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Tascam DR-40
7.7 out of 10

Tascam DR-40

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Overall 8
8.0

Good for that all important audio backup

FotoProMedia, Amazon
29 April 2015
  • Summary: So far the DR-40 works great it took a minute to figure out but now that is done I have no complaint about how it works and the quality of sound is very good
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Overall 8
8.0

Easy to use and affordable

laurenink, B&H Photo
17 April 2015
  • Excerpt: I'm a podcaster and I needed decent equipment that was also portable. My friend recommended this and since so much other stuff will run you like 400 bucks, this was much more in my wheelhouse. It's pretty simple to use and gets good sound.
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid performer, good price

davehg, B&H Photo
13 April 2015
  • Excerpt: Easy to use and navigate, sound quality with inexpensive mics were good.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works great, but...

davidp0, B&H Photo
12 April 2015
  • Excerpt: I would use this as a recorder for voice over work. It works great out of the box, both with the built-in and external microphones. The only problem I've had is the mic cable I was using got stuck in the XLR mic jack on the bottom of the machine.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Value Pack

Elemino, Amazon
28 March 2015
  • Summary: Great value, but -1 star because the photo of the tripod is misleading. It comes with the goose-neck style mini tripod.
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Overall 8
8.0

Pleasently surprised.

Rick, B&H Photo
17 March 2015
  • Excerpt: I'm fairly new to the game but ordered this to go with a DSLR for some hobby film making. Quite pleased. Right out of the box I dropped it,(yes, I'm that guy) and it survived unscathed.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great portable audio recorder

eng_nj, B&H Photo
8 March 2015
  • Excerpt: Great for a backup while working in the field. Good audio quality, easy to setup, easy to use.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great recorder

JulianQ, B&H Photo
2 March 2015
  • Excerpt: Nice pre amps for the Price. Love the dual recording feature.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice little recorder.

Chip, B&H Photo
15 February 2015
  • Excerpt: I've used my DR40 w/a Rode NTG2 shotgun and boom for film sound. Used the built-in mics to record ambient sound for sound design. The phantom power is nice. Simple to use. Works great. Sounds good.
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Overall 8
8.0

It works for me

Quality Video, B&H Photo
9 February 2015
  • Excerpt: I shoot video with DSLRs and use it to record an unbroken audio track and that makes editing much easier. I also use it as a mic mixer when I'm shooting ENG type interviews. I have 2 mics with XLR connectors, which I will connect to the Tascam and record while simultaneously coming out of the...
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