Sony ZS-M35


Name ZS-M35
Manufacturer Sony
Released 1999/10
Device type boombox
Recorder Recorder
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio Yes
Dimensions 498.5 x 173.5 x 277mm
Weight 5.2kg
ATRAC ver 4.5
Battery AA
Battery notes
Sidecar (depr) No
Voltage 100
Power cable
Price (launch)
¥40 000
Inputs 3.5mm line in (analog-only), CD, Radio recording
Outputs 3.5mm headphone, Built-in speaker

Offered in Blue, Black, Orange and White. A “ tourist” model was released August 10 2000 with a 230v PSU.


  • World-band FM tuner (76 - 108MHz) with FM station title labelling
  • Backlit display
  • CD-Text transfer
  • One-touch MD recording capability
  • “10 Key” titling (akin to alphanumeric entry on mobile phones)
  • MegaBass
  • Remote control: RMT-CM35AD (2x AA's)

Specs: Two 8cm speakers, 4 ohms cone type.
Power output (excluding US model) 5 W + 5 W (at 4 ohms, 10 % harmonic distortion in AC operation)
LINE IN (stereo minijack): Sensitivity 436 mV/ 870 mV

Power: Max power consumption 24W. Even when off the unit will consume 6W of power, but when you set the saving power function it reduces to < 1W. To set this when the power is turned off, press and hold DISPLAY for about 2 seconds.

Uses 3 AA batteries for back-up memory.

Model Name Using Similar Mechanism: PMC-MD55
MD Mechanism Type: MDM-5GA
Base Unit Name: MBU-5A
Optical Pick-up: KMS-260B

Content adapted from: Sony Press Release Page

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