Nagra’s latest Ares-M Flash recorder comes with 1 GB of storage and will record linear WAV files, MP2 or MP3.
Two AA batteries supply the unit for about 10 hours of record time. Editing functions are included; the list price is $995.
The Ares-MII will be out in the third quarter of this year, will have 2 GB of storage and retail of $1,195. It comes with an internal mono mic and external stereo mic. A mono XLR to Nagra cable is provided to allow the use of standard mono microphones. An optional stereo cable with two XLRs is available. The ARES-MII uses USB2 for downloading and come with external power supplies.