Sony PCM-D50 Portable Digital Recorder

by Sony
Sony PCM-D50 Portable Digital Recorder


Built in Microphones Electret condenser microphones offering X-Y or Wide stereo positions.
High sensitivity (-35.0dB /Pa 1 kHz) (Typical)
Maximum input level 120dB SPL
Noise level 20.0dBSPL(A) (Typical)
Recording Media Built-in 4GB flash memory,Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo (optional),
Memory Stick Pro Duo (High Speed) (optional), Stereo Recording
Sampling Rates 22.05kHz, 44.1kHz, 48kHz and 96kHz
Quantization 16-bit linear, 24-bit linear
Recording Format .WAV
Playback Format .WAV / MP3
Maximum Record Time using Internal 4GB Flash Memory
22kHz 16-bit Recording Mode: 12 hours and 55 minutes; 44.1kHz 16-bit Recording Mode: 6 hours
and 25 minutes; 44.1kHz 24-bit Recording Mode: 4 hours and 15 minutes; 48kHz 16-bit
Recording Mode: 5 hours and 55 minutes; 48kHz 24-bit Recording Mode: 3 hours and 55 minutes; 96kHz 16-bit
Recording Mode: 2 hours and 55 minutes; 96kHz 24-bit Recording Mode: 1 hour and 55 minutes
Frequency Response (Line Input to Line Output)
For Fs = 22.05kHz: Frequency Response = 20Hz to 10kHz (0 to -2dB)
For Fs = 44.1kHz: Frequency Response = 20Hz to 20kHz (0 to -2dB)
For Fs = 48kHz: Frequency Response = 20Hz to 22kHz (0 to -2dB)
For Fs = 96kHz: Frequency Response = 20Hz to 40kHz (0 to -2dB)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Line Input to Line Output) 93dB or greater (1kHz IHF-A) when set to 24-bit
Total Harmonic Distortion (Line Input to Line Output) 0.01% or below (1kHz, 22kHz LPF)
Wow and Flutter Below measurable limit (less than +/-0.001%W.Peak)
Microphone Input (Stereo Mini Jack) -Input impedance: 22k ohm, Rated input level: 2.5 mV; Minimum input level: 0.7 mV.
Supports external mic plug-in power.
Headphone Output (Stereo Mini Jack) Rated output level: 400 mV; Maximum output level: 25 mW + 25 mW or more;
Load impedance: 16 ohms
Line Input (OPT) Analog input: Input impedance: 40K ohms; Rated input level: 2.0V; Minimum input level: 450 mV.
Optical digital input: Input level -24.5dBm to -14.5dBm.Absorption wavelength: 630nm to 690nm
Line Output (OPT) Analog output:Output impedance: 220 ohms, Rated output level: 1.7V load impedance: 22k ohms.
Optical digital output:Output level -21dBm to -15dBm. Emission wavelength: 630 nm to 680nm.
USB Connection High-speed USB,mass storage class
Memory Stick Slot Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo media,NOTE: Standard Memory Stick media, not supported
Power Requirements DC in 6V. Four AA size Alkaline batteries (supplied)
Four AA NiMH Rechargable batteries (optional)
Power Consumption 0.75w
Approx. Battery Life 14 Hours @44.1/16 recording or 12 Hours @ 96/24 recording
Dimensions (W x H x D) 2 7/8" x 6 1/8" x 1 5/16" not including projecting parts and controls
Weight 12.88 oz (including batteries)

In the Box

Software CDROM
AC Power Adapter (6V)
USB Cable
4x Alkaline Batteries (AA size)
Sony PCM-D50 Manual


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