Fostex FR-2LE

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Fostex FR2LE


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With a location recording pedigree which includes the original
portable timecode DAT machines (PD-2, PD-4), and more recently
the innovative PD-6 DVD-RAM recorder, it was only natural that Fostex
should develop the FR-2, the acclaimed professional
Compact Flash-based field recorder.
And now, it seems, Fostex have done it again with the launch of the new
FR-2LE - a compact audio recorder designed from the ground-up to meet the
needs of professionals in the field. For a start, the FR-2LE records to
CompactFlash in Broadcast WAV Format (BWF) at 24bit 96kHz quality.
It’s equipped with two professional phantom powered XLR microphone
inputs (XLR-phone combo) complete with precise control over the recording level.
It features a 1 take = 1 file recording system which eliminates overwrites and
the 2 second ‘pre-record’ buffer means there should never be a
missed take or lost soundbite.
There’s even an MP3 mode and built-in stereo microphones designed for interviews.
Feature rich and elegant in operation, the pedigree of the new FR-2LE looks assured.

In Detail

Recording on Type II CompactFlash™ card For operation confirmed media, click here
Light weight, yet tough with a highly rigid chassis.
FAT32 file system & BWF Stereo file format.
MP3 recording/playback.
Up to 24 bit 96kHz audio performance.
2 x professional phantom powered XLR mic inputs with precise
recording level adjustment control.
ALC (Off/On/Limiter) and HPF
(On/Off, 100Hz -12dB/Oct).
Built-in stereo microphones for quick memo recording.
USB 2.0 for high speed file transfer to PC.
2 second Pre Rec buffer.
1 take = 1 file system (eliminates overwrites).
Approx. 8 hours battery operation.
Wired remote controller with mic attachment belt.

INPUTS / OUTPUTS

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
Phones
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

  • - Fostex FR-2LE

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