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


Subject: Re: Equipment, Remote Recording tips and more ...
From: Dennis Bathory-Kitsz (bathory@maltedmedia.com)
Date: Mon Aug 15 2005 - 20:19:10 EDT


At 06:33 PM 8/15/05 -0400, Betsey Biggs wrote:
>Roland (Edirol) IS known for their badly written and confusing
>documentation, but the bottom line is that CF cards work on the R1 just
>the same as they do on digital cameras or the Marantz.

Good news. It narrows the gap of interest for me. But then...

>For me the noisy preamp problems of
>the Marantz were a no-go

...as I think I mentioned yesterday, the Oade Brothers modded version of
the Marantz looks great. They have audio samples of the changes as well on
their website...
   http://www.oade.com/digital_recorders/hard_disc_recorders/PMD-660MODS.html

...but the 'advanced concert mod' removes the line input and built-in mics.
Sigh. Compromises all. :( As you say...

>Someday the perfect $500 machine will be made,
>but for me right now the R1 is the best compromise.

Many thanks!

Dennis



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