Marantz 660 and 670 have been reported by users to have noisy preamps, which
may, or may not, have been improved in the 671.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marie Azile O'Connell" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: February 24, 2006 2:53 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] And now for something completely different...
> Hi Richard and all
> This is for field recordings/oral histories using Marantz PMD 660's. We
> wanting to purchase bigger cards, 2 or 4 Gig, so the operator doesn't feel
> pressured into getting back to the Center after just one interview. They
> record in wav format. http://www.zzounds.com/item--MARPMD660
> Thanks for the replies thus far.
> Quoting "Richard L. Hess" <[log in to unmask]>:
>> At 01:02 PM 2/23/2006, Marie O'Connell wrote:
>> >I have been asked by my boss if there is a 'preferred' Flash Memory Card
>> >digital recordings. Any tips would be great. Thanks in advance.
>> Hi, Marie,
>> Well, this is a new field for us in audio land, but it is
>> well-discussed in digital photography arenas.
>> Digital photography is no more immune to rumour and innuendo than
>> audio, and a fair amount of FUD floats around there, too.
>> With that said, I have both Lexar and Sandisk cards which have
>> performed flawlessly. A discussion thread on the Canon digital board
>> seemed to favour Sandisk over Lexar. A discussion on the Nikon
>> digital board also said that Kingston was excellent for less.
>> Before making a huge investment, I think trying out the card in the
>> intended device is a good choice.
>> What devices are you selecting that use the CF cards?
>> Tape Restoration Seminar: MAY 9-12, 2006; details at Web site.
>> Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask]
>> Aurora, Ontario, Canada (905) 713 6733 1-877-TAPE-FIX
>> Detailed contact information: http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm
> Marie O'Connell
> Sound Archivist/Sound Engineer/Sound Consultant
> Center for Oral History & Cultural Heritage
> University of Southern Mississippi
> Phone: 601-266-6514
> Mobile: 601-329-6911