Sony MDS-501


Name MDS-501
Manufacturer Sony
Released 1995/10
Device type deck
Recorder Recorder
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio No
Dimensions 430x85x355 mm
Weight 5.2Kg
ATRAC ver 2
Battery No
Sidecar battery No
Voltage 120
Power cable AC
Price (launch)
Inputs RCA in, Digital optical (TOSLINK)
Outputs 1/4 inch headphone, RCA out, Digital optical (TOSLINK)

Features: ATRAC-2. Pulse type A/D converter. Hybrid pulse D/A converter. 45 bit digital filter. Jog dial for AMS, editing and title inputs. 25 track programming. Shuffle play. Music scan. Date function for archival purposes. Title input for disc and track records up to 1700 characters per disc and looper title, U/L case and numbers. Record level control. Remote commander remote control RM-DM1.

Notes: The 501 will save TOC information after the power is turned off only if the recorder had actually been set to timer-recording when the unit was turned on and recording had begun. Otherwise, power can be removed to “undo” an edit (or a recording!) on this machine. European version has a sampling rate converter, US version does not.

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