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Old July 14th, 2005, 06:43 PM   #16
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oh well, i forgot to include that ... it should be handy and portable. :) coz after the wedding i have to get it back as fast as i can since i only have 1 assistant to do the job or else, we'll be left behind the church and miss the reception shoot...that's where the foods are :) thanks keith
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Old July 14th, 2005, 06:55 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Leonardo Silva Jr.
Well thanks, i thought this unit does record in different tracks and i can mix it in post...thanks again. any unit like that, that i can record different track like, voice, guitar, piano, so i can minimize levels of each instrument?
There are a number but not for $300 <grin> If you have a current laptop you could get a firewire based multitrack audio interface and record direct to hard drive. OR you go first class with something like the 10 track Deva V .. for a mere 14 kilobucks. Edirol and Fostex have some true multitracks between 1 and 2k, Sound Devices has the 744 4 track for about 8k. and have large selections of reasonablly priced options to investigate.

You might want to think about the audio interface and laptop option I mentioned. I'm researching the same purchase decisions and that's looking like a very cost effective way to go.
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Old July 15th, 2005, 05:16 AM   #18
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Leonardo- what I meant by "not overly portable", is the fact that you need a wall recepticle to power it. Other than that, yes, it is rather small, about the size of a book. If you should lose power while recording, you will lose all unsaved audio. I used mine for several shoots, and only had trouble one time... when the bands equipment kept tripping the circuit breakers, causing the power to go out.
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