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Small digital recorder

Discussion in 'Recording' started by tripnek, Apr 12, 2005.

  1. tripnek

    tripnek Active Member

    I've never dealt with portable recorders so I could use some advice. All I need is 1-2 channels with built in mic pre's and a monitor out put. It has to be able to record 1-2 hours of audio at a time. It doesn’t need to be high quality just clean. I just want to record the pasture doing his sermon at church.
     
  2. o2x

    o2x Active Member

    How small is small?
     
  3. tripnek

    tripnek Active Member

    I need one, or preferably two channels to record at one time. I also need the storage medium to hold a minimum of 1 1/2 hours of audio. Physical size is not really an issue.
     
  4. killersoundz

    killersoundz Guest

    http://www.musiciansfriend.com/srs7/g=rec/search/detail/base_pid/240239/

    That sounds perfect for you. Get a big flash card.
     
  5. o2x

    o2x Active Member

    yup, one of those would be good with a decent mic: Maybe Beyer MCE 530 so as not to break the bank.
     
  6. tripnek

    tripnek Active Member

    How big can you buy the cards?

    I found this one but there was no info on it on the Fostex website. I would assume it is the same as the one you mentioned only with a hard drive, but I hate to assume anything. Do any of you have any info on it?



    http://www.zzounds.com/item--FOSMR8HD
     
  7. o2x

    o2x Active Member

    Yup pretty much the same animal, but HD not Flash Memory. Cards come in up to 1Gb. But a big card will cost about $100 so maybe the extra for the HD portastudio would be a good investment.

    Same quality - same with regard to everything except storage medium.

    Go for it!!

    All your other options would be a darn sight more.
     
  8. Crane

    Crane Guest

    You also should look into the Sony Hi-MD. Go to http://www.minidisc.org for all the info you will need.
     

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