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TASCAM DR-05 Portable handheld Digital Audio Recorder Microphone 3.5mm Stereo Mic/Line Input, WAV and MP3 Recordin Records up to 24-bit / 96 kHz Uses microSD and microSDHC Cards

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  • Brand: TASCAM
  • MPN: TASCAMDR05V2
  • Part #: AUDTSC1001
  • UPC:043774026784
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"Works like a charm. The DR-05 is a fantastic field recorder for beginners.

My only complaint is that the product title is misleading on the site, there is no kit, no shotgun mic included, ect.

I..."
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 Jacob B. ~ 15-04-19
"Great product once you work it out"
 Guest ~ 15-11-18
"Handles high sounds levels from a band without distorting like a phone would. I use it as an on-stage monitor with in-ear monitors to save my hearing. Easy to use in a live environment even if you..."
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Features

The black DR-05 Portable Handheld Digital Audio Recorder from Tascam

Offers high-quality recording in a lightweight and compact design that anyone can use, and is perfect for musicians, teachers, journalists, and more. The DR-05 records WAV or MP3 files at rates up to 24-bit/96 kHz to microSD or microSDHC cards for reliable, skip-free storage. A 2GB card is included so you can get started right away. Integrated microphones capture clear stereo audio, while a 3.5mm stereo mic/line input lets you connect external mics and sound sources. The jack even provides plug-in power for mics that require it.

An integrated speaker and a 3.5mm headphone jack make it easy to listen to your recordings to make sure everything was captured perfectly. The large display screen shows vital information during recording and playback, while the intuitive controls provide quick and easy single-handed operation. The Peak Reduction feature will automatically set your recording level by listening to the audio input and adjusting for the best level. When used alongside the built-in limiter, unwanted distortion becomes a thing of the past.

- Lightweight and Compact
- WAV and MP3 Recording
- Records up to 24-Bit/96 kHz
- Uses microSD and microSDHC Cards
- Integrated Microphones and Speaker
- Intuitive Controls
- 3.5mm Stereo Mic/Line Input
- Peak Reduction and Limiter
- USB 2.0 Port
- Battery or USB Power

The DR-05 includes other classic Tascam features, such as Variable Speed Audition, a level-align function, loop and repeat playback, self-timer recording, integrated editing, a chromatic tuner, and more. A USB 2.0 port allows you to connect the recorder to a computer to quickly transfer files. The DR-05 operates on a pair of standard AA batteries or via the included USB cable. A threaded socket provides convenient tripod mounting.

Compact Design

The lightweight and compact design allows you to bring the recorder anywhere, perfect for musicians, teachers, journalists, and more

Versatile Recording

The DR-05 records WAV files at rates up to 24-bit/96 kHz and MP3 files at rates up to 320 kbps to provide you with a wealth of high-quality options to meet your needs

microSD

The recorder writes to microSD or microSDHC cards for reliable, skip-free storage. A 2GB card is included so you can get started right away

Integrated Microphones

Integrated omnidirectional condenser microphones capture clear stereo audio with a sensitivity rating up to 125 dB to withstand loud sound sources, while also capturing the nuance and detail of a subtle performance

Mic/Line Input

The 3.5mm stereo mic/line input lets you connect external mics and sound sources. The jack even provides plug-in power for mics that require it

Integrated Speaker and Headphone Jack

An integrated speaker and a 3.5mm headphone jack make it easy to listen to your recordings to make sure everything was captured perfectly

Large Display

The large display screen shows vital information during recording and playback

Intuitive Controls

The intuitive controls provide quick and easy single-handed operation

Level Control Options

The DR-05 offers automatic and manual level setting, as well as a Peak Reduction feature that will automatically set your recording level by listening to the audio input and adjusting for the best level. Unlike auto-gain functions, Peak Reduction only goes down to prevent accidental distortion after a period of low level, like a break. Peak Recording works in rehearsal mode or while recording, so if the performance is louder than the soundcheck, you're still safe

Limiter and Low-Cut Filter

An integrated limiter and low-cut filter help to prevent distortion and low-frequency rumble and hum

Self-Timer Recording

This feature will start the recorder 5 or 10 seconds after you hit the record button, giving you time to get ready when recording yourself. Alternately, you can enable a 2-second pre-recording buffer, which will capture audio from 2 seconds before you hit the record button

Playback Options

The recorder has variable-speed playback, letting you adjust recordings from 50-150% without affecting the pitch. It also offers loop and repeat playback, auto and manual track increment, playback EQ settings, and a level-align feature that prevents uneven volume levels during playback

Editing

Onboard editing capabilities let you divide and delete tracks and sections of tracks, an assign up to 99 mark points on each file. A jump-back function will return to your previous point with one action

Tuner

A built-in chromatic tuner ensures that you're in-key and sounding your best

USB Port

The USB 2.0 port makes it easy to connect the recorder to a computer to transfer your files for editing and sharing. The port also provides power to the DR-05

Power Options

The recorder can operate on a pair of standard AA batteries or via USB bus power with the included cable

Tripod Socket

A threaded socket provides convenient tripod mounting

Specifications

Recording Media 
microSD/SDHC Flash Memory Cards (64MB to 32GB)  4GB MicroSD card included.

Supported File Types 
WAV/BWF: 44.1/48/96 kHz, 16/24-bit
MP3: 44.1/48 kHz, 32/64/96/128/192/256/320 kbps

Number of Channels 
2

Recording Time (All times are for a 1 GB memory card)
MP3: 17 hours 21 mins (128 kbps), 6 hours 56 mins (320 kbps)
WAV: 1 hour 34 mins (16-bit/44. 1kHz), 1 hour 26 mins (16-bit/48 kHz), 28 mins (24-bit/96 kHz)

Connectors 
1 x 3.5mm mic/line stereo input (unbalanced) 1 x 3.5mm headphone/line out jack (unbalanced) 1 x USB 2.0 Mini-B port

Display 
LCD Display

Speaker 
0.3W Mono

Frequency Response 
20 Hz - 20 kHz +1/-3 dB (44.1 kHz Ext In to Line Out, JEITA)
20 Hz - 22 kHz +1/-3 dB (48 kHz Ext In to Line Out, JEITA)
20 Hz - 40 kHz +1/-3 dB (96 kHz Ext In to Line Out, JEITA)

Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) 
0.05% or Lower (EXt In to Line Out, Fs 44.1/48.96 kHz JEITA)

Signal to Noise Ratio 
92 dB or Higher (Ext In to Line Out, Fs 44.1/48/96 kHz JEITA)

Power 
2 x AA Batteries
USB Bus Power
1.7 W Maximum Consumption

Operating Temperature 
32-104°F (0-40°C)

Dimensions (WxHxD) 
2.4 x 5.6 x 1" (61 x 141 x 26 mm)

Weight 
4.1 oz (116 g) (Without Batteries)

System Requirements Windows:
Pentium 300 MHz or Faster
128 MB or More Memory
USB Port (USB 2.0 Recommended)
Windows 7, Vista, or XP

System Requirements Mac:
Power PC, iMac, G3, G4 266 MHz or Faster
64 MB or More Memory
USB Port (USB 2.0 Recommended)
Mac OS X 10.2 or Later
Manufacturer Part No: TASCAMDR05V2 Brand: TASCAM Product Type: -
UPC 043774026784 Product Family: - Shipping Weight: 0.409 kg
PB Part No: AUDTSC1001 Product Model: DR-05

Warranty: 12 months local warranty *
* Warranty period is as stated above unless the manufacturer has chosen to specify a longer period.
All warranties are return to base unless otherwise specified.

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Otto B.
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7 April 2017
This recorder was rated the best for "Business Professionals" and one of the best budget prices of any digital recorders, by Top Ten Reviews. My initial concern was that it was only suited for conference meetings and picking up voices from wide angles.

So I bought this for a specific, solo vocal purpose in mind but now I have it for general foley recording and music bands as well. I am very surprised, I realised how versatile it is as a long-term, multi-purpose device and I'm really pleased to own it. Haven't tested the battery life so much, but the menu navigation and freedom of options are great, the range, accuracy and fidelity is about...
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Jacob B.

Tascam DR-05 Review

15 April 2019
Works like a charm. The DR-05 is a fantastic field recorder for beginners.

My only complaint is that the product title is misleading on the site, there is no kit, no shotgun mic included, ect.

I honestly have no complaints about the product itself, it's better than what I expected.
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Guest

Tascam dr05

15 November 2018
Great product once you work it out
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Guest

Does what a phone can’t

3 November 2018
Handles high sounds levels from a band without distorting like a phone would. I use it as an on-stage monitor with in-ear monitors to save my hearing. Easy to use in a live environment even if you cant see the controls.
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DaVin

Superb recording

26 October 2018
Easy to use, straightforward recorder! I literally just put the battery and recorded the interview I have to record. Good buy!
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Zayd

Get it! You will not be d

31 May 2018
What can I say. This is an epic recorder for the price with exceptional sound quality. Battery life is exceptional too! Cant flaw it at all. This well surpassed my expectations and will be buying another one soon. Highly recommended this item!
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Maria

Great Product

20 February 2018
I use it for motovlogging perfect device for it and if you want quality this is bang for your buck with a good mic you are all set
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Question:
What shotgun mic is included..?
Asked by: CD on 8 August 2018
Answer:
Hey man, no shotgun mic or additional part is included in this order. Just batteries. I found the default stereo mics on the recorder to be excellent though.
Answered by: Otto Beumelburg on 6 September 2018
Answer:
Hi there, yeah it worked with my lapel mic really good, I don't know how you'd connect two of them though. Every microphone is different, just check if it has the standard 3.5mm headphone jack. Anything that size can fit in the recorder.
Answered by: Otto Beumelburg on 6 September 2018
Answer:
Wish it could, but I haven't been able to find the option.
Answered by: Otto Beumelburg on 6 September 2018

TASCAM DR-05 Portable handheld Digital Audio Recorder Microphone 3.5mm Stereo Mic/Line Input, WAV and MP3 Recordin Records up to 24-bit / 96 kHz Uses microSD and microSDHC Cards

Rated the best for "Business Professionals"
  • Brand: TASCAM
  • MPN: TASCAMDR05V2
  • Part #: AUDTSC1001
  • UPC:043774026784
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Features

The black DR-05 Portable Handheld Digital Audio Recorder from Tascam

Offers high-quality recording in a lightweight and compact design that anyone can use, and is perfect for musicians, teachers, journalists, and more. The DR-05 records WAV or MP3 files at rates up to 24-bit/96 kHz to microSD or microSDHC cards for reliable, skip-free storage. A 2GB card is included so you can get started right away. Integrated microphones capture clear stereo audio, while a 3.5mm stereo mic/line input lets you connect external mics and sound sources. The jack even provides plug-in power for mics that require it.

An integrated speaker and a 3.5mm headphone jack make it easy to listen to your recordings to make sure everything was captured perfectly. The large display screen shows vital information during recording and playback, while the intuitive controls provide quick and easy single-handed operation. The Peak Reduction feature will automatically set your recording level by listening to the audio input and adjusting for the best level. When used alongside the built-in limiter, unwanted distortion becomes a thing of the past.

- Lightweight and Compact
- WAV and MP3 Recording
- Records up to 24-Bit/96 kHz
- Uses microSD and microSDHC Cards
- Integrated Microphones and Speaker
- Intuitive Controls
- 3.5mm Stereo Mic/Line Input
- Peak Reduction and Limiter
- USB 2.0 Port
- Battery or USB Power

The DR-05 includes other classic Tascam features, such as Variable Speed Audition, a level-align function, loop and repeat playback, self-timer recording, integrated editing, a chromatic tuner, and more. A USB 2.0 port allows you to connect the recorder to a computer to quickly transfer files. The DR-05 operates on a pair of standard AA batteries or via the included USB cable. A threaded socket provides convenient tripod mounting.

Compact Design

The lightweight and compact design allows you to bring the recorder anywhere, perfect for musicians, teachers, journalists, and more

Versatile Recording

The DR-05 records WAV files at rates up to 24-bit/96 kHz and MP3 files at rates up to 320 kbps to provide you with a wealth of high-quality options to meet your needs

microSD

The recorder writes to microSD or microSDHC cards for reliable, skip-free storage. A 2GB card is included so you can get started right away

Integrated Microphones

Integrated omnidirectional condenser microphones capture clear stereo audio with a sensitivity rating up to 125 dB to withstand loud sound sources, while also capturing the nuance and detail of a subtle performance

Mic/Line Input

The 3.5mm stereo mic/line input lets you connect external mics and sound sources. The jack even provides plug-in power for mics that require it

Integrated Speaker and Headphone Jack

An integrated speaker and a 3.5mm headphone jack make it easy to listen to your recordings to make sure everything was captured perfectly

Large Display

The large display screen shows vital information during recording and playback

Intuitive Controls

The intuitive controls provide quick and easy single-handed operation

Level Control Options

The DR-05 offers automatic and manual level setting, as well as a Peak Reduction feature that will automatically set your recording level by listening to the audio input and adjusting for the best level. Unlike auto-gain functions, Peak Reduction only goes down to prevent accidental distortion after a period of low level, like a break. Peak Recording works in rehearsal mode or while recording, so if the performance is louder than the soundcheck, you're still safe

Limiter and Low-Cut Filter

An integrated limiter and low-cut filter help to prevent distortion and low-frequency rumble and hum

Self-Timer Recording

This feature will start the recorder 5 or 10 seconds after you hit the record button, giving you time to get ready when recording yourself. Alternately, you can enable a 2-second pre-recording buffer, which will capture audio from 2 seconds before you hit the record button

Playback Options

The recorder has variable-speed playback, letting you adjust recordings from 50-150% without affecting the pitch. It also offers loop and repeat playback, auto and manual track increment, playback EQ settings, and a level-align feature that prevents uneven volume levels during playback

Editing

Onboard editing capabilities let you divide and delete tracks and sections of tracks, an assign up to 99 mark points on each file. A jump-back function will return to your previous point with one action

Tuner

A built-in chromatic tuner ensures that you're in-key and sounding your best

USB Port

The USB 2.0 port makes it easy to connect the recorder to a computer to transfer your files for editing and sharing. The port also provides power to the DR-05

Power Options

The recorder can operate on a pair of standard AA batteries or via USB bus power with the included cable

Tripod Socket

A threaded socket provides convenient tripod mounting

Specifications

Recording Media 
microSD/SDHC Flash Memory Cards (64MB to 32GB)  4GB MicroSD card included.

Supported File Types 
WAV/BWF: 44.1/48/96 kHz, 16/24-bit
MP3: 44.1/48 kHz, 32/64/96/128/192/256/320 kbps

Number of Channels 
2

Recording Time (All times are for a 1 GB memory card)
MP3: 17 hours 21 mins (128 kbps), 6 hours 56 mins (320 kbps)
WAV: 1 hour 34 mins (16-bit/44. 1kHz), 1 hour 26 mins (16-bit/48 kHz), 28 mins (24-bit/96 kHz)

Connectors 
1 x 3.5mm mic/line stereo input (unbalanced) 1 x 3.5mm headphone/line out jack (unbalanced) 1 x USB 2.0 Mini-B port

Display 
LCD Display

Speaker 
0.3W Mono

Frequency Response 
20 Hz - 20 kHz +1/-3 dB (44.1 kHz Ext In to Line Out, JEITA)
20 Hz - 22 kHz +1/-3 dB (48 kHz Ext In to Line Out, JEITA)
20 Hz - 40 kHz +1/-3 dB (96 kHz Ext In to Line Out, JEITA)

Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) 
0.05% or Lower (EXt In to Line Out, Fs 44.1/48.96 kHz JEITA)

Signal to Noise Ratio 
92 dB or Higher (Ext In to Line Out, Fs 44.1/48/96 kHz JEITA)

Power 
2 x AA Batteries
USB Bus Power
1.7 W Maximum Consumption

Operating Temperature 
32-104°F (0-40°C)

Dimensions (WxHxD) 
2.4 x 5.6 x 1" (61 x 141 x 26 mm)

Weight 
4.1 oz (116 g) (Without Batteries)

System Requirements Windows:
Pentium 300 MHz or Faster
128 MB or More Memory
USB Port (USB 2.0 Recommended)
Windows 7, Vista, or XP

System Requirements Mac:
Power PC, iMac, G3, G4 266 MHz or Faster
64 MB or More Memory
USB Port (USB 2.0 Recommended)
Mac OS X 10.2 or Later
Date Created: 17:48, 18-09-2019
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/AUDTSC1001/TASCAM-DR-05-Portable-handheld-Digital-Audio-Recor
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