Tascam DR-40 Portable Recorder

Item # SRSDR40
| Mfg # DR40
| UPC # 043774027583
Our Price: $179.99
Retail: $279.99 | You Save: 35%

The adjustable mics, four-track recording and extended battery life of the TASCAM DR-40 give you the flexibility you need to record tracks anywhere. The DR-40 captures up to four tracks from built-in, high-quality condenser microphones, XLR mic or line inputs. A pair of great-sounding TASCAM microphone preamps welcome condenser microphones with phantom power, recording at up to 96kHz/24-bit resolution. No other recorder makes home or live recording as simple as the DR-40.

  • Adjustable stereo condenser microphones - Set to X/Y for a direct sound with tight stereo imaging, or open up to A/B for more room sound
  • Four-track recording - Record the built-in microphones and the XLR ins, or record a lower-level safety track
  • 32 to 320 kbps MP3 recording - Record web-ready MP3 files without conversion
  • Locking XLR mic/line input with phantom power - Connect condenser microphones requiring power or balanced line signals
  • Up to 96kHz/24-bit BWF recording - High-resolution recording for the best dynamic range
  • Quick Menu - Easily set recording functions with a minimum of menus
  • Peak Reduction - Reliably set the input level automatically, without it automatically turning back up later (best for music)
  • Limiter and low cut filter - Reduce sudden peaks and rumble for cleaner takes
  • Reverb effect - Process your recording for a “mixed” sound
  • Two-button record - Easy to use – just press REC twice to start recording
  • VSA changes playback speed from 50% to 200% Learn new music, transcribe meetings, practice
  • Records to SD card media (2GB card included) - Compact media available from any cell phone store
  • Mini USB 2.0 jack and cable - Transfer recordings to computer at high speed or power the unit with optional PS-P515U adaptor
  • Timer recording - Unit waits 5-10 seconds until you are ready to play
  • Built-in speaker - Quickly review playback
  • Tripod Mount - Place on a stand for tabletop recording
  • Optional RC-10 and RC-3F remote control - Wired or footswitch remote operation
  • 17.5 hour battery life at CD-quality recording - Enough for the longest guitar solo or meeting
  • Live Recording – Record the board mix along with built-in mics to document your performance
  • Songwriter’s Sketchbook – Capture song ideas before they float away
  • Home recording – A simple, compact way to record with high-quality microphones
  • Digital Filmmaking – Record dialog on-set to match up in your editing software

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Product Warranty Information

Tel: (323) 727-7627; Tascam Website | Warranty Info | Website Contact; 1 year parts and 90 days labor


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We will be glad to help facilitate the repair or replacement as specified by the manufacturer. The manufacturer will determine whether the defect is covered under their warranty; we do not make that determination.

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For more than 30 years, TASCAM has developed products for every segment of the sound and music industry. From the high-end audio professional in a major post-production studio to the novice or hobbyist at home, TASCAM is everywhere.