Tascam DR-40 4-Track Handheld Digital Audio Recorder. Bundle With Free Tascam Headphone.

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  • DR-40 Multi-Track Recorder
  • Adorama Camera Valuable Bundle. Bundle Includes.
  • TH-02 Consumer Headphone
  • Compact design for variety of applications
  • High-Quality Recording
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About Tascam DR-40

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The DR-40 4-Track Handheld Digital Audio Recorder from Tascam provides professional-level features and flexibility in a compact and durable design that's ideal for use in the field. The unit can record high-quality WAV/BWF or MP3 files to readily-available SD or SDHC flash memory cards, allowing you to record hours of material and share it easily. A 2GB card is included so you can get started recording right away.

The recorder features built-in adjustable condenser microphones, allowing you to choose an X/Y or A/B recording pattern to meet the needs of your environment and application. A built-in limiter and switchable low cut filter reduce peaks and rumble for cleaner recordings. There are a pair of Neutrik combo inputs that accept XLR and 1/4" connections for terrific flexibility. Built-in mic preamps provide phantom power so you can use external condenser mics. A 3.5mm headphone/line output allows you to connect additional equipment such as headphones or small speakers. The high-speed USB 2.0 port allows you to transfer your recordings to a Mac or PC for editing or sharing.

A Built-In Speaker allows you to play back your recordings immediately for review. Other features include a dual recording mode and overdub mode and a peak reduction feature. There is a 2-second pre-recording bugger to ensure that you never miss a priceless moment due to pressing the record button too late. There is also a chromatic tuner and a stereo reverb effect. A threaded mounting hole lets you mount the recorder on a tripod for terrific stability. The DR-40 can operate for up to 15 hours from 3 standard AA batteries. It can also use USB bus power via the included cable. An optional AC adapter and external battery pack (sold separately) provide additional powering options.

Tascam DR-40 Features

  • Adorama Valuable Bundle. Bundle Includes.
  • Tascam DR-40 4-Track Handheld Digital Audio Recorder, Mini USB Cable, 2GB SD Card, Tascam 1 Year Limited USA Warranty.
  • Tascam TH-02 Multi-Use Studio Grade Headphones, Black. 1/8" to 1/4" Adapter, Tascam 1 USA Warranty.

Tascam DR-40 Specifications

Recorder Type
Hand-Held 4-Track Digital Audio Recorder
Recording/Reading Methods
SD or SDHC Card (64MB to 32GB)
Recording Bit Rate
WAV: 16 and 24-bit
MP3: 32-320 kbps, VBR
Sampling Frequency
WAV: 44.1, 48, or 96kHz
MP3: 44.1 and 48kHz
Number of Channels
4 (2 Stereo)
Frequency Response
20Hz-20kHz +1/-3dB (44.1kHz, EXT IN-LINE OUT, JEITA)
20Hz-22kHz +1/-3dB (48kHz, EXT IN-LINE OUT, JEITA)
20Hz-40kHz +1/-3dB (96kHz, EXT IN-LINE OUT)
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
< 0.05% (44.1/48/96kHz, EXT IN-LINE OUT)
S/N Ratio
> 92dB (44.1/48/96kHz, EXT IN-LINE OUT)
A/D Conversion
D/A Conversion
Pitch Adjustment
50-150% Without Affecting Pitch
2 x XLR/TRS Combo Inputs
1 x 3.5mm Headphone/Line Out
1 x High-Speed Mini-B USB 2.0 Port
1 x Remote Jack
Input Impedance
Mic: 2.2 k Ohm
Line: 10 k Ohm
Input Level
Nominal: -19dBV Mic, +4dBu Line
Max: -3dBV Mic, +20dBu Line
Output Impedance
12 Ohm
Output Level
Nominal: -14dBV (10 k Ohm)
Max: +2dBV (10 k Ohm)
Adjustable Stereo Condenser (X/Y and A/B)
Headphone Output
20mW + 20mW (32 Ohm)
0.3W, Mono
40/80/120Hz Low Cut
Battery Type/Life
3 x AA (Alkaline or NiMH)
Up to 15 Hours of Continuous Operation, Phantom Power Off
100-240VAC, 50/60Hz (via Optional AC Adapter)
Power Consumption
2.5W Max
System Requirements
Windows XP, Vista, or 7, Pentium 300MHz, 128MB RAM, USB 2.0 Recommended
Mac OS X v10.2 or Later, Power PC G3, G4, or G5 266MHz Min, 64MB RAM, USB 2.0 Recommended
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Mics Open: 3.54 x 6.1 x 1.38" (90 x 155 x 35mm)
Mics Closed: 2.76 x 6.1 x 1.38" (70 x 155 x 35mm)
7.5 oz (213g) (Without Batteries)
Mfr #
DR-40 K
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