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Sony Showcasing New Hi-Res Audio Tools At NAMM 2019

New PCM-D10 and PCM-A10 recorders to be presented alongside DWX digital wireless and UWP-D wireless microphone systems.

By PSW Staff January 18, 2019

PCM-D10 portable hi-resolution audio recorder from Sony

At Winter NAMM 2019, from January 24-27 in Anaheim, CA, Sony will be showcasing the latest audio technologies in booth #10720 including hi-res microphones, recorders, wireless receivers and transmitters, headphones, and audio enhanced video camera setups.

New to the booth are Sony’s latest professional hi-res recorders, PCM-D10 and PCM-A10, ideal for live music recording, podcasting, and news reporting.

Common to both new portable recorder models are features including Bluetooth wireless playback; NFC compatibility; adjustable hi-res (~40kHz capable), three position stereo mics (X-Y, Zoom, or Wide); smartphone monitoring and remote control via Sony’s REC Remote app; recording linear PCM and MP3 formats, with playback support of MP3/AAC/WMA/WAV/FLAC file formats; and 16GB of built-in memory with additional SD card support.

PCM-A10 portable hi-resolution audio recorder from Sony

Other highlights of the new models include:

PCM-D10 portable hi-resolution audio recorder
— Sensitive on-the-go recording with minimal noise
— Reliable hi-res recordings of up to 192kHz/24bit
— 2 XLR-TRS combo jacks
— +48V phantom power support for condenser microphone connections
— Analog MAX9723 headphone amplifier
— Digital limiter function
— USB Type-C port for file transfers and continuous record/play when powered externally
— 3 peak level (-20dB/-12dB/Over) indicator, L/R independent peak level display and L/R independent analog REC volume control.

PCM-A10 portable hi-resolution audio recorder
— Captures sound at up to 96kHZ/24-bit
— Records WAV and MP3 file formats
— Audio editing functions (copy and divide)
— Rehearsal function for automatic adjustment of recording levels to match playing
— Manual recording mode
— Built-in, retractable USB connector allows for direct computer connection
— Up to 15-hours of battery life in high-quality LPCM 96kHz/24-bit recording mode.

Pricing and Availability

The following are planned availability and suggested retail prices for the new hi-res recorders:

PCM-D10: $499.99, spring 2019
PCM-A10: $229.99, currently available.

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