Name MDS-JB980
Manufacturer Sony
Released 2002/08
Device type deck
Recorder Recorder
NetMD Yes
Hi-MD No
Radio No
Dimensions 430 x 108 x 285mm
Weight 4.9kg
ATRAC ver Type-S
Battery No
Sidecar battery No
Voltage 100
Power cable
Price (launch) $300
Inputs RCA in, Digital optical (TOSLINK), Digital coaxial
Outputs RCA out, Digital optical (TOSLINK)
Control USB Type-B

Sony MDS-JB980

Sony netMD Minidisc deck. Supports ATRAC Type-S and group functions. Has a PS/2 connector on the front to connect a keyboard for proper track/title labeling.

Works without issue on modern Windows 10 PCs using web/platinum minidisc. You can also use it with the old SonicStage and OpenMG programs using the 64bit drivers.

Content adapted from: MDS-JB980 page., Sony Official Announcement Page

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