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Sony to spotlight PCM-D1 portable digital stereo recorder

South Dakota Public Broadcasting has selected Media 100’s 844/X editing system for the creation of on-air opens, promotions, and network image spots.

Sony's new PCM-D1 portable recorder is designed to produce digital stereo recordings that are completely faithful to the original master.

The PCM-D1 can be used for high-quality recording in an array of applications, including live sound recording and for journalists in the field.

Features include:

  • A built-in condenser microphones in an X - Y configuration with low self-noise, high sensitivity and nearly 30kHz frequency response.
  • .WAV recording file format capability.
  • Analog level meters with LED peak overload indicators.
  • LCD display with comprehensive recorder status indication and menu selection.
  • Four AA nickel metal hydride rechargeable batteries.
  • Signal processing functions, including SBM, limiter and 200Hz high pass filter.
  • Weighs 18.5oz with batteries.

The new recorder is lightweight, free of all drive mechanisms, equipped with sensitive, built-in condenser microphones, and designed with circuits that process stereo sound with virtually no extraneous noise.

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