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Fostex FR-2LE CF Field Recorder

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The Fostex FR-2LE is a two-channel field recorder that records BWF or MP3 files in stereo or mono to Type II CompactFlash or Microdrive cards. You ge...Click To Read More About This Product

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The Fostex FR-2LE is a two-channel field recorder that records BWF or MP3 files in stereo or mono to Type II CompactFlash or Microdrive cards. You get up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution and a two-second pre-record buffer to ensure full-take recording. "File per Take" system allows onboard scene and auto-take naming, or via external keyboard using the USB port. AA-size NiMH batteries let you work in the field for approximately 2 hours. The FR-2LE also features built-in phantom powering, editing functionality, and USB 2.0.

Recording on Type II CompactFlash card
Light weight and highly rigid chassis
FAT32 file system & BWF Stereo file format + MP3 recording/playback
High resolution recording of maximum 24-bit/96kHz
132 x 64 dot matrix LCD
USB 2.0 connector for high speed file transfer to PC
Pre Rec buffer for 2 seconds
1 take = 1 file system to eliminate overwriting
Auto Shut-off function when the input power becomes abnormally low to save data
2 x XLR mic inputs with phantom power to accept various professional microphones.
Mic Trim for accurate recording level adjustment
Buit-in Stereo microphones for quick memo recording
Auto File Closing: the recording file automatically closes every one minute to secure the up-to-then recorded data.
Convenient file naming mode: DATE or TAKE
Approx. 8 hours operation with off-the-shelf Tamiya RC3600HV, Ni-MH battery
Wired remote controller with microphone attachment belt
Also comes with 128MB CF card, AC adapter, dedicated shoulder belt and carrying pouch

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Recording Medium: Compact Flash Card
Recording Time: 1 GB capacity (16-bit ); @ 44.1: 94 min., @ 48: 86 min.; (24-bit ) @ 44.1: 62 min., @ 48: 115 min. @ 96: 28 min
File Format: BWF (Broadcast Wave Format), MP3 (MPEG Layer-3)
Sampling Frequency: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 /96 kHz
Quantization: 16-bit linear (44.1 / 48 kHz), 24bit linear (44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96)
MP3 192bps (stereo)
No. of Recording Track: 2 tracks
No. of Simultaneous Rec.: 2 tracks
Recording/Reproduction Frequency: 20 Hz - 20 kHz +-1dB (FS 44.1/48kHz), 20 Hz - 40 kHz +-2dB (FS 88.2/96kHz)
S/N (ADC-DAC, 24bit, 48kHz): Line (Input Gain: +4dBu) 100dB (typical), Mic (Input Gain: -60dBu) 87dB (typical)
Dynamic Range (ADC-DAC, 24bit, 48kHz): 100dB (typical)
T.H.D. (ADC-DAC, 24it, 48kHz): Line less than 0.005% (at 1kHz ” 1dB, typical), Mic (trim max) less than 0.008% (at 1kHz ” 1dB, typical)
Channel Separation: more than 90dB (at 1kHz 0dB) (24bit, -20BFS, 48kHz)
Reference Level: -12dBFS
Locate Memory: 99 Cue points per file
Battery Operation Time; Approx. 8 hours (Tamiya RC3600HV, Ni-MH battery), Approx. 4 hours (4 x AA Alkaline / Ni-MH battery)

Analog In (L/R)
Connector: XLR-Phone Combo Type

Line In
Connector: 6mm dia TS Phone Jack (unbalanced)
Input Impedance: more than 10k ohm
Reference Input: Level -10dBV
Maximum Input: Level +2dBV

Mic In
Connector: XLR-3-31 Type (balanced, 2-pin hot)
Input Impedance: more than 6k ohm
Reference Input: Level -50dBu to -10dBu
Maximum Input: Level +2dBu
Phantom: P48

Monitor Out L, R:
Connector: RCA Pin Jack (unbalanced)
Load Impedance: more than 10k ohm
Reference Output Level: -10dBV

Connector: Stereo Mini Phone Jack
Load Impedance: more than 32 ohm
Maximum Output Level: 15 + 15mW (32 ohm)
USB 2.0 (for PC)
Connector: Series "B" Receptacle
Built-in Speaker
Maximum Output: 300mW

Dimensions (H x W x D): 3.01 in x 9.84 in. x 8.66 in., 77 x 250 x 220 mm
Weight Approx.: 0.8kgs (w/o battery)
Power Requirement: DC12V; AA (Alkaline, NiCd, NiMH) x 4; Tamiya-type (7.2V) battery; AD-12A Adaptor (supplied)
Power Consumption: 4W
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