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NEW -- Tascam DR-1 Portable Recorder

The TASCAM DR-1 puts world-dominating power into your pocket. Its built-in stereo microphones include a unique variable angle mechanism, so you can set it to record from any angle. The DR-1 is the first portable recorder to include a 1GB card, so you'll have plenty of CD or MP3-quality recording time for long rehearsals and concerts.

list price $299.00

A pair of microphones is mounted on a variable angle mechanism, which allows the recorder to record from almost any angle. The built-in stereo condenser microphones are arranged for a wide stereo image, and an external mic can also be used. The unit includes a generous 1GB SD card for hours of recording at MP3 or WAV file formats. The DR-1 also includes auto gain control and analog limiting for easy setup and a low-frequency cutoff to eliminate handling or wind noise.


- Instruction manual loaded in recorder for download
- Portable, Handheld Recording
- Built-in High-quality Stereo Condenser Microphone
- Variable Angle Microphone Mechanism with A/B Configuration
- 48 or 44.1kHz 24-bit Recording Resolution
- Compatible with 64 MB2 GB SD cards and 4 GB32 GB SD HC cards
- MP3 and WAVE file Recording and Playback
- Switchable Low Cut Filter
- Analog Auto Gain Control -switchable
- Input level control to adjust signal level of built-in mics
..and external mics and mic 2 jack. Does not affect line input jack
- Analog Limiter
- Recording level meters and peak indicator light
- Powered by optional A/C adapter(3 hours) or through USB cable (which also charges battery - 6 hours)
- Rechargeable/Replaceable Lithium-Ion Battery
- USB 2.0 Connection to Computer for easy drag-drop file transfer
- Built-in Tuner and Vocal Cancel Features
- Overdub Feature to record narration, singing or instruments over an existing recording
- Hold switch
- Playback speed adjustment
- Playback pitch adjustment
- Vocal cancel feature (karaoke)
- Digital effects
- Metronome function
- Guitar tuner function
- Miniplug mic input provides "plug in power" for mini microphones
- Dimensions (not including protrusions):
- 70 (W) x 27 (H) x 135.3 (D) (mm)
- 2.8 (W) x 1.1 (H) x 5.3 (D) (inches)
- Weight: 208 g (including battery)


- Dimensions: (not including protrusions):
    70 (W) x 27 (H) x 135.3 (D) (mm)
    2.8 (W) x 1.1 (H) x 5.3 (D) (inches)
- Weight: 208 g (including battery)
- MIC 1 IN: input Jack 3.5-mm stereo phone (with plug-in power) Input impedance 30 k
    Nominal input level -64 dBV (GAIN set to HIGH) -48 dBV (GAIN set to LOW)
    Maximum input level -48 dBV (GAIN set to HIGH) -32 dBV (GAIN set to LOW)
- MIC 2 IN: input jack 1/4?, mono, unbalanced; Input impedance 10 kO or more;
    Nominal input level -50 dBV; Maximum input level -34 dBV
- LINE IN: input jack 3.5-mm phone (stereo); Input impedance 23 kO;
    Nominal input level -10 dBV; Maximum input level +6 dBV
- LINE OUT: output jack 3.5-mm phone (stereo); Nominal line output -14 dBV;
    Maximum line output +2 dBV; Maximum headphones output 15 mW + 15 mW(w/32O impedance headphones)
- Frequency response: (LINE IN /LINE OUT) 20 Hz20 kHz, +1/-3 dB
- Distortion: (LINE IN /LINE OUT) 0.03% or less
- S/N ratio: (LINE IN /LINE OUT) 90 dB or more
- Audio file compatibility: MP3 files 32320 kbps 44.1/48 kHz sampling frequency
    VBR (playback only) ID3 tag support up to Ver 2.4;
    WAV files 44.1/48 kHz sampling frequency 16/24-bit rate
- Recording medium: SD card (64 MB2 GB) or SD HC card (432 GB)
- File system: FAT16/32
- Lithium ion battery: 3.7 V, 1800 mAh Battery life About 7 hours when recording MP3 format with the built-in mic
    (varies with operating conditions) - Power consumption: 1 W (during MP3 playback)

Computer Requirements:

- Windows: Pentium 300 MHz or faster 128 MB or more memory;
     USB port (USB 2.0 recommended, 500 mA bus power required)
- Power PC, iMac, G3, G4 266 MHz or faster 64 MB or more memory USB port
    (USB 2.0 recommended, 500 mA bus power required)
- Recomended USB host controller: Intel chipset
- Supported OS: Windows 2000, XP and Vista Mac OS X 10.2 or later

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