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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Tascam Recorders

Tascam has rolled out two new portable recorders that we are excited to be stocking and renting here at Foto Care.  The first is the Tascam DR-40.

The DR-40 is a linear recorder with two high quality stereo condenser microphones built into it.  The Tascam rents for $20/day or $60/week

  • Handheld 4-track Portable Recorder
  • Built-in condenser microphones, adjustable to XY or AB position
  • XLR / 1/4” mic/line input with phantom power
  • Record the built-in microphones with the XLR mic or line input for a four-track recording
  • Dual recording mode captures a safety track at a lower level to avoid distortion
  • Overdub mode allows recording along with a previous take
  • Peak reduction automatically sets the ideal recording level
  • 15-hour battery life from three AA batteries
  • Up to 96kHz/24-bit WAV/BWF or MP3 recording resolution
  • 2-second pre-recording buffer
  • Variable speed playback from 50-150% speed without changing the pitch
  • Adjustable limiter and low cut filter (40 / 80 / 120 Hz)
  • Built-in speaker and chromatic tuner
  • 1/8” headphone/line output
  • Playback EQ and level align
  • Stereo Reverb effect
  • Tripod mounting hole
  • SD/SDHC card slot supports up to 32GB media (2GB card included)
  • Locking Neutrik Combi jacks
  • USB 2.0 jack and cable for transferring recordings to computers
  • Powered by three AA batteries, AC adapter (optional PS-P515U), external battery pack (optional BP-6AA), or USB bus power
  • The Tascam DR-680 is a virtual studio-on-the-go.
    • 8-track portable recording
    • Record eight individual inputs or six inputs plus a stereo mixdown
    • Up to 96kHz/24-bit Broadcast WAV file resolution for 8 channels
    • Stereo 192kHz/24-bit recording mode
    • 4-channel MP3 recording
    • Digital monitor mixing (level and pan) with recordable stereo mixdown
    • Mid-side microphone decoding, either during recording or monitor/mixdown
    • Ganged input option for use with stereo microphones
    • Ideal for surround music and effects recording
    • Cascade function for running two units together
    • Pre-recording feature
    • Auto-recording mode begins recording when the input reaches a certain level
    • Mark function during recording/playback
    • Edit functions such as divide and delete
    • 128×64 backlit LCD display
    • Powered through (8x) AA batteries or (included) PS-1225L adapter
    • Records to SD/SDHC card media (not included)
    • Premium AKM Audio4Pro™ 192kHz A/D converters with over 100dB signal to noise ratio
    Tascam DR-680 $55 day / $165 week
    The Tascam DR-680 will rent for $55/day or $165/week
    For a demonstration of either of these recorders come in and see us at 41 w 22nd street!