Sony MDS-JA555ES

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Sony MDS-JA555ESMD deck
Intro: 6/1999 (? guess)
MSRP ¥120,000 / US$1100
IN: TOSL ink (x2), Coax (x1), RCA (x1)
OUT: TOSLink (x1), Coax (x1), RCA (x1)
430 x 126 x 376 mm, 15.3 kg

Features: ATRAC with Type-R DSP, variable coefficient digital output filter, digital record level adjustment (-inf to +18dB), 6 second Time Machine recording capability, sampling rate converter, BSL Discmotor. PC connectable using PCLK-MD1 or PCLK-MD2 kit.

Links: Sony's Japanese page for this unit. Sony Deutschland's German page for this unit (which incorrectly states ATRAC 4.5). The T-Station has further information on this unit. HiFi Choice (UK) has an audiophile oriented review of this unit.

Specs: 24bit Sigma-Delta ADC, 24bit current-pulse DAC (S-TACT IC, with 128x oversampling), SNR: > 108dB, Dynamic Range > 108dB, THD .002%


User Manual: MDS-JA555ES

Service Manuals: MDS-JA555ES, MDS-JA555ES

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