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#152375 - 03/03/12 09:11 PM [Off-Topic] Tascam DR-07mk2 / DR-40
RobbMiller Offline
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Registered: 11/04/10
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Loc: Midwest
Anyone here use either of these recorders?

DR-07mk2
http://tascam.com/product/dr-07mk2/overview/

DR-40
http://tascam.com/product/dr-40/overview/


If so, will you please share your experience?

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#152376 - 03/05/12 10:22 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Tascam DR-07mk2 / DR-40 [Re: RobbMiller]
flatfoot Offline
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Posts: 2135
Loc: Sacramento CA
I have the DR-05 and and extremely happy with it.
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Got some tunes on You Tube:
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My BiaB lesson site:
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#152377 - 03/06/12 08:21 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Tascam DR-07mk2 / DR-40 [Re: flatfoot]
RobbMiller Offline
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Registered: 11/04/10
Posts: 503
Loc: Midwest
I ordered the DR-40. The DR-40 has XLR inputs with phantom power as well as the built in condensers.

The unit should be here tomorrow. I am hoping it will replace my laptop dependent field recorder.

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#152378 - 03/07/12 07:56 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Tascam DR-07mk2 / DR-40 [Re: RobbMiller]
Tommyc Offline
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Registered: 01/08/11
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Looks Cool, hope it works for you!

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#152379 - 03/16/12 10:23 PM [Off-Topic] Sound Clips [Re: RobbMiller]
RobbMiller Offline
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Registered: 11/04/10
Posts: 503
Loc: Midwest
Here are some sound clips recorded with the unit.

The first clip was recorded in a classroom. The BIAB backing tracks were played back using ch 1/2 while the students were recorded to ch 3/4 using the built-in mics in the a/b configuration. The SmartBoard Speakers were used as monitors. The two .wav tracks were imported to Audacity and mixed for volume. There are no effects added.

SAMPLE 1

The second clip was recorded from the passenger seat of my 20 year old Saturn Wagon using the internal mics in the a/b configuration. The gain was set low to prevent clipping. This is the raw wav file edited for brevity only.

At :18 you can hear the rubber on the pavement. From :30 to :40 you hear passing traffic (the driver's window was open) at :50 you can actually hear the texture of the road change -- this is a rough section just before my subdivision. At 1:00 I am pulling into my drive and at 1:10 you can hear my reason for existence.

SAMPLE 2

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