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Tascam DR-40X Four Track Audio Recorder

  • £169.00
  • (FREE UK Delivery)
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  • Four track TRS/XLR portable recorder
  • Built in reverb effects for recording vocals and instruments
  • Dictation mode designed for human voice recording and transcription
  • Clear condensers that record in A-B and X-Y positions

 

Anytime, anywhere. Be ready to record. The Tascam DR-40X Four Track Audio Recorder is a highly portable recording device ideal for musicians, sound designers, filmmakers, and field recordists.

 

The DR-40X intuitive design makes it incredibly easy to use. Record, adjust levels, delete bad takes, add markers. All at the push of a button. And the ability to change between recording techniques (A-B and X-Y) is as easy flipping the microphone swivel. The dual XLR/TRS combo jacks support line and mic level. In addition to the dual condensers on top of the device, the DR-40X is a versatile, portable recording tool that is extremely effective regardless of context.

 

The DR-40X is extremely compact but does not skimp on sound quality. The pair of condenser microphones respond to SPL levels of 125db meaning it can get crisp recordings in almost any sonic environments. Capture every detail.

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Portable recording that sounds great

Make great recordings wherever you are. The Tascam DR-40X Four Track Audio Recorder features Dual Neutrik® XLR/TRS combo jacks which support both mic-level and +4dBu line-level. The two inputs can accept microphone and linelevels from mixers and front of house consoles. It features +48V phantom power and plenty of gain to help you make detailed recordings with both dynamic and condenser microphones.

Low noise floor - high coverage

The DR-40X records at very high-quality levels whenever you need it to. Thanks to the inbuilt stereo microphones, vibrant recordings are only a button press away. Pick up every detail - small whispers to jet engine levels (that's up too 125dB SPL). You can change them to record in an X-Y pattern for more focused recording or A-B for more ambient recording. If you care about quality then the DR-40X has great coverage.

Intuitive design

Record with total ease. DR-40X has been redesigned to offer ease of control with every function ready to access within a few clicks. Record, adjust levels, delete takes, and add markers. All with a press of a button. The DR-40X supports 10 languages and has an can run for 17.5 on two AA battries or indefinetely on a USB mobile battery.

Features

  • High-quality unidirectional stereo condenser microphones that can record in A-B and X-Y positions
  • XLR/TRS inputs compatible with +4dBu line level / +48V
  • 4-channel mode that can be used for dual recording and nondestructive overdub recording, etc.
  • Support multiple languages for menu (ENG/FRA/DEU/ITA/ESP/RUS/PRT/JPN/CHI/KOR)
  • Overwrite function for Punch-In recording with one level of Undo
  • Functions as a 2in/ 2out USB Audio Interface for Mac, PC or iOS recording
  • Dictation mode designed for human voice recording and transcription
  • MS decoding function making it possible to use M-S microphones
  • Optional RC-3F foot switch and RC-10 wired remote control can be connected
  • Long-time operation of maximum 18 hours is possible using just the internal batteries
  • Reverb effect
  • Auto recording function
  • Proven high sound pressure design for capturing loud sounds of up to 125dB SPL
  • Peak reduction function that detects peaks and automatically sets the optimal level
  • Self timer recording function
  • Seamless gain control
  • Low-cut filter with three levels (40/80/120Hz)
  • Speed change (VSA) function for adjusting the speed from 0.5 to 1.5 times (in 0.1 increments)
  • Level align feature that prevents uneven volume levels
  • Equalizer setting for adjusting playback sound quality
  • Divide/delete functions
  • Loop/repeat playback function that is a convention for practising music and studying languages
  • Resume function that retains the last stop position and starts playback from that position when power is turned back ON
  • Jump-back playback function that skips back a preset number of seconds during playback
  • QUICK menu button for easy access to various functions
  • High-quality 24-bit/96kHz WAV/BWF linear PCM and MP3
  • SD/ SDHC/ SDXC (up to 128GB) can be used for recording media
  • Mark function that can set up to 99 points for a single track
  • Audio files created on computers can be played (Only in formats compatible with this product)
  • Built-in monaural speaker with an output of 0.3W
  • Pre-recording buffer that can record up to 2 seconds prior to starting recording
  • When a predetermined maximum file size is reached, a new file is created to continue recording
  • Track increment creates new files at arbitrary locations during recording
  • File name format can be set to use a user-defined word or the date
  • The first six characters of the file name for recording can be set freely
  • Playlist function
  • A chromatic tuner is equipped which is helpful for practising musical instruments
  • Stereo mini line output / Headphone output connector
  • 128×64 pixel graphic LCD with backlight
  • High-speed file transfer to a computer using USB 2.0
  • Powered by 3 AA batteries, USB bus power, or optional AC adapter (PS-P520E)
  • Rubber feet for improving acoustic properties during desktop recordings are included
  • Tripod attachment screw-hole built into the unit

Specifications

  • Recording Media: SD card (64MB to 2GB), SDHC card (4GB to 32GB), SDXC card (up to 12
  • File System: FAT16/32
  • 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 1.5 times (in 0.1 increments) * 44.1k/48kHz only
  • Built-in Microphone: Unidirectional, Stereo (switchable between A-B and X-Y positions)
  • EXT MIC/LINE IN
    • 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)
  • PHONES/LINE OUT
    • 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
    • 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)
  • 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

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