Nic Boyde's Information on Minidiscs and other Japanese Electronics.


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Sharp's standard recorder. Also produced as: Kenwood DMC-J7R, Pioneer PMD-R3, MD-MS702, and doubtless more to come.

Battery Life
Batteries Recording Playback
AD-S30BT Lithium ion rechargeble battery 3.5 hours 5 hours
2xAA alkaline dry batteries 4 hours 8 hours
AD-S30BT plus 2xAA 7.5 hours 13 hours

MSRP JPY47,000.

Feature Details
Official Name Minidisk Portable Recorder
Package includes MD-ST701 including LCD
soft carry pouch
100V to 5V DC adaptor
LCD remote control
AD-S30BT battery
external dry-cell case
manual (inc. English section), Japan-only warranty, RCA to miniplug cable.
Channels 2 channels
Compression ATRAC
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz +/- 3dB
Wow and Flutter below 0.001%W peak
Input Ports: Mic In (Plug in power), Impedance 10k Ohms.
Line/Optical In Impedance 20k Ohms.
Output Ports Line Out: stereo mini-jack, impedance 50k Ohms. Headphones: stereo mini-jack, load impedance 32 Ohm, maximum output level 10mW +10mW
Power sources DC 3.6V Lithium ion Rechargeable battery AD-S30BT
DC 3V via external dry cell case 2 AA size alkali cell.
DC 4.5V Car cigarette lighter adapter AD-CA20X.
DC 5V External power adaptor 110-240V AC to 5V DC, AD-SS70AP
Dimensions 87 x 29.4 x 81.5 mm
Weight Net including battery: 216g
Gross: 850g


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