Sanyo MD-U4


Name MD-U4
Manufacturer Sanyo
Released 1999/04
Device type boombox
Recorder Recorder
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio Yes
Dimensions 423 x 130 x 66.5mm
Weight 1.5kg (no battery)
Battery AA
Battery notes
Sidecar (depr) No
Voltage 9
Power cable
Price (launch)
¥50 000
Inputs 3.5mm line in (optical multi), Radio recording
Outputs 3.5mm headphone
Control RS-232 serial

Features: MD-U4R (MDG-U4R?) is Dachshund inspired design, MD-U4T is thin techno design. Units are apparently identical in function and feature PC connectivity for editing and track naming (RS-232C). Station presets: 20. Clock: Digital clock with date functions, one day/one-event on/off timer, sleep timer. Accessories provided: AC adapter, 2 recording cables, AM antenna, “MD Disc master” software on CD-ROM, PC-link cable, part of the Sanyo PCK-MDG100 kit (7,480 yen).

Doggo Animations (mouseover for function):

PlayPauseStop Fast ForwardRecord

Specs: Frequency response: 20 to 20,000 Hz (3dB), Radio frequency ranges: AM: 522 to 1611 kHz, FM: 87.50 to 108 MHz (? Japanese page says FM: 76-90MHz), Runs on AC or 6 x AA.

Content adapted from: page gmark 1999 good design award geocities blog post Official release date + pricing Sold with pc connection kit for for 39,800円

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