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Tascam DR 05, recording with both external and internal mics

According to manual, when you plug in your external microphones, the internal will be disabled. I have the same feature in my Sony Pcm-m10 and it is a bit frustrating, but I guess it's because of the ...
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How do 8 tracks get recorded on a compact cassette?

This is a common misconception about tapes and tape recording. Tape is a magnetic medium and it's not divided by anything.It's particles are (at first) scattered and unordered. What dictates the ...
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Tascam DR-40 line vs. mic level

There are a few points to hit here but I will just address one: However using line input on the tascam makes a very low >signal around -30dB. So I tried switching the input on the >tascam to mic-...
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Tascam DR-40 line vs. mic level

You are right in saying that a better SNR is achieved through a well aligned gain-structure, however there is something here that isn't sitting quite right - and that is the fact that your line output ...
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Background sounds get picked up only when I talk by Tascam DR-07X even with low-cut filter

The audio processing chain in whatever video editing software you are using has either a "de-noiser" or an "expander" built in. This has the effect of reducing the signal gain when there is little to ...
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Can I independently modify volume levels for 4 different microphones with ZOOM H4n?

No. The 1/8" jack has a single gain adjustment. No left and right adjustment.
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Combine a multicahannle Asio Input to a virtual Stereo Audio input on PC

It is probably possible to do in the mixer in the Tascam. Check the manual. If nothing seems to work I would do like this. Mix inside the Tascam and output to two out channels. Connect with patch ...
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Connecting two lavaliers to DR-40X as stereo audio

The Rode SmartLav+ is a high impedance [high-Z] mic, suited to computer headset/mic inputs. It also sounds like the pin-out of TRRS is designed to not confuse a computer's headset input. It's not ...
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Tascam DR-44WL vs DR-100 MKIII vs USB Microphone Sound Quality

To answer your Tascam-related question : the DR-100 MKIII has much better preamp than the DR-44WL. It means that the noise floor is likely to be much lower, though for your purpose (simple voice-over) ...
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Tascam DR-44WL vs DR-100 MKIII vs USB Microphone Sound Quality

WiFi is pulsed radiation. Without actually looking at the rest of the specs: If you don't actually need the connectivity, this is something that I would be wary about sharing a comparatively small ...
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Zoom H1 or Tascam DR-05 for violin recordings

At that price, it really doesn't matter. For 100€ you will get what you get. For a real discussion on quality of sound, you will need to be looking at a more professional recording setup including ...
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Transfer recording from 4 Track Tascam 246 from another model possible?

The speed may vary (and actually you may even see differences between units of the same model). If you know the tuning, chords etc you can always go through a computer and resample if you want pitch ...
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