Name KW-MC808
Manufacturer JVC
Released 1998/11
Device type auto
Recorder Player
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio Yes
Dimensions 2-DIN (width) 178 x (height) 100 x (depth) 170 mm
Weight 2.7kg
Battery notes
Sidecar (depr) No
Voltage 12
Power cable
Price (launch)
¥88 000
Inputs RCA in, CD, Tape deck
Outputs RCA out, Speaker amplifier

Later released (Early November 1999) in KW-MC808 (Gold) and KW-MC880-B (Black)

CD/MD/Cassette Car Player

Features: Handles CD and MD in a single slot. Equipped for cassette's as well.

Equipped with a rear LINE-IN terminal

7-mode DSP (equalizer settings). Large, Multi-color VFD with 10 graphic patterns.

Specs: Amp: 40Wx4

JVC's press release claims this unit to have the distinction of being the worlds first “MD/CD compatible mechanism”. This “MC-Mecha” was developed by (JVC) in October 1997. Sanyo had some early units with CD/MD mechas, maybe they licensed it from JVC?

Content adapted from: Minidisc.org page Victor Press Release 2nd Press Release

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