Sanyo MDR-4


All, CDF-MS11, MC2, MDR-4

Sanyo MDR-4In Dash AM/FM/MD receiver
Intro: 1
MSRP $269
Street $65 (Wal-Mart)

Features: Scan Play, Repeat Play, Shuffle Play. Selectable display (Play Time / Disc Name / Track Name). AM/FM Stereo Tuner with seek and manual up / down tuning systems. 24 station presets (6 AM + 18 FM). 12 auto travel presets (6 AM + 6 FM). Electronic Audio Control. 12 hour clock. Built in CD Changer control. RCA sub-woofer output. 90 Day Labor / 1 Year Parts warranty.

Specs: Amp: 35watts X 4

User comments: Matthew J. Hunt: Unit was originally tagged at $269.96. I bought it (actually two) for $135.00 at the Wal-Mart in LaVale MD. A few days later they reduced it to $65.00 - the difference of which Wal-Mart credited back to me. My friend who works there said that it's very likely that they will reduce it further perhaps even to less than $50.00. These are, of course, brand-new, unopened items. They just haven't sold well. I ordered the CD-changer (10-disc) for this particular unit for $199.00 from HQ Audio. The Excedio changer is not FM modulated, rather it connects via a single DIN cable. Their URL is 'Excedio' is apparently the top line of Sanyo mobile audio and fairly new. As I'm sure you guys have noticed, the 'support' for MD stuff has been a bit lacking, but I talked to Sanyo to find a retailer to buy the changer and they knew the unit perfectly. Dec 21, 1999: I called the Wal-Mart in LaVale MD and the $65 price is correct, though they said there was only one left right now. -eaw
Reported by Ken (09.04.01 20:39:59): Disc Error/Ejecting Discs I bought two Sanyo MDR-4 car decks from Wal-Mart back when they were clearing them out for $65 each. The first one worked great for six months or so and then started giving me disc errors and ejecting the discs. This happened with every disc I tried, prerecorded or otherwise. I swapped it out with the other one I bought (I bought two because they were so cheap), and the second one started doing the same around six months later. Beware.


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