Digital Audio Recorders

Getting Started: Tascam DR-100 MKII

The following is a video tutorial on the setup and basic use of the Tascam DR-100 MKII digital audio recorder.  This video includes basic tips and a visual walk through the initial setup and configuration of [...]

Digital Audio Recorders: Tascam DR-100 MKII

The Tascam DR-100 MK II is a new and improved version of Tascam’s DR-100.  Although not perfect, I loved the DR-100.  Like its predecessor, the DR-100 MKII is a professional level, two-channel audio recorder that records [...]

Digital Audio Recorders: Zoom H4n

This is a recorder that is very popular because 1)it is inexpensive 2)it has XLR inputs 3) records 4 channel audio 4) is super easy to use. Although the preamps are not as good as other [...]

Digital Audio Recorders: Marantz PMD 661

Quick Summary: Memory: SD memory cards Sample rate /Bitdepth: up to 24/96 Microphone Input type: XLR Phantom Power: yes Interface: USB 2 Cost: $550- 600 Some of the most popular and trusted recorders over the years  [...]

Digital Audio Recorders: Tascam DR-100

Quick Summary: Memory: SD Sample rate /Bitdepth: up to 24/96 Microphone Input type: External: XLR Internal: Omni and Uni Directional Phantom Power: yes Interface: USB 2 Cost: $ 300   One of the many recorders [...]

Digital Audio Recorders: Zoom H2

The Zoom H2 was a popular entry level recorder for conducting oral history.  While not the best recording quality, it is incredibly easy to use.  Although it has been replaced by the Zoom H2n, this is [...]