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Denon DMD-201SA

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Denon DMD-201SAMDLP deck
Intro: 6/2002
MSRP: ¥52,000
Availability:
In: line, optical (x2). Out: line, optical, headphones250w x 90h x 356d mm, 3.1kg

Features:

  • MDLP w/group mode functions.
  • "Pick Rec" function (records from beginning of track when used with Denon DCD-201SA CD player).
  • Timer function (when used with Presta201SA/PMA-201SA system unit).
  • Editing functions include "Program Move" (move many tracks at once).
  • Wireless remote.

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Specs: SNR: >100dB

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Denon DMD-6.5

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Denon DMD-6.5mini MD deck
Intro: 6/2001

Availability:
IN: optical digital x 2, RCA analog x 2
OUT: optical digital x 1, RCA analog x 2
250W x 98H x 314D mm, 3.4kg

Features: Mini-sized MD recorder with full editing facilities. The DMD6.5 will match other components in the 6.5 series as well as being flexible enough to allow connection to other hifi systems. CD synchro recording, divide, combine, move, programme move, track erase, all erase, title track, title disc, 25 track programmable, random, repeat, DAC Sampling rate converter, Remote control, Jog dial edit control, digital record volume control, timer rec/play feature. No MDLP or CD-Text support.

Links: Superfi.uk has a page for the DMD-6.5.

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Denon DMD-F100

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Denon DMD-F100MD deck
Intro: 4/2001
749 DM
Availability:
IN: analog, optical (x2)
OUT: analog, optical
270 x 84 x 269 mm, 2.9kg

Features: Not MDLP compatible, not CD-TEXT compatible. Pick Rec function, synchronized recording, repeat/shuffle/program playback modes, 14-character display. Avaialable in gold and black, jog dial edit control, digital record volume control.

Links: Denon's official German page for the DMD-F100. Superfi (UK) has details and photos of the DMD-F100.

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Denon DMD-F30

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Denon DMD-F30MD deck
Intro: 4/2001
250
Availability:
IN: analog, optical (x2)
OUT: analog, optical
210 x 95 x 318 mm, 2.8kg

Features: Not MDLP compatible, not CD-TEXT compatible. Pick Rec function, synchronized recording, repeat/shuffle/program playback modes, 14-character display. Avaialable in gold and black, jog dial edit control, digital record volume control.

Links: Superfi (UK) has details and photos of the DMD-F30.

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Denon DMD-M10

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Denon DMD-M10MD mini deck
Intro: 3/2000 (? guess)

Availability:
IN: digital (x2), analog (x1)
OUT: digital(x1), analog
210(W) x 95(H) x 320(D) mm, 2.7kg

Features: To be used with either the Denon D-M3 or D-M5 mini systems.CD-SRS for one-touch recording from CD, jog dial for easy entry of title data, 25-track program play, random play and repeat play (one/all), auto track marking, optical digital cable included. "Program move" allows multiple tracks to be moved at once. "Auto Disc Recovery" defragments a MiniDisc. This unit would Paul Harris finds a clear shot of Denon's DMD-M10 mini-component deck, intended to couple with their D-M3 and D-M5 personal stereo systems.

Links: Denon's sparse page for this unit.

Specs: Sampling rate converter (32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz).

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Denon DMD-S10

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Denon DMD-S10high-end MD deck
Intro: 6/1999 (? guess)
¥230,000
Availability:
optical in (x2), coaxial in (x2)W434 x H135 x D354mm

Features: Can plug standard computer keyboard into unit for easy titling.

Links: Denon's Japanese page for this unit.

Specs: 110dB SNR, AL24 Processing quality, electric power consumption of 28W.

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Denon DMD-800

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Denon DMD-800Home MD Deck
Intro: 6/1999 (? guess)
?
Availability:
input: optical, coaxial, analog
output: optical
434 (W ) x 99 (H) x 285 (D) mm, 3.7 kg

Features: Delta Sigma A/D converter results in high S/N ratio, 3D digital noise filter, has all standard MD editing features, Auto Disc Recovery mode, can begin recording 6 seconds before "record" is pressed due to a continuous input buffer.

Links: Denon's page for this unit. Denon's PDF unit profile for this unit.

Specs: Digital Sampling Rate Converter (32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz), Frequency Response: 4 Hz - 20 kHz, Signal-to-noise ratio: 100 dB, Dynamic range: 94 dB, Sampling frequency: 44.1 kHz, Wow and flutter: immeasurable, Power supply: AC 230 V, 50 Hz, Power consumption: 16 W.

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Denon DMD-1800

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Denon DMD-1800High end MD deck
Intro: 9/1998 (? guess)

Availability:
in: optical x 2, coax, line. out: optical, line434x134x342mm, 9Kg

Features: Denon ALPHA processor (16 to 20 bit interpolation). Sampling rate converter. Random play, repeat play (single, all, A-B).

Links: Denon's English page for this unit.

Specs: 4Hz-20kHz, S/N: 110dB, Dynamic range: 100dB

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Denon DMD-1300

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Denon DMD-1300Home MD Deck
Intro: 9/1998 (? guess)
MSRP $799
Availability:
in: optical, line. out: optical, line, hdphn.17.1" x 4" x 11.22" (434 x 100 x 285, 8.8 lbs

Features: Sampling rate converter (always in effect, circumventing input jitter and time base problems). Sigma-Delta ADC with 64X oversampling. Divide, combine, move, erase (60ms positional accuracy), but no rehearse function. Program, repeat and random play modes.

Comments: German Stereo Magazine: First home recorder that has no Sony parts. Contains Sharp MD drive and Sharp single chip ATRAC/sample rate converter circuit equivalent to Sony's ATRAC 4. Sounds nearly as good as the Sony MDS-JA3ES but costs only about half as much.

Links: Denon's DMD-1300 news release. Denon's DMD-1300 product page. Denon brochure in PDF format. Brief Denon page for the unit An article from October '97 issue of What Hi*Fi? gives a comparison test of the Denon DMD-1300 and the Sony MDS-JE510. The German Stereo Magazine gives a review of Denon's DMD-1300. E-town has a mini-blurb for the Denon DMD1300.

Specs: S/N 105dB (playback), Dynamic range 96dB. 16W.

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Denon DMD-1000

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Denon DMD-1000Home MD deck
Intro: 6/1998 (? guess)
~US$650 in Denmark
Availability:
IN: line, digital: optical x 2, coax, OUT: line, optical

Features: 20bit delta-signal A/D converter. SLC D/A converter. Sampling rate converter. Synchro level recording auto-start. Stereo/Mono recording. Auto record-pause function. Includes IR remote.

User Manual: Denon DMD-1000 user operation manual.

Links: Denon page for the unit A good deal on the DMD-1000 is spotted at Overstock.com ($265).

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Denon DMD-1500

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Denon DMD-1500Home MD Deck
Intro: 10/1995 (? guess)
MSRP ¥85,000
Availability:
in: optical, coax, line. out: optical, line, hdphn.434 x 114 x 290 mm, 4.3Kg

Features: Atrac 3. Sampling rate converter. "SLC" pro-use digital technology. Katakana input. Divide, combine, move, erase (60ms positional accuracy). S/N 105dB (playback), Dynamic range 96dB. 16W.

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