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The PMD-661 MKIII is a 2-channel handheld solid-state audio recorder. With its uncompromisingly high performance and rugged build quality, the PMD-661 MKIII gives news journalists, court/municipal reporters, public safety personnel, investigators and researchers a professional device that produces accurate, detailed in-field recordings. Plus, its file-encryption function offers the maximum security for sensitive information. It’s ideal for situations where no-compromise audio data capture is required, but bulky equipment and separate microphones are not possible or appropriate.

Marantzpro PMD-661MKIII - (2-channel handheld solid-state audio recorder)

    • Speech, Legal Hearings, Investigations
    • Onboard Stereo Mic, Built-In Speaker
    • External Omnidirectional Boundary Mic
    • 3.5mm, Dual XLR-1/4" & Digital Inputs
  • Portable Recorder

    Number of Tracks 2
    Max Sample Rate/Resolution 96 kHz / 24-Bit
    Microphone Built-In Condenser Stereo Pair, A/B Configuration
    Built-In Speaker Yes, 450 mW Stereo
    Display Monochrome OLED
    Memory Card Support SD (Up to 2 GB)
    SDHC (Up to 32 GB)
    Internal Storage None



    Audio File Formats BWF, MP3, WAV
    Sample Rates WAV:
    44.1 / 48 / 96 kHz 
    Bit Depth 16 / 24-Bit
    Bit Rates 32 to 320 kb/s
    Signal Processing Auto Gain, Low-Cut Filter, Speed Change
    Timecode No
    Recording Time WAV 44.1 kHz/16-Bit:
    1 Hr 34.5 Mins per GB (Stereo) 
    WAV 48 kHz/16-Bit:
    1 Hr 26.8 Mins per GB (Stereo) 
    WAV 96 kHz/16-Bit:
    43.5 Mins per GB (Stereo) 
    WAV 44.1 kHz/24-Bit:
    1 Hr 3 Mins per GB (Stereo) 
    WAV 48 kHz/24-Bit:
    57.9 Mins per GB (Stereo) 
    WAV 96 kHz/24-Bit:
    28.9 Mins per GB (Stereo) 



    Analog I/O 2 x Combo XLR-1/4" TRS Female Balanced Line/Mic Input (Lockable)
    1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Line Input
    2 x RCA Female Unbalanced Line Output
    1 x 1/4" TRS Female Unbalanced Headphone Output
    1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS Female Unbalanced Remote Input
    Digital I/O 1 x Digital RCA S/PDIF Input
    Phantom Power +48 V, Selectable On/Off (Applied to All Inputs)
    Phantom Power Current ≤10 mA
    Host Connection 1 x Mini-USB



    Frequency Response 20 Hz to 24 kHz ±1 dB 
    Headphone Output Power 16 mW into 32 Ohms
    Dynamic Range 85 dB 
    Impedance Mic Inputs:
    4.2 kOhms 
    Line Inputs:
    4.2 kOhms 
    1/8" / 3.5 mm Inputs:
    20 kOhms 
    Line Outputs:
    10 kOhms 
    SNR Mic Inputs:
    65 dBA 
    Line Inputs:
    85 dBA 
    THD Mic Inputs:
    Line Inputs:



    Power Options Batteries, AC/DC Power Adapter
    Battery Type 4 x AA (Not Included)
    Approximate Battery Life 7 Hours 
    AC/DC Power Adapter 5 VDC at 1.5 A, Center-Positive (Included)


    Packaging Info

    Package Weight 2.965 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.05 x 8.75 x 4"
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