Memory Card Recorders
Memory card recorders use a removable storage device to record sound,
called a memory card or flash memory card. The interesting thing about these recorders is that
they have no moving parts. Consequently, the machines are shock resistant,
rugged, and can be made very small.
Flash Card Recorder (Nagra)
makes a pocket size model that accepts a mic head, making the whole
package about the size of a standard microphone! Despite this
portability, recordings must still be made with professional quality microphones and
mixing equipment for optimal sound quality.
Pocket Size Recorder (Nagra)
Memory cards are thin like credit cards and vary in size from one to
three inches across. They can record several
hours of stereo sound, depending on the memory capacity. The cards are
Transferring the audio files to
a nonlinear editing system is simple. The data is downloaded by moving the
card from the recorder to the NLE
computer or card reader. It doesn’t get any easier than that!
Hard Drive Recorders
The hard drive recorder, as the
name implies, it is much like a computer, housing a hard drive as the
primary storage device. The recorder may also have a DVD
burner and/or memory card slot, depending on the model.
Hard Drive Recorder (Aaton)
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