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Tascam DR-40X Four-Track Digital Audio Recorder

Tascam DR-40X Four-Track Digital Audio Recorder


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Product Highlights

  • Versatile four-track audio recorder ideal for cinema, music, podcasting, and field recording.
  • Features dual condenser microphones for A/B or XY stereo recording.
  • Equipped with XLR/TRS combo inputs for external mics or instruments, with phantom power.
  • Functions as a 2-in/2-out USB audio interface for Mac and PC, supporting up to 4 channels simultaneously.
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The TASCAM DR-40X is a compact, easy-to-use portable recorder designed to meet the needs of musicians, filmmakers, podcasters, and field recorders. It offers high-quality, versatile audio I/O options, including built-in unidirectional microphones that can switch between A-B and X-Y positions for optimal stereo imaging. The device also features dual Neutrik® XLR/TRS combo jacks that support mic-level and +4dBu line-level inputs, making it perfect for capturing live performances directly from the mixer or the ambient sound of the audience. With the ability to function as a 2-in/2-out USB audio interface, the DR-40X facilitates voiceover work, live streaming, and songwriting with studio-quality audio, turning any room into a studio within minutes.

  • Recording Media: SD card (64MB to 2GB), SDHC card (4GB to 32GB), SDXC card (up to 128GB)
  • File System: FAT16/32, exFAT
  • Recording File Format: WAV / BWF; MP3
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1k / 48k / 96k Hz
  • Bit-depth: 16 / 24-bit
  • MP3 Recording Bit-rate: 32k / 64k / 96k / 128k / 192k / 256k / 320k bps
  • Playback Bit-rate: 32k to 320k bps, VBR, ID3TAG Ver. 2.4
  • Number of Channels: 4-channel (2 Stereo)
  • Playback speed control: 0.5 to 2.0 times (in 0.1 increments) * 44.1k/48kHz only
  • Built-in Microphone: Unidirectional, Stereo (switchable between A-B and X-Y positions)
  • EXT MIC/LINE IN: XLR/TRS Combo jack (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD), Nominal Input Level: -19dBV (MIC) / +4dBu (LINE), Maximum Input Level: -3dBV (MIC) / +20dBu (LINE), Input Impedance: 2.2kΩ (MIC) / 10kΩ (LINE)
  • PHONES/LINE OUT: 1/8" (3.5mm) Stereo Mini jack (Unbalanced), Nominal Output Level: -14dBV (10kΩ load), Maximum Output Level: +2dBV (10kΩ load), Output Impedance: 12Ω
  • USB: Micro B-type, USB2.0 HIGH SPEED
  • Built-in Speaker: 0.3W, Mono
  • Low-cut Filter: 40 / 80 / 120Hz
  • Chromatic Tuner: C1 to B6, A4 = 435Hz to 445Hz (in 1Hz increments)
  • Effector: 6 presets (Hall 1, Hall 2, Room, Studio, Plate 1, Plate 2)
  • Tripod attachment screw-hole: 1/4" Tripod attachment screw-hole
  • Power: 3 AA Batteries, USB bus power, AC 100 to 240V (optional AC Adapter)
  • Power Consumption: 1.7 W (Max)
  • Battery Operation Time: Alkaline (EVOLTA) approx. 18 hours (2ch WAV, 44.1kHz, 16-bit, using Built-in Microphone, JEITA), Ni-MH (eneloop) approx. 16 hours
  • Dimensions: 2.75" × 6.1" × 1.37" / 70 × 155 × 35 mm
  • Weight: 8.3 oz. / 213 g
  • Audio Performance: Frequency Response (Fs 44.1kHz: 20Hz to 20kHz, +0/-1dB; Fs 48kHz: 20Hz to 22kHz, +0/-1dB; Fs 96kHz: 20Hz to 40kHz, +0/-1dB), Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.01% or less, Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 94 dB or higher