Sony MZ-R70


Name MZ-R70
Manufacturer Sony
Released 1999/09
Device type portable
Recorder Recorder
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio No
Dimensions 78 x 76 x 18 mm|
Weight 136g
ATRAC ver 4
Battery AA
Battery notes
Sidecar (depr) 1xAA
Power cable Center positive
Price (launch) $250
Inputs 3.5mm line in (optical multi), 3.5mm microphone
Outputs 3.5mm line out (analog-only), 3.5mm headphone

Offered in Black, Blue and Silver


  • ATRAC 4 SP recording
  • Magnesium outer shell
  • 40 seconds of anti-skip protection
  • Uses a single AA for power
  • 2x headphone jacks (1 with a remote port, 1 without)
  • Optical / Line - in
  • Mic - in with Plug in power
  • Digital Megabass
  • Synchro recording
  • You can name individual tracks as they are being recorded on device (new feature for this model)
  • Track splitting and combining via the “T” button


  • LP2 / LP4 / Hi-SP / PCM recording or playback - this is an SP ONLY device
  • Hi-MD media - this device ONLY accepts standard MD media
  • NetMD - this is a live recording ONLY device

Digital PC Link Version: A new MZ-R70 bundle featuring the Digital PCLink (a Xitel MD-PORT DG2) called the MZ-R70DPC was announced September 20, 2000. The Digital PCLink is a USB soundcard with TOSLINK output, for recording audio from computers to minidisc.

Content Adapted From:MZ-R70 Page TechReport Review



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