Recording Devices

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Marantz PMD660 Recorder
  • Smallest PMD yet -it fits in your hand!
  • Records uncompressed 16-bit PCM WAV files at 44.1kHz or 48kHz.
  • Records mono .mp3 files at 64 kbps Records stereo .mp3 files at 128 kbps
  • Uses inexpensive, widely available CompactFlash media 1GB CF card can hold over 1 hour of uncompressed stereo 1GB CF card can hold over 17 hours (stereo) or 36 hours (mono) .mp3
  • Operates for four hours on four AA batteries
  • Two XLR mic connections with 48-volt phantom power
  • Two built-in condenser mics for easy, true stereo recordings
  • Stereo line
  • I/O Solid-state design
  • No moving parts - no maintenance!
  • Built-in USB port for easy file transfer
Tascam DR-70D Linear Audio Recorder
  • Designed for use with video and DSLR cameras and can be screwed to the bottom of a DSLR camera with jacks and controls that stay out of the way 
  • Simplified interface with controls on hardware switches and knobs instead of menus, for quick adjustment during a take
  • Dual record function captures a safety track to have a backup in case of distortion
  • Tascam's HDDA microphone preamps which are designed for low noise, low distortion, and full-bandwidth
  • BWAV format capture for NLE compatibility
  • Limiter and high-pass filter prevent wind or mic bumps from overdriving the recording
  • Microphone level camera output allows you to record the same audio to the camera for easy synchronization in your editor
  • Records to SD/SDHC/SDXC media
  • Individual headphone and camera outputs allows you to monitor recording with headphones while sending another output to the camera
  • Slate function records a tone for precise synchronization between DR-70D and camera audio in post
  • 4-track recording records from four XLR microphone inputs
  • Built-in omnidirectional microphones allow you to record without packing mics
  • Runs on 4 AA batteries