Name MDS-JE480
Manufacturer Sony
Released 2002/06
Device type deck
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio No
Dimensions 430 x 95 x 285mm
Weight 3kg
ATRAC ver Type-S
Power cable AC
Price (launch) $130
Inputs RCA in, Digital optical (TOSLINK)
Outputs RCA out

Budget MDLP/Type-S deck from the last Sony deck model range.

Ships with RM-D10E remote, has very few inputs/outputs (one RCA input, one digital input).

MD Mechanism Type: MDM-7S1A
Optical Pick-up: KMS-260B/260E

Content adapted from: Sony specs page crutchfield page

MDS-JE480 User Manual (31 page)

MDS-JE480 User Manual (32 page)

MDS-JE480 Service Manual (v1.4)

MDS-JE480 Service Manual (v1.5)

Sony website service manual text

Note: If you have a more fully-featured remote control from a higher-end deck, some of the “higher model features” are available on this deck via the remote control. e.g. Auto Pause.

Here is the “hidden” Auto Pause feature enabled from a higher-spec model remote control (sorry for the terrible photo):

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