Tascam DR-40X Portable 4-Track Recorder and USB Audio Interface

    FEATURES:

    Dual Neutrik® XLR/TRS combo jacks support both mic-level and +4dBu line-level. These inputs can accept balanced microphone or line level from Mixers or the FOH console. The microphone preamp includes +48V phantom power and plenty of gain for detailed recordings with condenser microphones, as well as electret type microphones. Using the stereo built-in microphones, you can capture ambient sound of the audience while recording direct from an external console, which is ideal for capturing live performances.

     

    DR-40X allows high-quality recording with its stereo built-in condenser microphones. Every detail is captured from small whispers to loud sounds up to 125dB SPL. These built-in microphones are adjustable unidirectional microphones for recording in an X-Y pattern for tight stereo imaging, or in an A-B pattern for a more ambient recording.

     

    The layout of the DR-40X has been revamped to be quick and easy to work with one thumb. Operations like recording, adjusting levels, deleting bad takes and adding markers are just a button press away.

     

    DR-40X uses only two AA batteries and has ultra-long battery capability. When using built-in microphones, recording lasts 17.5 hours when recording with standard 2ch WAV, 44.1kHz/ 16bit format using alkaline batteries.
    Also DR-40X can be powered by a USB mobile battery as well for super long extended use.

    Features at a glance

    • 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 2.0 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 convention for practicing 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 practicing 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 in to the unit
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