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TASCAM DR-05X: An Ideal Recorder for Lectures, Dictation, Podcasting, and More


Choose the TASCAM DR-05X stereo handheld recorder for a great-sounding portable recording solution with helpful workflow options. Use the TASCAM DR-05X's built-in omnidirectional condenser microphones to capture vibrant stereo recordings anywhere, anytime. Use Auto Recording mode to automatically engage recording when audio signals reach a certain level. Use the Overwrite function to make easy punch-in audio replacements. Or use the TASCAM DR-05X as a 2-input/2-output USB audio interface with your Mac or PC. Whatever your portable 2-channel recording needs are, the TASCAM DR-05X has you covered.


TASCAM DR-05X Handheld Recorder Features:


  • Portable recorder for dictation, voice recording, musicians, podcasting, and field recording
  • Dual omnidirectional condenser microphones for stereo recording
  • 2-in/2-out USB audio interface for Mac and PC
  • Dictation and Auto Recording modes simplify certain recording tasks
  • 1-touch user interface with Quick Menu button for most functions
  • Up to 17.5 hours of operation from 2 AA batteries
  • Supports high-capacity microSDXC card media for hours of recording time


Tech Specs


  • Audio Interface:2 x 2 USB 2.0 Interface
  • A/D Resolution:24-bit/96kHz
  • Simultaneous Rec Tracks:2
  • Simultaneous Play Tracks:2
  • Built-in Mic(s):Dual Condenser Mics, Omnidirectional/Stereo
  • Analog Inputs:1 x 1/8" TRS (mic)
  • Headphones:1 x 1/8" (headphones/line)
  • Built-in Speaker:Yes
  • Memory (removable):microSD (3GB max), microSDHC (32GB max), microSDXC (128GB max)
  • File Format:WAV, MP3
  • Effects:6 x Reverbs
  • USB:1 x Type Micro-B
  • Power Supply:2 x AA batteries, USB bus power (cable sold separately)
  • Battery Life:17.5 hours (Alkaline), 15.5 hours (NiMH)
  • Stand Mountable:1/4" Tripod screw-hole

TASCAM DR-05X Stereo Handheld Recorder

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