New handheld recorder can capture up to four tracks using built-in, high-quality condenser microphones, XLR mic or line inputs.
Tascam has introduced the DR-40, a new handheld four-track recorder with a level of flexibility that allows the user to record tracks anywhere.
The DR-40 can capture up to four tracks using built-in, high-quality condenser microphones, XLR mic or line inputs. The mics can be adjusted from XY to AB position and it is compatible with balanced XLR or 1/4-line inputs using locking Neutrik Combo jacks. A 2GB card is included and it can accept SD or SDHC cards up to 32GB.
Takes can then be played back with EQ and an optional Level Align feature, which prevents volume jumps. Stereo reverb effects, a speaker and a chromatic tuner are also built in.
Recordings can be transferred to a computer via the USB 2.0 jack and other features include an overdub mode, variable speed playback, limiting and low cut filter.