One of the main advantages of MD is its editing
capabilities. You can remove the commercials from a
radio broadcast, reorder songs into the order you want,
remove songs, combine songs, and even remove part of
This unit offers the following editing operations.
(Please note that track numbers are updated
automatically when you perform a ERASE, MOVE,
COMBINE or DIVIDE operation.)
¶ ERASE (P.17~P.19)
Lets you erase a track, the entire disc, or part of a
track. You can also erase the title of a disc, or the
titles of tracks on a disc.
¶ MOVE (P.19)
Lets you move a track to a different track number.
¶ COMBINE (P.20)
Lets you combine two adjacent tracks.
¶ DIVIDE (P.20)
Lets you split a single track into two different
¶ TOC WRITE (P.21)
Lets you write TOC information to the disc so that
changes are saved.
¶ FRA CHECK (P.21)
Lets you recover disc space that may have been lost
after multiple edit operations.
¶ UNDO (P.21)
Lets you undo the previous edit operation if you
make a mistake (you cannot, however, undo the
Notes on editing
• To cancel an edit
Press CANCEL (or &).
• Before editing
Make sure that the MD is not protected against erasure. If
the MD is protected, you cannot edit the MD. Slide the tab
to close the slot on the side of the MD.
• After editing
Update the TOC information by pressing ) EJECT or
using TOC WRITE function.
NATURAL SOUND MINIDISC RECORDER MDX–596
The ability to erase sound without having to re-record is
a convenient function of MD. You can erase the entire
disc, a single track, or just part of a track.
This operation lets you erase all audio and title
(character) data to create a blank MD. Please note that
once erased, this data can be recovered using the UNDO
Press & to set this unit to stop mode.
Press EDIT repeatedly to display "Disc
Erase?", then press ENTER.
"Disc Erase OK?" appears in the display.
Press ENTER again.
When all audio, name and title data has been erased
"Complete" appears momentarily.
S/F REPEAT A–B
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