Name JA22ES
Manufacturer Sony
Released 1998/07
Device type deck
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio No
Dimensions 430x125x345mm
Weight 7.5kg
ATRAC ver Type-R
Power cable AC
Price (launch)
¥89 000
Inputs RCA in, Digital optical (TOSLINK), Digital coaxial
Outputs 1/4 inch headphone, RCA out, Digital optical (TOSLINK)

According to Sony's Japanese web page: 'The newly developed 'Type-R' DSP used for ATRAC provides a factor of 2 improvement in processing capability. In addition to improving the calculation accuracy, a unique 'Intelligent bit reallocation algorithm' has been used, by re-allocating the bit quantities and re-analyzing the audio data, an audio quality even closer to the recording source has been achieved.' Wide bit stream. Tray loading. Digital record level control. R-core transformer. Can be controlled with a GUI interface from a PC or Mac with the PCLK-MD1 connection kit and software (¥15,000).

Specs: S/N > 102dB (playback), Dynamic range: > 99dB, THD 0.003%

Remote: RM-D20M Can use MD-PC link kit: PCLK-MD1

Content adapted from: Sony Press Releases Sony Product Park page Type R announcement

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