24-bit, 96 kHz PCM capable "Virtual Third Head" for confidence monitoring Read-after-write capability Records uncompressed 16 and 24 bit PCM .wav files Two XLR mic connections with +48v phantom power RCA line I/O Built-in monitor speaker Optional RC600 wired remote control
Marantz PMD671 Portable Solid State Recorder Marantz has raised the bar, exponentially. The PMD671 can record 24-bit, 96 kHz audio for the highest sound quality available in the field or even in the studio. The ability to read-after-write offers completely new levels of functionality never before available in a field recorder. Even the mic preamps have been dramatically improved. Then add programmable presets, and changing formats on the fly is as easy as pressing a button. Serious professionals need serious tools. If your application requires uncompromising audio, unflinching reliability, and unprecedented functionality, you owe it to yourself to take a very serious look at the PMD671.
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Unparalleled 24/96 Audio Recording PCM audio at 24-bit resolution and 96 kHz sampling frequency is the absolute state of the art for digital audio applications. It offers 256 times the amplitude resolution, and more than twice the frequency resolution of compact discs. New microphone preamps have even been designed to take advantage of this quantum leap in fidelity. RAW (VTH-Virtual Third Head) Professional analog recorders had a dedicated "third head" to monitor recorded signals after they were printed to tape. It was called, "confidence monitoring", because it allowed engineers to be 100% confident about what they had recorded as it was happening. The PMD671 is unique in offering the 21st century version of this same functionality, by playing back the recorded data simultaneously, rather than simply monitoring the input source. Time Shift (Time-Shift Playback) The same technology that allows the virtual third head also allows time-shift playback capability. This means that as you continue to record an event, you can back up and listen to various parts, and then return to listening to the event in real-time. Court reporting and technical investigation may never be the same. Professional I/O Let's face it: plugging professional-grade microphones into an 1/8" jack is asking for trouble. The PMD671 offers two balanced XLR mic inputs with +48v phantom power, and all new audiophile quality microphone preamps. Caught in a pinch? The PMD671 includes a condenser mic built right in. Of course, RCA stereo line I/O's and digital I/O's are also provided. Long Battery Life Tired of lugging around six extra D-Cells just so you can interrupt your recording to change batteries half-way through an event? The PMD671 will run for four to six hours on regular alkaline AA batteries. Also available as optional accessories, the rechargeable NiCd battery (RB1100) will power the PMD671 for 4-5 hours while the NiMH battery (RB1651) will power the unit for 6-7 hours. And both batteries can be charged in the unit eliminating the need for carrying bulky battery chargers into the field. Long Record Times No more flipping tapes! A single 1 GB flash card can hold up to 70 hours of uninterrupted audio (monaural .mp3 at 32 kbps). For music recording, the same size card can hold more than 17 hours highquality compressed stereo (.mp3 at 128 kbps). Solid State Technology By storing audio data on Compact Flash (CF) media cards, all of the mechanical hassles of tape recorders are gone forever-as are the costs of servicing and maintaining them. Solid State Technology makes the PMD671 less vulnerable to bumps, vibrations, and sonic deterioration over the long haul. Not only that, but CF storage allows you to choose from several recording formats, and makes file transfers to computers a snap. USB 2.0 and file transfer In the end, you'll probably want to transfer your audio to a PC for editing, and then burn it to CD for broadcast, evidence, documentation, or just for convenient playback. The PMD671's USB 2.0 port allows you to directly connect to a computer for blazing fast transfers. Alternatively, you can remove the CF card and use any standard CF card reader. Optional Wired Remote It would be great if every recording situation had a field engineer running everything behind the scenes. Unfortunately, all too often it's just you, wishing you had more hands. The RC600 wired remote control enables you to start and pause recording, and to mark new track-starts on the fly. It even has a peak meter right on the remote, so you can keep an eye on your recording, without taking your eye off the ball.
Digital Audio System System Solid State Recorder Usable Media CF memory/Microdrive cards Recording and media methods .mp2 MPEG1 Layer II compression .mp3 MPEG1 Layer III compression .mp3 MPEG2 Layer III compression* *for all half sample rates. PCM 16/24 bit linear PCM Recording bit rate (selectable) MP2 mono 192, 128, 96, 64, 48, 32 kbps MP2 stereo 384, 256,192,128, 96, 64 kbps MP3 mono 160, 128, 80, 64, 40, 32, 24, 16 kbps MP3 stereo 320, 256, 160,128, 80, 64, 40, 32 kbps Sampling frequency Analog 24bit PCM 96, 88.2, 48, 44.1 kHz 16bit PCM 48, 44.1, 32, 24,22.05, 16, 12, 11.025, 8 khz MP2 48, 44.1, 32 kHz MP3 48, 44.1, 32 , 24, 22.05, 16 kHz Digital 96, 88.2, 48, 44.1 kHz Number of channels 2 (stereo), 1 (mono) Frequency response 44kHz (-0.5dB, fs=96kHz) Signal-to-Noise Ratio IEC-A weighted LINE 92 dB MIC 65 dB Total Harmonic Distortion at 0 VU (PCM) LINE 0.01% MIC 0.03% Dynamic Range 94dB Inputs MIC IN L/R Type XLR (1:GND, 2:HOT, 3:COLD) Input Sensitivity (MIC) 1.2 mVrms/3 kohms LINE IN L/R Type RCA jack Input Sensitivity 300 mVrms/22 kohms DIGITAL IN Type RCA jack Input impedance 75 ohms Standard input level 0.5 Vp-p Sampling frequency 96, 88.2, 48, 44.1 kHz Format SPDIF (IEC 958 TypeII) Outputs LINE OUT L/R Type RCA jack Standard level 2 Vrms max./2 kohms DIGITAL OUT Type RCA jack Output impedance 75 ohms Standard output level 0.5 Vp-p Sampling frequency 96, 88.2, 48, 44.1 kHz Format SPDIF (IEC-958 Type II) General Headphone Output power 20 mW/32 ohms Speaker Output power 70 mW/4 ohms Phantom power +48V/7mA Power consumption Recording/Playback 6 W Charging 12 W max Standby (battery driven) 2.9 mW Battery life (Alkaline) 6 hours (typical) Dimensions Width 10.4" (264 mm) Height 2.0" (55 mm) Depth 7.3" (185 mm) Weight 2 lbs. 14 oz. (1.3 kg)