|Sony MZ-E33||Portable MD player|
|MSRP ¥31,000 |
Init mo. prod. 50,000 units
|OUT: headphone||80 x 17.3 x 92mm, 113g (155g w/disc and NH-MDAA cell)|
Features: Main function buttons on reverse side. 10 second shock memory. Non-backlit stick remote. Battery compartment accepts gumpack orAA cell. Included rechargeable cell: NH-MDAA (NiMH in AA form factor). Available in [silver-toned] gold, blue and black. Headphones for US model are MDR-A34 (folding, over-the-head style).
Parts: MD-Mechanism Type: MT-MZE55-150, Optical Pick-up Type: ODX-1A/1B
Links: Sony's Japanese announcement and photos of the MZ-R55, MZ-E55 and MZ-E33 portables. A Sony announcement stating that the MZ-E33 player and the MZ-R37 recorder will be released in the US in February. MiniDiscussion has collected user reviews for this unit. Sony's MD Bundle 6 (MDS-JE330 + MZ-E33) has a $50 rebate (pages 1 and 2). (Todd Lynch points out Sony Bundle 6 coverage at Crutchfield.) Calum Tsang's well rounded review of the unit.
User Manual: MZ-E33
Service Manual: MZ-E33