Tascam DR-05 (v2) Portable Digital Recorder
Tascam DR-05 (v2) Portable Digital Recorder
Tascam DR-05 (v2) Portable Digital Recorder
Tascam DR-05 (v2) Portable Digital Recorder
Tascam DR-05 (v2) Portable Digital Recorder
Tascam DR-05 (v2) Portable Digital Recorder
Tascam DR-05 (v2) Portable Digital Recorder
Tascam DR-05 (v2) Portable Digital Recorder
Tascam DR-05 (v2) Portable Digital Recorder
Tascam DR-05 (v2) Portable Digital Recorder

Tascam DR-05 (v2) Portable Digital Recorder

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The Tascam DR-05 Portable Handheld Audio Recorder is a compact, portable audio recorder featuring 24-bit/96kHz resolution with dual omnidirectional microphones for optimal audio quality.

The Tascam DR-05 is ideal for capturing premium-quality recordings wherever you go. The applications are endless, making it perfect for everything from live performances and location recording. Its dual microphones and high SPL makes it ideal for nearly any situation delivering high-quality stereo recording every time. The Tascam DR-05 record in both MP3 or WAV format to either microSD or microSDHC media for added versatility.

This Handheld Audio Recorder features 24-bit/96kHz resolution, allowing you to capture studio-grade recording wherever you go. The omnidirectional stereo microphones produce an unparalleled stereo image, allowing you capture recordings with exceptional depth and clarity. The DR-05’s digital and analog circuit boards are built independently to improve noise performance and decrease hiss for improved harmonics. The built-in A/D and D/A converter utilises a separate power supply for enhanced audio performance resulting in over 82dB signal to noise ratio and minim harmonic distortion. The wide frequency range (20Hz – 40kHz) is ideal for capturing a range of audio sources from live musical performances to business seminars and more.

Portable Yet Powerful

The highly compact design of the Tascam DR-05 makes it perfect to take with you anywhere you go. The handheld size also will fit into your pocket or backpack with ease, making for easy transportation. This portable powerhouse records in either MP3 or WAV format to both microSD and microSDHC media for optimal versatility. New recording features have been added such as Peak Reduction and Quick Menu to improve your workflow and user experience. The omnidirectional condenser microphones are designed for natural ambient recording with a rich bass response and minimal handling noise. Additionally, a 1/8’’ microphone input is also available for connecting your own stereo microphone or other line-level source.

Highly Intuitive Layout

The Tascam DR-05’s design features a highly intuitive layout, placing every major function at your fingertips for quick and easy access. Designed for simplicity, the DR-05 allows for one click recording as well as providing easy access to level controls and more. The main wheel on the front of the recorder is reminiscent of a remote control for a television, with the buttons being clearly labelled and easy to press at all times. The bright display is ideal for any environment, remaining clearly lit even in low light situations. The built-in stereo peak limiter is incorporated to prevent unexpected loud noises from ruining your recordings. The Auto Level settings also set the level based on the sound level in the room


  • Handheld Portable Recorder
  • Built-in Stereo Condenser Omnidirectional Microphones with sensitivity up to 125dB SPL
  • Up to 96kHz/24-bit WAV (BWF) linear PCM recording
  • Stereo MP3 recording from 32-320 kbps bit rate
  • Peak Reduction function, optimized for music recording, automatically sets the gain of while recording
  • Limiter and low-cut filter to help prevent distortion
  • Automatic or manual level setting
  • Self timer recording starts recording 5 or 10 sec. after pressing the record button for waiting until you are ready
  • Auto and manual track increment
  • Variable speed playback (50 -150 ) without changing the pitch
  • Loop and repeat playback
  • Level Align feature prevents uneven volume levels during playback
  • Playback EQ setting
  • Editing function (Divide and delete)
  • Up to 99 mark points on each file
  • Chromatic tuner
  • 1/8" stereo mic/line input
  • USB 2.0 port for transfer to PC and external power
  • Up to 2-second pre recording buffer
  • Jump back function returns to previous point with one action (1-10, 20, 30 sec.)
  • 1/8" headphone/line output
  • Built-in speaker


  • Recording Media: microSD card (64MB to 2GB), microSDHC card (4GB to 32GB)
  • File System: FAT16/32
  • File Format: WAV (BWF), MP3
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1kHz/48kHz/96kHz
  • Quantization Bit Rate: 16/24bit
  • Sampling frequency: 44.1kHz/48kHz
  • Bitrate for recording: 32/64/96/128/192/256/320kbps
  • Playback bit rate: 32 to 320kbps, VBR, ID3 tag Ver. 2.4
  • Number Of Channels: 2-channel (Stereo)
  • Playback Speed Control (VSA): 0.5 to 1.5 times (in 0.1 increments) *44.1/48kHz only
  • Built-In Microphone: Omnidirectional, stereo
  • Connector: 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack, Unbalanced, Plug-in power
  • Input Impedance: 25K ohms
  • Nominal Input Level: -20dBV
  • Maximum Input Level: -4dBV
  • Connector: 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack, Unbalanced
  • Output Impedance: 12 Ohms
  • Nominal Output Level: -14dBV(10k ohms load)
  • Maximum Output Level: +2dBV(10k ohms load)
  • Maximum Output: 20mW + 20mW (32 ohms load)
  • Built-In Speakers: 0.3W, Mono
  • Low-Cut Filter: 40Hz/80Hz/120Hz
  • Connector: Mini-B type
  • Format: USB 2.0 HIGH SPEED
  • Chromatic Tuner: C1 to B6, A4 = 435Hz to 445Hz (in 1Hz increments)
  • Tripod Attachment Screw-Hole: 1/4 inch, Tripod attachment screw-hole
  • Power: 2 AA batteries, USB bus power, AC100 to 240V (Optional AC Adapter)
  • Power Consumption: 1.7W (Max)
  • Battery Operation Time:
  • With alkaline batteries (EVOLTA): Approx. 17.5 hours (WAV, 44.1kHz, 16bit, using built-in microphone, JEITA)
  • Approx. 15.5 hours (WAV, 44.1kHz, 16bit, using built-in microphone, JEITA)
  • Dimensions: 61(W)×141(H)×26(D)mm // 2.4"(W)×5.55"(H)×1.02"(D)
  • Weight: 116g / 0.25lb
  • Standard Accessories: 4GB microSD card, USB connection cable, 2 AA batteries for confirming operation, Owner's Manual, Warranty card
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