A 1 rack space stereo audio recorder using SD card and USB storage.
The rackmount Fostex UR-2 is a new generation stereo memory recorder that uses 2 SD cards (SDHC compatible) and USB storage device as the recording media. The recording/playback file format is BWF (WAV). Its ample playback functions will adapt to the wide variety of playback requirements. It offers high quality recording of up to 24bit/96kHz (in BWF format). Employing FAT 32 disc format, it is easy to process the file transfer to a PC based DAW. The UR2's analog input and output are balanced XLR/+4dBu and unbalanced RCA/-10dBV, the digital input and output complies to AES/EBU and S/P DIF digital signal. It is flexible to be used in the available audio system. The playback function includes Chain Play and Timer Play, the rack recorder is suitable for live stage performance and sound installation. In addition to the external control via parallel remote with D-Sub 25pin and RS-232C serial remote, a USB keyboard and 10-key keyboard can trigger the instant playback start, which is very useful at a live event, theater and broadcast environments. Mic input located on the front panel offers 48V phantom power, the UR2 recorder can be used not only for recording but also for speech to be mixed with playback source. Last but not least, its newly employed organic EL display gives an extremely clear visibility. This combined with DC power operation, the Fostex UR2 serves for outdoor use very well.