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Sony Minidiscs

Advantages: Re-recordable, good sound quality
Disadvantages: flimsy build

The minidisc is getting surpassed now to some extent by the MP3 Player's and most of all the i-Pod, but it is still an appliance used by many people. The only problem some people have with minidisc players is the minidiscs themselves, which can often brea ...

Camera_Obscura 28.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Sony MDW 74CRX MiniDisc 74 min

Owwww look at all the pretty colours!

Advantages: Great colours, good memory
Disadvantages: Easily broken, slightly tacky

I am a regular user of minidiscs and have found these mindiscs to be cheap, cheerful and good for home use. Their main points of appeal are the price, the colours and the good memory. However, for professional use these minidiscs may not be as suited as t ...

leadboiler 24.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Imation Corp. MiniDisc 80 min

The betamax of audio recording formats

Advantages: High quality sound, flexible recording
Disadvantages: Slowly becoming extinct?

I've decided to review the Minidisc format while I still have the chance. I went into a supermarket today and found that these Minidiscs were being sold off as an 'end of line' bargain, and that got me thinking. Wasn't the Minidisc meant to be the 'ne ...

MJ79 24.10.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Imation Corp. MiniDisc 80 min

sony hi-md compared to mp3 players

Advantages: can store all types of data not just music
Disadvantages: limited (1gb) storage compared to some mp3 players

I have owned a hi-md Sony minidisc player since they first came out after previously having a Sony net-md that broke after some very rough treatment. The main advantage of hi-md is the much increased storage capabilities enabling me to get over eight albu ...

cunningham23 03.05.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Sony Prism MDW 80 MiniDisc 80 min

Sony Mini-discs - Why aren't you all using them!?

Advantages: Easy to use
Disadvantages: Having to label all the tracks

Sony mini discs offer so much. Value for money, excellent recording quality and the ability to record from any source, even from the TV jacks. Cost only a couple of pounds each and fit a CD on each minidisc. The Sony discs are recommended for use with ...

nicksealy 26.01.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Sony MDW 74 MiniDisc 74 min