We've sold Marantz Professional
recorders ever since they came out with their first
solid state digital recorder, the
PMD660 way back in
the naughties. The one we called "The Recording
Brick" and the name stuck!
Indeed, for years before digital
we sold their professional portable cassette
recorders to broadcasters and other pro users. So
Marantz Professional have been a staple broadcast
industry standard for decades now.
happened to their recorders now?
• Why do we no longer have them for sale on our
The simple answer to the first
question is we don't know. They discontinued their
PMD661MkIII a little while ago with no
explanation and apparently no immediate intention to
replace it with anything. And if they're no longer
making recorders we can't offer them for sale!
It's a puzzle. Maybe it has
something to do with Covid, who knows?
If you were still looking for the
older and more compact
then this one is really superb. We have some of
these in quite a few broadcast niches the best known
one being the BBC's Panorama programme...