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Memory Stick® Media Compatibility Information for Sony® Digital Voice Recorders

Applicable Products and Categories of This Article

Important Information:

  • This "Compatibility Chart" only provides compatibility testing results for the Memory Stick media applications listed in each product's instruction manual with Memory Stick media types listed below.
  • This chart does not guarantee support for all Memory Stick media types' performance nor compatibility among Memory Stick media compliant products.
  • Memory Stick media transmission speed varies by, and depends on, host hardware devices' features and circumstances of use.
  • Attach a dedicated adapter to use Memory Stick Duo™ media in a slot for standard size media.
  • The Memory Stick media capacity indicated on the packaging will differ from actual usable capacity. A portion of the memory is used for data management file functions. Refer to the back of the packaging for the minimum guaranteed capacity. Click here to view the Memory Stick media user capacity chart.
  • Models listed in this color are discontinued.
  • This compatibility chart and specifications are subject to change without notice.


Remarks:

*1 = Data over 123MB cannot be recorded in a single session.
*2 = Memory Stick media with 128MBX2 capacity is not compatible with this product type.
*3 = For Memory Stick Duo media ONLY. Standard Memory Stick media cannot be used.
*4 = A dedicated adapter (MSAC-M2) must be attached to use Memory Stick Duo™ or MagicGate Memory Stick Duo media.
*5 = The MSAC-MMD adapter must be attached to use Memory Stick Micro™ media in a slot for Duo size Memory Stick Pro media.
*6 = Memory Stick Media with 128MB/128MBX2 capacity are not recommended for use with this model because it may affect the access speed of the product for recording and playback.
*7 = If you press the DIVIDE button while recording, the sound may not record.
*8 = The transmission speed may not be faster when using the Memory Stick Pro (High Speed / Mark 2) and Memory Stick Pro-HG.
*9 = The file system incorporated in the Memory Stick limits the capacity of a file to be recorded or played back to less than 4GB.
*10 = There may be a breif delay in audio recording while the pre-recording buffer is activated.
*11 = This product is made by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.



Memory Stick® and Memory Stick PRO™ compatibility information

Legend:

X = No compatibility
O = Only data that does not require copyright protection can be recorded/played back.
— = Not guaranteed

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Model Types Memory Stick® Memory Stick PRO™ Memory Stick PRO™ Memory Stick PRO™
Mark 2*8
 
Standard Size 32MB / 64MB / 128MB / 128MBX2*1 256MB / 512MB / 1GB 256MB / 512MB / 1GB / 2GB          
Duo Size 32MB / 64MB / 128MB 256MB / 512MB 256MB / 512MB / 1GB / 2GB 4GB 8GB*9 1GB / 2GB 4GB / 8GB*9 / 16GB*9 32GB*9
Models
ICD-AX412 X X X X X X X X
ICD-BM1 O*2*4*6 X X X X X X X
ICD-MS1 O*4*6 X X X X X X X
ICD-MS500 O*4 X X X X X X X
ICD-MS515 O*4 X X X X X X X
ICD-MS525 O*4 X X X X X X X
ICD-PX312 X X X X X X X X
ICD-SX712 X X X X X X X X
ICD-MX20 O*3 O*3 O*3 X X O*7 X X
PCM-D1 X X X X X X X X
PCM-D50 X X X X X 0*10 0*10
PCM-M10 X X X X X X X X

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High Speed Memory Stick PRO™, Memory Stick PRO-HG™, PSP™ Memory Stick™, and Memory Sitck Micro™ compatibility information

Legend:

X = No compatibility
O = Only data that does not require copyright protection can be recorded/played back.
— = Not guaranteed

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Model Types High Speed*8 Memory Stick PRO™ Memory Stick PRO-HG™*8 Memory Stick PRO-HG™ Duo HX*8 PSP™ Memory Stick™ Memory Stick Micro™(M2)
 
Standard Size 256MB / 512MB / 1GB / 2GB 4GB                
Duo Size 256MB / 512MB / 1GB / 2GB   1GB / 2GB 4GB 4GB / 8GB / 16GB 32GB 32MB*11 1GB*11 256MB / 512MB / 1GB 2GB / 4GB / 8GB / 16GB
Models
ICD-AX412 X X X X X X X X O
ICD-BM1 X X X X X X O*4 X X X
ICD-MS1 X X X X X X O*4 X X X
ICD-MS500 X X X X X X O*4 X X X
ICD-MS515 X X X X X X O*4 X X X
ICD-MS525 X X X X X X O*4 X X X
ICD-PX312 X X X X X X X X O
ICD-SX712 X X X X X X X X O
ICD-MX20 O*3 X O X X X O O X X
PCM-D1 O*4 O*4 O*4 O*4 X X X X X X
PCM-D50 O*3 X O O O*10 X X X X
PCM-M10 X X X X X X X X O O