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Fostex AR101 Audio Retriever
  • Fostex AR101 Audio Retriever
  • Fostex AR101 Audio Retriever
  • Fostex AR101 Audio Retriever
  • Fostex AR101 Audio Retriever
  • Fostex AR101 Audio Retriever

Fostex AR101 Audio Retriever

Manufacturer: Fostex USA

Item #: FX-AR101   •   MFG #: AR101


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Compact, lightweight, yet tough and built to exacting standards, the AR101 audio interface is compatible with Apple's iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5* as well as DSLR camera and PC. It offers stereo Mic/Line I/Os and a Headphone Out, plus a rotary encoder for level and pan controls.
*requires Apple's genuine Lightning-30pin adapter

Operation confirmed products
iOS: iPhone 4S / iPhone 4 / iPod touch (4G) / iPad (3G) / iPad 2 / iPhone 5* / iPod touch (5G)*
*Requires Apple's genuine Lightning-30pin adapter which is not included in the AR101 package.

  • Features

    • Improves the audio quality of iOS devices using the supplied USB-30Pin dock cable.
    • Also works with iPhone 5 and iPod Touch (5G) using the Apple genuine Lightning-30Pin adapter.
    • Also works as an audio interface for PC by connecting with an off-the-shelf mini USB - USB A Type cable.
    • Both Input 1 and 2 are stereo Line/Mic, i.e. maximum 4 channels can be fed.
    • 2 x Plug-in power condenser microphones come with the package. Off-the-shelf plug-in power type microphones can be used too.
    • The rotary encoder and the LED level meter for easy setting of various parameters including Input level of each channel, PAN, Headphone Out etc.
    • A dedicated AR101 APP can be downloaded from iTune Store to control Pan, Low Cut, Limiter, Output Level.
    • Headphone Monitor Out to monitor the input and playback signal.
    • Analog Out (Line-Mic selectable) to output input or playback signal, or mixed.
    • No battery required, being powered from the connected iOS device via USB.
    • When feeding power via micro USB, the AR101 also feeds power to the connected iOS de-vice.
    • The chassis has a shoe rail on which various Camera rigs can be mounted.
    • Comes with a device holder that can be used either in landscape (horizontally) or portrait (vertically). It has screw holes on the horizontal and vertical sides for the supplied hand grip or off-the-shelf tri-pod etc.
    • A pair of Inner-earphones is also included in the package.
  • Specifications

    • Analog Input
    • Connector: 3.5mm dia stereo mini x 2
    • Input signal: Line / Mic
    • Gain: -12 to 159.5dB
    • Plug-in Power: approx. 2.5V (always)
    • Level Meter LED: 11 dots
    • Phones
    • Connector: 3.5mm dia stereo mini
    • Load Impedance: 16 ohm or more
    • Maximum Output Level: 15mW (32 ohm load, THD less than 0.1%)
    • General
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +/-30dB (Line In - St Out / 15mW / 32 ohm load)
    • Noise Level: less than -93dBV (Mic - St Out / Input Gain Max)
    • Dimensions: 83mm (W) x 31mm (H) x 33mm (D) (w/o mics, holder & grip)
    • Weight: approx. 60g (w/o mics, holder & grip)
    • Power Consumption: 200mW

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