TASCAM has announced the DR-60D which is a new audio recording solution for on-set filmmakers and videographers using DSLR’s. The Tascam DR-60D has 4 inputs, 3 outputs and simultaneous 4 track recording with mixer controls built-in and multiple record modes (including dual “Safety Track” Record Mode) for self-tailored recording.

Tascam DR-60D

The DR-60D is a brand new 4-track solid-state recorder utilizing TASCAM’s decades of experience. The recorder utilizes high-grade HDDA pre-amps, legendary AD converters, and a durable but lightweight structure and shape. This device will fit snuggly under any camera or into any rig, and record up to 96kHz/24-bit high quality audio straight to SD/SDHC media. Filmmakers have at their disposal two 1/4″-XLR Locking Combo MIC/LINE Inputs, 3.5mm Stereo MIC Input, Camera In, Camera Out, Line Out and Headphone Out. Both 1/4″-XLR Combo Inputs supply +48V Phantom Power and the 3.5mm Input supplies Plug-In Power for microphones requiring a bias voltage.

Tascam DR-60D Recorder

The DR-60D is incredibly easy to use, employing TASCAM’s very popular user interface and external controls for every major operation. The body structure, soft-touch keys and dials are designed specifically to help eliminate handling noise. The multiple record modes include, 4-Channel Record, Auto Record and TASCAM’s Dual Record “Safety Track” Mode make the DR-60D one of the most versatile recorders on the market.

Tascam DR-60D Pre Amp

Features at a glance

Record to SD/SDHC card(Up to 32GB)
Simultaneously record up to 4 tracks
Recording format:16/24bit、44.1/48/96kHz (WAV/BWF)
TASCAM original HDDA microphone preamps
Recording levels can be adjusted independently for the 1/L, 2/R and 3-4 inputs
Two XLR/TRS inputs support +4dBu line level input and phantom power supply (24/48V)
Plug-in power supply and high-output mic input supported on input 3-4
CAMERA OUT connector for output from the DR-60D’s mixer
CAMERA IN connector for sound monitoring from the Camera
Independent LINE OUT connector and HEADPHONE output for high-quality sound output
50mW/ch headphone output
Tripod mounting threads (bottom) and DSLR screw attachment (top)
Handles protect the screen and can be used to attach a shoulder strap
Soft-Touch Rubber Keys for silent operation
HOLD switch to prevent accidental operation
A QUICK button is available for easy access to various functions
128×64 pixel LCD with backlight
USB 2.0 connection for high-speed transferring
Mini USB cable included
Operates on 4 AA batteries, an AC adapter (sold separately) or USB bus power
Can extend battery life with BP-6AA battery pack (sold separately)
Dedicated remote control jack for the wired RC-10 remote control or RC-3F footswitch (both sold separately)
Internal mixer: PAN and LEVEL controls
Low cut filter(40/80/120Hz)
Limiter (1/L and 2/R can be selected for link-operation)
Delay function for distance of microphones adjustments (+/-150ms)
M-S decode function
Slate tone generator (AUTO/MANUAL)
Selectable duration of slate tone from four positions (0.5/1/2/3 sec, when Auto generate)
Selectable slate tone generate position. 3 positions: OFF/HEAD/HEAD+TAIL, when Auto generate
File name format can be set to use a user-defined word or date
Dual recording function allows two files to be recorded simultaneously at different levels
Auto-record function can automatically start and stop recording at set level
Pre-recording function allows the unit to record a 2 second sound buffer before recording is activated
Self timer function for solo recording
New file starts recording automatically without interruption when maximum file size is reached
Track incrementing function allows a recording to be split by creating a new file when desired
Jump back and play function
Equalizers function for playback, and level alignment function to enhance the perceived overall sound pressure
Resume function to memorize the playback position before the unit is turned off
MARK function up to 99 points per audio track
DIVIDE function

Tascam DR-60D XLR Imputs

For more information about the Tascam DR60D audio recorder please see Tascam. Or hit B&H up for their latest price on the Tascam DR-60D.

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