Tascam DR60D Portable SDHC Audio Recorder

Rent for $25.00 per day

SKU: R-TA-DR60D Categories: , ,


The DR-60D utilizes high-grade HDDA pre-amps, legendary AD 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 two 1/4″-XLR Locking Combo MIC/LINE Inputs, 3.5mm Stereo MIC Input, Camera In, Camera Out, Line Out and Headphone Out. Both 1/4″-XLR Combo Inputs supply +48V Phantom Power and the 3.5mm Input supplies Plug-In Power for microphones requiring a bias voltage. The multiple record modes include, 4-Channel Record, Auto Record and TASCAM’s Dual Record “Safety Track” Mode make the DR-60D one of the most versatile recorders on the market.


• Record to SD/SDHC card (Up to 32GB)
• Simultaneously record up to 4 tracks
• Recording format:44.1/48/96kHz 16/24bit (WAV/BWF)
• TASCAM original HDDA microphone preamps
• Recording levels can be adjusted independently for the 1/L, 2/R and 3-4 inputs
• Two XLR/TRS inputs support +4dBu line level input and phantom power (24 or 48VDC on XLRF)
• Plug-in power and high-output mic input supported on inputs 3-4
• CAMERA OUT connector for output from the DR-60D’s mixer (adjustable gain)
• CAMERA IN connector for sound monitoring from the camera
• Independent adjustable LINE OUT and HEADPHONE jacks for high-quality sound output
• 50mW/ch headphone output
• Tripod mounting socket (bottom) and DSLR mounting screw attachment (top)
• Handles protect the screen and can be used to attach a shoulder strap
• Soft-Touch Rubber Keys for silent operation
• HOLD switch to prevent accidental operation
• QUICK button feature for easy access to various functions
• 128×64 pixel LCD with backlight
• USB 2.0 connection for high-speed transferring of files
• Mini USB cable included
• Operates on 4-AA batteries, an AC adapter (sold separately) or USB bus power
• Can extend battery life with BP-6AA battery pack (sold separately)
• Dedicated remote control jack for the wired RC-10 remote control or RC-3F footswitch (both sold separately)
• Internal mixer: PAN and LEVEL controls
• Low cut filter(40/80/120Hz)
• Limiter (1/L and 2/R can be selected for link-operation)
• Delay function for microphone distance adjustment (up to 150ms)
• M-S decode function
• Slate tone generator (AUTO/MANUAL)
• Selectable duration of slate tone from four positions (0.5/1/2/3 sec, when auto-generated)
• Selectable slate tone generation. 3 positions: OFF/HEAD/HEAD+TAIL, when auto-generated
• File name format can be set to use a user-defined word or date
• Dual-recording function allows two files to be recorded simultaneously at different levels
• Auto-record function can automatically start and stop recording at set level
• Pre-recording function allows the unit to record a 2 second sound buffer before recording is activated
• Self-timer function for solo recording
• New file starts recording automatically without interruption when maximum file size is reached
• Track incrementing function allows a recording to be split by creating a new file when desired
• Jump back and play function
• Equalizer function for playback, and level alignment function to enhance the perceived overall sound pressure
• Resume function to memorize the playback position before the unit is turned off
• MARK function up to 99 points per audio track
• DIVIDE function


Recording media
SD card(64MB to 2GB), SDHC card(4GB to 32GB)
Recording format
WAV: 44.1/48/96kHz, 16/24bit
BWF: 44.1/48/96kHz, 16/24bit
Number of channels
4channel (stereo x2)
1/L, 2/R Connectors
Connector: XLR-3-31 (1:GND, 2:HOT, 3:COLD)/6.3mm(1/4")TRS standard jack
Input impedance: 2k ohms
Phantom power: 48V +/-4V(10mA/CH) / 24V +/-4V(10mA/CH)
Maximum input level: 0dBu
Minimum input level: -72dBu
MIC input gain: TRIM MAX
LOW: +11dB
MID: +36dB
HIGH: +52dB
Set to “LINE”
Input impedance: 10k ohms or more
Standard input level: +4dBu
Maximum input level: +24dBu
3-4 connector
Connector: 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack (this connector can be supplied plug-in power)
Input impedance: 10k ohms
Maximum input level: +10dBV
Minimum input level: -50dBV
MIC input gain: TRIM MAX
LOW: +3dB
HIGH: +26dB
CAMERA IN connector
Connector: 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack
Input impedance: 10k ohms
Standard input level: -10dBV
Maximum input level: +6dBV
CAMERA OUT connector
Connector: 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack
Output impedance: 200 ohms
Standard output level: -50dBV
Maximum output level: -30dBV
LINE OUT connector
Connector: 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack
Output impedance: 200 ohms
Standard output level: -10dBV
Maximum output level: +10dBV
PHONES connector
Connector: 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack
Maximum output level: 50mW + 50mW
Connector: Mini-B type
Format: USB2.0 HIGH SPEED mass storage class
Connector: 2.5mm TRS jack
Power: Four AA batteries(Alkaline or NI-MH), USB bus power, Dedicated AC adapter(TASCAM PS-P515U, sold separately), Dedicated external battery pack(TASCAM BP-6AA, sold separately)
Power consumption: 5.4W
Continuous operation time: 2ch WAV, 44.1kHz, 16bit rec
Alkaline batteries (EVOLTA): About 2:30 min (Phantom on), About 4:30 min (Phantom off)
NI-MH batteries (eneloop): About 3:15 min (Phantom on), About 5:00 min (Phantom off)
NI-MH batteries (eneloop pro): About 3:45 min (Phantom on), About 6:00 min (Phantom off)
Alkaline batteries (EVOLTA): About 5:30 min (Phantom on), About 10:30 min (Phantom off)
NI-MH batteries (eneloop): About 7:30 min (Phantom on), About 12:00 min (Phantom off)
NI-MH batteries (eneloop pro): About 9:30 min (Phantom on), About 14:30 min (Phantom off)
133(W)×93.2(H)×78(D)mm (with the top adapter attached)
510g (not including batteries)
Operating temperature
0˚C to 40˚C

Audio performance
Frequency response
20-20kHz +0.5/-2dB(LINE IN or MIC IN to LINE OUT, Fs44.1k/48kHz, JEITA)
20-40kHz +0.5/-3dB(LINE IN or MIC IN to LINE OUT, Fs96kHz, JEITA)
0.02% or less(LINE IN or MIC IN to LINE OUT Fs44.1k/48k/96kHz, JEITA)
S/N ratio
92dB or more(LINE IN or MIC IN to LINE OUT Fs44.1k/48k/96kHz, JEITA)
Equivalent input noise
-120dBu or more

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