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Portable Audio Recorder – Marantz PMD661 MKII

Battery Powered Field Recorder

A professional handheld audio recorder known for its high-quality recordings, versatile features, ample inputs, and durable design, makes it a preferred choice for field recording, interviews, and live music applications.


Brand: Marantz

Model: PMD661 MKII

Storage Media: SD Card Class 5 minimum

Inputs: X/Y Microphone capsule (90 degrees or 120 degrees pickup pattern), 4 x XLR inputs, 1 x 3.5mm Input

Manufacture Url: https://www.marantzpro.com/products/view/pmd661mkii

Access and Usage

Pick-Up Location: Q Building – Q105 – Tech Office

Induction(s) Required:

  • L1 General Induction
  • L2 Q Building Communication Studios L2 Q Radio (course code specific)
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The manual is available to download by clicking “Article Attachments” below, please note, the most up-to-date information will be found on the manufacturer’s website. Please note this manual is for educational purposes only.

Kit Contents

  • Marantz Audio Recorder

Technical Specifications

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Media Storage: SD/SDHC (SDHC max. size 64 GB)

Recording Formats:
WAV: 16/24 bit linear PCM
MP3: MPEG1 Layer III Compression

Recording MP3 Bit Rate (Stereo): 320/256/192/128/64 kbps

Recording MP3 Bit Rate (Mono): 96/64/32 kbps

Sample rate: 44.1/48/96 kHz

Number of channels: 2 (stereo), 1 (mono)

Audio System:
Frequency response: 20 – 20kHz (±1dB)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 65 dB (Mic); 85 dB (Line); IEC-A-weighted
THD (@ 0 VU): 0.08% (Mic); 0.02% (Line)
Dynamic range: 85dB

Microphone (XLR) Sensitivity: 1.2 mVrms / 4.2kΩ
Line (1/4” / 6.35 mm) Sensitivity: 0 dbu / 4.2kΩ
Line 2 (1/8” / 3.5 mm) Sensitivity: 500 mVrms / 20kΩ

LINE: (2) RCA L/R @ 2.0V/10kΩ
Headphone: ¼” stereo jack @ 16mW/32Ω
Speaker (internal): 450mW/8Ω

Environmental Conditions:
Operational temperature: 0 -40°C (32 – 104°F)
Operational humidity: 25 – 85% (no condensation)
Storage temperature: -20 – 60°C (-4 – 140°F)

Power Consumption, Recording & Playback: 4.2W(DC)
Battery life (alkaline): 6 hours (typical)
Phantom power: 48V, 10mA
AC adapter: DA620PMD (included)
Batteries: 4 x AA type alkaline dry cells or 4 x AA type Ni-MH rechargeable batteries
Backup battery: Lithium battery for real-time clock

Dimensions: (HWD) 1.4 x 3.7 x 6.5” (36 x 93 x 165mm)
Weight (without batteries): 12.5 oz. (352g)
Updated on July 27, 2023

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