Sony MDX-C800REC


Name MDX-C800REC
Manufacturer Sony
Released 2000/06
Device type auto
Recorder Recorder
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio Yes
Dimensions 1-DIN
Weight 1500
ATRAC ver 4
Battery notes
Sidecar (depr) No
Voltage 12
Power cable
Price (launch) $500
¥69 000
Inputs RCA in, CD
Outputs RCA out, Speaker amplifier

First in-dash single DIN MiniDisc recorder.


  • Records from radio, or connected CD or MD changer.
  • Rotary Encoder w/ cross key pad
  • Fold-down detachable faceplate
  • Timer Recording (up to 80 minutes after you park). Timer recording can continue recording even after faceplate is removed.
  • SSIR-EXA Adaptive Reception tuner
  • 4-Color Dot Matrix Display w/ Multi-language Display
  • Wired and wireless remote control options.
  • 40-second shock resistant memory
  • CD/MD changer controls + TV controls for Sony mobile video equipment
  • 18 FM/12 AM presets
  • Wide bit stream processing
  • MD edit
  • CD Text (with CD text discs and a text-compatible Sony CD changer)
  • D Bass adjustable bass boost. W/ auto level adjust
  • Time Machine recording captures 10 seconds of music prior to recording
  • Telephone Attenuator
  • Digital Input for CD changer

Notes: Digital input is not optical, separately available XA-D110 adapter is needed to allow input via TOSlink.

Specs: 18 watts RMS/45 peak x 4 channels, MD frequency response 10-20,000 Hz, MD signal-to-noise ratio 92 dB, FM sensitivity 8 dBf

ATRAC chip: CXD2652AR
Model Name Using Similar Mechanism: NEW
Mini Disc Mechanism Type: MG-715B-160
Optical Pick-up Name: KMS-263A

Content adapted from: page Sony Press Release Sony Product Park Sony 2000 Mobile Audio catalog Autosound Review (RU)

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