TASCAM, the brand synonymous with professional recording products, has announced the launch of the DR-60D audio recording solution dedicated for on-set filmmakers and videographers using DSLR cameras.Â A four-track solid-state recorder featuring 96kHz/24 bit recording, XLR mic/line inputs with phantom power, DSLR bracket to attach to camera and stand adaptor (1/4 inch) to attach to a tripod, the DR-60D is the ideal product for professionals and amateurs alike and will be available in the UK from May 2013 with a UK SRP of Â£319.99.
The DR-60D is a brand new 4-track solid-state recorder utilising TASCAMâ€™s decades of portable recording experience. The recorder employs TASCAMâ€™s HighÂ Definition Discrete Architecture (HDDA) microphone pre-amps, legendary D/A converters and a durable but lightweight structure and shape. This device will fit snuggly under any camera or into any rig, and record up to 96kHz/24-bit high quality audio straight to SD/SDHC media.
Filmmakers have at their disposal 2 x Â¼â€/XLR Locking Combo MIC/LINE Inputs, 3.5mm Stereo MIC Input, Camera In, Camera Out, Line Out and Headphone Out. Both Â¼â€/XLR Combo Inputs supply +48V Phantom Power and the 3.5mm Input supplies Plug-In Power for microphones requiring a bias voltage.
The DR-60D is incredibly easy to use, employing TASCAMâ€™s very popular user interface and external controls for every major operation. The body structure, soft-touch keys and dials are designed specifically to help eliminate handling noise. The multiple record modes including 4-Channel Record, Auto Record and TASCAMâ€™s Dual Record â€œSafety Trackâ€ Mode make the DR-60D one of the most versatile recorders on the market.
TASCAM has spent years perfecting the DR-60D for the DSLR Filmmaking market. Everything was thought of, from the Slate feature for marking tracks, the RC-10 Remote compatibility, the quality of its internal workings, the design, the controls and connectivity making the DR-60D one of the most versatile DSLR recorders on the market.
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The TASCAM DR-60D will be available in the UK from May 2013 with a SRP of Â£319.00