Excerpt: I'm a musician and use the recorder to capture Indian Classical music. Specifically the tabla, santoor, and sometimes vocals. The recorder is absolutely amazing in capturing the sound of the tabla. Using the XY mics in combination with the omni mics produces the best results for me.
Excerpt: Use mostly for field recording FX sounds for short films. Great sounding recorder with many options from using internal mics to XLR to a mini plug-in mic. Great for capturing ambience in stereo.
Excerpt: I like this recorder so much and I picked it up when it was going at $ discount. Unbeatable.There are so many ways to use this... I use this for video and my son uses this to record his lessons with his guitar teacher.
Excerpt: So it's out of the box and I have used it with a ride nt3 as well as both sets of I'm board microphones and it sounds great. I also plugged in the IAN cable and recorded with it direct to my Mac pro using studio one pro as my software.
Excerpt: I went from the more affprdable Tascam DR40 external over to the Roland R26. The reason why is because the audio pre-amps on more affordable external recorders will cause an audio hiss. With this recorder, your audio will sound much mug cleaner. All in all, you get what you pay for.
Excerpt: Love this thing. It was a fantastic purchase and I recommend it to anyone needing a portable audio recording device; with a good touch screen, 2 XLR inputs and four top mics, and a good menu structure. I purchased mine used at B&H and I couldn't be happier.
Excerpt: I currently own a larger Roland R-44 and have owned the Tascam DR-680 in the past. I am also familiar with the Tascam DR-60D. I prefer the R-44 (at a much higher price point) for its 4xXLR inputs and richer feature set, but the R-26 is my go-to when I want something very light and portable that runs...
Excerpt: This is by all means a great recorder. Sound is clean, works relentlessly, the AUTO SANS feature is really great too. The only downside is that it has not Auto Level Feature. I use it at weddings, so the levels are constantly changing between a quiet bridesmaid and a loud band, So I either have to...