3 Channel Portable Audio Mixer/Stereo Recorder

OUR PART #  DC-R302-B2

The Fostex DC-R302 is a professional stereo recorder with onboard 3-channel preamp audio microphone / line mixer designed for use with video-capable DSLRs. Recording pristine quality stereo audio direct to SD cards, the DC-R302 not only allows DSLRs to be easily used in field production applications, it also simplifies the capturing process allowing the camera operator to operate the recorder and camera at the same time.

Housed in a rugged, extruded aluminium chassis the DC-R302 combines Fostex’s usual high pedigree of electrical engineering and mechanical construction with a compact footprint and high-quality components. Main features of this no-compromise unit include up to 24bit / 96kHz stereo recording to SDHC cards, 3 channel mic/line mixer with XLR inputs, 48V Phantom Power, limiters and high pass filters, slate tone, flexible on-board headphone monitoring, remote DSLR control and large LCD metering.

NOTE:  This product was used by the manufacturer at a trade show, or by a sponsored artist. The item may have some minor signs of use, but is in close-to-new condition. This item carries the full warranty from the manufacturer. Please contact your Sales Representative for more information on this and other products.

Fostex DC-R302 Features:

  • Compatible with off the shelf wired remote controller (such as Panasonic DMW-RS1 or equivalent)
  • 3 XLR inputs with Limiter and High Pass Filter
  • 48V Phantom power for use with condenser microphones
  • Microphone Out in addition to Line Out to send stereo mix to the camera
  • Headphone monitoring of Left / Stereo / Right / Return
  • Auto Slate Tone (1kHz / sine wave) function convenient for subsequent synchronization
  • USB for file transfer as well as USB audio output for for PC recording and live streaming
  • Powered by 4 x AA batteries (approx. 4 hours operation with NiMH batteries) or external DC (9 - 24V)
  • Robust, yet light weight extruded aluminum chassis
  • Can be used as an independent portable mixer/recorder
  • Stereo recorder (to SDHC card) with analog 3 channel audio mixer
  • Recording Stereo WAV file in 16bit - 44.1/48kHz or 24bit - 44.1/48/96kHz
  • Top mounted detachable camera-mount
  • Remote Start function allows the DSLR camera’s video recording to start/stop in sync with the REC button. (Uses infrared or wired connection)
  • 3 x tripod screw holes on unit base for mounting on various camera rigs

NOTE:  Images shown above are for illustrative purposes only; DSLR camera shown is NOT included with purchase. For more information on this and other products, contact your Sales Representative. 

Fostex DC-R302 Specifications:

  • Inputs:
    • Connector:  XLR-3-31 (female, #2 hot) / electrically balanced
    • Reference Input Level:  HI -60 / MID -55 / LOW -50dBu (Mic), -10dBu (Line)
    • Maximum Input Level:  HI -32 / MID -27 / LOW -22dBu (Mic), +10dBu (Line)
    • Input Impedance:  more than 10 kOhm
    • Phantom Power:  P48V+-4V (10mA/CH) (Mic)
  • RTN In:
    • Connector:  3.5mm dia, stereo mini (unbalanced)
    • Reference Input Level:  -10dBV
    • Maximum Input Level:  +2dBV
    • Input Impedance:  more than 10 kOhm
  • Main Out:
    • Connector:  RCA Pin / unbalanced
    • Reference Output Level:  -10dBV (at reference level input & -12dBFS signal)
    • Maximum Output Level:  +2dBV (at 0dBFS)
    • Load Impedance:  more than 10 kOhm
  • Mic Out:
    • Reference Output Level:  -50dBV (at reference level input)
    • Maximum Output Level:  -30dBV
    • Load Impedance:  more than 10 kOhm
  • Performance:
    • Frequency Response:
      • LINE IN – MAIN OUT: 20 – 20kHz +-1dB (at reference level)
      • MIC IN – MAIN OUT: 40 – 20kHz +-3dB (at reference level)
    • S/N Ratio (A-weighted):
      • LINE: more than 95dB (INPUT GAIN-10dBV)
      • MIC: more than 55dB (INPUT GAIN Max / 150 Ohms loaded)
    • Total Harmonic Distortion:
      • LINE: less than 0.01% at 1kHz(INPUT GAIN: LINE)
      • MIC: less than 0.1% at 1kHz (INPUT GAIN:HI)
  • Physical:
    • External Dimensions (WxHxD):
      • W/O Camera Mount: 6" x 1.8" x 4.2" (152 x 45 x 107 mm)
      • W/ camera mount: 6" x 2.1" x 4.2" (152 x 52.5 x 107 mm)
    • Weight: 1.52 lb (690g)(excluding batteries)
    • Internal Batteries: AA x 4 (alkaline / NiMH ) /  Rated range DC4.8 –6V
    • External Power Supply: AC adapter or equivalent / Rated range DC9 – 24
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