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Tascam DR-60DmkII 4-Input / 4-Track Multitrack Field Recorder Kit with Protective Case

Tascam DR-60DmkII 4-Input / 4-Track Multitrack Field Recorder Kit with Protective Case
Key Features
  • Outdoor Filmmaking, TV & Web Broadcast
  • DR-60DmkII Multitrack Field Recorder
  • Custom-Fit Protective Case
  • Dual XLR-1/4" Inputs with Phantom Power
Designed for outdoor sound recordists and DSLR-style filmmakers, this B&H Kit features the Tascam DR-60DmkII 4-input / 4-track field recorder and a Porta Brace AR-60D custom-fit case to protect it from the elements. The DR-60DmkII is loaded with camera-friendly features and the case simultaneously guards it against rain and dust while allowing access to the recorder's inputs and controls.
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Tascam DR-60D MKII Overview

Designed for outdoor sound recordists and DSLR-style filmmakers, this B&H Kit features the Tascam DR-60DmkII 4-input / 4-track field recorder and a Porta Brace AR-60D custom-fit case to protect it from the elements. The DR-60DmkII is loaded with camera-friendly features and the case simultaneously guards it against rain and dust while allowing access to the recorder's inputs and controls.

Tascam DR-60DmkII 4-Input / 4-Track Multitrack Field Recorder

For filmmaking, television, and web broadcast applications, the Tascam DR-60DmkII multitrack field recorder is an ideal companion for your DSLR. Capture up to four tracks of high-resolution audio from external sources, route audio to and from your camera, and conveniently monitor through headphones. With strap-friendly handles, a tripod mounting socket, and a camera-mount screw attachment, the DR-60DmkII is compatible with a variety of setups and working styles.

Versatile powering methods and remote-control options make the DR-60DmkII ideal for location recording and extended video shoots. Its two balanced XLR-1/4" combo inputs handle mic- or line-level signals (even +4 dBu from high-end sound mixers) and can independently supply phantom power. A 3.5mm mic/line input with selectable plug-in power is provided for situations that require you to record a lavalier microphone or the output of a wireless receiver. Utilize modes such as stereo safety track recording, peak reduction, limiting, and auto level to achieve a clean, undistorted recording.

Dual XLR-1/4" Mic/Line Inputs with Independent Phantom Power

Dual locking XLR-1/4" TRS combo jacks support mic level and +4 dBu line level, allowing you to record external microphones or balanced outputs from a professional multichannel mixer. With individually switchable phantom power (24V or 48V) and up to 64 dB of gain, the low-noise HDDA (High Definition Discrete Architecture) mic preamps can serve a variety of microphones such as dynamic, ribbon, or condenser types.

3.5mm Mic/Line Input with Plug-In Power

For maximum intelligibility and optimal vocal tone, recordists often prefer to use lavalier microphones that can be attached to their subject's clothing. The DR-60DmkII's 3.5mm mini-jack input is designed for precisely that situation; clip a lav mic (available separately) to the talent, then plug it into the 3.5mm input on the DR-D60mkII. Knowing that many lav mics require a small amount of voltage called plug-in power, Tascam offers a selectable setting to supply plug-in power to the 3.5mm input. If you need to record the output of a wireless microphone receiver or an audio mixer, the 3.5mm input can accommodate it because it supports mono and stereo inputs, as well as line-level signals, and handles a maximum input level of +10 dBV.

3.5mm Camera, Line, and Headphone Outputs

The DR-60DmkII boasts three 3.5mm outputs for simultaneous hookup to your camera, a secondary recorder, and headphones. Each is designated for a specific type of level—mic, line, and headphone—and offers separate volume controls next to each jack for efficient management of levels. Plus, the side-panel 3.5mm camera input is ideal for simple monitoring of playback from your camera.

Supports SDHC Cards up to 32GB

To minimize size and maximize portability, the DR-60DmkII records directly to media cards (available separately). It supports SD and SDHC cards (up to 32GB capacity) for long recording times in standard or high resolution. With an 8GB card, the DR-60DmkII can record in stereo for over 13 hours at 16-bit / 44.1 kHz using the uncompressed, BWF-compliant WAV format.

Powered via AA Batteries, USB, or AC Adapter

Using four AA alkaline batteries (available separately), you can power the DR-60DmkII for up to 4.5 hours of stereo recording time at 16-bit / 44.1 kHz resolution. For long-duration sessions that require extended recording time, the DR-60DmkII may be powered via a USB connection to a computer, mobile battery, or optional BP-6AA battery pack, or through the Tascam PS-P515U AC adapter (available separately).

Ideal for Tripod- or Camera-Mounted Use

The DR-60DmkII's body was manufactured with rigid plastic for a durable and lightweight design. In addition to its light weight, the DR-60DmkII is only 5.25" wide, so it won't interfere with camera operation. All batteries can be replaced without removing the device from the camera or tripod/rig.

The DR-60DmkII can be placed between a DSLR camera and a tripod, or mounted to a cage or follow-focus rig. A tripod socket is on the bottom of the unit, and a removable tripod bracket is mounted on the top. Also, handles on the front left and right sides protect the screen, and permit the attachment of a shoulder belt.

Soft-Touch Controls

In the likely event that you need to press buttons while shooting, you don't need to worry about picking up clicks in the recording. The DR-60DmkII's soft-touch rubber keys are designed for quiet operation to eliminate handling noise.

Stereo Safety Track Recording

Filmmakers and videographers often experience sudden audio volume spikes during filming. An actor could suddenly scream, or a documentary subject could do almost anything. The DR-60DmkII has a dual-recording mode that captures a copy of your take (from a selectable mono or stereo input) at a lower level as a safety track in case of sudden distortion.

Built-In Level Modes and Signal Processing Enhance Audio Quality

Enhance the sonic impact of your audio with the DR-60DmkII's built-in level modes and signal processing. Engage automatic level control to increase or decrease the recording volume when the input sound is too quiet or loud, and switch on the limiter to compress the signal before it reaches the point of distortion. In rehearsal mode or while recording, the peak reduction function automatically reduces the input gain to a suitable level.

Mitigate wind noise and low-frequency rumble by selecting the low-cut filter, which can be set at 40, 80, or 120 Hz. Upon playback, treble, mid, and bass frequencies may be boosted or reduced for custom output tone.

Selectable Recording Functions

The DR-60DmkII offers several recording functions that simplify your workflow and save you from missing the beginning of a performance. Once enabled, the pre-record setting keeps the DR-60DmkII in standby mode, which allows it to capture up to two seconds of signal before you press the record button. The DR-60DmkII is also capable of recording in response to input signal; its auto-record function can begin recording at a user-selectable decibel threshold of -6, -12, -24, or -48. If you'll be recording yourself playing an instrument such as piano or drums, use the self-timer mode to initiate recording after 2 or 10 seconds.

Tone Generator for Synchronizing Files

An internal tone generator makes it easy to synchronize files recorded on the DR-60DmkII and your camera. When the DR-60DmkII is connected to a camera, the adjustable slate tone may be sent to the camera and recorded to the DR-60DmkII. The resulting tones can be used as guides when synchronizing the files in video-editing software. Generate slate tones automatically at the head (or head and tail) of each clip, or manually via the slate button.

Supports External Remote Control

Hand- or foot-operated remote control is possible via the RC-3F footswitch or RC-10 wired remote (both available separately); start/stop recording, make marks, increment tracks, and more without having to touch the DR-60DmkII.

Additional Features

  • 128 x 64 pixel graphic LCD with backlight
  • Quick menu button for easy access to various functions
  • Simple, efficient file transfer via USB 2.0 connection to a computer
  • Adjustable delay function eliminates time lags caused by differences in the distances of two sets of inputs from the sound source
  • Hold switch prevents accidental operation
  • Internal mixer with pan and level controls
  • MS decoding function allows proper stereo monitoring of a mid-side mic configuration
  • High-power headphone amplifier delivers 50mW per channel
  • Automatically creates a new file when the maximum file size is reached
  • File divide/delete functions
  • Loop/repeat playback
  • Resume function retains the last stop point even when the DR-60DmkII is powered off/on
  • Jump-back-and-play feature (1 to 10 seconds or 10/20/30 seconds)
  • Up to 99 marks (locate points) per track
  • Track incrementing function allows a recording to be split by creating a new file when desired
  • File name format can be set to use a user-defined word or the date
  • The first six characters of the file name for recording can be set freely
UPC: 043774031023

PortaBrace Audio Recorder Case for Tascam DR-60D Recorder

The AR-DR60D Audio Recorder Case from PortaBrace is designed to be used with the Tascam DR-60D Recorder and provides easy access to both the controls and audio inputs. The vinyl windows allow the user to monitor the audio levels and controls. The case also provides small attachment points for a shoulder strap (sold separately).

UPC: 877547020712

Tascam DR-60DmkII 4-Input / 4-Track Multitrack Field Recorder Specs

Portable Recorder
Number of Tracks4
Max Sample Rate/Resolution96 kHz / 24-Bit
Built-In SpeakerNo
DisplayMonochrome LCD (Backlit)
Memory Card SupportSD (64 MB to 2 GB)
SDHC (4 GB to 32 GB)
Internal StorageNone
Audio File FormatsBWF, WAV
Sample RatesWAV:
44.1 / 48 / 96 kHz
Bit Depth16 / 24-Bit
Signal Processing & FXAuto Gain, EQ, Limiter, Low-Cut Filter
Timecode SupportNo
Recording TimeWAV 44.1 kHz/16-Bit:
1 Hr 41 Mins per GB (Stereo)
WAV 48 kHz/16-Bit:
1 Hr 33 Mins per GB (Stereo)
WAV 96 kHz/16-Bit:
46 Mins per GB (Stereo)
WAV 44.1 kHz/24-Bit:
1 Hr 7 Mins per GB (Stereo)
WAV 48 kHz/24-Bit:
1 Hr 2 Mins per GB (Stereo)
WAV 96 kHz/24-Bit:
31 Mins per GB (Stereo)
Analog I/O2 x Combo XLR-1/4" TRS Female Balanced Line/Mic Input (Lockable)
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Mic Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Camera Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Camera Output
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Line Output
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Headphone Output
1 x 2.5 mm TRS Female Remote Input
Digital I/ONone
Phantom Power+24 / 48 V ± 4 V (Selectable on Individual Inputs)
Phantom Power Current10 mA per Channel
Plug-In PowerYes
Host Connection1 x Mini-USB (USB 2.0)
Frequency ResponseLine Outputs, Mic/Line Inputs:
20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5/-2 dB (at 48 kHz, JEITA)
20 Hz to 40 kHz +0.5/-3 dB (at 96 kHz, JEITA)
Gain/Trim RangeBalanced Inputs:
+11 dB to +64 dB
Unbalanced Inputs:
+3 dB to +38 dB
Max Input LevelMic Inputs:
0 dBu
Line Inputs:
+24 dBu
1/8" Inputs:
+10 dBV
Camera Inputs:
+6 dBV
Max Output LevelCamera Outputs:
-30 dBV
Line Outputs:
+10 dBV
Headphone Output Power50 mW per Channel
ImpedanceMic Inputs:
2 Kilohms
Line Inputs:
≥10 Kilohms
1/8" / 3.5 mm Inputs:
10 Kilohms
Camera Outputs:
200 Ohms
Line Outputs:
200 Ohms
SNR≥92 dB
EIN-120 dBu
Power OptionsBatteries, USB Bus Power, AC/DC Power Adapter
Battery Type4 x AA (Not Included)
Approximate Battery LifeWAV 44.1 kHz/16-Bit:
2.5 Hours (AA Alkaline, 2 Channels, Phantom On, Recording)
4.5 Hours (AA Alkaline, 2 Channels, Phantom Off, Recording)
3.25 Hours (AA NiMH, 2 Channels, Phantom On, Recording)
5 Hours (AA NiMH, 2 Channels, Phantom Off, Recording)
AC/DC Power Adapter5 VDC (Not Included)
Mounting Options1/4"-20 Female
Operating Temperature32 to 140°F / 0 to 40°C
Dimensions5.2 x 3.7 x 3.1" / 133 x 93.2 x 78 mm
Weight1.1 lb / 510 g (without Batteries)
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.874 x 6.929 x 5.748"

PortaBrace Audio Recorder Case for Tascam DR-60D Recorder Specs

CompatibilityTascam DR 60D
Interior Dimensions10 x 2.5 x 3.75" / 25.4 x 6.35 x 9.53 cm
Type of ClosureHook-and-Loop
Exterior Dimensions11.75 x 3.5 x 4.5" / 29.85 x 8.89 x 11.43 cm
Weight0.25 lb / 0.11 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.65 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13 x 5.7 x 2"
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Can I record a track that I'm not outputting to ...

Can I record a track that I'm not outputting to the camera? Basically, shut tracks off for a live broadcast but retain the ability to mix them in later in post?
Asked by: David
I used to use the 60D, and that is the exact reason I had to change recently. I did like the 60 D, it just had some limitations. I bought the TASCAM DR - 70D. It has omni directional mics built in. I can now run that independently.
Answered by: Keith
Date published: 2021-10-04


Can this device be used as a USB interface with a computer via the USB port?
Asked by: Greg
Sorry you cant
Answered by: Ahmed A.
Date published: 2018-08-25

Has anyone successfully replaced the usb jack on ...

Has anyone successfully replaced the usb jack on one of these? They are very easily damaged and mine bit the dust the second time I used it.
Asked by: Chris
There are no user serviceable parts on this, and to attempt a repair will void the manufacturer's warranty. Please contact Tascam for service: 323-727-7617
Answered by: John
Date published: 2019-12-23

In my interviews I have 4 people with their own ...

In my interviews I have 4 people with their own lav microphones... how can I connect the 4 microphones to this 4-channel recorder so I can get 4 indiclvidual tracks? If one of the guest speaks to loud I want to be able to turn it down individually in post using Adobe Premiere and Adobe sound Booth. I know that I can connect 2 mics to input #1 and #2 but Do I have to use a splitter I guess for the 3/4 input to connect 2 mics there? Will it be separate tracks? Thanks.
Asked by: Miquel
Ok so the Tascam recorder will take two xlr mics and there is a 3.5mm mic input that splits mic 3 and 4 you will need this for the person 3 and 4 copy link
Answered by: Raul
Date published: 2021-03-16

Can you send timecode to this unit? ideally ...

Can you send timecode to this unit? ideally wirelessly? I know it's a longshot but what if you use a wireless SD card? Will it then receive a timecode?
Asked by: Brandon
No, the DRR-60D does not have a time code function. It does have a slate, though, so if you are passing audio to your camera you can sink up in post.
Answered by: John
Date published: 2019-05-01

When I record I connect 1 lav mic to input 1, a ...

When I record I connect 1 lav mic to input 1, a second lav mic to input 2 and one more lave mic to input 3/4... but I only get 2 wav files.. how can i get 3 wav files for each of my lav microphones?
Asked by: Miquel
thank you for your question. Under recording settings in the menu, make sure you have 4CH mode selected. Please refer to page 16 in the manual link below.
Answered by: Anthony
Date published: 2019-05-22

How does the slate function work?

How does the slate function work?
Asked by: Joshua
Hello, I did not understand exactly what slate means if it is the action wheel then move to the right or left and click on the desired function to set
Answered by: david
Date published: 2021-04-05

In my interviews I have up to 4 people talking on ...

In my interviews I have up to 4 people talking on their own microphone... how can I connect 4 Lav mics 3.5mm to this 4-channel recorder... channels do not correspond to 4 inputs? I want to be able to have 4 separate tracks so if someone speaks loudly I can turn that down in post in Adobe Premiere. Thanks!
Asked by: Miquel
The Tascam DR-60D MKII features two XLR/ TRS 1/4-inch inputs and one stereo 1/8-inch input, which is considered channel 3/4. This unit works best with three microphones. I would recommend the Tascam DR-70D, B&H # TADR70D, which has four XLR/TRS 1/4- inch inputs. Each of your lavalier mics would have to be battery- powered, and use an XLR adapter, such as the Rode VXLR - Mono Mini-Jack to XLR Converter, B&H # ROVXLR.
Answered by: Steve
Date published: 2019-04-28
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