Alesis PalmTrack

Alesis has announced the PalmTrack, a handheld SD recorder that enables 24-Bit stereo recording virtually anywhere.

Musicians can record stereo or surround audio directly to an SD or SDHC card up to 16GB with the pocket-sized PalmTrack. They can capture live sound anywhere and anytime without a single cable. The PalmTrack is perfect for recording quality sound in a wide variety of settings from rehearsals, jam sessions, and gigs to conferences, lectures, and classes to interviews and meetings.

PalmTrack features

  • Handheld SD recorder with stereo and four-capsule omni pickup patterns.
  • Record 44.1/48kHz, 64–320kbps MP3 and 16/24-bit WAV.
  • Four onboard mics with high, low, and auto gain for overload-free recordings.
  • Bass compensation, Chorus, Pitch Shift, Delay, Reverb, MP3 Voice Cancel, and Tuner.
  • Inputs for connecting 1/8-inch (3.5mm) mic and line-level audio.
  • Stereo 1/8-inch (3.5mm) headphone output and built-in monitoring speaker.
  • Includes SD card; works with virtually all SD cards up to 16GB.
  • USB jack for mass storage connection to Mac and PC.
  • AC/DC operation on 2 AA batteries (included) or AC adapter.
  • Threaded mounting point for tabletop and stand-mounted applications.

The PalmTrack will be available from musical instrument and pro audio retailers February 2010.

More information: Alesis