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Tascam DR-05 Portable Handheld Digital Audio Recorder - Silver

Model Number: DR-05-SLV
Web Code: 12855158

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Tascam DR-05 Portable Handheld Digital Audio Recorder - Silver.

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Tascam DR-05 Portable Handheld Digital Audio Recorder - Silver.

TASCAM’s DR-05 brings high-quality stereo recording to an easy-to-use portable powerhouse with a size and price that anyone can handle. The DR-05 records in MP3 or WAV format – including 96kHz/24-bit high-resolution audio – to microSD or microSDHC media. A pair of all-new microphones handles up to 125dB SPL with the sensitivity to capture every detail. With new recording features like Peak Reduction and Quick Menu, the DR-05 puts album-quality recording in the palm of your hand.

• Stereo condenser microphones for lively, high-quality sound and high-resolution recording

• Proven high sound pressure design for capturing loud sounds of up to 125dB SPL, making it ideal for loud band recordings

• Peak reduction function that detects peaks and automatically sets the optimal level

• Self timer recording function

• Seamless gain control

• Three low cut filter levels that cut unnecessary low frequency noise such as from air conditioning equipment(40/80/120Hz)

• Speed change (VSA) function for adjusting the speed from 0.5 to 1.5 times (in 0.1 increments), which is great for practicing music and language study

• Level align feature that prevents uneven volume levels

• Equalizer setting for adjusting playback sound quality

• Divide/delete functions

• Loop/repeat playback function that is convention for practicing music and studying languages

• Resume function that retains the last stop position and starts playback from that position when power is turned back ON

• Jump back and play that skips back a preset number of seconds during playback (1 to 10 sec in 1 sec increments, 10 sec, 20 sec, 30 sec)

• QUICK menu button for easy access to various functions

• High-quality 24-bit/96kHz WAV/BWF linear PCM recording and long recordings as MP3 files possible

• microSD/microSDHC cards can be used as recording media

• A 4GB microSD card is included. Up to 149 hours of recording is possible with the included card (MP3 at 32kbps)

• Mark function that can set up to 99 points for a single track Mark information can be utilized by BWF compatible software

• Audio files created on computers can be played (Only in formats compatible with this product)

• Built-in monaural speaker with an output of 0.3W

• Pre-recording buffer that can record up to 2 seconds prior to starting recording

• When a predetermined maximum file size is reached, a new file is created to continue recording

• Track increment creates new files at arbitrary locations during recording

• File name format can be set to use a user-defined word or the date

• The first six characters of the file name for recording can be set freely

• Playlist function

• A chromatic tuner is equipped which is helpful for practicing musical instruments

• Stereo mini headphone jack for external stereo microphones (provides plug-in power) / External line input

• Stereo mini headphone line output / Headphone output connector

• 128×64 pixel graphic LCD with backlight

• High-speed file transfer to a computer is possible using USB 2.0

• Powered by 2 AA batteries, USB bus power, or optional AC adapter (PS-P515U)

• Mini USB cable included

• Tripod attachment screw-hole built in to the unit


Recording media: microSD card (64MB to 2GB), microSDHC card (4GB to 32GB)

File system: FAT16/32

File format: WAV (BWF), MP3


Sampling frequency: 44.1kHz/48kHz/96kHz

Quantization bit rate: 16/24bit


Sampling frequency: 44.1 kHz/48kHz

Bit-rate for recording: 32/64/96/128/192/256/320kbps

Playback bit rate: 32 to 320kbps, VBR, ID3 tag Ver. 2.4

Number of channels: 2-channel (Stereo)

Playback speed control (VSA): 0.5 to 1.5 times (in 0.1 increments) *44.1/48 kHz only

Built-in microphone: omnidirectional, stereo


Connector: 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack, Unbalanced, Plug-in power

Input Impendance 25kΩ

Nominal Input Level -20dBV

Maximum Input Level -4dBV


Connector: .5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack, Unbalanced

Output Impendance: 12Ω

Nominal Output Level -14dBV (10kΩ load)

Maximum Output Level +2dBV (10kΩ load)

Maximum Output: 20mW + 20mW (32Ω load)

Built-in speakers: 0.3W, Mono

Low-cut filter: 40Hz/80Hz/120Hz

USB: Connector Mini-B type, Format: USB2.0 HIGH SPEED

Chromatic tuner: C1 to B6, A4 = 435Hz to 445Hz (in 1Hz increments)

Tripod attachment screw-hole: 1/4 inch, Tripod attachment screw-hole

Power: 2 AA batteries, USB bus power, AC100 to 240V (Optional AC adapter)

Power consumption: 1.7W (Max)

Battery operation time: With alkaline batteries (EVOLTA) Approx. 17.5 hours (WAV, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, using built-in microphone, JEITA)

With Ni-MH batteries (eneloop) approx. 15.5 hours (WAV, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, using built-in microphone, JEITA)

Computer Compatibility: Windows and Macintosh

Dimensions: 61(W)×141(H)×26(D)mm/2.4"(W)×5.55"(H)×1.02"(D)

Battery Life
Battery Type
2 x AA
Playback Speed Control
116 g
  • DR-05 - microSD card - USB connection cable - 2 X AA batteries for confirming operation - Owner's Manual

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