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TASCAM DR-2d Portable Digital Recorder   (Used)

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      Up to 24-bit/96kHz WAV or MP3 recording with auto backup.

      The TASCAM DR-2d Portable Digital Recorder brings high-resolution recording to a compact, affordable package. It offers up to 96kHz/24-bit WAV or MP3 recording to SD cards, and recordings can be transferred to your computer through high-speed USB 2.0.

      A dual recording feature has two modes. Mode 1 records a copy of your audio at a lower level, so if the level suddenly jumps you have a backup instead of a distorted performance. Mode 2 records two separate stereo tracks at once, one from the built-in mics and a second from an external mic or from the line in, which could be a send from your mixing board or any other line-level stereo source. The resulting stereo tracks can be mixed together on the DR-2d or imported into your DAW for further editing.

      Record using the new built-in condenser microphones or plug in your own. You can slow down recordings without changing the pitch, and there's even a metronome and built-in speaker. The DR-2d provides hours of recording time using a pair of AA batteries, making it the perfect partner for songwriting, live performance, rehearsal or home studio recording.

      Features

      • Unique stereo condenser microphone design with improved signal-to-noise ratio
      • Dual recording function records a copy of your audio at a lower level or records 2 separate stereo files, one from the mics and one from the mic or line in
      • Up to 96kHz/24-bit WAV recording or MP3 recording modes
      • Records to SD or SDHC cards
      • Internal effects including reverb
      • Auto-recording function starts when input exceeds a reference level
      • Limiter, low-cut filter, and auto gain control for input
      • Metronome
      • Variable Speed Audition changes the playback speed without changing the pitch
      • Loop playback mode
      • USB 2.0 connection for file transfer
      • 1/8" stereo microphone input
      • 1/8" stereo line input
      • 1/8" stereo headphone output
      • 128 x 64 backlit LCD display
      • Powered by two "AA" batteries or optional PS-P520 power adapter
      • Built-in speaker
      • Tripod attachment screw hole

      Capture important audio without fear of losing the moment or quality. Order a DR-2d today.

       

      DR-2d Portable Digital Recorder Specifications:

      • Ratings
      • Recording media:
      • SD card (64MB - 2GB)
      • SDHC card (4GB - 32GB)
      • Recording/playback format:
      • WAV: 44.1/48/96kHz, 16/24-bit
      • MP3: 44.1/48kHz, 32/64/96/128/192/256/320KBps
      • Number of channels: 2 channels (stereo)
      • Analog audio input/output ratings
      • MIC IN jacks(supporting plug-in power)
      • Connector: 1/8" (3.5mm) stereo mini
      • Input impedance: 25 kΩ
      • Nominal input level:
      • GAIN LOW: - 32dBV
      • GAIN MID: - 48dBV
      • GAIN HIGH: - 64dBV
      • Maximum input level:
      • GAIN LOW: - 16dBV
      • GAIN MID: - 32dBV
      • GAIN HIGH: - 48dBV
      • LINE IN jacks
      • Connector: 1/8" (3.5mm) stereo mini
      • Input impedance: 22 kΩ
      • Nominal input level: -10dBV (0.32V)
      • Minimum input level: -22dBV (0.08V)
      • Maximum input level: +6dBV (2.0V)
      • Line Out
      • Connecter: 118" (3.5mm) stereo mini
      • Output impedance: 12Ω
      • Nominal output level: -14dBV (10kΩ load)
      • Maximum output level: +2dBV (10kΩ load)
      • Maximum output: 15mW + 15mW(32Q load)
      • Built-in speaker: 0.6W (monaural)
      • Control input/output ratings
      • USB jack:
      • Connector: Mini-B type
      • Fermat: USB 2.0 mass storage class
      • Audio performance
      • Frequency response:
      • 20-20kHz +11-3dB (44.1kHz, LINE IN to LINE OUT, Input Level = Nominal)
      • 20-22kHz +11-3dB (48kHz, LINE IN to LINE OUT, Input Level = Nommal)
      • 20-42kHz +11-3dB (96kHz, LINE IN to LINE OUT, Input Level = Nommal)
      • Total harmonic distortion: 0.02% (AES-17, LINE IN to LINE OUT)
      • S/N Ratio: 90dB (A-Weight, LINE IN to LINE OUT)
      • Power
      • Two "AA" batteries (Alkaline or Ni-MH)
      • AC adaptor (TASCAM PS-520, not supplied)
      • Power consumption
      • 0.9W
      • Battery operation time (continuous operation)
      • Alkaline type battery:
      • About 6 hours: (JEITA playback time)
      • About 6 hours: (JEITA recording time)
      • Dimensions (W x H x D)
      • 65mm x 118mm x 24mm, 2.559" x 4.646" x .945"
      • Computer compatibility
      • Widnows:
      • Pentium 300MHz or faster
      • 128MB or more memory
      • USB port (USB 2.0 recommended)
      • Macintosh:
      • Power PC, iMac, G3, G4 266MHz or faster
      • 64MB or more memory
      • USB port (USB 2.0 recommended)
      • Recommended USB host controller:
      • Intel chipset
      • Supported OS:
      • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
      • Macintosh Mac OS X 10.2 or later
      Customer Reviews
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      TASCAMDR-2d Portable Digital Recorder
       
      4.3

      (based on 13 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (6)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (6)

      • 3 Stars

         

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      • 2 Stars

         

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      89%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Compact (8)
      • Easy to use (6)
      • Excellent sound (5)
      • Low distortion (4)
      • Versatile (3)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home studio (5)
        • Amateur recording (4)
        • Outdoor events / games (3)
        • Performances (3)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Experienced (5), Professional musician (3)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Tascam DR-2D recorder

        This is a great portable recorder! I must encourage everyone to read the instructions prior to use! This units settings and SD card must be set prior to use otherwise in my case you...Read complete review

        This is a great portable recorder! I must encourage everyone to read the instructions prior to use! This units settings and SD card must be set prior to use otherwise in my case you will end up with nothing recorded. The DR-2D burns up batteries in a very short time and the ac converter should be used during recording for over one hour periods. Some SD cards are not compatible with this recorder so do you "homework" and check out which SD manufacturers on line that can be used. I would limit the SD capacity to 8 GB even though the manual says you may use up to 16 GB cards. I enjoy the fact that you can record in stereo and an line input at the same time so you have the flexibility to mix your recordings with both sources. The WAV files use more SD card space but the quality of the recording is much improved over MP3 files. I purchased this unit in "mint condition" and got it at a great price. Consumer reports praise this Tascam DR-2D recorder for being a great tool to record music to practice or capture your "gig" with excellent results! I would highly recommend you buy this recorder!

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Difficult to use

        I bought this but I'm not all that satisfied with it. It's not the easiest thing to use at all. I've been recording, playing, and engeneering my own music for many years now...Read complete review

        I bought this but I'm not all that satisfied with it. It's not the easiest thing to use at all. I've been recording, playing, and engeneering my own music for many years now and I inicially thought this would be a good beginners device that could easily be connected to a board to record shows.
        It's not.
        The opperating system is clunky,
        it doesn't seem to show when it's getting signal from the board at all, and many others issues.

        Reviewed by 13 customers

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        4.0

        Easier than an ADAT

        By RoadieBob

        from Cincinnati OH

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Excellent Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Events

          Comments about TASCAM DR-2d Portable Digital Recorder:

          Small, compact, easy to use and lose. Minimal setup for recording. Can use on a spur of the moment deal. Great battery life and easy to replace AA's. Sound quality is good to very good. Huge amounts of space once a reasonable sd card is used.

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          5.0

          Fantastic Unit!

          By redrockdancer

          from Nassau County, NY

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy To Use
          • Excellent Sound
          • Low Distortion
          • Powerful
          • Versatile

          Cons

          • Battery Usage

          Best Uses

          • Events
          • Home Studio
          • Performances
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about TASCAM DR-2d Portable Digital Recorder:

          This unit is a pearl and a steal at the current price. Excellent sound quality, solid build and easy to use. Great service from Musician's Friend. The unit shipped immediately and was well packed.

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          4.0

          Did the job with relative ease!

          By Jazzman

          from Cape Cod, MA

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy To Use
          • Excellent Sound
          • Low Distortion

          Cons

          • Remote Not Instantaneous

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about TASCAM DR-2d Portable Digital Recorder:

          Easy to use, but bring the manual with you! The buttons on the remote often require some prodding to activate their function.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Awesome Little Recorder

          By Sound Guy

          from Eastern Ky

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy To Use
          • Excellent Sound
          • Low Distortion

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Great For Song Writers
            • Home Studio

            Comments about TASCAM DR-2d Portable Digital Recorder:

            Awesome little recorder. But you will need the AC adapter.. It eats up Batteries!!

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            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Difficult to use

            By Unca_T

            from Rochester, mn

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Difficult To Use

              Best Uses

                Comments about TASCAM DR-2d Portable Digital Recorder:

                I bought this but I'm not all that satisfied with it. It's not the easiest thing to use at all. I've been recording, playing, and engeneering my own music for many years now and I inicially thought this would be a good beginners device that could easily be connected to a board to record shows.
                It's not.
                The opperating system is clunky,
                it doesn't seem to show when it's getting signal from the board at all, and many others issues.

                Comment on this review

                 
                4.0

                Many functions in a compact device

                By Jack

                from Westminster, CA

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Easy To Use
                • Low Distortion

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home Studio

                  Comments about TASCAM DR-2d Portable Digital Recorder:

                  A perfect device for those who want a quick recording. Of course the recording can't be as good as a studio recording; however it's worthy buy its price.

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                  4.0

                  works well

                  By gray

                  from janesville, wi

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Powerful
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't always work

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording
                  • Home Studio
                  • Performances

                  Comments about TASCAM DR-2d Portable Digital Recorder:

                  I was recording our jam session pushed pause and the first couple times it worked but after that i had to take batteries out and restart it. I had to do that a few times. Otherwise it works well. It Picks up the band at the bars really good also

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Awesome

                  By stinkeye

                  from TEXAS

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Excellent Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Performances

                    Comments about TASCAM DR-2d Portable Digital Recorder:

                    This recorder is awesome. Very sensitive and easy to use. The sound quality is amazing. Our band uses it to record practices and gigs. Best money we have ever spent for equipment. We review recordings and make improvements based on what we hear. Much better than trying to sort things out based on memory. With a 4 gig chip we can capture a whole evening of music. Do yourself a favor and buy the AC adapter or buy stock in one of the battery companies.

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                    4.0

                    Easy and simple recording

                    By JVG123

                    from Kansas City, KS

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                    • Not good for mixing
                    • Software look is old

                    Best Uses

                    • Amateur Recording
                    • Events

                    Comments about TASCAM DR-2d Portable Digital Recorder:

                    This was a good buy. I wanted something that was simple to use so I could record live sessions with a band and playback for critique. It is exactly what i had hoped for.

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                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Absolutely fantastic for on-the-go, just bring batteries.

                    By Joseph Harrie

                    from Omaha, NE

                    Comments about TASCAM DR-2d Portable Digital Recorder:

                    It has a simple design, easy to use and the built-in mic's have great quality! All the little extra settings for dual recording and filters you can apply work as they are described.
                    The only things I really have against it is that after messing around with settings to figure it out for about an hour, it starts getting errors. I don't recommend renaming it on your computer, as that might of have been a problem. Also, as this does run out-of-the-box on 2 AA Lithium batteries, it will kill the batteries after a couple hours of use, so bring extra!

                    Overall however, the value is great, quality is awesome, and I HIGHLY recommend this to anyone who needs some good audio quality on the go!
                    Features are simple but still plenty; built in filters and effects, the button layout and interface is easy to figure out and helpful to use, and of course, the dual record setting works just like it says.
                    It's not that the quality is bad, but it could've been better. Wouldn't recommend messing around with the internal settings too much or else you might have to factory restart it a few times before it works right again. (true story)
                    But as far as the hardware and software interfacing; awesome, truly helpful, easy, and most importantly, usefull!
                    Amazing value, for the amount you spend, and how long you'll be using it; this is the perfect value.

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