Sharp QT-MPA5 / A10 Digital Boombox

The new memory audio system “music carry” from Sharp Corporation allows to transfer music from a PC so you can enjoy your favorite music any where. The flash-memory boombox QT-MPA5 with 512 MB memory and QT-MPA10 with 1GB memory features built in digital AM/FM tuner, embedded memory, sleep timer and USB 2.0 to transfer songs from a PC. They decode MP3 and protected-WMA files downloaded from authorized Web sites, but not authorized WMA subscription downloads. With stereo mini- input and head phone output the boombox measures 410×177×122mm (width x depth x height) and weighs 2.1Kg. They will be available in multiple colors, all running on six AA batteries or household current.

They unit has an output of 2W×2ch. The QT-MPA5 is due in May, the QT-MPA10 in June for approximately 25,000 Yen and 33,000 Yen approximately.