Way off topic here...

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Herkalees, Nov 30, 2002.

  1. Herkalees

    Herkalees Guest

    This question is to all of you who own a mini-disc anything. I'm considering purchasing a portable mini-disc player/recorder for my MP3's on the go...

    The only piece of information I desire before I make my decision is this: How many megabytes can a mini-disc hold. All I seem to find is how many "hours" can be played etc...

    I want to know if I am gaining a good amount more storage space than your typical 64mb or 128mb "stick" based players.

    Is a mini-disc 200mb? 400mb? Why isn't this information revealed on Sony's website?

    Thankyou for your replies.
     
  2. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    From what I can find they start at 120MB and some go up to 140MB or 160MB.
     
  3. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    they are about 160mb but there is a massive compression software built into the burning process too so it helps a lot
     
  4. Herkalees

    Herkalees Guest

    Kool so far, now this question... I encode all of my MP3's at 128k. Assuming average length songs (where I know I can get about 140 on a CD), what can I expect on a mini-disc? Roughly 30 - 50 songs?

    Ideally, is there anyone out there who does what I am talking about? How many MP3's can you fit on your mini-disk, and at what bit-rate?

    Thankyou again, please keep the replies flowing!
     
  5. Octopus

    Octopus Moderator

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  6. Herkalees

    Herkalees Guest

    Discount at work, mostly sony gear... Thanks for the advice though.
     
  7. Iceman

    Iceman Moderator

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    Try to find one that does mp3Pro get twice as much songs on as regular MP3, if they make them yet, don't know.

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  8. MdSalih

    MdSalih The Boss

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    you can get just about 321mb with full compression.. but really crappy sound quality :/

    MdSalih
     
  9. Herkalees

    Herkalees Guest

    Thankyou MdSalih, that info helps. I think I've got enough information now to make my decision, but any further info is welcome.

    Thankyou all.