Alesis Debuts ProTrack – iPod Stereo Recorder
Alesis has debuted the ProTrack, a handheld device that turns an iPod into a digital stereo recorder. ProTrack provides convenient, direct-to-iPod stereo digital recording in a portable, handheld form factor.
Users can capture live audio anywhere and anytime with their iPod or iPod nano with the two built-in condenser microphones fixed in XY stereo configuration for stereo field recording. ProTrack also offers users a pair of combination XLR – 1/4-inch inputs for connection for external microphones and line sources. When running on plug-in power using the included AC adapter, ProTrack supplies 48V phantom power so that it can power condenser microphones.
ProTrack’s exterior contains a Universal Dock for iPod, LED signal indicators, and controls for 48V phantom power, limiter, and volume. Four AAA alkaline batteries provide four to five hours of operation. A threaded mount is integrated for tabletop use on a camera tripod.
» Records to iPod (Classic or 5th Generation), or iPod nano (2nd or 3rd Generation)
» Professional connectors: two combination XLR – 1/4-inch inputs, 1/8-inch stereo output
» Supplies 48V phantom power to inputs when wall-powered
» Records 16-Bit, 44.1kHz or 22kHz stereo
» Two built-in condenser microphones for stereo recording
» XY configuration for optimum stereo image
» Switchable limiter ensures overload-free recordings even in unpredictable situations
» AC power adapter included
» Four AAA batteries provide up to five hours of operation
» Tripod stand mount for placing into ideal recording conditions
The Alesis ProTrack will be available from pro audio dealers this Christmas season. More information on the Alesis ProTrack.