The PMD661 from Marantz is a professional-quality stereo field audio recorder that packs a wealth of recording, playback, and editing features into a compact and ergonomic package. The recorder uses hi...
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The PMD661 from Marantz is a professional-quality stereo field audio recorder that packs a wealth of recording, playback, and editing features into a compact and ergonomic package. The recorder uses high-quality internal preamps to record pristine sound to SD or SDHC flash memory cards. You can use the on-board microphones or the dual XLR inputs to connect external mics. The jacks will supply +48V phantom power, allowing you to use condenser microphones. You can also use the S/PDIF digital or 3.5mm mini line input to connect other audio sources. Audio files can be recorded as WAV or MP3 at rates up to 24-bit/96kHz. On the output side, you can choose to review your material from the on-board stereo speakers or the 1/4" headphone jack with its own volume control. You can also use the stereo RCA line outputs to connect to a mixer or speakers. A USB 2.0 port allows you to connect to a computer to transfer your files for editing and sharing. The PMD661 provides an intuitive interface with easy-to-use controls and a bright, clear OLED screen. A 10-segment LED meter makes it easy to monitor audio levels at a glance. Designed for a life of mobility, the PMD661 is constructed from durable ABS plastic, and can operate for up to 5 hours on 4 standard AA batteries. Compact and Rugged Constructed from ABS plastic with a metal faceplate, the PMD661 is built for a life of professional use High-Quality Recording Record stereo or mono WAV or MP3 files at rates up to 24-bit/96kHz Stable Media Record your audio to reliable, widely-available SD or SDHC flash memory cards Input Options You can record audio via the built-in microphones, as well as the dual mic/line XLR inputs. The XLR jacks provide +48V phantom power for use with condenser mics. S/PDIF digital and 3.5mm mini line inputs are also provided Output Options You can monitor recordings via the built-in stereo speakers or the 1/4" headphone jack. You can also use the stereo RCA line outputs to connect to a mixer or speakers Long Battery Life The recorder uses 4 standard AA batteries, and can run for up to 5 hours Intuitive Interface The easy-to-use controls, bright OLED screen, and 10-segment LED level meter make the PMD661 a joy to use On-Board Editing Built-in Copy Segment and File Divide functions provide editing options in the field Computer Integration The USB 2.0 port lets you easily transfer audio to a computer, while the included PMD Mark Editor software lets you edit your files