Features: Non-MDLP. Full I/O USB interface for the real-time transfer of audio to/from laptop editing systems (for both Macintosh and Windows systems). Clear display with accurate metering and margin indicator, Automatic gain control, One touch record, Key hold and record level lock, 6 second pre-record buffer, Powered by standard AA alkaline batteries or rechargeable NiMh batteries (battery/caddy and ac adaptor are not included) Designed in consultation with leading sound recordists and ENG professionals for use in demanding field recording applications
Rugged, dependable professional MD drive- not a consumer mechanism.
Flexible powering options-NiMh rechargeable batteries, 12-15V DC and AC mains power
Advanced ATRAC 4.5 recording algorithm and 40 second memory buffer deliver high quality, glitch-free recordings.
First and only MD portable to feature a USB (Universal Serial Bus) interface for transferring audio to and from Windows-based PCs and Mac computers.
Comprehensive connectivity-high quality balanced XLR mic inputs with switchable 48V phantom power, limiters and bass roll-off, analogue line outputs, coaxial and optical digital I/Os, parallel remote control.
Large illuminated LCD display with wide viewing angle.
6 second pre-recorded buffer.
Intuitive menu system with 5 User Set-Ups.
Built-in SRC with digital sync recording
Conveniently located on the side of the PORTADISC, a comprehensive range of connectivity includes balanced XLR Mic/Line inputs, unbalanced RCA/photo line outputs, and both coaxial and optical SPDIF digital I/Os. Mic inputs feature switchable Attenuation (0dB, -15dB, -30dB), Bass Roll-off (Off, 75Hz, 150Hz), Limiter (On, Off, Ganged, Automatic Gain Control) and 48V phantom power. Individual settings can be stored as part of PORTADISC's 5 User Set-Ups. Also located on the side panel are the parallel remote control and headphone sockets. The following headphone monitor modes can be selected and stored in the User Set-Up's: Streo Mono-Left, Mono-Right, Both.
Unique to the PORTADISC is a USB (Universal Serial Bus) Interface enabling the transfer of files to and from Windows-based PCs and Mac computers. Complementing the basic Divide/Combine/Move editing possible on the PORTADISC itself, suitably equipped jornalists and sound recordists can now record and edit finished programmes and news pieces in the field and transfer them via e-mail or ISDN, or write them to CD, etc.