Sound Devices 788T-SSD 8-Channel Portable Solid-State Audio Recorder

Sound Devices 788T-SSD 8-Input/12-Track Field Recorder with OR-34 Bag Kit

Sound Devices 788T-SSD 8-Input/12-Track Field Recorder with OR-34 Bag Kit

B&H # SO788TSSD34K (B&H Kit)

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Sound Devices 788T-SSD 8-Input/12-Track Field Recorder with OR-34 Bag Kit Sound Devices 788T-SSD 8-Channel Portable Solid-State Audio Recorder ORCA OR-34 Audio / Mixer Bag

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  • 12-Track Recorder with Audio/Mixer Bag
  • Generous Storage for Device/Accessories
  • Records to CF Card or Internal SSD
  • Analog & Digital I/O, Timecode Support
  • Internal 2-Track Mix Recording
  • Programmable LED Level Metering
  • Up to 24-Bit / 192 kHz Resolution
  • Firewire & USB Ports for Computer Access
  • Removable Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery
  • 10 to 18 VDC Charges Onboard Battery
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Sound Devices 788T-SSD Overview

  • 1Description

This B&H Kit includes the 788T-SSD 8-Input/12-Track Field Recorder and an ORCA OR-34 audio/mixer bag. With 12-track recording at up to 24-bit / 192 kHz resolution, analog and digital I/O, timecode support, and generous device/accessories storage, this kit is ideal for field recording and ENG, as well as TV/film/video production. The detachable handles and strap make this well suited for wearing over the shoulder.

  • Sound Devices 788T-SSD 8-Channel Portable Solid-State Audio Recorder

    The Sound Devices 788T-SSD Portable Digital Recorder builds on the success of the Sound Devices 7-series digital recorders. The 788T-SSD is a lightweight and compact professional recorder that features 8 digital recording tracks. An internal 256GB SSD, CompactFlash media with UDMA support, external FireWire hard drive or DVD-RAM (with bus powering) all serve as compatible recordable media. Any or all of these options may be used to record audio simultaneously and the 788T-SSD serves as a mass storage device when connected to high-speed USB or FireWire ports on Windows and Mac OS X computers.

    The 8 microphone and line-level inputs are provided as 4 XLR and 4 TA3-male connections. The 788T-SSD has 8 channels of balanced AES3 digital input and 6 channels of balanced AES3 output for simple integration with compatible AES3 digital cameras and mixers. All of the 7-series feature still apply; including 48V phantom, limiter, polarity reverse, high-pass, selectable delay and headphone monitoring on each input.

    Note: Please note that not all memory cards are approved to work with this device. Please check manufacturer's website for a list of approved cards.
    Firmware revision 2.01 for the 788T-SSD is now available for download andinstallation. It is recommended that all 788T-SSD users and owners update now. Detailed instructions and changes are on the download page at:

    Compact and Durable

    8-track portable SSD/CompactFlash audio recorder with 256GB internal SSD and full time code implementation
    Compact aluminum and stainless-steel chassis for exceptional durability and light weight, resistant to environmental extremes

    Comprehensive Professional Connectivity

    8 channels of improved microphone and line inputs with phantom power, limiting, and high-pass filters
    3-channel, balanced mic/line level outputs on TA3 connectors
    Multi-pin AES3 I/O for complete compatibility with supported digital cameras, mixers, etc
    High speed FireWire and USB ports for high-speed data transfer to computers for editing and backup

    High-Resolution Recording and Synchronization

    24-bit or 16-bit with or without dither, 32kHz - 96kHz sampling rates
    Input-to-track assignment with 256 possible routing combinations
    WAV or BWF format, mono or poly files, uncompressed PCM audio
    MP3 encode and decode, 32 to 320kbps stereo files
    Stable, reliable Ambient time code circuitry, tunable to <0.2 PPM accuracy with all relevant TC rates and full Word Clock I/O

    Flexible Metering and Powering

    Programmable backlit, sunlight-viewable LED level metering; selectable, menu-driven metering ballistics
    Large backlit, adjustable LCD display; fully dedicated status and activity LED indicators, backlit controls
    Removable Lithium-ion rechargeable battery, compatible with Sony M- and L-mount batteries
    10-18VDC external input powers and charges on-board battery, 100-240V worldwide power supply
    UPC: 859108005345
  • ORCA OR-34 Audio / Mixer Bag

    The OR-34 Audio / Mixer Bag from ORCA is designed to carry, protect, and enable access to your audio mixer. The bag's aluminum frame allows for access to the gear from six directions, and its bright blue polyester lining provides easy viewing of the equipment. The top clear TPU allows you to see your gear without opening the bag. The bag features two pockets for accessory storage, front bungee cords to hold a boom pole or cables, 2 external detachable pouches, and 9 rubber bands to support your wireless system. The rubber battery fittings secure your battery in place while the interior sliding system secures your gear. The bag also features detachable carrying handles and a shoulder strap and can be connected to the ORCA Harness for easier carrying.

    Sliding system to secure mixture inside the bag
    Top clear TPU for viewing
    Battery pocket with extra battery fittings
    Detachable carrying handles and shoulder strap
    2 pockets for storing audio accessories
    2 external detachable pouches and 9 rubber bands to hold a wireless system
    Front bungee cords can hold a boom pole or cables
    Aluminum frame allows access to the gear from six directions
    Inside lining made from bright blue brushed polyester for easier equipment viewing
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  • 1Description
  • Sound Devices 788T-SSD 8-Channel Portable Solid-State Audio Recorder
    Portable Recorder
    Number of Tracks 8
    Max Sample Rate/Resolution 96 kHz / 24-Bit
    Built-In Speaker No
    Memory Card Support CompactFlash, Microdrive

    Please see manufacturer's site for a list of approved cards.

    Internal Storage 256 GB

    FAT32 Formatted

    Audio File Formats BWF, MP3, WAV
    Sample Rates 32 / 44.1 / 47.952 / 48 / 48.048 / 88.2 / 96 / 96.096 kHz 
    Bit Depth 16/24-Bit
    Timecode Yes
    Analog I/O 4 x XLR 3-Pin Balanced Line/Mic Input
    4 x TA3 Male Balanced Line/Mic Input
    4 x TA3 Male Balanced Output
    1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Unbalanced Output
    Digital I/O 2 x DB15 AES3 In/Out
    2 x TA3 AES3 Output
    1 x LEMO 5-Pin Timecode Output
    1 x BNC Video/Word Clock Input
    1 x BNC Word Clock Output
    Host Connection 1 x FireWire 9-Pin (FireWire 800)
    1 x FireWire 6-Pin (FireWire 400)
    1 x USB Type-B
    Frequency Response 10 Hz to 20 kHz +0.1/-0.5 dB 
    Dynamic Range A/D Converters:
    114 dBA 
    110 dB 
    D/A Converters:
    112 dBA 
    108 dB 
    THD Mic Inputs:
    Line Inputs:
    Battery Type Removable Rechargeable
    Dimensions 10.1 x 6.4 x 1.8" / 256.5 x 163.0 x 44.0 mm
    Weight 3.8 lb / 1.7 kg (Without Batteries)
    Packaging Inforubesdauva
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.9 x 10.9 x 5.2"
  • ORCA OR-34 Audio / Mixer Bag
    Internal Dimensions L x W x H: 13.0 x 7.5 x 9.1" (33.0 x 19.0 x 23.0 cm)
    External Dimensions L x W x H:15.4 x 13.0 x 9.5" (39.0 x 33.0 x 24.0 cm)
    Weight 6.11 lb (2.78 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 16.0 x 13.0 x 11.0"

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