Sharp IM-DR80H / IM-DR580


Name IM-DR80H / IM-DR580
Manufacturer Sharp
Released 2003/09
Device type portable
Recorder Recorder
NetMD Yes
Hi-MD No
Radio No
Dimensions 80.1w x 16.6h x 72.6d mm
Weight 95g, 120g w/batt
Battery "Gumstick"
Battery notes
Sidecar (depr) 1xAA
Voltage 1.2, 1.5, 3
Power cable AC
Price (launch) $338
¥37 000
Inputs 3.5mm line in (analog-only), 3.5mm line in (optical multi), 3.5mm microphone
Outputs 3.5mm line out (analog-only), 3.5mm headphone
Control USB (on dock)

Docking Sharp NetMD recorder. IM-DR80H-S - Silver, IM-DR80H-R - Red, IM-DR80H-B - Black See also Kenwood DMC-S9NET. There may have been a IM-DR580H model as well.

Prototype shown at IFA Berlin 2003.

  • High(er) speed NetMD downloading: SP: 4X, LP2: 25X, LP4: 50X
  • Small docking station with LCD, power, line in/out, optical in and USB connections (no LCD on MD unit).
  • Auto (microphone recording) and manual analog recording level control. Digital recording level control.
  • Group mode support.
  • Timer alarm (avoid missing your train stop).
  • CD synchro recording.
  • Character-stamp (copy track titles from original to copied MD).
  • One-bit digital amp with 4 pole headphone connector.
  • Backlit Kanji-capable LCD remote.
  • Headphone output 8mW+8mW (32 ohm)

The dock has line out (and speaker) and line/optical in. The unit only has a mic in and headphone out. (NiMH gumstick)

Content adapted from: Sharp Press Release Details Page Sharp Product Page page

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