Tascam DR-40 Digital Portable Recorder

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  • 4-Track Portable Recorder
  • Overdub Mode
  • Onboard Stereo Reverb
  • Up to 15 Hours Battery Life

Tascam DR-40 Digital Portable Recorder

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The Tascam DR-40 Digital Portable Recorder is a 4-channel, 96kHz/24-bit digital recorder with XLR inputs and adjustable mics. This compact and portable recorder can capture up to 4 tracks from built-in, high-quality condenser microphones, XLR mic or line inputs. You can tailor your recording to the sound of the room with the internal mics being able to adjust from XY to AB positions. Enjoy the flexibility to record your tracks anywhere with the Tascam DR-40, which accomodates balanced XLR or 1/4" line inputs using locking Neutrik Combo jacks, as well as SD or SDHC cards up to 32GB.

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The DR-40 captures up to four tracks from built-in, high-quality condenser microphones, XLR mic or line inputs. The internal mics are adjustable from XY to AB position, helping you to tailor your recording to the sound of the room. A pair of great-sounding TASCAM microphone preamps welcome condenser microphones with phantom power, recording at up to 96kHz/24-bit resolution. It accommodates balanced XLR or 1/4" line inputs using locking Neutrik Combo jacks. The DR-40 accepts SD or SDHC cards up to 32GB, and a 2GB card is included.

Once recorded, play back your takes with EQ and the optional Level Align feature to avoid volume jumps. A stereo reverb effect is also built-in, as well as a speaker and chromatic tuner. Transfer recordings to computer using the USB 2.0 jack. Other features include overdub mode, variable speed playback, limiting and low cut filter, and much more - all with TASCAM's simple-to-use interface. No other recorder makes home or live recording as simple as the TASCAM DR-40.

The four track recording mode gives you several options to record. DUAL records a stereo signal with a cope of that stereo signal at lower level, giving you a safety track you can use in case the main recording is distorted. 4CH records the built-in mics along with a pair of external mics, like close-up and ambient microphones. Play along with a recording you've already made with OVERDUB, to build up to a full production or song demo.

Reviews

"Although the D40 is, first and foremost, a stand-alone stereo recording device, when it's fitted with external mics it performs four-track recording effortlessly." - Sound On Sound

Features and Specifications

For help finding the right TASCAM recording device for you, please download the comparison sheet PDF from the link below.

  • Recording Media: SD card (64MB - 2GB), SDHC Card (4GB - 32GB)

Recording and Playback Format

  • WAV/BWF: 44.1kHz/48kHz/96kHz, 16/24 bit (Stereo or Mono)
  • MP3: 44.1kHz/48kHz, 32k/64k/96k/128k/256k/320kbps
  • Power Consumption: 2.5W Max
  • Battery operation Time: 15 hours (continous operation, phantom power off)
  • Dimensions (mm): Mic Closed: W 70 x H 155 x D 35, Mic Open: W 90 x H 155 x D 35
  • Weight: 213g (without batteries)
  • Number of channels: 4 (2 stereo)
  • Playback Speed Control: 50-150% without changing pitch
  • Built-In Microphone: Cardioid Condenser Microphones, supporting both X-Y/A-B mic settings

Ext Mic/Line In

  • Connector: XLR/TRS Combo Jack (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD)
  • Input Impedance: 2.2 kOhm (MIC) / 10 kOhm (LINE)
  • Nominal Input Level: -19dBV (MIC) / +4dBu (LINE)
  • Maximum Input Level: -3dBV (MIC) / +20dBu (LINE)

Phones/Line Out

  • Line Connector: 1/8 (3.5mm) Stereo mini-phone jack, unbalanced
  • Headphone: 20mW + 20mW (32 Ohm loaded)
  • Built-In Speaker Output: 0.3 (mono)
  • USB: B-type
  • Power: 3 x AA Batteries, USB bus power, Optional adaptor
  • Power Consumption: 2.5W (MAx
  • Included Accessories: 2GB SD Card, Mini USB Cable