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RE: a hot street recorder
This really is as good as it looks; I've tried one in a local store and
they're great, (and they support MAC OS). All the reviews are giving it 85%
+. The UK price is £339 inc tax if you are interested but they would
probably be cheaper in the US. In the US they are called 'NOMAD' but in
Europe 'DAP' as a French company already had the name.
However, there are more of this type of device coming out all the time. I
saw a portable unit with a 60GB hard drive last month; It has a docking
station system so you can plug it in to your car, your HI-FI or
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthias Grob [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: 24 April 2001 10:03
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: OT: a hot street recorder
> I fell in love with:
> - it eliminates the DAT to record shows (since it also records PCM
> not just MP3), which is great since we have always problems with
> tapes in tropical humidity.
> - it eliminates the car tape/CD player
> - its much cheaper that DAT, tapes, CDs (that get lost in the car...)
> - it allows much quicker transfer of the street recordings to the
> computer and of the ready music to listen in the car...
> - there is enough space on the 6G HD to keep 50 hours of MP3 and
> still have space to record a 3 hour concert in PCM (.wav)
> - with some luck it may even serve as a real time sound to USB
> converter (not in the specs)
> - I hope its less vibration sensitive than DAT and CD players, but I
> am not sure since a HD can even definitively crash with a shock,
> Is there any disadvantage I am not aware of?
> Could someone of you please help me to send such unit to Brazil?
> Thank you very much
> ---> http://Matthias.Grob.org