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Fostex FR-2LE Handy Recorder : Review


A mix

An high quality product that guarantees a professional result, but with some characteristics that are typical of the portable devices: the Compact Flash card for the files storing, the MP3 mode and, obviously, it works with 4 batteries.

User interface

It features a large LCD display and all the necessary to control the parameters.

User Interface

The detail of the main controls.



Additional knobs and buttons


2 XLRs with Phantom Power for condenser microphones, quality pre-amps, recording level and Trim. In addition it features a built-in mic.


The 2 RCAs



The FR-2LE produces an high quality recording and, notwithstanding the compact size, provides all the necessary for a professional result. If we consider the excellent technical characteristics, the price is good.

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