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Why does the Marantz PMD661MKIII appear to limit amplitude?

I have a Sennheiser K6/ME66 microphone attached with an XLR cable to a Marantz PMD661 MKIII recorder. I set my presets to: 16-bit/44.1khz sampling rate. Low cut off/high cut off/mic attenuation to ...
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Sony PCM D50 vs Marantz Pmd661 (internalmics and optical options )

Can anybody tell me how they sound? D50 seems to be the best… not much said about the 661. I wanted to record quiet ambient atmospheres. How many channels does the Optical in take? 1 or 2? ...
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Using a Rode NTG-2 Shotgun with a Marantz PMD 661

Hi there, this is my first attempt at making audio recordings for an Oral History project. I've been using the Marantz PMD internal mic up to this point, but just bought an external mic, the Rode NTG-...
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Mid-priced Portable Recorders & Microphone.

Hi, I'm looking to buy a portable recorder and shotgun microphone. I want the recorder to have decent internal mic's, to get some nice ambience recordings, but, as I can't really afford an extra pre-...
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Upgrading my gear - would love some input! Mics, field recorders and wind protection.

I've searched plenty and read hundreds of threads here in the last few days. This place is a great resource (definitely going to hang out here!) so forgive me if I'm going to repeat a bit! Hi Guys, I'...
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Help - Portable Recorder

Marantz PMD 661 or Fostex FR-2LE ?