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How to Use a Portable Audio Recorder in Field Productio

Chapter: Audio

Topic: Location Recording

A portable field recorder is one of the most commonly used tools in electronic field production, but how it connects to other field equipment (such as video cameras, portable field mixers, wireless microphones, etc.) isn’t terribly obvious. There are so many different models available with varying capabilities (some have time code, and others do not, some have multi-tracking, and others do not, and so on) that it can be confusing as to which recorder would best suit your needs. This article will hopefully show you some of the ways you can use a portable audio recorder, and to explain its various controls and features.



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