Fostex AR101L - Audio Retriever with Battery Case

Fostex AR101L - Audio Retriever with Battery Case

Fostex AR101L - Audio Retriever with Battery Case

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Product Highlights

  • Two Microphone/Line Inputs
  • Dedicated Battery Pack
  • Use as Audio Interface for DSLR Cameras
  • Connect to iPhone 4/5/Touch
  • Stereo Line Out
  • USB Out for Computer Audio Recording
  • Independent L/R Level Meters
  • Headphone Out
  • Cold Shoe Rail
  • Aluminum Hand Grip
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  • 1Description
The AR101L Audio Retriever from Fostex is an audio interface with microphones designed to improve audio quality when recording video to an iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5s, 4th generation iPod touch, or 2nd/3rd generation iPad. Additionally, with the included battery case, the unit can do double duty as an audio interface for DSLR-styled cameras for improved in-camera audio recording.

Two microphone/line inputs allow for attaching the included condenser microphones, or other user-supplied microphones. A rotary encoder and LED level meter provide easy adjustment of the input level of each channel, pan, headphone output, and more. The headphone output allows for monitoring the input or playback signal.

When feeding power via micro USB, the unit also feeds power to the connected iOS device. The chassis features a cold shoe rail for mounting various camera rigs. An included device holder can be used in portrait or landscape mode, and features screw holes on the horizontal and vertical sides for the included hand grip, or mounting to a user's tripod or other standard support.
Comes with the dedicated battery case that can be attached to the AR101 to feed power to the main unit when used as an audio interface for a DSLR camera
Battery case also doubles as a Lightning connector to USB mini B converter for use with an iPhone 5/5s
Improves the audio quality of iPhone and DSLR camera recordings
Both inputs accept stereo line/microphone (plug-in power) sources for a maximum four channels input
Also works as an audio interface for computers using an off-the-shelf mini USB to USB A type cable
Two plug-in power condenser microphones (off-the-shelf plug-in power type microphones can also be used)
Rotary encoder and the LED level meter for easy setting of various parameters including input level of each channel, pan, headphone out, etc.
Dedicated AR101 App can be downloaded from iTunes Store to control pan, low cut, limiter, output level
Headphone out for monitoring the input and playback signal
Analog output delivers input, or playback signal, or a mix of the two
No battery required - powered from the connected iOS device via USB
AR101 also feeds power to the connected iOS device when feeding power via the micro USB port
Chassis has a shoe rail on which various camera rigs can be mounted
Device holder can be used either in landscape or portrait orientation with screw holes on the horizontal and vertical sides for attaching the supplied hand grip, or to a user's tripod etc.
In the Box
Fostex AR101L - Audio Retriever with Battery Case
  • 2 x Unidirectional Plug-In Power Microphones
  • Battery Case
  • 2 x AAA Batteries
  • USB Mini B to Apple 30-pin Cable
  • Smartphone Holder
  • Shoe Holder
  • Hand Grip
  • Carrying Bag
  • One (1) Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Connector 2 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRS stereo mini
    Input Signal Microphone/line
    Gain -12 to -59.5 dB
    Level Metering 11-dot LED
    Headphones 1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRS stereo mini
    Load Impedance: 16 ohm or more
    Maximum Output Level: 15 mW (32 ohm load, THD less than 0.1%)
    Noise Level <-93 dBV (microphone to stereo out/input gain maximum)
    Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/-30 dB (line in to stereo out/15 mW/32 ohm load)
    Power Consumption 200 mW
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.3 x 1.2 x 1.3" (83 x 31 x 33 mm) without mics, holder and grip
    Weight 2.1 oz (60 g) without mics, holder and grip
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.1 x 6.4 x 2.2"

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