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Capture Great Stereo Quality on your Apple Device using TASCAM’s iM2

Your iOS devices, e.g. iPhone, iPad, and iTouch, may have an integrated voice and sound recording capabilities but atmost they are at a mediocre level. When compared to a full featured stereo recorder they are not worth diddly-squat. If you really need an advanced stereo recorder, try the new TASCAM’s iM2 to even out the odds. This stereo recorder add-on will allow your Apple device to go toe to toe with the latest stereo mic recorder out there.

By connecting the pair of condenser microphones to the dock connector of your Apple device, the innovative TASCAM’s iM2 makes your device turn into a high quality stereo recorder. To get the best sound placement and capture the fine ambience of a room, the mics are adjustable over 180 degrees and the uni-directional elements are positioned in an AB pattern. The TASCAM’s iM2 has its special microphone preamp and analog-to-digital converter thus letting it capture great audio quality and less noise and even making it handle up to 125dB sound levels. Thus, this stereo recorder is also perfect to use on loud concerts and instruments without affecting the audio quality. The iM2 is compatible to any recording app and can also be paired with a built-in video camera. You can easily capture quality video and at the same time record great stereo through your iPhone.

More Tascam stereo microphones can be found here.

TASCAM DR-07MKII – The Easy to Use Professional Voice Recorder

Voice recording never sound and looked so professional with the new TASCAM DR-07mkII. This top selling portable voice recorder boasts a pair of adjustable condenser microphones with integrated cardioid pattern. The mics can be set to an X-Y position to achieve a directional pattern or an A-B position to simulate a wider ambient sound.

Another feature of the DR-07mkII is that it utilizes different power supply for the codec, this allows the full use of the A/D and D/A converter capabilities. It also separates analog and digital circuit boards from the low impedance circuit to reduce noise in the design. The DR-07mkII saves its recordings to microSD or microSDHC card in either MP3 or WAV file format and at up to 96 kHz/24-bit quality. The device has a 1/8-inch mic/line input that accepts other plug-in microphones. The DR-07mkII also features a Level Align function to ensure even volume and the Variable-Speed Audition to alter playback speed without affecting pitch. This stereo recorder can operate up to 17.5 hours when recording at 44.1 kHz/16-bit WAV file format.

Other features that set the DR-07mkII apart from competitors and even its predecessor is the Overdub mode which records over previous files but keeps a duplicate of the original. There’s also the reverb effect for that extra polish, and the Auto Record and Auto Mark for hands-free operation.

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TC-1S Solar Powered Instrument Tuner – Green Music

Not everybody is given the musical genius of Mozart and Beethoven or the fine tuned ears of guitar legends but everybody can tune their guitar the green way with the world’s first solar energy powered guitar tuner from TASCAM. The new TC-1S uses solar cells to recharge its battery and an auxiliary USB input is available when you need to fine tune your guitar without the sun.

The whole tuning gadget is wrapped in a shock proof silicon case to protect the unit from bumps and scratches. It comes in six different cool colors of black, pink, orange, green, blue and white too! The TC-1S also has an integrated microphone and a 1/4-inch input for quick guitar and bass tuning. Its ultra fast pitch sensor displays instantaneous feedback in its wide bar graph screen. Four display options are accessible plus fine pitch displayed in 1 cent steps accuracy and strobe tuning simulation. The tuner can be further calibrated to external sources like piano and other hard to fine tune musical instruments. The TC-1S includes a nylon strap and clip so you can strap it to your guitar or bass bag and remain charged as it soaks in solar energy. Tagged below $40, it’s an affordable price for every planet loving and tree hugging musician out there.
Other noteworthy features include:

• Custom LCD display with note, sharp/flat indicators, bar graph for pitch deviation
• Four display modes: Bar, Fine, Strobe Animation, Needle
• 12-note equal temperament scale

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