The PMD660 is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, but it has features that make more expensive, full-sized field recorders green with envy. It can run for hours on just four AA batteries. It records on Compact Flash media cards which you can find in any discount store, and will store more than 36 hours of mono on a single card. If audio quality is your key requirement, you get over an hour of pristine, uncompressed, 16-bit .wav files. Editing can be achieved right there in the field using either of two editing modes, or you can use your favorite audio editing application by transferring files to your PC-the PMD660 even has its own USB port. XLR inputs, phantom power, built-in mics and more-it's all there in the PMD660.
• Smallest PMD yet-fits in your hand • Records uncompressed 16-bit PCM .wav files at 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz • Records mono .mp3 files at 64 kbps • Records stereo .mp3 files at 128 kbps • Uses inexpensive, widely available Compact Flash media (CF) • 1 GB CF card can hold over 1 hour of uncompressed stereo • 1 GB 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 +48v phantom power • Two built-in condenser mics for easy, true stereo recordings • Stereo line I/O • Solid State Design • No moving parts-no maintenance • "Copy Segment" cut-and-paste editing to a new sound file • 99 "Virtual Tracks" for immediate playback access of important audio segments • Built-in USB port for easy file transfer • Optional wired remote control with peak indicator