Date: Sun Jun 2, 2013 2:37 am ((PDT))
I had one for years and I was really satisfied ..
On 2 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=85=CE=BD 2013, at 7:17, "shooze53" <> =
> Hello folks,
> I have a question regarding the quality and durability of the Marantz rec=
orders. I have in the past owned the ZOOM H4n and Tascam DR100-mkII recorde=
rs. Both have their strengths I suppose, but those strengths are not the du=
rability of the switches and controls. The Tascam I had for approx. 6 month=
s, and it was suitable for some situations using onboard microphones, but t=
he rotary wheel started to fail, and the power switch was always a little q=
uestionable from the very beginning. I returned it, unsatisfied.
> I am now considering purchase of the PMD661 Marantz recorder for field re=
cording, (as well as other uses, ie. interview and live music recording) Do=
es anyone have experience using the Marantz product? If so, any comments as=
to durability and ease of use, and sound quality would be very useful and =
helpful in my decision to purchase.
> i am on a limited budget, but am willing to spend what is needed to obtai=
n both high grade audio, and durable hardware.
> Thanks in advance.