Audio Sound Recording Equipment

Marantz PMD570 - Rackmount Compact Flash Recorder


The Marantz PMD570 is a rackmount 2-channel digital recorder housed in a handsome black and burnished silver chassis, that records to plentiful and inexpensive Compact Flash cards and Microdrives as the storage media of choice.

The PMD570 utilizes a variety of user selectable and program-appropriate compression types, conserving the amazing storage capacity of the CF cards, and supports a variety of file formats. The onboard computer I/O connector facilitates quick and direct computer transfers, for archiving and editing, and the PC-only PMDEdit software is available from Marantz for seamless file management.

Tne analog connectors of the PMD570 include both balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA, and a coaxial SPDIF digital I/O is also available for transfer to other types of digital recorders or workstations. An installation-friendly RS232C control port is standard with this unit, as well.

The PMD570 is a stable and innovative solution for conference, lecture and house of worship speech recording, equally at home in the boardroom or the control room.


  • Records directly to inexpensive and readily available Compact Flash and Microdrive media
  • Stable storage media with no moving parts
  • Mono and stereo recording
  • One touch record button
  • Multiple file format support includes MP2, MP3, WAV and BWF with 40 quality settings
  • Program-appropriate selection of sample and bit rates conserves card capacity, increased recording time at lower resolutions
  • Minute Track
  • Direct on-board computer connectivity for digital archiving and editing in digital domain, eliminates second stage transfers from tape and other storage media
  • Proprietary PMDEdit file management and editing software available for PC
  • Over 50 hrs. of
  • SPDIF digital input and output
  • Full 2-way RS232C control, installation-quality of construction
  • Locking security door for card slot
  • MPEG1 Layer II and III Compression(.mp2, .mp3)
  • MPEG2 Layer III Compression*(.mp3)
  • 2 x XLR Female, Balanced
  • 2 x RCA Phono(L, R), Unbalanced
  • 1 x SPDIF Coaxial Digital In
  • Computer I/O Port
  • RS232C Port
  • 2 x RCA Phono(L,R), Unbalanced
  • 1 x SPDIF Coaxial Digital Out