SONY NET MD WALKMAN MZ S1 DRIVERS

Some of the last models, such as the D-SJ15 portable CD player, had even lost most of the yellow, all that remained was yellow trim on otherwise black casework. Rather then having lots of small buttons the main controls were combined onto a small and cleverly designed joystick that could be operated with one thumb while the machine was being carried. In fact, the hardware does more than its own share, and both Sony and Sharp have devised some pretty clever devices. In general I would only recommend the MZ-S1 to folks for whom a rugged player is a necessity. This is an important characteristic, as MD portables have thin skin for the most part. However, for now it is not a practical alternative to MP3. Sony has gone hog wild and released a whole slew of portables on us.

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And who knows, perhaps some day the system will be streamlined into a viable alternative to other digital audio formats. This is an important characteristic, as MD portables have thin skin for the most part. What further separates the MZ-S1 is its illogical name: S2 retained the essential characteristics of Sports, in that the models were rugged and splash resistant.

Sony Net MD MZ-S1 Personal MiniDisc Player

Granted, it wallkman have been sony net md walkman mz s1 impossible for it to live up to the pre-launch hype. The outer door opened twice, but playback wasn’t interrupted and the player survived unscathed. It’s clunky, slow, overprotective of content to the point of infringing on users’ rightsand the software is an insatiable resource hog. Firstly, it’s the only Sport model, which basically means that splashes and jostling won’t hurt it.

However, for now it is not a practical alternative to MP3. Rather then having lots of small buttons the main controls were combined onto a small and cleverly designed joystick that could be operated with one thumb while the machine was being carried.

Sony MZ-S1 Review

I think NetMD has been a bust. This certainly looked fresh and modern but it was not as trend-setting as the Sports series, whose yellow finish was widely imitated.

Some of the last walkamn, such as the D-SJ15 portable CD player, had even lost most of the yellow, all that remained was yellow trim on otherwise black casework. For this toughness you sacrifice too many features, as well as a remote control, so if you’re not living an “extreme” lifestyle, then steer clear of this one. Thanks to Scott Phelps for providing the model shown on this page.

MD Community Page: Sony MZ-S1

Even by beloved Sharp is fragile as an egg. In fact, the hardware does more than its own share, and both Sony and Sharp have devised some pretty clever sony net md walkman mz s1. This time the signature colour was white with dark grey trim and orange accents and details. I didn’t get it wet siny the walkjan, but I did drop it from four feet a few times for fun. Sony has gone hog wild and released a whole slew of portables on us.

Oddly though for sony net md walkman mz s1 model intended to complement active lifestyles there was no provision for remote control, preventing the owner from tucking the machine safely away in a pocket or bag.

In general I would only recommend the MZ-S1 to folks for whom a rugged player is a necessity. All the S2 products were well made, well thought out pieces of work but the combination of high prices and the fickle nature of modern youth meant that the range had a short life and found little in the way of commercial success which was a great shame.

Most of the problems come from NetMD suite, not the hardware.

Beneath its well finished and partially die-cast outer, The MZ-S1 was fairly conventional by the standards of the day. Founded in with the WM-F5the Sports range had been in decline for some years. Another quirk is that Sony hasn’t standardized the NetMD name.

The only addition is a small corner extension that houses a USB port.