Tascam DR-70D 4 Channel Audio Recorder

The DR-70D is a high quality compact 4 channel audio recorder for DSLR’s and video cameras. The recorder features two built-in microphones and four XLR/TRS combo jacks which can be used with professional microphones to record 4 channel audio with excellent sound quality.

The recorder can be mounted directly between a tripod and the camera, resulting in a compact and easy to setup package.

  • High quality compact 4 channel audio recorder for DSLR’s and video cameras
  • Two built-in omnidirectional microphones
  • Can be mounted directly between a tripod and the camera
  • 4 XLR/TRS combo jacks
  • Built-in 4-in/2-out Mixer
  • HDDA (High Definition Discrete Architecture) mic preamps
  • 128x64-pixel graphic LCD with backlight
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SKU
TASDR-70D
R8,995.00
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Main Features:

Two built-in omnidirectional microphones

Two built-in omnidirectional microphones records true stereo sound. The DR-70D can be used with external microphones to record both subject and ambient sound at the same time.

4 XLR/TRS combo jacks allow a variety of setups.

(4) XLR/TRS inputs are built-into the DR-70D. The four-channel design enables combinations of shotgun microphones, lavaliere mics, and the built-in stereo mic to be recorded individually. Channels 1 and 2 can be set to stereo input and channels 3 and 4 can be set to the built-in mics, making a variety of mic configurations possible.

Built-in 4-in/2-out Mixer Enables 4-channel and Stereo Recording.

Each of the four inputs is sent to a stereo mixer. This allows each input to be recorded individually for post production while a stereo mix is sent to headphones and the camera guide track.

HDDA (High Definition Discrete Architecture) mic preamps

The DR-70D uses TASCAM HDDA microphone preamps and an NE5532 op-amp to achieve an equivalent input noise level of −120 dBu.

Compact design and can be mounted below a camera

The DR-70Ds design is as compact as possible to stay out of the way while filming. The bottom of the unit has tripod screw threads for mounting under your camera or on a follow-focus cage. A removable camera attachment screw and hot shoe for the top of the unit are also included. The DR-70D can be attached in the way most convenient for the user by placing it between a tripod and the camera, or on top of the camera with a hot shoe mount (not included).

Camera Out Jack for Audio Recording on Both The DR-70D and Camera

A stereo mix of your audio is sent to the camera output for later synchronization in your editing software. Simply drop your audio and video into the multi-camera feature of most editing software and audio will be automatically synced. Alternatively, software such as Red Giant Pluraleyes can be used to automatically sync audio and video.

Other Features

  • Slate tone generator
  • 3.5mm Stereo Mini Jack Input
  • Camera In Jack for Monitoring and Playback
  • Recording modes: MONO, STEREO, 2MIX, DUAL MONO, DUAL ST, DUAL 2MIX
  • Recording formats: 16/24-bit, 44.1k/48k/96k Hz (WAV/BWF)
  • Supports mics requiring plug-in power, and mics with high output (1-2)
  • CAMERA OUT jack enables audio mixed on the DR-70D to be output to the camera
  • CAMERA IN jack allows the DSLR camera audio to be monitored through the DR-70D
  • 128x64-pixel graphic LCD with backlight
  • Tascam DR-70D 4 Channel Audio Recorder
Recording Media
Media SD card (64 MB to 2 GB)
SDHC card (4 to 32 GB)
SDXC card (48 to 128 GB)
Recording Format
Recording Format WAV & BWF 44.1 to 96 kHz, 16/24-bit
Channels
Number of Channels 4 channels (2x stereo or 4x mono)
XLR Inputs
Connector 4x Combo XLR/TRS Connectors (1: Ground, 2: Hot, 3: Cold)
Input Impedance Mic/Mic + Phantom Power: 2 kOhms
Line: 10 kOhms or more
Phantom Power 48 V +/-4 V(10 mA/CH), 24 V +/-4 V(10 mA/CH)
Input Level Mic/Mic + Phantom Power: 0 dBu standard, -72 dBu maximum
Line: +4 dBu standard, +20 dBu maximum
Mic Input Mic Input Gain: +11 dB (low), +51 dB (High), +64 dB (Hi + Plus)
Stereo Mini Input
Connector 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo mini jack (this connector can be supplied plug-in power)
Input Impedance 10 kOhms
Input Level Minimum Input Level: -50 dBV
Maximum Input Level: +10 dBV
Input Gain Mic Input Gain: +3 dB (Low), +26 dB (High), +38 dB (High + Plus)
Camera In
Connector 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo mini jack
Input Impedance 10 kOhms
Input Level Standard Input Level: -10 dBV
Maximum Input Level: +6 dBV
Audio Output
Line Output Connector: 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo mini jack
Output Impedance: 200 ohms
Standard Output Level: -10 dBV
Maximum Output Level: +6 dBV
Camera Out Connector: 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo mini jack
Output Impedance: 200 ohms
Standard Output Level: -40 dBV
Maximum Output Level: -24 dBV
Headphone Output
Connector 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo mini jack
Maximum Output Level 20 mW + 20 mW
USB
Connector Micro-B type
Format USB 2.0 High Speed mass storage class
Remote
Input 2.5 mm TRS jack (remote sold separately)
Power
Power Source 4x AA batteries (Alkaline or Ni-MH)
USB Bus power
Optional AC Adapter
Optional Battery pack
Power Consumption 5 W
Audio Performance
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5/-2 dB (LINE IN or MIC IN to LINE OUT, Fs 44.1/48 kHz, JEITA)
20 Hz to 40 kHz +0.5/-3 dB(LINE IN or MIC IN to LINE OUT, Fs 96 kHz, JEITA)
Distortion 0.02% or less (LINE IN or MIC IN to LINE OUT Fs 44.1/48/96 kHz, JEITA)
Signal to Noise Ratio 92 dB or more (LINE IN or MIC IN to LINE OUT Fs 44.1/48/96 kHz, JEITA)
Equivalent Input Noise -120 dBu or less
Compatibility
Windows OS: XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1
CPU: Pentium 300 MHz or better
RAM: 128 MB or more
USB: 2.0 recommended
Mac OS: OS X 10.2 to 10.9
CPU: Power PC, iMac, G3, G4, 266 MHz or more
RAM: 64 MB or more
USB: 2.0 recommended
General
Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Dimensions (W × H × D) 6.65 x 2.2 x 4.2" (169 x 55.2 x 106.5 mm), with top adapter attached
Weight With Batteries: 1.37 lb (625 g)
Without Batteries: 1.16 lb (530 g)
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