Sony MDS-PC3

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Sony MDS-PC3PC-connectable MD deck
Intro: 10/2000
IN: 1/8" miniplug analog, TOSlink optical digital
OUT: 1/8" miniplug analog, TOSlink optical digital
152W x 52H x 255D mm, 1Kg

Features: ATRAC DSP Type R and ATRAC3 Audio Encoding, MDLP capable, uses the USB based PCLK-MN10 connection kit for PC to MD digital audio transfer and control, Sony Mega Storage CD Changer Control, Scale Factor Edit, Time Machine Recording. Driver CD supports both Windows 98 and Windows 2000.


Software Updates:

  • offers a driver update for Sony's MDS-PC3 M-Crew software, English version 1.01E (Windows 2000/ME compatible).
  • Sony's M-crew download site offers Windows Me and W2K versions of the control software (v1.3).
  • You can also download M-crew version 1.05e from Sony's website.
  • George Styles releases RIP MDS-PC3 (v0.2b), a free alternative to Sony's M-Crew software that offers improved MP3 file handling.


Specs: Sample Rate Converter 48/32kHz to 44.1kHz, 24-Bit Analog-to-Digital Converter.

User Manuals: MDS-PC3, PCLK-MN10/M-crew software courtesy Graham Macdougall

Service Manual: MDS-PC3

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