Does the Yamaha MD4 accept a normal MD (Mini Disc)? A normal Mini Disc can be played back, but cannot be recorded on by the MD4. If you insert a normal Mini Disc in a Yamaha MD4, the MD4 will not enter recording mode. (Only...
The MD4 handles data compressed to about one-fifth of its size and length of time. In addition, random access capability will locate the playback point immediately for recording. Therefore, the Yamaha MD4 has enough room to record and play back data at the same point in the same channel.
The Yamaha MD4 can play back a normal Mini Disc, though the MD4 is an MD data format recorder, which, from the copyright point of view, may confuse customers. We decided not to implement digital outs this time.
Only one type: 140MB. 40. Where can we buy discs? Since it is currently difficult to obtain discs, Yamaha will purchase SONY MD data discs to supply to the MD4 dealers. 41. Why is an MD Data Disc more expensive than an MD Audio Disc? Due to the relationship between demand and supply, the number of MD Data discs in the market is still small.