What are MiniDiscs?
FAQs: General, MDLP
and Journal Coverage
Operation and Service Manuals
Titling & Filing,
Cool Uses and
Theory and Reference,
|4/8:||Clint Mers develops
SimplerMD, a Windows program that
scripts together Sony's SimpleBurner and Nero to provide one-shot downloading
of a full MD's worth of MP3 audio.
|4/7:||Michael Hall finds
the entry level Sony
MZ-R501 (non-NetMD) portable MD recorder for CDN$150 at SonyStyle Canada until April 21.
When you've got the hang of Hangul: MDMan (Korea) points out
Yewon, Korea's hottest Minidisc repair shop.
|4/6:||Back to Baghdad
(and Minidisc): Scott Lynch finds an AP Photo of a Minidisc Iraqi fighters claim to have
taken from a U.S. tank.
Trevor Bommersbach points out an Impress Watch (Japan) page covering Kenwood MDU-PC NetMD drives
(mech. trans.) found in Japanese
electronics surplus shops. Suitable for mounting in 5" drive bays, the
units are being sold with no accompanying driver softare for ¥5800
Minidisc T-Station is having a graphic design
contest entitled "Ride the Waves with Minidisc" (discussion thread).
The uploaders find their home at the bottom of the accessories browser.
|4/5:||Into the Abyss:
We add equipment browser entries for portable,
uploadable, recording devices. We'd appreciate help finding ones we've missed.
|4/4:||Minidisc UK has
freshened their website and now offers Minidisc Titler v2.0. The US$40 adapter
in HiFi World)
portable Sony MD recorder (models MZ-R90 through MZ-R900) to a parallel port
for PC based titling and control functions.
TeamDigital.net (Singapore) offers Sharp's MD-MT190 for US$160 and MD-DR480 (aka DR7) for US$245 plus several other MD goodies (shipping: US$20).
Sony US 2003 MD portables:
Kham finds 2003 model Sony portables (MZ-NE410,
in stock at Goodguys.com (search
John Shumate spots Sony's latest at Crutchfield
MZ-N10) and Circuit City