Item # 158MDX65 | MFR # MDX65
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Our take on the Sony MDX-65
There's nothing more exciting than rocketing up the highway, listening to crystal-clear recordings of your favorite songs back to back. The mighty MiniDisc gives you the digital recording flexibility to re-record your collections up to 1 million times with no loss in sound quality. MDs are more durable than tapes, and unlike cassettes, can even be digitally edited.
Once you've set yourself up with a home recorder, you'll want to add this 6-MD changer to your Sony changer-controlling in-dash receiver as well. That way, you'll have one-finger access to not one, but six of your favorite digital compilations!
Disc EX-change lets you swap out all but the one MD that's playing. 10-second Shock Resistant Memory virtually eliminates skipping. And Wide Bit Stream processing gives your music a warmer, more natural sound.
- direct loading no magazine
- 10-second Shock Resistant Memory
- change 5 MDs while the 6th is playing
- Wide Bit Stream processing
- optical digital output
- frequency response 10-20,000 Hz
- signal-to-noise ratio 95 dB
- 0- to 90-degree mounting
- 7-1/4"W x 3-5/16"H x 5-7/8"D
- 1-year warranty
What's in the Box:
- Gray MiniDisc 6-disc changer; 1-17.5' RCA patch cord (for audio); 1-17.5' Unilink Bus Cable; 1 Metal bracket with screws and self-adhesive tape; 1 Plastic bracket; 4 screws with washers; 2 nuts; 3 pieces of self-adhesive tape; Instruction sheet (English/Spanish/French/etc.); Note on MD use; Warranty card
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Toslink Optical Output: For use with compatible receiver/controllers.
Direct "Slot-in" Loading: No magazine needed.
MD Exchange: You can change 5 MDs while the sixth is playing
Non-Delay Play during disc change.
Shock Protection: 10-second Shock Resistant memory.
MD Text: This unit can read track and disc titles from MDs recorded with title information. The disc and track titles read by this unit can be viewed on the display of a Sony head unit equipped with changer controls and text display capabilities.
DAC: 1-bit digital to analog converter
Wide Bit Stream Processing: A 20-bit data path through the digital filter and digital to analog converter delivers improved dynamic range and low-level linearity for lifelike sound.
Mounting: This unit may be installed in any 0-90 degree angle, so long as it is attached to a secure part of the vehicle and is not placed upside down. Angled installs do not require any adjustments to the unit.
Hardware: The included mounting hardware can be used to install on the floor, in the glove box or console box (if there is enough room), or on top of a console box.
Access: There is a door which slides to the right on the front panel of the unit to expose the six MiniDisc slots. When the door is opened, the inside of the compartment is lit for about one minute. The door has a clear acrylic window which shows the MDs inside when closed.
Eject: There are six eject buttons (one next to each slot) inside the compartment. You can remove a disc at anytime except while it is playing. To eject an MD which is playing, there is a stop button which must be pressed prior to ejecting the MiniDisc.
Analog and Digital Connections: There is a switch on the top rear of the unit which allows you to select Analog (factory preset) or Digital. The RCA outputs, Bus Output and Toslink digital output are located behind a protective plastic cover. When using a Toslink cable, you must use a fairly thin cable (such as the Sony POC cable) since a thicker cable (such as Monster Cable) will not fit through the slots on the plastic cover. If you want to use thicker cables, you would have to leave the protective cover off.
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