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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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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 40x settings to use internal and external microphones simultaneously

Use 4ch mode. See manual page28.
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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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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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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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