Marantz PMD-561 Handheld 4-Channel Solid State Recorder

449.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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  • Professional-Grade Portable Solid State Recorder
  • Selectable Stereo/Mono/WAV/MP3 Recording
  • Selectable Sample Rates (WAV)
  • 2 Balanced XLR Mic Inputs With +48 Phantom Power
  • Records Directly To SD/SDHC Flash Media

Marantz PMD-561 Handheld 4-Channel Solid State Recorder

The Marantz PMD-561 Handheld 4-Channel Solid State Recorder is a portable, professional-grade audio recorder featuring 4 channels and 2 balanced XLR mic inputs with +48V Phantom Power. This high-performance portable recorder features six selectable sampling rates ranging from 192 to 320 kbps (MP3) as well as a S/PDIF digital input for connecting the PMD-561 to external audio devices such as studio interfaces. It also features two selectable recording depths (16 and 24 bit) allowing you to select the sample rate and bit depth to suit your needs. You can record in either MP3 or WAV files formats, delivering exceptional audio quality no matter the environment. Additionally the Marantz PMD-561 features large front panel buttons plus a bright, sharp display for easy monitoring.

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Recording Versatility

The Marantz PMD-561 Handheld 4-Channel Solid State Recorder is ideal for a range of professional recording applications. From dictation and podcasting to capturing high quality ‘found sounds’ on the move, the PMD-561 will ensure the best possible audio quality thanks to its selectable audio format, bit depth and sampling rates. The selectable audio formats are ideal for capturing audio in the format you need them. Whether you need to record to MP3 or WAV, the Marantz will allow you to do so with incredible clarity and depth to your recordings.


The Marantz PMD-561 features 2 balanced XLR microphone inputs with +48V Phantom Power allowing you to record directly from studio-quality condenser microphones on the fly. This gives you the added versatility of being able to record from your microphone directly to the recorder while choosing the file format, sample rate and bit depth of your recording. This is ideal for musicians on the move as it allows you to capture studio-quality vocal recordings on the move. Additionally the unit features a S/PDIF digital input, which allows you to connect the PMD-561 to a range of external audio equipment such as studio interfaces.

Display & Design

The durable design of the PMD-561 makes it perfect for taking anywhere with you. Its outer casing and shape makes it resistant to superficial damage while the front panel features a range of large buttons for easy access to controls and parameters. The front panel of the PMD-561 also features a bright LED display which features a decibel meter for both the left and the right channel, plus a three segment battery meter for display how much power the unit holds. Additionally the unit features a 9 segment decibel meter on the bottom which gives you a bright visual representation of the volume, while also signalling when the decibel meter is going over the appropriate level. It also features an integrated headphones input for quick and easy monitoring plus an overall volume control utilise for speaker outputs. Audio date is recorded directly to a stable and reliable SD/SDHC flash media for maximum security and can be transferred to a computer via the integrated USB connection.


  • Record professional-grade audio directly to stable and reliable SD/SDHC flash media
  • Selectable stereo / mono / .WAV / MP3 recording
  • 44.1, 48, and 96 kHz sample rates (WAV)
  • Selectable 16- and 24-bit recording depths
  • Six selectable sampling rates from 192 kbps to 32 kbps (MP3)
  • S/PDIF Digital Input for connecting to studio interfaces and more
  • (2) Balanced XLR Mic inputs with +48v phantom power
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