Name MDS-E12
Manufacturer Sony
Released 2000/10
Device type pro
Recorder Recorder
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio No
Dimensions 482w x 44h x 290d mm
Weight 3.5kg
ATRAC ver Type-R
Battery No
Sidecar battery No
Voltage 100-230
Power cable AC
Price (launch)
¥90 000
Inputs RCA in, XLR in, Digital coaxial, PS/2 keyboard
Outputs 1/4 inch headphone, RCA out, XLR out, Digital coaxial

Sony MDS-E12

1U Rack mountable MD recorder. MDLP support, PC Keyboard Support and comes with a wired remote. CTRL-S input.

SCMS can be set to: Ignore, Inhibit, PreRecorded.

Content adapted from: MDS-E12 Page, Sony Product Page (archived)



Drive: MDM7SC (Type-R, CXD2662R)

Eject belt: 17mm dia x 0.8mm square section (53mm circumference). e.g. Linx Audio (eBay)


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E12 Rear Panel

E12 Rear Panel (Unbalanced I/O, SPDIF coax)

E12 Rear Panel (Balanced I/O)

E12 Rear Panel (Remote Control I/O)

E12 all PCBs

E12 Main PCB

E12 Remote Control PCB

E12 Balanced I/O PCB

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