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Re: case for Sony PCM-D50

Subject: Re: case for Sony PCM-D50
From: "Philip Tyler" macmang4125
Date: Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:36 am ((PST))
Better than the Fostex?

--- oryoki2000 <> wrote:

> On the Tapers Section forum, a participant named
> BruPri posted a note
> announcing that the new Sony PCM-D50 fits in a
> Pelican 1040 Micro
> case.  This creates a dustproof, weatherproof, shock
> resistant home
> for the D50.
> It should be possible to record while the D50 sits
> in the case. Cables
> for mics and the Sony remote control (with buttons
> for record, pause,
> and start a new track) could pass through the case
> if you install a
> rubber grommet. The 1040 has a pressure equalization
> valve that might
> provide a path for cables, too.
> The 1040 case has a clear plastic top, allowing you
> to see the
> recorder's LCD panel and meter LEDs during
> recording.  You'll still
> need to open the case to turn the recorder on, and
> to set the record
> levels.  
> The Pelican 1040 inside dimensions are 
> 6.50" x 3.87" x 1.75" (165 x 98 x 44 mm)
> The D50's dimensions are
> 6.1" x 2.88" x 1.31" (154 x  72 x 33 mm)
> I think I might choose a slightly larger size to
> allow for more space
> for padding and cables. The Pelican 1060 is a
> possibility. 
> The original post, with photos of the D50 in the
> case, is here:
> I guess I do miss the D50! It certainly makes high
> quality recordings.
> --oryoki

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