Tascam DR-05X portable audio recorder


  • New DR-05X now features a stereo omnidirectional condenser microphone, which captures everything from the quietest detail to the loudest peaks.
  • Overwrite function for Punch-In recording with one level of Undo
  • Functions as a 2in/ 2out USB Audio Interface for Mac, PC or iOS recording
  • Auto recording function that can detect the sound input signal level and automatically start recording
  • Power: 2 AA Batteries, USB bus power, AC 100 to 240V (optional AC Adapter)

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Tascam DR-05X portable audio recorder £79.99

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Stereo Handheld Audio Recorder & USB Audio Interface Tascam DR-05X

Crystal Clear Audio Everywhere: The Tascam DR-05X provides you with portable, high-quality stereo recording in MP3 or WAV format with 96-kHz/24-bit high-resolution audio using microSD, microSDHC or microSDXC media. A pair of omni-directional mics can take up to 125 dB SPL with the sensitivity to record every detail. Users can also use their own microphone or line-level source through the mini-jack stereo input which includes plug-in power for microphones that require it.

Tascam DR-05X at a glance

• High-quality handheld stereo recording, small size and easy operation
• Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC cards can be used as recording media (up to 128 GB)
• Can be used as a USB audio interface with Mac and Windows computersz
• Stereo mic/line input with plug-in power to connect an external source or microphone

Simple To Operate

Handy Features: The Tascam DR-05X is quick and simple to use with just one thumb. Operations like recording, adjusting levels, removing bad takes and adding marks are only a single button away.

Other features like low-cut filtering, Variable Speed Audition, chromatic tuner and more can be chosen from the multilingual menu. Three different auto level modes – Limiter, Peak Reduction, Auto Level can help to reduce accidental distortion when recording.

Improved Workflow

Quick Check-Back: Also included is a Level Align function that smooths out any sudden increase in volume during playback, a built-in speaker is available for quick check-back.

Users can add one out of six reverb effects to the input or output signal, and an Overdub feature where for example, you can record other parts such as a guitar solo over a previously made recording from a rehearsal studio. Overdubbing creates a new file, leaving the original file unaffected, making it simple to re-record.

Turn Your Room Into A Studio

Transcript Your Voice Recordings: The Dictation Mode allows the user to go back and forth in preselected increments while playing back a file. It can be joined with speed control and a special dictation EQ making it useful for transcribing minutes recordings, for example. The tape-style Overwrite mode with one level of undo lets users to select a drop-in time and replace part of an existing recording.

Along with handheld recording, the Tascam DR-05X can also be used as a USB audio interface with two inputs and outputs, making it a great option for voiceover work, live streaming, podcasting and songwriting with studio-quality audio.

Additional information


Audio Interface 2 x 2 USB 2.0 Interface
A/D Resolution 24-bit/96kHz
Simultaneous Rec Tracks 2
Simultaneous Play Tracks 2
Built-in Mic(s) Dual Condenser Mics, Omnidirectional/Stereo
Analog Inputs 1 x 1/8" TRS (mic)
Headphones 1 x 1/8" (headphones/line)
Built-in Speaker Yes
Memory (removable) microSD (3GB max), microSDHC (32GB max), microSDXC (128GB max)
File Format WAV, MP3
Effects 6 x Reverbs
USB 1 x Type Micro-B
Power Supply USB bus power / 2 x AA batteries
Battery Life 17.5 hours (Alkaline), 15.5 hours (NiMH)
Stand Mountable 1/4" Tripod screw-hole
Dimensions Height: 5.55"
Width: 2.4"
Depth: 1.02"
Weight 0.25 lbs.


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