Re: Equipment, Remote Recording tips and more ...

Subject: Re: Equipment, Remote Recording tips and more ...
From: Dennis Bathory-Kitsz (
Date: Mon Aug 15 2005 - 10:35:14 EDT

At 10:02 AM 8/15/05 -0400, Betsey Biggs wrote:
>On Aug 14, 2005, at 9:33 AM, Dennis Bathory-Kitsz wrote:
>> From what I understand, the format of the files on the R1 cards isn't
>> standard and requires transfer from the recorder. You cannot put the
>> flash
>> cards in a standard reader and dump wav files.
>Um, sorry, but that's incorrect. I'm sitting in front of one now. By
>connecting it via USB it shows up as a hard drive, similar to any CF
>card reader.

That's not what I'm asking. I never want to connect the R1 for transfer. I
want to pull the CF card and transfer its contents directly.

Here's the scenario:
1. Begin recording a concert on the R1.
2. Record until CF card #1 fills up.
3. Swap card #1 for card #2 & keep recording.
4. Plug card #1 into an image tank.
5. Dump card #1 contents and erase the card.
6. In the meantime, continue recording until card #2 fills up.
7. Swap out card #2 for the erased card #1 & keep recording.
8. Repeat from step #2.

As I read the R1 documentation, the files on the CF card are not standard
files and will be useless if dumped to an image tank from the *card itself*
(not from the R1). Either that, or the manual is badly written.


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