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Tascam DR-40X


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The Tascam DR-40X is a versatile four-track audio recorder for cinema, music, podcasting, and other applications. Easy-to-use compact design with a high-performance feature set and versatile audio I/O produce professional content.
  • The DR-60DmkII is the next generation of 4-track solid-state recording, based on TASCAMês decades of recording innovation. The upgraded HDDA microphone preamps provide up to 64dB of gain, capturing every nuance of a performance.
  • Up to four channels at a time can be recorded to the internal SD Card, at up to 96kHz/24-bit WAV file resolution. Two of the mic inputs utilize locking XLR connectors with 48V phantom power, the other two use an 1/8” stereo connector for wireless and lavaliere microphones.
  • Recording Media: SD card (64MB to 2GB), SDHC card (4GB to 32GB), SDXC card (up to 128GB)
  • File System: FAT16/32, exFAT
  • Recording File Format: WAV/BWF Sampling Frequency: 44.1k / 48k / 96k Hz, Bit-depth: 16 / 24-bit
  • MP3:
  • Sampling Frequency 44.1k / 48k Hz
  • Recording Bit-rate 32k / 64k / 96k / 128k / 192k / 256k / 320k bps
  • Playback Bit-rate 32k to 320k bps, VBR, ID3TAG Ver. 2.4

  • Number of Channels 4-channel (2 Stereo)

  • Playback speed control 0.5 to 2.0 times (in 0.1 increments) * 44.1k/48kHz only

  • Built-in Microphone Unidirectional, Stereo (switchable between A-B and X-Y positions)

  • Connector XLR/TRS Combo jack (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD)
  • Nominal Input Level -19dBV (MIC) / +4dBu (LINE)
  • Maximum Input Level -3dBV (MIC) / +20dBu (LINE)
  • Input Impedance 2.2kΩ (MIC) / 10kΩ (LINE)
  • Connector 1/8" (3.5mm) Stereo Mini jack (Unbalanced)
  • for LINE connection
  • Nominal Output Level -14dBV (10kΩ load)
  • Maximum Output Level +2dBV (10kΩ load)
  • Output Impedance 12Ω
  • for Headphones connection
  • Maximum Output Power 20mW + 20mW (32Ω load)

  • USB
  • Connector USB Micro B-type
  • Format USB2.0 HIGH SPEED
  • Built-in Speaker 0.3W, Mono

  • Low-cut Filter 40 / 80 / 120Hz

  • Chromatic Tuner C1 to B6, A4 = 435Hz to 445Hz (in 1Hz increments)

  • Effector 6 presets (Hall 1, Hall 2, Room, Studio, Plate 1, Plate 2)

  • Tripod attachment screw-hole 1/4" Tripod attachment screw-hole

  • Power 3 AA Batteries, USB bus power, AC 100 to 240V (optional AC Adapter)

  • Power Consumption 2.5 W (Max)

  • Battery Operation Time
  • (Recording)
  • Alkaline (EVOLTA) approx. 18 hours (2ch WAV, 44.1kHz, 16-bit, using Built-in Microphone, JEITA)
  • Ni-MH (eneloop) approx. 16 hours (2ch WAV, 44.1kHz, 16-bit, using Built-in Microphone, JEITA)
  • Dimensions (W_H_D) 2.75" _ 6.1" _ 1.37" / 70 _ 155 _ 35 mm
  • Weight 8.3 oz. / 213 g
  • Audio Performance
  • Frequency Response
  • Fs 44.1kHz 20Hz to 20kHz, +0/-1dB (EXT IN to LINE OUT, JEITA)
  • Fs 48kHz 20Hz to 22kHz, +0/-1dB (EXT IN to LINE OUT, JEITA)
  • Fs 96kHz 20Hz to 40kHz, +0/-1dB (EXT IN to LINE OUT, JEITA)

  • Total Harmonic Distortion 0.01% or less (Fs 44.1k/48k/96kHz, EXT IN to LINE OUT, JEITA)

  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio 94 dB or higher (Fs 44.1k/48k/96kHz, EXT IN to LINE OUT, JEITA)