iKey Audio Premiers HDR7 Digital Recorder
iKey Audio, a division of GCI Technologies (aka Gemini —Ed), has debuted the HDR7, a new portable digital recorder.
The HDR7 features digital recording of anything from MP3s (in 3 different bit rates) to WAV files (up to 24-bit/96kHz); on-board high-quality condenser mics in X/Y configuration; an SD/SDHC slot that will accept up to a 32GB card; Mic Sensitivity switch (L/H); Adjustable record level with VU meter; mic & line input jacks; headphone and line out jack; Auto-Compression/ Limiter/AGC (Auto Gain Control); a USB port to connect the unit to your PC to transfer and edit files; and AA battery or AC operation.
Then, the HDR7 adds a color LCD screen; direct recording to USB Thumb Drive; recording of AIFF and AAC files; on-board conversion of existing files to other formats; an Input gain Switch with 3 levels; Auto-Record and Auto-Track Mark functions; mark or file timer mode with user adjustable times; date and time settings; noise gate function; 5 second pre-record buffer; and even a built-in Guitar or CHroMATIC Tuner.?
A nice list of accessories comes with the unit, including a Tripod Stand, AC Adaptor, Wind Screen, 4 x AA batteries, Cloth Carrying Case, USB Cable, and SD Card (1 GB), so you can start recording right away.
The iKey HDR7 will set you back $279.99 when it premiers this Fall. More information on the iKey HDR7 portable recorder.