Sharp MD-SS401


Name MD-SS401
Manufacturer Sharp
Released 1997/08
Device type portable
Recorder Player
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio No
Dimensions 81x24x78mm
Weight 184g
Battery AD-S31BT
Battery notes
Sidecar (depr) 1xAA
Voltage 3.6
Power cable
Price (launch)
¥39 000
Inputs N/A
Outputs 3.5mm headphone
Control Remote (Sharp)

MD “Jacket” size slot-in players. Sharp ATRAC 5. New 1 chip LSI incorporating the [digitalized] RF section, signal processing encoder/decoder, digital servo, EFM processing and audio compression/decompression circuitry. The SS301, SS302 and SS401 have LCD equipped remotes but no LCD on the main body. The SS302 has an “outdoor sports” look. Coupled with Sharp bookshelf systems, provides “MD→MD edit”, meaning text and audio can be copied. 6 hours playback on rectangular Li-Ion battery pack, or 4 hours on a single AA cell (using included case), or 10 hours on both together. 10 second shock memory. Random, all repeat, 1 repeat play modes. Includes backlit LCD remote, headphones, Li-Ion rechargeable, AC adapter, AA case (not included on US models, available separately for $20), carrying case. SS301 available in silver, yellow, and blue, SS302 and 401 in gray only.

Specs: 20-20kHz +/-3dB, wow & flutter <.001% peak

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