Tascam DR-05X review: specs & price

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Portable audio recorder and USB interface

The Tascam DR-05X is a Portable audio recorder and USB interface with a Recording and playback of MP3 (up to 320 Kb/s) and WAV files (up to 24-bit/44.1/48/96...

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Description Professional Multitrack Field RecorderCompact Audio Recorder with Directional MicrophoneOlympus LS-P1Roland R-07 blackZoom H5Roland R-07 redWireless Studio Microphone with Built-In Audio Recorder and Audio / Video iOS AppPortable Stereo SD / CD RecorderRoland R-07 blackPortable multitrack audio recorder with USB audio interfaceZoom H2nZoom H5Battery-Powered Multi-Track RecorderPortable multitrack audio recorder and USB audio interfaceRoland R-07 whiteMP3 / Wave Mobile RecorderCompact digital recorder for Sennheiser lavalier microphonesMobile 6-channel audio recorder for DSLR camerasZoom H5Tascam DR-44WL
Power supplyAA batteries / accumulators (10)USB or 1x NiMH battery (AAA)-2 AA batteries or USB-2 AA batteries or USB--2 AA batteries or USB-2 AA batteries, USB cable or AC adapter (not included)---2 AA batteries or USB--4 AA batteries, power supply PS-P520E (not included) or USB--
Dimensions70 x 100 x 260 mm-109 x 40 x 14 mm---------164 x 110 x 50 mm--50 x 137.5 x 32 mm----
Weight3.65 kg-75 g----1.4 kg-0.91 kg (without batteries)--0.5 kg0.56 kg (without batteries)-60 g----
Integrated Stereo Microhone
Recording Tracks8122421221244612221644
Microphone Inputs80112102181264111422
48 V Phantom power
Line Inputs00114102181464110242
Storage MediumCF CardCD, SD/SDHC CardSD/SDHC CardMicro SD/SDHC CardSD/SDHC CardMicro SD/SDHC CardInternal MemoryCD, SD/SDHC CardMicro SD/SDHC CardSD/SDHC/SDXC CardSD/SDHC CardSD/SDHC CardSD/SDHC/SDXC CardSD/SDHC/SDXC CardMicro SD/SDHC CardMicro SD/SDHC CardMicro SD/SDHC CardSD/SDHC CardSD/SDHC CardSD/SDHC/SDXC Card
Headphone connection
Integrated Speaker
Resolution max.24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit
Max. Sample Rate192 kHz48 kHz96 kHz96 kHz96 kHz96 kHz96 kHz44,1 kHz96 kHz96 kHz96 kHz96 kHz96 kHz96 kHz96 kHz96 kHz48 kHz192 kHz96 kHz96 kHz
Limiter
Recording format--Linear PCM 96kHz 24bit, WAV and MP3-WAV (BWF compatible) and MP3------WAV (BWF compatible) and MP3-----WAV / BWFWAV (BWF compatible) and MP3-
Dimensions (W x D x H)---61 x 103 x 26 mm-61 x 103 x 26 mm-278 x 196 x 55 mm61 x 103 x 26 mm-----61 x 103 x 26 mm-----
Weight with batteries---150 g-150 g--150 g-----150 g--654 g--
Colour---Black-Red--Black-----WhiteRed with rubberized surface----
Operating time (with alkaline batteries)----Approx. 15 h------Approx. 15 h------Approx. 15 h-
Dimensions of H5----67 x 135 x 42 mm------67 x 135 x 42 mm------67 x 135 x 42 mm-
Dimensions of XYH-5 capsule----66 x 82 x 41 mm------66 x 82 x 41 mm------66 x 82 x 41 mm-
Weight H5----176 g------176 g------176 g-
Weight XYH-5----94 g------94 g------94 g-
Low-cut filter---------Adjustable from 40 up to 160 Hz with 18 dB / octave---40 Hz to 160 Hz adjustable with 18 dB / octave------
Dynamic range---------120 dB (A-weighted)---120 dB (A-weighted)------
Dimensions (H x W x D)---------36 x 206 x 175 mm---36 mm x 166 mm x 118 mm------

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121.77£ 09d

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Description

The Tascam DR-05X is a Portable audio recorder and USB interface with a Recording and playback of MP3 (up to 320 Kb/s) and WAV files (up to 24-bit/44.1/48/96 kHz), Can be used as a USB audio interface for Mac and Windows (2 x 2), 2 x Built-in omnidirectional microphones (sound pressure level (SPL) up to 125 dB), Recording level can be manually or automatically set, Integrated limiter, Timer function, Marker function, Delayed recording, Overdub, Dictation mode for human voice recordings and transcriptions, Multilingual menu, Built-in speaker, Stereo 3.5 mm mini jack microphone/line input (with plug-in power), Headphone-/Line output & USB 2.0 connection. The retail price is 87.85 £.

Specifications

Recording mediaMicro SD card / SDHC card / SDXC card (up to 128 GB)
Low-cut filter40/80/120 Hz
Powered via 2 x batteries or NiMH rechargeable batteries (sizeAA), USB or optional power supply (Tascam PS-P520E, not included, must be ordered separately)
Dimensions (W x H x D)61 x 141 x 26 mm
Weight0.119 kg (without batteries)
Integrated Stereo MicrohoneYes
Recording Tracks2
Microphone Inputs1
48 V Phantom powerNo
Line Inputs1
Storage MediumMicro SD/SDHC/SDXC Card
Headphone connectionYes
Integrated SpeakerYes
Resolution max.24 bit
Max. Sample Rate96 kHz
LimiterYes

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