Excellent for this purpose – thesound quality and ability to go direct to computer mean thisproduces far superior results much more easily than tape. For musical recording, a portable pre-amp is definitely needed. Rated 4 out of 5 by R. Gotta have the manual at your fingertips cause it not an intuitive machine. I have had issues with the headphone jack becoming loose and shorting out. Be the first to review this item. The pre-sets make routine recordings very easy to manage.

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The pre-sets make routine recordings very easy to manage.

The controls are intuitive for the most part and setup is quick. However, since a lot of my work is critical, I just use the included power supply. This has happened about three different times on various Marantz’s that we have owned.

Marantz Professional PMD – Portable Compact Flash Recorder

You can still record but you cannot hear what you are recording. Furthermore, for those in a hurry as we reporters sometimes are maranrz recommend using a portable card reader to transfer files; doing it straight from the unit omd660 considerably slower.

Rated 1 out of 5 by Steve from Piece of Junk I teach at a University where we own 6 of these recorders. A variety of cassette tape and reel-to-reel recorders.


Marantz Portable Pro Audio Recorders. Other than the aforementioned hum, the only other problem I find is in battery life. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. First, it is basically shock maranfz – there are no moving parts in the recording medium.

Marantz PMD – Wikipedia

We were not able to test the recording without the card. The backlit screen and bright LED metering are additional enhancements, as are the built-in speaker and stereo microphone. Skip to main content. For simple voice recording, just set it and forget it. Typically, data compression maantz a function of bit rate: The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously.

Rated 4 out of 5 by R. Hendricks from Great field recorder We use this for interviews and recording natural sound for use in journalism projects. Best Selling in Recorders See all. Hard to get rid of the hum due to the noise floor levels of the internal preamps-amps. Newbies could get a little confused with menu settings. Ratings and Reviews Write a review.

Marantz PMD-660

This is the price excluding shipping and handling fees a seller has provided at which the same item, or maranttz that is nearly identical to it, is being offered for sale or has been offered for sale in the recent past. The unit was inspected and was found to be used and in good condition.


It also has USB out. The “off” amount and percentage simply signifies the calculated difference between the seller-provided price for the item elsewhere and the seller’s price on eBay. For example, a 1GB card will record over 60 minutes of stereo uncompressed audio, while the same capacity card using compressed MP3 recording will yield over 17 hours of stereo audio. The unit was tested, it powers on, the display illuminated and displayed marntz words “No Card”.

The manual is the worst thing in the world and dosen’t really say how to use the product however after a few minutes I figured it all out on my own.

Marantz Pmd660 Hand-held CompactFlash Recorder

Bit of a shame really, because with a 4 gig card, you can record four full hours of stereo at Advanced in sound engineering. Excellent for this purpose – thesound quality and ability to go direct to pmx660 mean thisproduces far superior results much more easily than tape.

Saves a lot of headaches.