Japan Victor Corporation
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With a PDA like feel, character entry and song editing are
World's first ``Pen Touch Operation and Large Display'' equipped
Portable MD Recorder
Japan Victor Corp. has developed the world's first portable MD
recorder (XM-R2) equipped with PDA-like pen touch operation and a
large display, providing various editing and character input functions
via ``pen touch''.
Item: Portable MiniDisc Recorder
MSRP: 53,000 JPY
Intro: Mid February '97
- World's first ``Pen Touch Operation'' adopted. Using pen input,
simplified operation is realized.
- Title input is done from a display where Roman
letters, Japanese Kana and symbols are clustered in separate pallets
and the character you want to input is selected simply, by pen touch
- Various song editing functions such as Divide / Join / Move / Erase /
Erase All are also easy, simplifying editing.
Equipped with an easy to see, large style LCD which can display
a variety of information.
- Using the 12 X 4 character displayable large style dot matrix
LCD, track titles, track information and various editing information
can be displayed together, improving comprehensibility during input,
editing, playback, and recording.
- ``Double Counter'' makes recorded time and remaining disc time readable at a glance.
- Equipped with a ``Double Counter''. During recording the
current track's accumulated time and the disc's remaining time are
displayed simultaneously in real time, making necessary information
available at a glance.
- Approximately 12.5 hour continuous playback has been realized.
- With rechargeable batteries and AA cells together (using attached
case), approximately 12.5 hours continuous playback and 5.5 hours
continuous recording is realized. Using rechargeables alone,
approximately 4 hours continuous playback and 2.5 hours continuous
recording is possible.