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philippeb last won the day on December 21 2014

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    Sennheiser HD-555 Sennheiser PXC-250
  • Minidisc units
    Sony MDS-W1 MDS-JA333ES MDS-JA20ES MZ-DH10P MZ-RH1 MZ-B10 MZ-N910 MZ-E35 MXD-D3 MDS-JB930 MDS-JB920 MDS-SD1 MDS-JE780 DCM-M1 HHb MDP500 Yamaha MD4S
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    Sony ECM-929LT Sennheiser MD-46
  1. The HHB will transfer all legacy md tracks via usb audio, and the computer files created by Audacity (or other recording software) will not be copy-protected.
  2. No. The W1 will not help (hacked or not). The HHB is your friend. Trust us, follow the procedure we gave you, and you will not regret your purchase. You will get the best computer copies of your legacy recordings.
  3. Connect the usb port (on the right side of the portadisc) to a usb port of the computer with a USB audio cable. On the computer, use the audio software of your choice (I use Audacity), select USB Audio as audio input device. On the portadisc, start playing. On the computer, start recording or record pause, and set the correct recording level. When the fecording level is correctly set on computer, stop the portadisc. Start recording for good on the computer, star playing on the portadisc. Digital transfer is made in real time. At the end of the transfer, stop recording on the computer, and save your recording, possibly converting it to the format of your choice, as proposed by the software.
  4. 1. Yes, the Portadisc will read any minidisc recorded in MONO or SP by your MDS-302. 2. The MDS-302 can only record in MONO, or SP, that stands for STEREO, in this case. 3. Recording via USB does not require SonicStage, but any free software like Audacity. 4. Yes, Audacity (or any equivalent software) will export the recordings to WAV.
  5. PhillipC and Pierre

    Yes, I bought Pierre's W1 I contacted him by email, at the address that you made public.
  6. PhillipC and Pierre

    I bought a deck from Pierre - machine has arrived in perfect condition. We also had a nice conversation on the advantages of mono vs stereo. PS I let you guess what deck model I chose
  7. Sony MDS-JB930 for sale

    Deck has arrived in time, very well packaged. Looks like new, and operates perfectly. I am delighted with this deal. Thank you Peter.
  8. Sony MDS-JB930 for sale

    PM sent.
  9. Problems when editing on a MDS JE-330

    Yes, and yes. The MDS-W1 is even more versatile than this. You can do lossless copies of all, or selected, tracks from disc to disc. In other words, you can create a "mix-tape" disc, with various tracks selected from different source discs. The resulting "mix-tape" disc will contain the same defragmented data as if it had been recorded directly and sequentially. And lossless copy is performed at 4x speed. The MDS-W1 has many other unique features. You can copy from disc B to disc A. You can also chain disc A and disc B while recording, or playing, effectively doubling the maximum recording time, with optional 10mn overlap between the discs. the MDS-W1 also has a convenient and versatile builtin timer, that controls recording on boths decks. Believe me, this machine is a must have for editing minidiscs. PS Morei em São Paulo de 1983 a 1986
  10. Problems when editing on a MDS JE-330

    I am sorry but PhilippeC's idea will _not_ solve your problem. What causes the problem is data fragmentation on disc, created by repeated editing. Whether the TOC is flushed to disk or not will not change the resulting data layout. This is why a dual disc deck, MDS-W1 or Denon MD Replicator, is required. These machines defragment data during the lossless copy from disc A to disc B. Data is written sequentially on disc B, without holes, as if newly recorded and never edited.
  11. Problems when editing on a MDS JE-330

    This is a terrible limitation indeed. I have opted for sfbp's option 3, and yes, the Sony MDS-W1 fixes the problem. As does the Denon DN-045R.
  12. People who still use old gadgets? The BBC explores the issue

    I am Alsatian in Summer Feel free to send me a PM if you want my personal details. (Looks like I cannot PM you, BTW)
  13. People who still use old gadgets? The BBC explores the issue

    I live in Toulouse.
  14. People who still use old gadgets? The BBC explores the issue

    An old gadget I am still using: my Loewe Opta Venus Stereo radio receiver, built in Germany in 1959 ! And I have also connected the sound output of my satellite radio decoder to the AUX input of the Venus, to listen to Radio France Internationale, that is not available in FM in continental France, outside of Paris. Here is a link presenting the Venus Stereo (in Italian): http://www.tubesound.it/Loewe_Venus_4781w_Stereo.htm Enjoy!
  15. Sony MXD-D3 CDplayer-Minidisc worth buying?

    I fully agree. I could not have expressed it better. The MXD-D3 is a wonderful unit for ATRAC 4.5 lovers.