Access: 200ms full stroke seek (5X any other MD player), avg. 100ms track
start, using new high speed sled gear system (vs. lead screw).
of external mechanical shock during recording, laser power is quickly cut to
protect already recorded material.
control: +/- 9.9% in .1% steps
Autolocate feature finds specific points on tape (sic) quickly and accurately.
buffer memory which stores the first frames of up to 20 tracks to provide
frame by frame (1/86th sec) searching and editing (during manual positioning a
"jog length" of audio is played repeatedly, the jog length can be set from 12
to 32 frames (139-371ms) in 1 frame (11.6ms)units)
button returns to start of recording, or other memorized location
memorize two points and delete between them, or insert something between them.
1 to 100X
highspeed playback with shuttle dial
function allows you to "undo" an erase or record operation (erasures less than
12 seconds are sometimes not restorable). restore function can also be used to
recover a disc where the power failed in mid recording, in this case it
becomes possible to play back the disc up to the failure point.
can be set/cleared during recording.
skips to start of actual sound (based upon settable level) and goes into pause
ready goes into pause mode at beginning of next track.
modes: repeat, single, single+repeat, a-b, a-b+repeat, program, program+repeat.
MD-801 units can be linked together via the parallel connector to provide
extended playback or recording. Final machine can be linked back to first to
provide continuous recording or playback.
serial remote a personal computer can control the main machine (jog and well
as some editing functions) and display and enter titles. remote disc eject
editing functions also available on MD-801P.
be ejected without writing the TOC, restoring them to their "pre edited"
state. Play only discs can also be "edited" while in the machine, but edits
cannot be saved.
Accumulated/remaining time display selectable for track or entire disc.
date & time stamp info from disc, but does not record it on disc.
playback, 85dB record.
MD-801RmkII: S/N > 102dB playback, > 96dB record.