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24-bit/96kHz Portable PCM Recorder with 2-position Stereo Microphones, 4GB of Internal Flash Memory, Aluminum Housing, USB Port, Pitch Control, Limiter, Low-cut Filter, A-B Repeat, and MP3 Playback
Item ID: PCMD50

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A High-quality Handheld Recorder with Great Features!

The Sony PCM-D50 portable PCM recorder lets you make high-quality stereo digital recordings anywhere. This compact unit certainly doesn't skimp on the good stuff, including 24-bit/96kHz quality audio, a Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo slot, MP3 playback, and dual digital limiter.The PCM-D50 also includes a USB port for easy uploading and downloading of WAV files. Two built-in electret condenser microphones can be adusted for XY or wide-stereo recording with the versatile, compact Sony PCM-D50.

Sony PCM-D50 Portable PCM Recorder a a Glance:
  • Built-in Electret Condenser Microphones
  • Superior Audio Signal Path
  • Simple Uploading to Computer
  • Versatile Recording Functions
Built-in Electret Condenser Microphones

The PCM-D50's electret condenser microphones have exceptional high sound quality and offer a selection of two operating positions, X-Y and Wide Stereo. X-Y covers a wide sound range with good depth, perspective and a natural sounding stereo image; or alternatively, a wde stereo position offering a wider spread stereo image.

Superior Audio Signal Path

The PCM-D50 is designed with four separate circuit boards to separate analog audio, digital audio, digital recording and power supply circuits. Separate circuit boards for each function helps minimize noise.

Simple Uploading to Computer

The PCM-D50 conforms to the USB 2.0 Mass Storage Class Device standard and this recorder's native recording file format is WAV. This means recordings can be rapidly uploaded to a computer and used in conjunction with most common audio production software.

Versatile Recording Functions

The PCM-D50 offers comprehensive signal processing features for location recording including a unique dual digital limiter function (inherited from the PCM-D1 recorder), a highpass filter with selectable frequencies (150Hz or 75Hz) and SBM (Super Bit Mapping) noise shaping. In addition, the PCM-D50 includes a 5-second pre-record buffer with an A-B repeat playback function.

Sony PCM-D50 PCM Recorder Features:
  • Portable and rugged 96kHz and 24-bit recorder
  • LCD digital peak bargraph metering - along with dedicated nominal and peak level LEDs
  • Offers solid-state storage - free of drive mechanisms
  • Built-in high quality electret condenser stereo microphones
  • Dual A/D digital limiter and low cut filter
  • MP3 playback and digital pitch control
  • Supplied accessories: Sound Forge audio studio LE software CD-ROM, AC power adapter (6V) model AC-ES608K, USB cable, 4 x Alkaline batteries (AA size)
The Sony PCM-D50 is a versatile, high-quality, and affordable portable recording solution!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number PCM-D50

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