Interviewers, journalists and those wishing to capture environmental and situation based audio will all benefit from the abilities of the Tascam DR-10X Mic Attachable Audio Recorder. It's ability to connect directly to just about any dynamic microphone and run from a single AAA battery for up to 10 hours makes this a powerful recording tool.
Designed to plug directly on to any microphone via the built in XLR connector, the Tascam DR-10X is ideal for interviews, conferences, seminars and meetings. Couple the DR-10X with high quality shotgun mic's to obtain crystal clear recordings.
Weighing in at under 60 grams and fitting in the palm of your hand, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the DR-10X might lack on features but this couldn't be further from the truth.
The built in OLED display gives you clear instruction on the units status including the built in clock that also supports BWF files that are capable of storing time information in metadata so any time sensitive recordings you capture can be easily located.
The Tascam DR-10X records in 48 kHz quality, 24-bit resolution directly to microSD or microSDHC (up to 32 GB) so you have a huge amount of recording time.
To ensure that you get some of the best recordings possible, the Tascam DR-10X Mic Attachable Audio Recorder also comes with a built in limiter to avoid any clipping and a low-frequency cut to eradicate any unwanted "popping" or cross-wind when recording out in the open.
Finally, the DR-10X also supports dual recording, so you can set 2 different recording levels and choose the best for your needs.
Reliability in the field
Whether you are out on the road or in the office, the Tascam DR-10X Mic Attachable Audio Recorder is durable and practical. The combination of a solid build quality, long battery life and the ability to "lock off" the controls so that it's not accidentally turned on or off make this little unit key for those wanting to capture audio from a mic. Power really can come in tiny packages.
Manufacturer Tascam Model DR-10X Recording media microSD card (64 MB−2 GB) microSDHC card (4 GB−32 GB) Microphone input XLR (female) (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD) Mic input gain LO: +29 dB MID: +35 dB HI: +45 dB Frequency response 20 Hz – 22 kHz, +1/−3 dB Supported operating systems Windows 7, Windows 8 (including 8.1) Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9) Mac OS X Mountain Lion (10.8) Power supply 1 AAA battery (alkaline, NiMH or lithium) USB bus power from a computer Dimensions (WxHxD) 52 × 95 × 28 mm Weight 68g Approximate battery operation time Alkaline battery (EVOLTA) - 10 h (JEITA recording time) NiMH battery (eneloop) - 8 h (JEITA recording time) Lithium battery (Energizer Ultimate Lithium) - 15.5 h (JEITA recording time)
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