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.
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.
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