Excerpt: Recording with the TASCAM DR 40 is easy so easy that even a newbie can pick it up quickly. Adjustments are smooth and clearly visible. No touchy tiny knobs just plain easy adjustments that are well lit on the screen.
Pros: Easy to use, Great Sound quality, Play Back Is Simple, Storage Is Ample And Easy
Excerpt: Very good quality of sound I was impressed about the quality of embedded microphones. Phantom power is a plus that we all need. Because it's all plastic it's easy to drop it. I wish it had a silicone case or at least some rubber on the handheld side.
Excerpt: Awesome device for the price! Got it as part of bundle which made the price even better! The two only cons I can find are: Why only 3 AA battery? I mean they sell them by 4 packs, same for the rechargeable ones!
Excerpt: This unit is extremely easy to use once you read through the manual. It is not complicated nor is it overly technical in its presentation. The noise factor is virtually non-existent in the unit I received, so I have no first-hand knowledge of what some other purchasers state about this aspect being...
Excerpt: The Tascam is a good choice for radio producers because in captures good ambient sound and for its price it is a perfect option for journalist. The only thing is that you need to buy a small adapter to connect your mike.
Excerpt: The DR-40 works marvelously. I am able to record audio out in the field wherever I am. I use it as a mobile recording station that I can plug professional microphones into. I love that the XLR jacks double as 1/4 in TS jacks. It's lightweight and has good quality.