Marantz PMD661Mk3

Handheld Solid State Recorder With File Encryption

The Marantz PMD661Mk3 is a handheld solid state audio recorder, able to record upto 2 channels. The PMD661’s high performance and rugged build make it the ideal audio recording solution for news journalists, court/municipal reporters, public safety personnel, investigators and researchers, being compact and easy to use.

The PMD661Mk3 offers a feature set which includes high quality stereo condenser microphone array for “point and shoot” operation, switchable balanced mic/XLR line inputs, as well as unbalanced line outputs on RCA connectors and a secondary unbalanced line input on 3.5mm mini jack connector.

Application include (but not limited to) broadcast, electronic news gathering/journalism, law enforcement, DSLR video, sound effects capture, municipal and court recording, government and surveillance, musicians, dictation for law, medical, education, and meeting recording.

Key Features:

  • Built-in studio grade stereo condenser microphone array
  • Password-protected file encryption
  • WAV recording at 44.1/48/96kHz, 16/24-bit
  • MP3 recording at six selectable recording bit rates from 31 to 320 kbps
  • Record directly to stable and reliable SD/SDHC flash media
  • (2) Balanced XLR Mic inputs with +48V phantom power
  • Dictation Functions including Pitch control and Skip back
  • Card check compatibility feature
  • Passcode protection for the device
  • Linear style Retake record function
  • Large OLED (organic LED) Display
  • Built-in playback speaker and headphone jack
  • Runs on AC power or 4 x AA Batteries
  • Up to 6 hours of continuous recording time from a set of batteries

Specifications:

  •  Media
    • Storage: SD/SDHC (SDHC max. size 64GB)
  • Recording Formats
    • WAV: 16/24 bit linear PCM
    • MP3: MPEG1 Laer III Compression
    • Recording MP3 Bit Rate (Stereo): 320/256/192/128/64 kbps
    • Recording MP3 Bit Rate (Mono): 96/64/32 kbps
    • Sample rate: 44.1/48/96 kHz
    • Number of channels: 2 (stereo), 1 (mono)
  • Audio System
    • Frequency response: 20 – 20kHz (±1dB)
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio 65 dB (Mic); 85 dB (Line); IEC-A-weighted
    • THD (@ 0 VU) 0.08% (Mic); 0.02% (Line)
    • Dynamic range: 85dB
  • Inputs
    • Microphone (XLR) Sensitivity: 1.2 mVrms / 4.2kΩ
    • Line (1/4” / 6.35 mm) Sensitivity: 0 dbu / 4.2kΩ
    • Line 2 (1/8” / 3.5 mm) Sensitivity: 500 mVrms / 20kΩ
  • Outputs
    • LINE: (2) RCA L/R @ 2.0V/10kΩ
    • Headphone: 1⁄4” stereo jack @ 16mW/32Ω
    • Speaker (internal): 450mW/8Ω
  • Environmental Conditions
    • Operational temperature: 0 -40°C (32 – 104°F)
    • Operational humidity: 25 – 85% (no condensation)
    • Storage temperature: -20 – 60°C (-4 – 140°F)
  • Power
    • Power Consumption, Recording & Playback: 4.2W(DC)
    • Battery life (alkaline): 6 hours (typical)
    • Phantom power: 48V, 10mA
    • Batteries: 4 x AA type alkaline dry cells or 4 x AA type Ni-MH
      rechargeable batteries
    • Backup battery: Lithium battery for real-time clock
  • Dimensions
    • Dimensions: (HWD) 1.4 x 3.7 x 6.5” (36 x 93 x 165mm)
    • Weight (without batteries): 12.5 oz. (352g)