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July 18, 2000

New commodity

*** For/reproduction (MDLP) stereo recording for <MD> a long time
Four models of the MD component of correspondence are put on the market to four time velocity recording from CD to MD.

-An easy, fashionable pepz series is enhanced further -.
CMT-PX5

All-in-one component equipped with MD deck eCMT-PX5'



The Sony marketing (The president:ѐG(unknown word) and headquarters:(Inc.)Tokyo port district) puts four models of the all-in-one component equipped with the MD deck where MD corresponded to stereo recording (MDLP) for a long time in can the use of existing MD to twice and four times length on the market. [It] corresponds to the high-speed MD recording function to record both from CD to MD at four time velocity and the recording of the personal computer music file to MD.
eCMT-PX5LTD' is a tune-up version by which making the sound is given further about gCMT-PX5" equipped with 1CD+1MD in eCMT-PX5' equipped with 3CD+3MD eCMT-PX3' equipped with 3CD+1MD in eCMT-PX7'.

Type name Sale day Price (excluding tax) Color First monthly production
All-in-one component equipped with MD deck
wCMT-PX7x October 10 124,000 yen Silver 3,000
wCMT-PX5LTDx 80,000 yen Carbon black 3,000
wCMT-PX5x September 101 73,000 yen (S) Silver
(W) White
25,000
wCMT-PX3x September 1 68,000 yen Silver 10,000
- 1:CMT-PX5(W) (white) is a sale in the end of September.

After [it] is commercialized in 1992, MD is installed by a set stereo, single goods deck, car audio, and a portable player, etc. , and has established the position as the recording media of music. 80 minutes at most can be recorded in the past format, and the voice to request the extension of the recording time from the customer on the other hand has become clamorous. This time, [it] became portable by which recording and reproduction function (MDLP) were installed in the component equipped with the MD deck for a long time so that [it] may satisfy such a demand of the customer, and MD may become an attractive format further more. As a result, the recording and the reproduction (both stereos) quadruple by the twice to possible for a long time for a long time for 160 minutes at most for long time of 320 minutes at most by the recording and the reproduction (LP2 mode) by using MD of 80 minutes in the recording time because of the recording and the reproduction (LP4 mode). It can be had to use it to record MD media on hand for a long time as it is now.
Moreover, four time velocity recording function to shorten the time recorded from CD to MD was installed with four models. For instance, it will be possible to record to MD in 15 minutes in case of the music of CD1 hour. 23
Harmony with the personal computer is improved further more, and in addition, light is output to the MD component by way of the terminal USB, and music in the personal computer not to mention concentrated control of the MD component from the personal computer and the MD edit the file can be recorded to MD digitally with personal computer connection kit gPCLK-MN10" (sale schedule in the end of September, standard price 15,000 yen, and excluding tax) of another sales. The MD component can be freely manipulated from personal computers such as a title character input and original label making.
Additionally, the MD component to which individuality to be able to have both of four models put on the market at this time chosen as "Pepz ((*peppuz*))" series according to the interior design of the room was abundant . Especially,
eCMT-PX5' is a lineup where the woman is chiefly made a target in addition to the silver version of a cool image which aims at the man layer, the pearl is mixed with the painting of the surface, the high pitched sound quality parts are adopted for the pearl white version by which glossy is expressed and the transformer, etc. , the material of tweeter woofer of the speaker is changed, and the variation to eCMT-PX5LTD' of the carbon black which gives the tuning of the sound becomes complete.

- 2:The same tune cannot be high-speed recorded again within 74 minutes from begin the high-speed recording by HCMS (high speed copy management system).
- 3:When [it] records and reproduction (MDLP) mode is selected for a long time, [it] becomes twice velocity.



- Main feature common to four models


1. The MD stereo recording for a long time and reproduction (MDLP) function are installed.
The stereo recording and the reproduction by the high pitched sound quality of 320 minute at most are possible in the LP4 mode by the adoption of gATRAC3" with the compression efficiency of about twice the voice compression method of past MD and gATRAC" for the voice data compression codec in MD of 80 minutes in the recording time in the LP2 mode for 160 minutes at most. It can be had to use it to record MD media on hand for a long time now.
- The player where the MDLP mode is not installed cannot reproduce the truck of MD recorded in the MDLP mode.

2. [It] records from CD to MD at four time velocity.
It is possible to record from CD to MD at four time velocity. For instance, it will be possible to record to MD in 15 minutes of 60 minutes CD on hand. 23

3. Variegated MD which uses the personal computer can be edited.
If personal computer connection kit gPCLK-MN10" of another sales is used, [it] connects with a personal computer on hand, it is possible to control by the personal computer about the MD component concentrate, edit MD, and input the title. Moreover, light is output from the personal computer to the MD component by way of USB, and music in the personal computer the file of a digital in personal computer noise can be recorded to MD digitally being influenced.

4. S.F (scale factor) Edith function that voice level of recorded MD can be adjusted back
The voice level recorded in recording ending MD (magnet-optical disk) other than a music software on the market can be adjusted back. Moreover, it is possible to cut on the way and the fade-in by which the start of a fade-out by which the recorded tune can be produced to natural how to end and an impressive tune can be processed can be edited.
- This function cannot be used for the truck of MD recorded in the MDLP mode.

5. gTYPE-R" DSP for ATRAC of the high pitched sound quality is installed.
gTYPE-R" DSP for ATRAC which distributes the re-analysis of the music data and the amount of the bit again is installed by using original "Intelligent bit rear location algorithm", and a high pitched sound quality near the source of the more recording is achieved.
- When MDLP mode/is high-speed recorded, processing by gTYPE-R" DSP is not done.

6. Equipment (eCMT-PX3' Exclude it) : the keyboard input terminal.
The keyboard (PS/2 terminal) for keyboard gKB-10" (sale schedule on September 10, standard price 6,000 yen, and excluding tax) of another sales and a DOS/V personal computers on hand can tie, and the character of the title etc. of MD be input.

7. Remote control in accordance with array of character of portable telephone
The remote control of the attachment can adopt ten key character input method of a portable telephone, and the character input be done speedily.


Main feature of - eCMT-PX7'
It is possible to high-speed record for a long time by 1.3CD changer 3MD changer.
Four time 3CD3MD velocity synchronized recording function was installed. It is possible to high-speed record from one button three CD to three MD. QARBFor instance, it will be possible to record to the MD3 piece in 30 minutes in case of the CD3 piece of 40 minutes. Three continuous disks, and moreover, MD changer can record and reproduce 16 hours at most for a long time (The MD continuousness is performed for 80 minutes, and the LP4 mode is used). In addition, when the disk of MD is switched because seemless-changer has been adopted in MD, music can not cut, and smoothness and continuous reproduce the road.

2. The Chinese character and the hiragana title display full dot display are installed.
The title of the Chinese character and the hiragana input with the equipment for the Chinese character and the hiragana can be displayed on a large-scale display in four lines' worth of space.

3. 2BOX composition with high-level feeling
The aluminum of 3mm thickness was adopted in the front panel of the main body. An actively motion gate electric panel was stored in consideration of the interior design and the edit operation key was stored in the adoption in the panel.


Main feature of eCMT-PX5LTD' eCMT-PX5'
1. Finish only (eCMT-PX5LTD' ) by which [it] sticks to the tune-up of the sound.
To acquire excellent music reproducibility, [it] stuck to the sound part one one. Especially, the lap stuff core transformer used by high-level single goods component is adopted in the transformer, the power supply efficiency is raised in addition, and the integrated output 54W is achieved. Glass fiber cone woofer with dome tweeter of the silk material used respectively with single goods speaker and lightness and the rigidity was adopted in tweeter and woofer.

2. Design only (eCMT-PX5LTD' ) where individuality overflows.
The carbon by which the black is assumed to be a keynote prepares, adopts the p(unknown word) flannel, and expresses that it is the wind combination peculiar in the main body and the speaker. Moreover, atmosphere that [it] settles down the purple used for the display is produced.

3. The twin dial control to be able to do the edit operation of MD easily is adopted.
Two dials only for the edit operation were installed. Complex operations of the edit and the character input, etc. of MD can be speedily done by one hand.



- Main specification

wCMT-PX7xwCMT-PX3x
CMT-PX7 CMT-PX3
Amplifier
Practical, maximum output:
50W+50W 25W+25W
MD deck
D/A converter:
A/D converter:

Hybrid pulse D/A converter
20bit
CD player
D/A converter:

Hybrid pulse D/A converter
Cassette deck - *** Another sales cassette <(> deck
TC-TX33- [It] corresponds by four).
Tuner
Reception frequency:
Antenna terminal:

FM76`90MHz/AM531`1,602kHz
No FM75 equilibrium type and AM external antenna terminal
Speaker
Form:
Impedance:
Use unit:

Two (*weibasuref*) method
6
14cm fiberglass
(*kohn'uufah*)
2.5cm (*shirukudohmutuiitah*)

Two (*weibasuref*) method
6
12cmHOP corn type (*uufah*)
2.8cm balance drive (*tuiitah*)
Consumption electric power 85W 55W
Consumption electric power when standing by 0.5W(At display OFF).
2.5W(At display ON).
1W or less (At display OFF).
1W(At display ON).
The maximum and externals sizes (w~h~d) Each:175~185~325mm(The amplifier:When the door opens, interior taking 365mm).
Speaker:180~290~285mm for each
Main body:215~147~326mm
Speaker:160~260~235mm for each
Mass Main body:About 10.3kg
*** About <speaker:> 4.5 <each> kg
Main body:About 5kg
*** About <speaker:> 2.9 <each> kg
- 4:Sale schedule on the tenth, standard price 16,000 yen, and excluding tax in September

wCMT-PX5LTDxwCMT-PX5x
CMT-PX5LTD CMT-PX5
Amplifier
Practical, maximum output:

27W+27W

25W+25W
MD deck
D/A converter:
A/D converter:

Hybrid pulse D/A converter
20bit
CD player
D/A converter:

Hybrid pulse D/A converter
Tuner
Reception frequency:
Antenna terminal:

FM76`90MHz/AM531`1,602kHz
No FM75 equilibrium type and AM external antenna terminal
Speaker
Form:
Impedance:
Use unit:

Two (*weibasuref*) method
6
12cm fiberglass
(*kohn'uufah*)
2.5cm (*shirukudohmutuiitah*)

Two (*weibasuref*) method
6
12cmHOP corn type (*uufah*)
2.5cm balance drive (*tuiitah*)
Consumption electric power 55W
Consumption electric power when standing by 1W or less (At display OFF).
1W(At display ON).
The maximum and externals sizes (w~h~d) Main body:175~250~370mm
Speaker:155~250~250mm for each
Mass Main body:About 7.5kg
*** About <speaker:> 3.5 <each> kg
Main body:About 7.5kg
*** About <speaker:> 3.1 <each> kg


- Inquiry of customer:
*** <Sony marketing (Inc.)customer center TEL0570-00-3311 consultation (Nabis dial)> 03-5448-3311(For a portable telephone and PHS).



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