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Tascam DR-44WL Portable Handheld Wi-Fi Audio Recorder

Code: A78UL

  • Record great sounding audio in WAV, BWF and MP3 formats with the DR-44WL
  • Clear sound with two built-in X/Y stereo condenser microphones
  • Four track recorder so you can use both built-in mic and two more through your XLR sockets

Product details

Tascam DR-44WL Portable Handheld Wi-Fi Audio Recorder

• Record great sounding audio in WAV, BWF and MP3 formats with the DR-44WL
• Clear sound with two built-in X/Y stereo condenser microphones
• Four track recorder so you can use both built-in mic and two more through your XLR sockets
• Record onto a SD, SDHC or SDXC up to 128 GB (4GB microSD and adapter included)
• Powered by four AA batteries for up to 16 hours recording use the supplied mains power supply
• 128 x 128 pixel LCD screen with backlighting

Special features
• Built-in 0.3W speakers for instant playback
• Record date and time in the file name
• Built-in Wi-Fi to connect to your phone or computer to transfer your files or even remote control your recorder

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What can the DR-44WL Audio recorder do?
Easy to use for a beginner and stuffed full of options for the experienced professional you can record as you like where you like with this handheld audio recorder. Record up to four different tracks - one from each of the two built-in microphones and the two XLR inputs. Record the same track as an uncompressed WAV file to keep all the detail and a compressed MP3 file which can be transferred or stored quickly. Record in WAV/BWF format in either 16 and 24 bit and a range of compressed MP3 files. Store up to 128GB on a SD, SDHC or SDXC card (4GB microSD supplied with an adapter). Power your recorder from a mains power supply, USB lead or using four AA batteries (included – replacement Order Code L43AL) for up to 16 hours of use (less if Wi-Fi is on). No matter the light level get a clear view of what’s going on with the 128 x 128 pixel LCD screen and when you’ve finished protect your recorder with its soft case.

What functions can I use?
Start to record automatically when the noise reaches a set level. Use a chromatic tuner and metronome in the four-track mode to help you hit all the right notes at the right time. Automatically add mark in a track at preset conditions, optimise the level, set track increments, save power in battery mode and divide the files at the marks.

What can I record?
Get great sound with two built-in microphones in an X/Y arrangement crossing each other at 90 degrees for good all-around coverage or use two mono XLR microphones and get audio from two different sources. Don’t miss anything with the low cut filler to reduce noise and a pre-recording filter that buffers up to two seconds before you press play. Open up your option with a +48V phantom power supply for condenser microphones, decoding function for M-S microphones or use a line level or mic input with the XLR and input jack.

How do I playback?
The DR-44WL has a mono 0.3W speaker built-in so you can hear what you’ve recorded as soon as you’re finished. If you want a little more privacy you can use the 3.5mm headphone socket. Change the speed of your recording from 0.5 to 2 times or loop sections to help you practice. You can listen to playback through your phone as soon as it’s finished recording.

What can I do with the Wi-Fi?

Wirelessly transfer and backup recordings to your smartphone laptop or through Soundcloud onto social media. The built in 2.4GHz Wi-Fi allows you to connect wirelessly and allows you to control when you stop and start your recordings from your phones turning it into a remote control you can use up to 20m away even without a router in the area. The DR-44WL is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1 and Mac OS X v10.2 or later and can be conned using the high speed USB 2.0 transfer cable as well.

Recording media SD/SDHC/SDXC (up to 128GB)
Built-in memory No
Mic arrangements X/Y
Recording modes No
Microphone types Stereo condenser microphones
Maximum sound pressure input 132 dB
File Formats WAV/BWF, MP3
Digital Processing
A/D conversion WAV 44.7/48/96 kHz, 16/24 bit
MP3 44.1/48 kHz 32k/64k/96k/128k/192k/256k/320k bps2k
D/A conversion MP3 32kbps to 320kbps
Recording time (2GB card) 3 hours 8 minutes (WAV/BWF 16 bit stereo), approx.
55 minutes (WAV/BWF 24 bit stereo) approx.
Low cut filter Yes (40/80/120/220 Hz)
Compressor Yes
Auto gain Yes
Pre rec Yes (up to 2 seconds)
Auto rec Yes
Tuner Yes
Metronome Yes
Speed Yes adjustable from 0.5-2 times
AB repeat Yes
File divide Yes
Mark Yes
Display graphic 128 x 128 LCD screen with backlighting
Input gain Manual/ automatic/Wi-Fi controlled
Input connections 2 x XLR-3-31
¼" (6.3mm) jack
Output connections 3.5 mm jack
USB micro-B
Built-in speaker 0.3W mono speaker
Power 4 x AA batteries
USB power
Power adapter
Height 162.2 mm
Width 79 mm
Depth 42.5 mm
Weight: 251 g (without batteries)
Package Contents DR-44WL recorder
AC adapter (GPE053B)
4GB microSD card with adapter (in the unit)
USB cable (80 cm)
4 x AA batteries for confirming operation
Fur windscreen
Mic stand adapter
Shoe mount adapter
Soft case
Owner's Manual (including warranty)

Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
A78UL Tascam DR-44WL Portable Handheld Wi-Fi Audio Recorder (1+) £249.99

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