Kenwood DMC-K9R

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Kenwood DMC-K9R
Sharp MD-MT821
Kenwood DMC-K9R
Portable MD recorder
Intro: 2/1999
MSRP ¥46,000
Init. Mo. Prod: 20,000 units
IN: mic, line/optical. OUT: line/headphone. DC IN: 3.4-5.0VDC82.5 x 20.7 x 77.9mm, 177g w/batt

Features: Through component size reductions, unit has 28% less volume and is 20% thinner than the MS721. Uses same LSI chip set as the MS721/722 (Sharp ATRAC 6). "Top open" (i.e. clamshell, not slot-in) disc insertion. 40 second shock memory. 20bit DAC and ADC. High speed scroll and 3 character display during character selection speeds titling. Triple shuttle backlit LCD remote. Mic and digital synchro start recording. Disk/track "name stamp" function allows titles to be cloned from another disc. 2x high speed playback option on mono recordings. Unit can be operated while recharging. Available in silver, blue and black.

Included accessories: LCD remote, headphone, LiIon cell, AC adapter, connection cord, AA cell case, handstrap, carrying case, instruction manual, warranty card.

Separately available accessories: 100-240VAC adaptor (AD-SS70AP) ¥5000, LiIon cell (AD-T51BT) ¥5500 (from 3/21/99), LCD remote (AD-S31RM) ¥7500, Car power (12/24VDC) adapter (AD-CA20X) ¥5000, Digital sound card (AD-AJ2) ¥25,000.

Mis-features: No date/time stamp during recording.


Tips: Matthew Swift ([email protected]) reports that the Sony AC adapter model AC-E45HG (around $20) will work with the unit, even though it is rated at 4.5V and only 700mA.

Specs: Headphone amp: 10mw+10mw into 16ohms, Line: 250mV (@-12dB) into 10Kohms.


User Manuals: MD-MT821 courtesy Nick Paul, quick guide

Battery LifePlayRecordRecharge
LiIon AD-T51BT11.5 hr8 hr3 hr
AA x 16.5 hr3 hr
Both18 hr11 hr

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