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Tascam dr40x 'stereo mode' with built0in mics yields doubled/strange audio

I have a Tascam Dr40x. I have mainly the default settings, recording as mp3 192. When I record in 'stereo record mode' with the built in mics I am getting this weird 'doubled voice' sound. However, ...
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Combine a multicahannle Asio Input to a virtual Stereo Audio input on PC

I use an Tascam US-16x08 USB audio interface on my Windows 10 Computer and with programs like Ableton it works fine. But a lot of other programs like 'slack', 'discord', ZOOM, Webex, etc. have a ...
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Connecting two lavaliers to DR-40X as stereo audio

I am trying to capture stereo audio with two lavalier microphones. The microphones are the Rode SmartLav+, which has a 3.5mm jack that I believe is TRRS, it works directly with phones. My audio ...
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Tascam DR-40 line vs. mic level

I’ve searched and there are already similiar questions here on line vs. mic-level, but I’m unfortunately not able to deduce from the answers to my particular situation. I want to record from my ...
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Corrupted / duplicated audio from a Tascam DR-60DMKII

I have a really strange problem with an audio recording from my Tascam DR-60DMKII linear PCM audio recorder. I recorded about 40 minutes of audio using DUAL ST mode, where two audio streams are ...
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Recording from XR18 to Tascam-DR40

I have a live performance that I'd like to record from the house Behringer XR18 mixer to a Tascam DR40. What's the best way to do this? What exact cable and output source to the Tascam should I use? ...
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Background sounds get picked up only when I talk by Tascam DR-07X even with low-cut filter

In my videos, I am using Low-Cut (High-Pass) filter coming with Tascam DR-07X to eliminate ambient sound such as air conditioning or computer fan noise, etc. but they seem only to be eliminated during ...
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Tascam DR-44WL vs DR-100 MKIII vs USB Microphone Sound Quality

Please help me to better understand the difference in a sound quality that I should expect if I stick with one of these options: Tascam DR-44WL (Built-in Microphones) Tascam DR-100 MKIII (Built-in ...
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Is it a drawback for Tascam DR-100 or similar recorders to not have adjustable AB/XY mic positions?

I was looking at DR-40 and DR-100 and notice that only DR-40 has adjustable microphone positions. I see the option to adjust the mics as a good feature. I am surprised to see that the more expensive ...
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How do 8 tracks get recorded on a compact cassette?

AFAIK 4 tracks can be recorded on a compact cassette as the recorder uses both the channels of both the A and B side of the tape. But how does this Tascam 488 recorder records 8 tracks onto a compact ...
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Zoom H1 or Tascam DR-05 for violin recordings [closed]

I've been recording my violin practice sessions with my smartphone for quite a while now. I'm not really satisfied with the recording quality so I've started looking for a portable recorder for ~100€. ...
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Tascam DR 05, recording with both external and internal mics

I have recently bought a Tascam - DR-05, and two Lavaliers. I have read the manual of the Tascam - DR-05, and I have also browsed on the internet, but I can not figure out if I can record both the ...
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Transfer recording from 4 Track Tascam 246 from another model possible?

I've been searching the net to see if it's possible to transfer some old recordings I did from a Tascam 246 4 Track recorder from a different 4 track unit? One hurdle is that the speed was not ...
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Can I independently modify volume levels for 4 different microphones with ZOOM H4n?

I'd like to connect 4 microphones to my ZOOM H4n using the technique described in this video: https://vimeo.com/19134430 - Short: Internal microphones are bypassed connecting two microphones to the ...
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Tascam DR-40 and DR-100MKII - Record into multiple files

Is it possible with the Tascam DR-40 or DR-100MKII, to record into multiple tracks from different inputs? So, if I connect 2 mics, the other sending the sound into different file.
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Record more than two external mics with Tascam DR-40 into separate tracks

Tascam DR-40 has two external mic inputs. I believe I can record two stereo tracks on each input. I've been plugging in an XLR microphone into each of the two inputs and recording a podcast with two ...
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Tascam DR-40 and ntg2 mic noise hissss

I hav been using a rode ntg2 and a tascam could to not afford a zoom and seemed just the same. I am recording with it but when I go to stero I hear a hissing sound in the left channel when I turn the ...
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Tascam DR-40 for Lecture and Speeches?

I'd like to get either the DR-40 or the DR-100mkii but one of the things I would need the unit for is recording lectures and speeches. Are either of these sufficient without external mics and preamps? ...
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hd-p2 with 32gb compact flash

would that work?
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tascam hd-p2 or tascam dr-680?

Hey guys, I am looking to improve the noise on my recordings, since I have been using the h4n and it's a bit noisy with the ntg-2. For sound quality + limiter, which one should I get? 1) Tascam ...
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Sending over stems from a DA88-is it worth investing?

Hi guys, I am looking through the delivery requirements of a project that's a feature film with a 5.1 mix. In the past I have always sent stems as separate wavs and any OMF's/Sessions to boot. The ...
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Tascam DR-40 & Shure SM58

I have a two Shure SM58 which I use for stage work. I also have just acquired a Tascam Dr40, primarily for the xlr inputs. I am getting a mono signal from the SM58s and no one from where I bought the ...
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Tascam DR100 iPod USB Charging

I have got a Tascam DR100. I don't want to shell out more for the charger. Now, it says you can charge via USB and a laptop, which is fair enough. CAN I use my Apple USB charging plug, connect the USB ...
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TASCAM DR-100 MKII Vs DR-40??

Hey guys. I had a query about which one's better. performance wise, battery wise, and frequency range wise. I have boiled down to these two and i am really confused as to which one to go for. Also ...
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New Portable Recorders for 2012: Olympus LS-100 and Tascam DR-100 Mk2; anyone had a go?!

Hi All, I know the questions asked about portable recorders on here are numerous and repetitive but this is a very simple "question" about two devices that will be new to the market this year, within ...
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Mid-priced Portable Recorders & Microphone.

Hi, I'm looking to buy a portable recorder and shotgun microphone. I want the recorder to have decent internal mic's, to get some nice ambience recordings, but, as I can't really afford an extra pre-...
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Is this the Zoom killer?

alt text http://www.tascamcontractor.com/content/images/universal/misc/im2_with_iphone_grey.jpg Probably not, but at $80 it may become many people's go-to solution for impromptu everyday captures. ...
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Let's have an updated chat about portable recorders

Hi guys, I've read through all the threads on the portable recorders on here, and some have seen revisions or are simply outdated. I'm looking for the best sounding hand-held recorder for easy stereo ...
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zoom h4n or tascam dr-100

After selling my Fostex FR2-LE due to requiring a more handheld recorder that I can carry around daily to capture those unexpected sounds, I was all set to buy a Zoom H4N. But upon some last minute ...
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Upgrading my gear - would love some input! Mics, field recorders and wind protection.

I've searched plenty and read hundreds of threads here in the last few days. This place is a great resource (definitely going to hang out here!) so forgive me if I'm going to repeat a bit! Hi Guys, I'...
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Recording two sound sources through two inputs at the same time with Tascam DR-1 Portable Digital?

Hello everyone here! It's my second time to post question here :) I have one simple question. I try to rent Tascam DR-1 Portable Digital, MKH 60, and MKH 416P for few days. I'm wondering if it's ...
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