Technology Items

Meriam Library Technology

Tascam Audio Recorder


  • Records audio as WAV files at rates up to 24-bit/96 kHz and MP3 files at rates up to 320 kbps

Optional Items (not provided)

  • Headphones
  • Computer with USB port
  • MicroSD or micro SDHC card with additional storage (2GB card provided)

Sound Quality & Features

  • Omnidirectional condenser microphones: these stereo microphones are tailored for natural ambient recording and work well for acoustic instruments, voice, and natural sounds
  • Peak Reduction feature: automatically sets your recording level by listening to the input and adjusting for the best level. Unlike Auto Gain settings, this one only goes down to prevent accidental distortion after a period of low level like a break.
  • Variable Speed Audition feature: loops and slows down music without changing the pitch
  • Level Align feature: smooths out sudden volume jumps in playback
  • Built-in chromatic tuner
  • Self-timer will start recording 5 or 10 seconds after hitting the record button

Loan Policies

  • Loan period: 3 days
  • Available to: Students, Faculty, and Staff with valid Wildcat card.
  • Check out: 1st floor Circulation Desk.
  • Lost/damaged equipment fee: Full replacement cost of $109.

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