Sony DHC-MD5


Name DHC-MD5
Manufacturer Sony
Released 1996/07
Device type bookshelf
Recorder Recorder
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio Yes
Dimensions 280 x 240 x 350 mm (main unit)
Weight 9.4kg (main unit)
Battery notes
Sidecar (depr)
Voltage 100
Power cable
Price (launch)
¥87 000
Inputs RCA in, CD, Radio recording
Outputs 1/4 inch headphone, RCA out, Digital optical (TOSLINK)

MD Pixie “DHC-MD5” equipped with MD standard.

1. Large display and multi-jog dial convenient for editing In addition to the jog dial that enables smooth character input as well as cueing of MDs and CDs, a large display that can display 13 characters x 2 lines is adopted. You can perform convenient editing unique to MD.

2. “Disc memo copy function” “Air check memo function” A built-in “disc memo copy function” that automatically records a “disc memo” that stores the artist name and album name on each CD and automatically records it on the MD during synchronized recording. It does not take time to newly register a disc name in MD. (A maximum of 13 characters can be stored for each CD, and up to 30 CDs can be stored as disc memos.) There is also a built-in “air check memo” that records the registered tuner's station name along with the recording time during timer recording. doing. (Tuners and station names can be up to 10 characters long for stored radio stations.)

3. Equipped with katakana compatible MD as standard In addition to Sony's unique editing functions such as the “smart space function” that automatically adjusts the silence between MD tracks to about 3 seconds, the “DHC-MD5” also supports katakana input.

4. “Hit parade function” that automatically records only the first track of each CD The new “Hit Parade function” can automatically record only the first track of each CD, making it ideal for creating original CDs from 8cm CDs. Also, the 3CD changer has an “exchange function” that allows you to exchange discs during playback.

5. Equipped with “loop function” and “groove function” that allow you to enjoy a variety of digital sounds If you press the “LOOP” button at any point on the CD software, you can repeat part of the song. In addition, just by pressing the “GROOVE” button on the amplifier section, the low and high frequencies are emphasized to reproduce a sharp and powerful sound.

Practical maximum output (EIAJ6 ohm load): Overall 100W

Content adapted from: Sony Press Release

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