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Click here to buy Fostex Fostex FR2LE Mobile Recording Kit by Fostex.

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List Price: $1281.88
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At on December 01, 2010.

Get great recordings anywhere the music happens.

This Fostex recording equipment kit includes the FR-2LE CF Field Recorder for superb recording quality anywhere you need it, a versatile 993 Condenser Microphones Stereo Pair, ATH-M20 Closed-Back Headphones with accurate and uncolored sound, two Lo-Z Microphone Cables, and a GSMIX Utility and Mixer Bag.

FR-2LE CF Field Recorder
The Fostex FR-2LE is a two-channel field recorder that records BWF (broadcast wave format - an extension of the WAV format) or MP3 files in stereo or mono to Type II CompactFlash or Microdrive cards. You get up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution and a two-second pre-record buffer to ensure full-take recording. "File per Take" system allows onboard scene and auto-take naming, or via external keyboard using the USB port. AA-size NiMH batteries let you work in the field for approximately 2 hours. The FR-2LE also features built-in phantom powering, editing functionality, and USB 2.0.

993 Condenser Microphones Stereo Pair
The MXL 993 Condenser Mics Stereo Pair incudes the latest in quality instrument microphones. Using transformerless FET circuitry and gold diaphragm capsule design, The 993 delivers the dynamic range required in the most demanding instrument microphone applications. It has a silky, open sound with a wide dynamic range essential for accurate, instrument recording. With a 20Hz-20kHz frequency range, 10dB switchable attenuation, selectable -10dB low-frequency roll-off, and large brass enclosure, the MXL 993 is perfect for guitar and overhead drum miking. Includes deluxe carrying case and mounting clips.

ATH-M20 Closed-Back Headphones
Audio-Technica ATH-M20 Closed-Back Headphones feature 40mm drivers with neodymium magnets and copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils for exceptional clarity, rich bass, and extended high-frequency response. The circumaural, closed-back design ensures superior isolation. Lightweight with an adjustable cushioned headband for maximum comfort. 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo connector and snap-on 1/4" (6.3 mm) adapter. 10' coiled cable with left-side entry.

Two Lo-Z Microphone Cables
Durable. Flexible. Black. These audio cables feature a male XLR plug on one end, a female on the other.

GSMIX Utility and Mixer Bag
The versatile Gig Skinz Utility & Mixer bag is constructed with a high-density foam body and a semi-hard lining to protect your gear from impacts. It features a water-resistant fabric cover, a removable padded nylon shoulder strap and industrial-strength hardware. Additionally, the GSMIX bag includes a broad array of additional storage with compartments for headphones, microphones, a snap-on cell phone holder and an easily accessible pocket that will hold up to 17".

Fostex Fostex FR2LE Mobile Recording Kit Features:

  • FR-2LE CF Field Recorder Features
  • Recording on Type II CompactFlash card
  • Lightweight and highly rigid chassis
  • FAT32 file system & BWF Stereo file format + MP3 recording/playback
  • High-resolution recording of maximum 24-bit/96kHz
  • 132 x 64 dot matrix LCD
  • USB 2.0 connector for high-speed file transfer to PC
  • Pre Rec buffer for 2 seconds
  • 1 take = 1 file system to eliminate overwriting
  • Auto Shut-off function when the input power becomes abnormally low to save data
  • 2 x XLR mic inputs with phantom power to accept various professional microphones.
  • Mic Trim for accurate recording level adjustment
  • Buit-in stereo microphones for quick memo recording
  • Auto File Closing: the recording file automatically closes every one minute to secure the up-to-then recorded data
  • Convenient file naming mode: DATE or TAKE
  • Approx. 8 hours operation with off-the-shelf Tamiya RC3600HV, Ni-MH battery
  • Wired remote controller with microphone attachment belt
  • Also comes with 128MB CF card, AC adapter, dedicated shoulder belt and carrying pouch

    993 Condenser Microphones Stereo Pair Features
  • ET circuitry
  • Gold diaphragm capsule design
  • Silky, open instrument reproduction
  • 20Hz-20kHz frequency range
  • 10dB switchable attenuation
  • Selectable -10dB low-frequency roll-off
  • Large brass enclosure
  • Perfect for guitar and overhead drum miking
  • Includes deluxe carrying case and mounting clip

    ATH-M20 Closed-Back Headphones Features
  • 40mm drivers with neodymium magnets
  • Copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils
  • Exceptional clarity, rich bass, and extended high-frequency response
  • Circumaural, closed-back design ensures superior isolation
  • Lightweight with an adjustable cushioned headband

    GSMIX Utility and Mixer Bag Features
  • High-tech water-resistant carbon fiber style fabric
  • High density foam body w/structured semi-hard lining that maintains shape and protects gear from impact
  • Plush fur lined interior and pockets for added cushioning and protection
  • Heavy duty grip-dimple bottom lining
  • Molded, high-tech, lockable rubber zipper pulls and handles
  • Removable, adjustable hefty-grade nylon shoulder strap w/comfortable shoulder pad
  • Industrial grade thick tooth zippers
  • Adjustable, molded Velcro gear divider for storage flexibility
  • Nylon & Velcro gear strap to hold equipment in place
  • Quick access, oversized utility/headphone storage pocket with quick grab netting compartment for small accessories
  • Quick access computer storage pocket accommodates laptops up to 17"
  • Microphone pocket w/ID storage
  • Snap-on/snap-off cell phone holder

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Fostex Fostex FR2LE Mobile Recording Kit Specifications:

  • FR-2LE CF Field Recorder Specs

  • Recording Medium: Compact Flash Card
  • Recording Time: 1 GB capacity (16-bit ); @ 44.1: 94 min., @ 48: 86 min.; (24-bit ) @ 44.1: 62 min., @ 48: 115 min. @ 96: 28 min
  • File Format: BWF (Broadcast Wave Format), MP3 (MPEG Layer-3)
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 /96 kHz
  • Quantization: 16-bit linear (44.1 / 48 kHz), 24bit linear (44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96)
  • MP3 192bps (stereo)
  • No. of Recording Track: 2 tracks
  • No. of Simultaneous Rec.: 2 tracks
  • Recording/Reproduction Frequency: 20 Hz - 20 kHz +-1dB (FS 44.1/48kHz), 20 Hz - 40 kHz +-2dB (FS 88.2/96kHz)
  • S/N (ADC-DAC, 24bit, 48kHz): Line (Input Gain: +4dBu) 100dB (typical), Mic (Input Gain: -60dBu) 87dB (typical)
  • Dynamic Range (ADC-DAC, 24bit, 48kHz): 100dB (typical)
  • T.H.D. (ADC-DAC, 24it, 48kHz): Line less than 0.005% (at 1kHz — 1dB, typical), Mic (trim max) less than 0.008% (at 1kHz — 1dB, typical)
  • Channel Separation: more than 90dB (at 1kHz 0dB) (24bit, -20BFS, 48kHz)
  • Reference Level: -12dBFS
  • Locate Memory: 99 Cue points per file
  • Battery Operation Time; Approx. 8 hours (Tamiya RC3600HV, Ni-MH battery), Approx. 4 hours (4 x AA Alkaline / Ni-MH battery)

  • 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

  • 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

  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 3.01 in x 9.84 in. x 8.66 in., 77 x 250 x 220 mm
  • Weight Approx.: 0.8kgs (w/o battery)
  • Power Requirement: DC12V; AA (Alkaline, NiCd, NiMH) x 4; Tamiya-type (7.2V) battery; AD-12A Adaptor (supplied)
  • Power Consumption: 4W

    ATH-M20 Closed-Back Headphones Specs
  • Operation Closed-back
  • Impedance 40 ohms
  • Maximum Input Power 1,200mW at 1kHz
  • Weight (less cable) 7.1 oz. (230 g)
  • Frequency Response 30-20,000Hz
  • Sensitivity (1mW) 98dB

    GSMIX Utility and Mixer Bag Specs
  • Internal Dimensions:
  • Small: 12.25" x 3.25" x 11.5"
  • Medium: 14.25" x 4.5" x 12.5"
  • Large: 17.5" x 5.5" x 16.75"

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