We mentioned the Panasonic SV-SD870N music player earlier, which had the option of direct recording with compatible players – like the newly-launched SC-PM870SD and SC-PM670SD D-Dock home audio systems.
Not much difference between the two, just a different colour of uninspiring design as far as I can see. Other than that, the systems let you record CDs, MDs (remember them?) and audio cassettes directly onto SD cards or portable player, with a LAN port to retrieve track information from Gracenote.
There’s also a 1 Bit DAC D/A converter for CD and room for loading five silver discs at a time. Japan only right now, where it goes on sale from April 18th.
Panasonic (via I4U)
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