The MR-2 from Korg offers incredibly high-quality 1-bit recording in an ultra-portable design that's great for reporters, musicians, field audio recordists, and more. The MR-2 supports DSDIFF, DSF, and WSD 1-bit formats to capture every detail of the sonic world around you at SACD quality. It can also record multi-bit PCM formats at rates up to 24-bit/192kHz. The MR-2 writes your files to widely-available SD/SDHC flash memory cards for convenient storage and sharing. The included AudioGate software allows you to convert your 1-bit files into today's most popular file formats, including AIFF, FLAC, and MP3.
The recorder has an integrated X/Y stereo electret condenser microphone, which can be rotated up to 210° for capturing anything in your environment. A USB 2.0 connector lets you transfer your files to a Mac or PC for conversion, editing, and sharing. The recorder also features an analog limiter, low-cut filter, and bass EQ to shape your audio as it's captured. You can choose from 40 different recording setups that call specific sensitivity, limiter, and other settings designed for a variety of recording situations. You can also create and store up to 10 custom settings.
The simple, elegant interface of the MR-2 has standard play/pause, record, stop, back, and forward buttons on the front panel. It also has standard 3.5mm mic and line inputs, plus a 3.5mm headphone output, letting you connect your favorite external microphone, instrument, and headphones. Input level and playback volume controls are built-in for making easy adjustments. Other features include an integrated chromatic tuner and screw mounts on 2 different surfaces for tripod mounting.
The large, backlit LCD on the front panel shows vital info so you can monitor settings and audio levels at a glance. The recorder operates on a pair of AA batteries, or via USB bus power for terrific flexibility and convenience. For pristine, "future-proof" digital audio recording that fits in your pocket, look no further than the MR-2.