Sony MXD-D40


Name MXD-D40
Manufacturer Sony
Released 2001/03
Device type deck
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio No
Dimensions 430 x 120 x 290 mm
Weight 4.7 KG
ATRAC ver Type-R
Power cable AC
Price (launch) $360
¥60 000
Inputs RCA in, Digital optical (TOSLINK), Digital coaxial, CD
Outputs 1/4 inch headphone, RCA out

CD/MD combo unit with MDLP available in black or silver/gold. An upgraded MXD-D4 with Type-R (unless high speed dubbing) and other additional features.

It was advertised as having the following features by Sony.

  • High Speed CD-MD Dubbing Deck
  • 4X High Speed Dubbing
  • PC Link Terminal for Optional PCLK MN10/Optical Dig Out
  • MDLP, CD Text, Scale Factor Edit, & Pitch Control
  • Hybrid Pulse 20 Bit DAC
  • CD player integrated with MD recorder
  • High-speed 4X CD-to-MD recording
  • MD Long Play (MDLP) modes; up to four times normal capacity
  • Scale Factor Edit
  • Two-line fluorescent display shows title information for both CD and MD
  • CD Text and Custom File transfer via Control A-1 II
  • Playback pitch control
  • Digital record level
  • Optical digital input
  • Headphone output with volume control
  • 20-Bit Analog-to-Digital Converter
  • Hybrid Pulse digital-to-analog converter
  • Remote Commander remote control (RM-D44M)

MD Mechanism: MDM-7X2A
Optical Pick-up: KMS-262A
ATRAC chip: CXD2662R

Content adapted from: Sony Press Release page, Sony Product Park product page (

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