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Re: Marantz PMD661 opinion please

Subject: Re: Marantz PMD661 opinion please
From: "Scott Varney" scottvarney1968
Date: Sun Jun 2, 2013 6:00 am ((PDT))
It seems very durable, but look for a waterproof sleeve on EBay.

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On Jun 2, 2013, at 5:37 AM, Marinos Koutsomichalis <>=

> I had one for years and I was really satisfied ..
> --
> Marinos Koutsomichalis
> Skype: MarinosK_81
> On 2 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=85=CE=BD 2013, at 7:17, "shooze53" <=
> wrote:
> > Hello folks,
> > I have a question regarding the quality and durability of the Marantz r=
ecorders. I have in the past owned the ZOOM H4n and Tascam DR100-mkII recor=
ders. Both have their strengths I suppose, but those strengths are not the =
durability of the switches and controls. The Tascam I had for approx. 6 mon=
ths, and it was suitable for some situations using onboard microphones, but=
 the rotary wheel started to fail, and the power switch was always a little=
 questionable from the very beginning. I returned it, unsatisfied.
> >
> > I am now considering purchase of the PMD661 Marantz recorder for field =
recording, (as well as other uses, ie. interview and live music recording) =
Does 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 an=
d helpful in my decision to purchase.
> >
> > i am on a limited budget, but am willing to spend what is needed to obt=
ain both high grade audio, and durable hardware.
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
> >
> > Scott
> >
> >

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