Panasonic SJ-MR270


Name SJ-MR270
Manufacturer Panasonic
Released 2004/02
Device type portable
Recorder Recorder
NetMD Yes
Hi-MD No
Radio No
Dimensions 77.8 x 74.8 x 13.9mm
Weight 86g (113g w/batt)
ATRAC ver Panasonic H.D.E.S
Battery "Gumstick"
Battery notes
Sidecar (depr)
Voltage 1.2, 1.5, 5
Power cable
Price (launch)
¥40 000
Inputs 3.5mm line in (optical multi), 3.5mm microphone
Outputs 3.5mm headphone
Control Remote (Panasonic)

Offered in SJ-MR270-S (Silver) and SJ-MR270-K (Black). Open price but rough selling price of 40,000 yen.


  • NetMD downloading with Beat Jam software.
  • World record breaking 130 hour battery life (as of 1/14/2004).
  • Large style 3-Line LCD on main body displays 2 lines of Kanji/Hiragana.
  • Kanji displaying LCD remote with ability to control recording.
  • H.D.E.S. (Panasonic's “special” SP-mode ATRAC tweak)
  • Has a CD 1-track recording mode, enters pause mode after recording one track.
  • Jog dial.
  • X-Bass.
  • Docking cradle with separate speakers.

USB Mini-B port is provided via dock.

The Multi Cradle comes with a small active stereo speaker. The MR270 also supports USB audio, and the speaker can also be used as a PC speaker. The unit is made of titanium cone, and neodymium magnet is used for the driver. The output of the amplifier is 0.9W x 2ch.

Hiragana/Kanji input is not possible with this machine.

Specs: Headphone amp: 2.8mW+2.8mW, Speaker amp: 900mW+900mW, JEITA, 20-20kHz +0/-6dB. Line in: 33Kohm, Mic in: 600 ohm, Headphone out: 50 ohm

Content adapted from: Panasonic Press Release Panasonic Product Page page - Was still for sale in 2007

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