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Subject: 3. Re: Marantz PMD661 opinion please
From: "Norman Davies" nrdavies.jim71
Date: Wed Jun 5, 2013 6:57 am ((PDT))
Thanks for the confirmation it can be done.

How do you make it function in record mode while the external power is acti=


From: Simon Bennett <>
Sent: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 10:39 AM
Subject: Re: [Nature Recordists] Re: Marantz PMD661 opinion please


I managed to get about 15 hours recording time with Olympus LS-100 using a
small 5000 mAh USB battery pack, see (old link
to battery pack is broken now)


On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 6:46 PM, Jan Eerala <> wrote:

> **
> I have the PMD661 and also the LS100. Both has a way too short battery
> life. I haven't
> measured, but I think one to one and half hour of recording/on is enough
> for both of these.
> The 661 is nicer to use and I imagine it having also better preamp.
> I've been searching for some solution to get longer battery life and foun=
> that there are
> big differences between AA - loadable batteries. Now I use Recyco- AA's.
> Eric, is there really Lithium AA-batteries with 1,5V ? Will you tell what
> brand you have used?
> Thanks!
> Jan
> Jan Eerala, Finland


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