If you are taking a board feed only, then you aren't even using the 
preamps, are you? Thus your experience doesn't include the mic pres...


Lou Judson  Intuitive Audio

On Oct 12, 2005, at 4:26 AM, Prentice, Will wrote:

> We use the Fostex FR2 for documentary recording of live music and
> theatre performances, in each case simply taking a feed from the house
> mixing desk (which is the extent of our remit in that regard). The
> noisefloor from lighting, heating etc is such that preamp performance 
> of
> the Fostex hasn't been an issue. That said, at the time we bought them
> the only other contender in the price range was the Marantz PMD670,
> which had a noticeably noisier preamp, and other features less
> appropriate to our needs.
> Will