Portable Digital Recorders

0 Views ·Posted 04/03/2022
Jake Estes takes a quick look at the Tascam Portacapture X8 High-Resolution Multi-Track Handheld Recorder, featuring a large touchscreen, 32-bit float resolution to avoid clipping, and tailored modes for music, field, podcast, ASMR, and other voice-recording applications.  What are some of the feature you appreciate about this handheld recorder? List them in the Comments section, below. 
by Sam Mallery and Nicholas Messitte ·Posted 05/26/2015
Nowadays, many people are using portable digital recorders like the Zoom H4n, Zoom H6, or Tascam DR-40X to record the audio during video shoots with DSLR/mirrorless cameras. Now you need some real-world advice about using this
by BH Online Videos ·Posted 10/26/2017
The new iZotope Spire Studio is the perfect piece of technology for tracking and recording music or musical ideas while on the go. This mini studio features an omnidirectional mic, a soundcheck feature for adjusting gain, built-in effects, and an easy-to-use mobile app for additional options.
by BH Online Videos ·Posted 03/09/2018
In the following video, “AB” demonstrates the Zoom F1 Field Recorder, and how it can be a useful addition to any professional sound engineers inventory. This video explores the functions, controls, and features of the Zoom F1, including the inputs and outputs, signal flow, and peripherals including the SGH-6 shotgun mic module and the LMF-1 omnidirectional lavalier
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 02/27/2018
The moment I saw the Zoom F1 Field Recorder, I knew that it was something I would be adding to my everyday bag. Over the years, I have been on set and worked with many audio recorders, from fully featured multi-track recorders like the Sound Devices MixPre-6 to tiny handheld options like the Zoom H1n though, for most shoots, I’ve stuck with something right in the middle—a Zoom H4n. Unfortunately, when I’m paring down my kit to a simple run-
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted 01/08/2018
Roland, a company as famous as it is ubiquitous in the world of audio, has a new product out just in time for CES 2018. Called the R-07, it's a handheld recording device designed for on-the-go use and, as such, is perfect for musicians, journalists, podcasters, students, or indeed, anyone looking for a portable solution for recording high-quality audio. The R-07 gives you multiple recording modes, including dual-recording for
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 10/16/2017
Sound Devices has been a long-respected name in the world of professional portable mixers and recorders. Extending its MixPre line is the latest and largest of the group, the MixPre-10T, a 10-input, 12-track recorder. Its feature set is designed to appeal to location recordists, production mixers, musicians, or anyone seeking a blend of high-resolution audio, versatile functionality, and modern convenience in a compact and sturdy package.
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted 05/18/2017
Astell&Kern is pleased to announce a new flagship portable high-resolution player, and we here at B&H are equally proud to carry it. Called the A&ultima SP1000, this high-end, high-resolution music player boasts an Octa-core CPU for a quick user experience. No slow booting time here: The only spinning wheel you’ll be seeing is the one they put on the side of the new 5" HD display—a chicly retro multifunction wheel for upping the volume and more. The unit’s exterior is sleek, solid, fashioned of
by BH Online Videos ·Posted 01/03/2017
In this video, Rob Rives demonstrates the Lectrosonics PDR, a portable digital recorder designed for capturing high-quality digital audio that can synchronize with timecode. Recording at industry-standard 24-bit/48 kHz audio in WAV (BWF) format, the PDR is particularly useful in situations when using a wireless microphone is impractical, such as when distance to a wireless receiver is too far. The PDR stores its recordings on
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted 10/31/2016
If you’re looking for something to capture high-quality digital recordings on the go, then the Marantz Professional PMD561 Portable Audio Recorder might just be the item for you. Its dual combination XLR/TRS inputs allow you to record in mono or stereo,
by BH Online Videos ·Posted 11/09/2016
In the following video, Rob Rives demonstrates the Zoom F4 Field Recorder, and how it can be a useful addition to any professional sound engineer’s inventory. This video explores the functions, controls, and features of the Zoom F4, including the inputs and outputs, signal flow, and peripherals, including the EXH-6 module for adding an additional set of inputs. We showcase the super-low-noise preamps, which offer 75 dB of gain and are
by BH Online Videos ·Posted 06/20/2016
Join B&H’s own Robert Rives, as he discusses new features of the H4n Pro Handy Recorder from Zoom, including its stereo microphone, built-in preamps, and onboard effects processing. In this video, Rives engages the talents of colleague Nick Messitte to test-drive the Zoom H4n on acoustic and electric guitars. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other
by Andrew Eisele ·Posted 12/24/2015
In both the pro audio and video worlds, Zoom is one of the most trusted names for feature-packed portable field recorders. Now, the company introduces custom-tailored protective cases to go along with some of their most popular products, the H4n, the H5 and the H6 recorders. The PCH-4n,
by BH Online Videos ·Posted 10/29/2015
In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, discusses the Zoom F8 Professional Multi-Track Field Recorder for Filmmaking and Sound Design.  Using both an Audio-Technica AT899 Condenser Lavalier Microphone, as well as a Schoeps CMC6 MK41 microphone mounted on an
by Justin Dise ·Posted 10/28/2015
Building on the success of its Odyssey line of portable monitor/recorders, Convergent Design turns things up a notch with the introduction of Apollo, a portable HD multi-camera recorder and live switcher. Apollo is able to record up to four HD video signals simultaneously, along with a fifth