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Sony MZM200 Professional Portable Hi MD Recorder Reviews

the wizard of oz

Sony's last MiniDisc Walkman. The swan song of MiniDisc.

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Pros: Good Recorder & Player, with excellent sound quality though quality hardware and PCM support. Unrestricted upload & download of track. Mac compatible.

Cons: No track title display on the main unit, build construction not as good as with the Japanese made Hi-MD Walkans that first came out

Good Recorder & Player, with excellent sound quality though quality hardware and PCM support. Unrestricted upload & download of track. Mac compatible. Standard Mini-USB for data transfer & Li-Ion battery charging, battery which is also easily removable and replaceable. Wired remote control support, up till the RM-MC40ELK & 55ELK, the 40ELK providing the best UI. The 35ELK is already a worthwhile upgrade over the provided 38EL, which has poorer resolution and no Kanji support. Line output through UI menu selection. Easy Rec button; also neat integration with Simple Burner in Windows, with a CD in an optical drive, or a CD image mounted, hitting the Rec button on the...
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gidion27

Still going strong

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Pros: Sound Q is top notch.

Cons: Limited storage. Buttons and display on small side.

Although Sony dropped the ball with an user unfriendly interface. However the sounds quality of the minidisc format was not bad to say the least. In matter of fact I believe that it is still on par with main of today's Ipods / mp3 players (or better).   My ipod touch is gathering dust ever since I re discovered the my minidisc player. Granted the interface and limited storage are a pain, but in the end I can stuff 10 albums on one Hi-MD disc. Which is enough for me.   SQ wise I would advise all head-fi's to give it a try. Well worth the $$$   Cheers   Edit: 18/11/12   Jup, still going strong in 2012 and for size and quality I have difficulty...
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