Name MZ-R2
Manufacturer Sony
Released 1993/12
Device type portable
Recorder Recorder
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio No
Dimensions 84 x 29.9 x 106.8mm
Weight 310g (With Battery)
ATRAC ver 2
Battery LIP-12
Sidecar battery Other
Voltage 6
Power cable Center positive
Price (launch) $750
¥82 000
Inputs 3.5mm line in (analog-only), 3.5mm line in (optical multi), 3.5mm microphone
Outputs 3.5mm line out (analog-only), 3.5mm headphone

Sony MZ-R2

ATRAC 2. 10-second shock-resistant memory. Stereo headphones w/remote.

Only allows simple editing operations: track mark, track erase and end search (no track move or titling). Bass boost. Battery life indicator. AGC and manual recording level.

AC adapter, carrying case included.

Cannot manually change recording level during recording. No mono recording, no smart-space.

The MZ-R2's KMS-190A optical block (and those of other older machines) have been known to fail. A few readers have investigated the problem and been able to repair older units(Alternate repair guide with photos).

Content adapted from: MZ-R2 Page

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