Written on: 10/07/2003 by Rob.
This was the first portable MD recorder I purchased and I didn't quite realise how mediocre it was until it broke and I got a new player.
My MZR-55 broke after just over a year of me having it - 1 month outside the warrenty. After doing some research on the Net, I discovered that this was unnervingly common and quite a few people had similar "MZR-55 sudden death" incidents, despite treating the unit well.
Having forked out nearly £200 for it at the time and being told that to repair it... (read more)
Written on: 21/09/2002 by idnetuk.
This little minidisc recorder is so small it fits on the palm of your hand or neatly in your shirt pocket. The functioning of the Sony MD Walkman MZ-R55 is fairly straightforward for normal operation, but some of the more advanced features are somewhat confusing at first and take some getting used to. The unit runs of a single 'chewing gum' sized rechargeable battery call which gives about 3 hours of playing time on average, although there is an external battery holder which takes two... (read more)