I was checking out Musician’s Friend today and noticed their stupid deal of the day was for the TASCAM DR-07 Portable Digital Recorder. I currently own this recorder and love it, so I thought I’d recommend it to others.
I originally purchased this recorder to quickly record band practices, and to record live performances. It absolutely works great for this, and the simplicity is great. Basically, set input level and hit record. Records to SD card and has mini-USB interface for easy transfer of files. Files are stored as .wav files.
I remember when I purchased this I didn’t have high hopes for quality, but was very impressed with the sound. I still use this recorder for what I mentioned above, but since I started this blog, and started to review pedals with my friend Jimmy, I needed a way to capture decent audio. My camcorder’s audio was literally being crushed with the sound level, so I thought I’d introduce the Tascam to record the audio portion then sync the audio with the video later. All the videos reviews that we have on the site are recorded using this unit.
The Tascam DR-07 normally lists at $279.00, but is on sale TODAY for $129.00. That’s $150 off of list. Also, you get a FREE pair of Sony MDR-V150 Studio Monitor Series Headphones with this purchase. Wish that option was around when I initially purchased this recorder!