Sony MDS-S41


Name MDS-S41
Manufacturer Sony
Released 1999/01
Device type deck
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio No
Dimensions 280 x 90 x 283mm
Weight 3.0kg
ATRAC ver 4.5
Power cable AC
Price (launch)
Inputs RCA in, Digital optical (TOSLINK)
Outputs RCA out, Digital optical (TOSLINK)

Compact MD deck. Had two variations, black and silver. Supports auto-on with disc insert, Has the usual music sync recording, time machine, and smart space functions.

Seems to be mostly an export unit for the US / CA / AEP / UK / E / AUS markets. The service manual states it is identical to the MDS-40, except it has an “E1 core transformer.” and a few minor changes.

Shipped with RM-D30M remote.

Had support for the PCLK-MD1 and PCLK-MD2 PC Link Kits.

Model Name Using Similar Mechanism: MDS-JE520 MD Mechanism Type: MDM-5A Optical Pick-up: KMS-260A/J1N ATRAC IC: CXD2654R

Content adapted from: Audio Heritage (Japanese),

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