Posts Tagged ‘ portable audio recorders ’

Zoom Intros H2N Handy Recorder

Jul 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

Samson has introduced the Zoom H2N portable audio recorder, an updated version of the H2, which has proven to be popular with podcasters because of its combination of features and compact size. The Zoom H2N offers improved mics, Auto-Gain, a compressor/limiter, time stamping, new volume control, better battery life and more. The H2N is expected […]

Olympus Debuts LS-7 Digital Recorder

Jan 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

At the 2011 NAMM Show: Olympus has unveiled its compact new LS-7 “pocket” linear PCM audio recording device. At just 4.4 inches and weighing 3 ounces, the LS-7 fits is about the size of a candy bar, and fits into a pocket, but can record uncompressed 24 bit/96kHz linear PCM audio in WAV, MP3 and […]

Roland Ships New Handheld Recorder

Jun 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

Roland has begun shipping the R-05 WAV/MP3 Recorder that PodcastingNews first wrote about in March. The handheld compact digital recorder makes uncompressed stereo recordings directly to SD cards with up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution. The R-05 records directly with the built-in stereo microphone, or can accomodate an externally connected microphone. A windscreen and tripod mount are […]

Which Portable Audio Recorder Will Run The Longest On Battery Power?

Nov 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

If you do location recording, you probably use a battery-powered portable audio recorder. WingFieldAudio did a battery life comparison test on the recorders that they sell, and found that there was a huge range in how long the recorders could work. Here are their top 10: 10 Top Long-Lasting Battery-Powered Portable Audio Recorders Sony PCM-M10 […]

Samson Releases Portable 16-Track Digital Recorder

Jun 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

Audio gear maker Samson today released its latest digital recorder, the Zoom R16. The recorder offers 16-track playback and simultaneous recording of up to eight tracks, using Secure Digital (SD) memory. Samson representatives are promoting the Zoom R16 as “three production tools in one device“: a multi-track recorder, an audio interface and a control surface. […]

Tascam Portable Audio Recorder Now Does 96kHz/24-bit Recording

Apr 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

Musikmesse 2009:TASCAM has announced an update for their DR-100 Portable Recorder that supports high-resolution 96kHz/24-bit recording. The free software update, version 1.10, is being quality tested and will be available for download from the TASCAM website at the end of April. The DR-100 now supports sampling rates from 44.1k to 96kHz, 24-bit or 16-bit WAV […]

The Zoom H4n Digital Recorder

Feb 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, General, Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

Zoom has introduced the next generation in its handheld audio recorder line, the H4n. Zoom’s H4n features built-in X/Y stereo condenser mics that allow variable recording patterns at either 90° or 120°. Other new features include digitally controlled high-quality mic preamps and the ability to use internal and external mics simultaneously, for 4-channel recording. The […]

NAMM: A Look At TASCAM’s DR-1 And DR-07 Digital Recorders

Jan 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Mobile Podcasting, Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware, Video

Podcasting News has been covering new digital media product launches at the NAMM Show for several years. This year, though, we’ve invited veteran podcaster and new media strategist Ron Ploof to give us his impressions of the show. Ron takes a look at TASCAM’s two handheld digital audio recorders, the full-featured DR-1 (retail $299) and […]

Alesis ProTrack Turns Your iPod Into A Professional Audio Recorder

Jan 15th, 2009 | By | Category: General

Audio equipment manufacturer Alesis has announced that its new ProTrack Mobile Recording Kit is now shipping. The handheld ProTrack recorder turns the user’s iPod into a stereo digital recorder, using the new Alesis AM2 Stereo Microphone Set. Users can record stereo audio using the ProTrack’s onboard dual condenser microphones, which are fixed in XY-stereo configuration […]

Samson Announces Enhanced Zoom H2 Recorder

Jan 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

Samson Technologies, the US distributor of the Zoom recorder, and audio software developer Immersive Media Research (IMR) today announced what they are calling “the missing link” for owners of Zoom’s H2 Handy Recorder. The Vortex Zoom Encoder has a streamlined program for sharing audio recordings, for both Mac OS X and Windows operating systems, and […]