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8-track CompactFlash Recorder with 160GB Internal SATA Drive, FireWire, USB, Word Clock, and Time Code Generator
Item ID: 788T

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Sound Devices 788T
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Versatile, Compact, and Powerful Field Recorder!

The Sound Devices 788T is a portable 8-track audio recorder with time code - ideal when you need extensive, fully-featured I/O and superb, professional sound. Each of the 788T's eight mic/line inputs provide peak limiters, highpass filters, and 48v phantom power for condensers. What's more, the 788T's extensive routing flexibility lets you route each input to mixed tracks or to isolated tracks. Record to its internal 160GB drive, CompactFlash, or an external hard drive or DVD-RAM via FireWire or even USB simultaneously. For flexible, high track-count field recording, look to the Sound Devices 788T.

Sound Devices 788T at a Glance:
  • Versatile I/O for your field recording needs
  • Record to a variety of media simultaneously
  • Doubles as a high-speed mass storage device
  • Fully-featured with time code and USB keyboard abilities
Versatile I/O for your field recording needs

The Sound Devices 788T was designed to meet - and even exceed - all of your needs when you're out in the field recording. Boasting eight inputs, each can accept either microphone or line-level signals, provide 48V phantom power for condenser microphones, offer peak limiters for your mic inputs, and fully adjustable highpass filters. Plus, you can use the 788T's routing flexibility to record your tracks as best suits your situation - either route each input to mixed tracks, or to its own isolated track.

Record to a variety of media simultaneously

The 788T has three options for recording media: internal 160GB SATA hard drive, CompactFlash media with UDMA support, or an external FireWire hard drive or DVD-DAM (with bus powering). Any or all of these options can be used simultaneously for the ultimate in flexibility.

Doubles as a high-speed mass storage device

When connected to a Mac OS or Windows computer with high-speed USB or FireWire 400/800, the 788T conveniently acts as a high-speed mass storage device with an impressive 160GB hard drive.

Fully-featured with time code and USB keyboard abilities

Not only was the Sound Devices 788T designed to be the ultimate in portability and convenience for field recording, but it was also designed to handle the most professional chores with class. The 788T can be clocked from external word clock or from video sync. It also has a high-accuracy time code reader/generator onboard. A handy auto-record feature lets you chase external rec-run video sources, when used alongside film. Plus, while a bright LCD display, and large-print buttons make the 788T easy to use, you can even hook up a USB keyboard to the 788T to enter data, or control the unit via keyboard shortcuts.

Sound Devices 788T Features:
  • Eight recording tracks
  • Eight mic/line inputs, each controlled with front panel, pop-out gain controls
  • Each input has solo headphone monitoring, 48 V phantom, limiter, polarity reverse, highpass, and selectable delay
  • 8 x 2 mix assignment
  • Backlit LCD display viewable in any environment
  • 8 x 13-segment Peak/VU meters with arm LED
  • Word clock in and out with tri-level video sync support
  • Time code generator supports all data rates; holds time code for four hours with no power sources attached
  • Internal 160 GB, 2.5-inch SATA hard drive
  • CompactFlash slot with UDMA support
  • Powered by removable Li-ion rechargeable batteries
  • External DC power input operates unit and charges Li-ion battery
  • Back panel multi-pin connector for one-cable connection to digital mixing board (AES input/output, power, switch closure in/out)
  • FireWire 400/800 and USB 2.0 for ultra-fast connection of CF and HDD to computer
  • USB keyboard input for control
  • Aluminum & stainless-steel chassis for exceptional durability and light weight
The Sound Devices 788T is a powerful and professional audio recorder!

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Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number 788T

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See also: Multitrack Recorders, Sound Devices, Sound Devices Digital Multitrack Recorders, Sound Devices Portable Recorders