Portable Digital Recorders With WiFi

Tascam announces the DR-22WL and DR-44WL      17/09/14

Portable Digital Recorders With WiFi


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TASCAM has announced two portable recorders With WiFi, the DR-22WL and the DR-44WL. This is what they have to say about each of them...

The groundbreaking DR-22WL from TASCAM is the first portable recorder to include WiFi for transport control, file transfer, and audio streaming to your smartphone or PC. Other innovations like the new Scene Dial make it easier than ever to capture great-sounding recordings and share them online.

The DR-22WL includes a set of stereo condenser microphones, arranged in true XY pattern for ideal stereo imaging. The eight-position Scene Dial selects recording settings for typical situations, or can be set to full manual for greater control. It's all recorded through the latest ADDA converters at up to 96kHz/24-bit WAV resolution for great-sounding master recordings.

Included in the DR-22WL is a WiFi function for controlling its transport and transferring files to a smartphone or computer. A free app for iOS and Android devices starts and stops recording from anywhere in the room. Audio streams live to your device, and files can be transferred over a wireless connection. Instantly share recordings online without moving the DR-22WL from the perfect microphone position.

For a recording beginner or experienced user looking for a great-sounding, portable recorder with WiFi, the DR-22WL is the only choice.

DR-22WL Features:

  • WiFi transport control for remote start
  • File transfer and streaming to smartphones or computers over WiFi
  • Free control and transfer app for iOS and Android
  • Free file transfer software for Mac & Windows
  • New stereo condenser microphones arranged in close XY pattern
  • New mic preamp and A/D converters for better sound quality and longer battery life
  • High volume recording – up to 120dB SPL
  • 8-position Scene Dial for typical recording situations, including full manual setting
  • Up to 96kHz/24-bit recording (WAV/BWF) or MP3 recording
  • 1/8" stereo mic input with plug-in power
  • 128x128 graphic LCD with backlight
  • Supports up to 128GB microSDXC card (4GB microSDHC card included)
  • Variable Speed Audition changes speed without changing the pitch for transcription or learning new music




TASCAM has revolutionized portable recording with the DR-44WL, a 4-track recorder that includes WiFi for transport control, file transfer, and audio streaming to your smartphone or PC. New built-in stereo condenser microphones feature shockmounting and are mounted in a true XY pattern for perfect stereo imaging. A pair of XLR inputs is also available for 4-track recording, and all four feed an improved microphone preamp and AD/DA stage.

The DR-44WL includes WiFi for control and file transfer to your smartphone. A free app for iOS and Android devices controls the transport for remote recording start and stop. Audio streams to your device, and files can be transferred over wireless connection. Instantly share recordings online without moving the DR-44WL from the perfect microphone position.

Also available on the DR-44WL is a 4-track multitrack mode, allowing arrangements to be recorded one track at a time with reverb. For video shooters, the recorder includes a hot shoe mount and a stable internal clock to avoid drifting out of sync with your camera. No matter what your application is, the DR-44WL brings the best audio quality and WiFi capabilities together in a powerful & easy-to-use handheld recorder.

DR-44WL Features:

  • WiFi transport control for remote start
  • File transfer and streaming to smartphones or computers over WiFi (Streaming feature will be added in upcoming software update)
  • Free control and transfer app for iOS and Android
  • Free transfer software for Mac and Windows
  • Improved stereo condenser microphones with shockmounting arranged in close XY pattern
  • New mic preamp and A/D converters for better sound quality and longer battery life
  • High volume recording – up to 132dB SPL
  • Record stereo, four channel, or dual recording mode for a safety track in case of overload
  • Multitrack mode with reverb for 4-track recordings on the go
  • Up to 96kHz/24-bit recording (WAV/BWF) or MP3 recording
  • Simultaneous WAV and MP3 recording
  • XLR inputs with phantom power
  • 128x128 graphic LCD with backlight
  • Built-in WiFi network – connects directly to your smartphone without an existing network
  • Supports up to 512GB SDXC card (4GB SDHC card included)
  • Includes SD card, AC adapter, camera hot shoe adapter, soft case, hand grip, windscreen, and Micro USB cable


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