2009 ARES ML

Manufactured from 2009 to 2010


Hand-held audio recorder / player
All functions and controls at your fingertips.

High quality solid-state audio recorder, the ARES-ML is principally designed to be used in any ultra-portable recording situation, and can replace MINIDISK©. Its recording media is a 4 GB built-in memory, for the recording of PCM Mono or Stereo audio. MPEG compression allows for longer recording times. The unit is powered by two “AA” batteries, offering more than 10 hours operation.

Key features

Solid State recording Menu driven
Internal 4GB Flash memory Long battery life
USB 2.0 port Lightweight Ultra portable
Clip-on microphones Built-in loudspeaker
Line input FAT 32 format
External Microphone connection Linear PCM, MP2 and MP3 formats

Equipped with a built-in microphone. Extra high quality external Mono (omni-directional and cardioid) and Stereo (Cardioid) clip on microphones are available as additional accessories. A traditional external microphone can also be used thanks to the XLR input cable supplied with the unit. Designed for radio applications, the ARES-ML offers instant start-up, one button recording, automatic level control, internal loudspeaker, voice-operated recording and low cut filter.



The ARES-ML offers a miniature USB 2.0 port. Through this connection, the internal memory appears on the “desktop” as a mass storage device (external drive) of the PC / MAC and requires NO additional software or drivers.

Special Features

Built-in loudspeaker Stereo Line In / Out Linear PCM, MP2 and MP3 Interchangeable microphones

Technical specifications


Data Storage medium: Internal Flash memory
Recording Method: Digital (PCM) or Digital compression
Compression type: ISO MPEG Layer II / MPEG III
A/D & D/A conversion: 24 Bit Sigma-Delta
Sampling Rate: 8 to 48 kHz PCM and MPEG
Bit-Rates: 64 to 384 kb/s
Mono/Stereo: Switchable
File Format: (.WAV) or (.MP2) / (.MP3)



Mic. Inputs: Miniature  Jack
Microphone: -10 dB FS for 74 dB SPL.
Sensitivity: Approx. 200mV for -10dB FS (Dynamic)
Line Input: Miniature  Jack
Line Input Sensitivity: 150mV -4.4V for 0 dB FS (Max 8V)



Headphone: Jack 3.5 mm stereo connector
Line Output: 1 V FS
THD at 1 kHz: 0.1 %
Frequency response: 30 Hz – 20 kHz (-3 dB in EE mode)
Total dynamic range: 85 dB



Battery pack: 2 x “AA” cells
Autonomy: >10 hours



Dimensions: 125 x 53 x 22 mm (without external microphone)
Weight: 200 g

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