Yamaha MD-4

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All, MD-8, 4, 4S

Yamaha MD-4MiniDisc Multitrack Recorder
Intro: 1
MSRP ¥99800, Street ¥90000
in: Line/mic X 4 (1/4" phone), L/R stereo sub in X 2 (RCA), AUX Stereo Return x 2 (RCA). out: Direct track out X 4 (RCA), Stereo out x 2 (RCA), Monitor out x 2 (RCA), Aux Send x 1 (1/4" phone).376 x 72.3 x 364mm 4.8kg


  • Records up to 4 tracks simultaneously on MD-Data disks. Can play and record normal MD audio disks in 2 track (stereo) mode.
  • 11.6 ms positioning accuracy.
  • Pitch control +/- 6%.
  • Has pots on each channel for gain, high, mid, low band eq, aux, and 2 buttons for group assign, a pan pot, a line-mic push button and level slider from 1 to 10.
  • Can bounce 4 tracks down to 1 or 2. Signal degradation from ping pong: "almost nothing"
  • Prior to mixdown, "Song Copy" function allows entire song to be copied digitally (bypassing ATRAC codec) to another section on the disc as a "backup".
(Thanks to Ted Matsumura for help.)



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