Sony MDS-JA555ES


Name MDS-JA555ES
Manufacturer Sony
Released 1999/11
Device type deck
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio No
Dimensions 430 x 126 x 376 mm
Weight 15.3Kg
ATRAC ver Type-R
Power cable AC
Price (launch) $1 100
¥120 000
Inputs RCA in, Digital optical (TOSLINK), Digital coaxial
Outputs 1/4 inch headphone, RCA out, Digital optical (TOSLINK), Digital coaxial

Features: ATRAC with Type-R DSP, variable coefficient digital output filter, digital record level adjustment (-inf to +18dB), 6 second Time Machine recording capability, sampling rate converter, BSL Discmotor. PC connectable using PCLK-MD1 or PCLK-MD2 kit.

Specs: 24bit Sigma-Delta ADC, 24bit current-pulse DAC (S-TACT IC, with 128x oversampling), SNR: > 108dB, Dynamic Range > 108dB, THD .002%

Model Name Using Similar Mechanism: MDS-JA20ES
MD Mechanism Type: MDM-6A
Base Unit Type: MBU-5C
Optical Pick-up: KMS-260B/J1N

Content adapted from: Sony Press Release Sony Product Park Page

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test37.201.230.245, 2021/12/10 20:48
Hätte gern das komplette MD-Laufwerk vom JA555ES.
hifirulezzz, 2023/09/05 21:00
I have not seen a full drive but there is plenty of Optical Pick-up: KMS-260B/J1N. Just do a search.
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