Sony has released its latest Hi-MD portable player and recorder with studio quality recording. The MZ-RH1 can store music in linear PCM format which enables recorded music to retains its quality like the original. The MZ-RH1 supports other formats, such as MP3, ATRAC, ATRAC3 and ATRAC3plus. It will be available in Japan and Europe in April & May respectively. No news of the releasein the U.S.