MiniDisc Recorders Equipment Notes
General Information for Portable MD Recorders
Pass (UK) has original
batteries and remotes
for several Sony and Sharp portables.
MD portable products page
has links to further information on all of their currently offered models.
Epinions.com has a host of
MD portable recorder reviews and information
Robert Nguyen has made a detailed
comparison of the top MD portable recorders
A table details
accessories for older Sharp Portable MD units
Deja.com has a
MD equipment rating poll
for MD portable units.
When considering a purchase, be aware of
the effects that the ATRAC version has on sound quality
, this is most important when considering recorders.
The Japanese versions of modern portables often allow titling in Kana (the Japanese phonetic character set). Any machine capable of handlig Kana will also allow titling in the Roman alphabet.
Modern portables have 40 seconds of shock memory, older ones (1996 or earlier) have 10.
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