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Minidisc to PC

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by carl-anton, Apr 30, 2003.

  1. I record rehearsals onto my Sony MZ-N707 minidisc recorder, and have been wondering if there's a way to get the music into the PC without using a analog cable. The OpenMG Jukebox or Realplayer let's you transfer mp3 to the MD, but Sony's copy protection prevents you from transfering the songs from the minidisc into the PC. Is there a way around this? It would be so much easier...

  2. Phil Smith

    Phil Smith Mr Sumisu 2 U

    May 30, 2000
    Peoples Republic of Brooklyn
    Creator of: iGigBook for Android/iOS
    I'm not familiar with this unit, but I use a home minidisc deck that has an optical out. I use that to record to a Nomad Jukebox 3 from the deck. These days I'm recording more with the Nomad because it can record to MP3 or WAV format and I can transfer to my PC using a Firewire connection and then edit with CoolEdit.

    Try www.minidisc.org
  3. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts

    The NetMD USB connection is for downloading only. It simply doesn't support uploading.

    Use the analog cable, it works great. An MD is more like a tape deck than a data device anyway.