1 – Introduction
iCompact audio recorder that uses microSD/microSDHC/
microSDXC cards as recording media
iHigh-performance stereo unidirectional microphone pair
iStereo recording with different qualities is possible by
opening or closing the mic pair
Closed (X-Y): clear stereo sound with less phase difference
Open (A-B): wide stereo sound
i44.1/48/96 kHz, 16/24-bit, linear PCM (WAV format)
recording possible
iBWF format WAV files supported
i32–320kbps MP3 format recording possible (compatible
with v2.4 ID3 tags)
iOverdubbing allows playback and input signals to be
mixed and recorded together as a new file
iBuilt-in 0.3 W mono output speaker
iBuilt-in effect (reverb) can be used during recording and
iAutomatic recording function starts recording automati-
cally when a set sound input level is detected
iWhen a maximum file size set in advance is reached, a
new file can be started automatically without interrupting
iQUICK button provides easy access to various functions
iTrack incrementing function allows a recording to be split
by creating a new file when desired
iPre-recording function allows the unit to record 2 seconds
of sound before recording is activated
iAutomatic peak reduction function automatically reduces
the level suitably when the input level is too high
iAutomatic level control can increase or decrease the
recording volume when the input sound is too quiet or
iLimiter function automatically reduces the level suitably in
parts when the input level is too high
iLow cut filter convenient for reducing low-frequency noise
iVSA function can change playback speed in a range from
50-200% (0.5 to 2.0 in 0.1 increments) of normal without
changing pitch
iRepeat playback and IN-OUT loop playback functions
iPB CONT button opens screen for playback speed and
IN-OUT loop settings
iTuner function to tune musical instruments
iSelf-timer function to start recording after a set period of
iJump function that moves backward or forward a small
amount during playback or when paused (DICTATION PLAY
mode only)
iPlaylist function
iDIVIDE function allows files to be split where desired (only
for WAV files)
iMARK function convenient for moving to specific locations
iPlayback equalizer function and level alignment function to
enhance the perceived overall sound pressure
iFile name format can be set to use a user-defined word or
the date
iResume function to memorize the playback position before
the unit is turned off.
i3.5mm (1/8”) jack for external stereo microphone input
(provides plug-in power) or external stereo line input
i3.5mm (1/8”) line/headphone output jack
i128×64-pixel LCD with backlight
imicro-B type USB 2.0 port
iOperates on 2 AA batteries, a TASCAM PS-P520E AC adapter
(sold separately) or USB bus power
iTripod attachment screw hole
iUSB audio interface functions
iDictation playback mode
iOverwrite recording function
Conventions used in this manual
The following conventions are used in this manual.
iWhen we refer to a button or connector or control on the
DR-07X, the typeface looks like this: MENU.
iWhen we show messages, for example, that appear on the
unit’s display, the typeface looks like this: ON.
iWe abbreviate “microSD memory card” as “microSD card”.
iWords that appear on the computer display are shown in
quotation marks like this: “DR-07X”.
iAdditional information is provided as necessary in tips,
notes and cautions.
These are tips about how to use the unit.
Notes provide additional explanations for special situa-
Failure to follow these instructions could result in damage
to equipment or lost recording data, for example.
Failure to follow these instructions could result in injury.
Trademarks and copyrights
iTASCAM is a registered trademark of TEAC Corporation.
iThe microSDXC Logo is a trademark of SD-3C, LLC.
iThe MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology is licensed
from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.
iSupply of this product does not convey a license nor imply
any right to distribute MPEG Layer-3 compliant content
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