Sony MDX-100


Name MDX-100
Manufacturer Sony
Released 1993/12
Device type auto
Recorder Player
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio Yes
Dimensions 1-DIN
ATRAC ver 2
Battery notes
Sidecar (depr) No
Voltage 12
Power cable
Price (launch) $1 000
¥79 800
Inputs RCA in
Outputs RCA out, Speaker amplifier

There is an RDS variant for Europe/US markets: The MDX-100RDS


  • ATRAC 2.
  • AM/FM tuner.
  • 10-second shock resistant memory.
  • Staggered 1 bit pulse D/A converters.
  • 12 character display for MD disc/track titles.
  • X-tal lock tuner with SSIR EX front end.
  • 20 Fm + 10 AM presets, best tuning memory.
  • UniLink CD/MD/DSP/TV control with custom file memory.
  • Station memo tuning stores 8 character station names.
  • Disc memo function and program bank control. Loudness button, mute button, intro/repeat/shuffle play modes.
  • 2 preamp outputs with preamp fader.
  • 20 watts x 4 high power internal amplifier. 4 channel amplifier input for processor.
  • 2 color selectable illumination, quartz clock.
  • Full face detachable security with carrying case.
  • Frequency response 20Hz - 20KHz.

Model Using Similar Mechanism: MDX-U1
Optical Pickup: KMS-150A

Release date is estimated based on the 93 catalog. It was likely sometime earlier.

Content adapted from: page Sony Catalog 93.12

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