Fostex FR-2LE CF Field Recorder

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Superb recording quality anywhere you need it.

The Fostex FR-2LE is a two-channel field recorder that records BWF 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.

  • Recording on Type II CompactFlash card
  • Light weight 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

Now you can take top-drawer recording quality and unbeatable convenience anyplace you go. Order today.


FR-2LE CF Field Recorder Specifications:

  • Recording/reproduction
    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
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