User review from PowerGlove about Fostex DC-R Much better than it’s reputation. Buy Fostex DC-R Professional 3-Channel Portable Audio Mixer/Stereo Recorder: CompactFlash Recorders – ✓ FREE DELIVERY possible on. Thank you very much for purchasing the Fostex. DC-R portable recorder. To ensure the best performance, read this manual thoroughly before using the unit.

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The meter-view that even if he does his work is not as responsive and reliable as the LEDs found in sound device, for example Once mounted to the camera, we mounted three inputs. You have entered an incorrect email address! Fostez is an easy to see and read meter with a simple menu and shuttle controls. Recording pristine quality stereo audio direct to SD cards, the DC-R fostes only allows DSLRs to be easily used in field production applications, it also simplifies the capturing process allowing the camera operator to operate the recorder and camera at the same time.

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The big button is — you guessed it — the record button. I have to say this thing is solid, quiet and definitely a piece of gear that will outlast my camera.

Like he Shure, it has 3 inputs, phantom power, analog pan pots — it reminds me a lot of my ENG news days. There are many factors that contribute to getting a good looking shot.


Like the other guy said, for some reason it hasn’t had as much attention as it deserves. One thing to note is fostrx if you want the DC-R to run off anything besides batteries, the optional DC power will need to be purchased separately.

Fast and easy and more durable and way cheaper than its intro price. They were very quiet.

How to Set up for a Green Screen Shoot. The preamp is excellent, with real analog knobs and phantom power supply for input. After the firmware fix I can’t complain. Log into your account. Input Gain – ohm loaded Total harmonic distortion: Recorders and Mixers DC-R With its onboard line-mixer and rugged, extruded aluminum chassis the DC-R is an ideal solution for field recording.

I used it on a 9 hour wedding day and one set of batteries lasted all day.

DC-R : DSLR Mixer/Recorder

It wasn’t to the quality of a Shure or Sound Devices but it also wasn’t that much better than digital preamps in a Zoom or Tascam. However there are a few things that missed the mark. Truly an amazing product. The price and stereo recording input sharing make it a hard fosteex over its cheaper and more flexible competition.

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However, this step is often easy to forget. It’s a 3-channel field mixer, much like a Shure FP As such, there is no software to streamline electrical processes. Notify me of new posts by email. So of course since its release there is the DR60 and especially the Zoom H6, but I think the philosophy of the product is not the same on these products digital knobs, digital limiters, ergonomics curious far from a mixer Then the weaknesses that I found: A phantom foetex switch sits just above each input.


It’s had some good use. However most do not have headphone monitoring or metering capabilities, and none have on-board mixers.

To ddc-r302 this little black box, we mounted it to the bottom of the camera.

The test showed the quality of the mic pres. Interviewing a Tuskegee airman a couple years back i nearly had a straight one take 3hr track. The XLR fowtex data is missing to make it a more pro product.

In my case, this means that when I had gain set to high levels, turning on and off phantom power permanently damaged the unit. The DC-R is a three-channel audio mixer that records in stereo.

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