satoshi (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: G11B 20/10 (20060101); G11B 11/00 (20060101); G11B 11/105 (20060101); G11B 19/02 (20060101); G11B 7/28 (20060101); G11B 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018