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Alesis ProTrack
Capture live sound on your iPod anywhere and anytime without a single cable, and with one hand free! Just dock your iPod, cover it with the protective clear shield, and you are ready to record.

Capture sound effects, recitals, jam sessions, speeches, interviews, rehearsals, meetings, performances, lectures, song ideas, you name it….. directly to your iPod.

This little unit weighing less than half a pound puts pro-quality mobile recording power in your hands for only $199. That’s 50% off Retail of $399

You can record detailed, 16-bit, 44.1kHz or 22kHz stereo digital audio without connecting any additional equipment using the onboard pair of cardioid condenser microphones. The on-board mics are fixed in XY configuration for optimal stereo imaging.

ProTrack also has a pair of combo XLR-1/4″ inputs enabling you to connect any professional sound source, including condenser and dynamic microphones and mixer outputs. Whether you are running on plug-in or battery power, ProTrack supplies 48V phantom power to its inputs for operation with external condenser microphones.

ProTrack has LED-level metering for instant visual indication, even in a dark club. You can monitor or play back recordings on the 1/8″ stereo-headphone output. Controls for phantom power, limiter, and volume are easy to access.

ProTrack, records on four AAA batteries or AC power using the included adapter. A 1/4″-20 threaded mounting point enables you to mount ProTrack on a mic stand with the optional ProTrack Adapter, on a table with the optional ProTrack Tripod table stand, or on a camera tripod for hands-free tracking.

ProTrack automatically dates and time-stamps files making it easy to identify which track was the recording of your last jam session. It also features a switchable limiter, for distortion-free recording.

ProTrack records to iPod Classic, iPod 5G, and iPod nano 3G.

ProTrack Key Features

-Sleek design with clear, protective covers, integrates iPod
-Combo XLR-1/4″ inputs for connecting mics, mixers, and more
-Stereo 1/8″ headphone output
-48V phantom power for use with external condenser mics
-Records 16-bit, 44.1kHz or 22kHz stereo digital audio
-Onboard stereo condenser microphones for detailed pickup
-Built-in mics in XY configuration for accurate stereo image
-Switchable limiter ensures overload-free recordings
-AC/DC operation on 4 AAA batteries or AC adapter (included)
-Threaded mounting point for tabletop and floor-stand applications