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TASCAM DR-10L Pro Field Recorder and Lavalier Microphone

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TASCAM DR-10L Pro Field Recorder and Lavalier Microphone
Key Features
  • Lightweight Belt Pack Recorder with Lav
  • 32-Bit Float & Dual ADC Avoids Clipping
  • microSDXC Support for up to 512GB
  • 24.5 Hours on Two AAA Lithium Batteries
Newly expanded with extended battery life, increased storage capacity, optional Bluetooth functions, and more, the DR-10L Pro from TASCAM is a versatile and incredibly lightweight portable field recorder with lavalier microphone that boasts dual digital converters and 32-bit floating-point recording for massive dynamic range, so you can get right to recording audio without having to worry about fine-tuning audio levels or ruining takes. Capable of PCM or MP3 recording at sample rates up to 48 kHz, and a long battery life of 24.5 hours (with two AAA lithium batteries), the DR-10L can support superlong, all-day shoots for weddings, content creation, interviews, documentary filmmaking, or virtually any other audio for video application.
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TASCAM DR-10L PRO Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4An Incredibly Stealthy Recorder and Microphone
  • 532-Bit Float Recording for Fast Setup and Worry-Free Recording
  • 6AAA Batteries Power Long Shooting Sessions
  • 7Remote Control with the DR-10L Pro CONNECT App
  • 8Supports Wireless Time Code with Atomos Products
  • 9High-Visibility OLED Display
  • 10Easy to Monitor Input and Recordings
  • 11iZotope RX Elements Audio Repair Bundle Included
Newly expanded with extended battery life, increased storage capacity, optional Bluetooth functions, and more, the DR-10L Pro from TASCAM is a versatile and incredibly lightweight portable field recorder with lavalier microphone that boasts dual digital converters and 32-bit floating-point recording for massive dynamic range, so you can get right to recording audio without having to worry about fine-tuning audio levels or ruining takes. Capable of PCM or MP3 recording at sample rates up to 48 kHz, and a long battery life of 24.5 hours (with two AAA lithium batteries), the DR-10L can support superlong, all-day shoots for weddings, content creation, interviews, documentary filmmaking, or virtually any other audio for video application.

Physical design features such as the screw lock for the microphone-to-recorder connection and the innovative sliding-lock recording mechanism ensure minimal hassle and reliable performance during extended productions. Onboard automatic limiting, autolevel adjustment, and selectable high-pass filters (at 40, 80, 120, and 220 Hz) make it easier than ever to come out of a shoot with problem-free audio. With the optional AK-BT1 Bluetooth adapter (sold separately), you also gain access to app support via the DR-10L Pro CONNECT app to wirelessly control up to five recorders, visually confirm recording, edit metadata, and more, as well as connect to various compatible Atomos products for vital wireless time-code synchronization. The DR-10L Pro includes a belt clip, a USB-C cable (for data or as an alternative power source), a mic clip, and windscreen for the lav mic, and a free download of iZotope RX Elements, a comprehensive audio editing software suite.

An Incredibly Stealthy Recorder and Microphone
The DR-10L Pro is ultracompact and lightweight, the perfect solution when stealth is a priority. Fitting in the palm of your hand and weighing in at just 65 grams, this recorder is easy to hide at film shoots, weddings, stage performances, and other projects where invisibility is crucial. The included belt clip attaches easily and securely to clothing, allowing you to capture great audio without compromising your talent.
32-Bit Float Recording for Fast Setup and Worry-Free Recording
The DR-10L Pro’s default 32-bit float recording mode employs dual ADCs to capture sounds across a huge dynamic range without distorting or introducing excessive noise. That means videographers can avoid having to scrap audio due to poor levels.

With 32-bit float recording, there’s no need to adjust input gain levels, allowing you to set up faster and with total confidence that you’ll capture great audio in any setting. The included TM-10L microphone captures clear, detailed audio while handling loud sound pressure levels without distorting, making it the perfect lav mic for the DR-10L Pro’s 32-bit float recording mode.

AAA Batteries Power Long Shooting Sessions
Whether you're capturing audio from people at a wedding reception, a busy trade convention, or a lengthy ceremony, the DR-10L Pro is ready to keep recording as long as you are. Just two AAA lithium batteries can power the DR-10L Pro personal recorder for up to 24.5 hours, minimizing concerns over battery changes during the shoot. In addition, files are saved approximately every 20 seconds during recording, so data loss due to unexpected power supply interruptions are kept to a minimum.
Remote Control with the DR-10L Pro CONNECT App
Adding Tascam’s AK-BT1 Bluetooth adapter (available separately) lets you control the recorder remotely via iOS or Android devices; in fact, you can control up to five DR-10L Pro units at once from the free CONTROL app. You can also use the app to name devices for easy identification, for example Bride, Groom, and so on.

  • Visual confirmation of input sound with waveform display
  • Easy management of multiple units with unique names and identification color settings
  • Metadata, including project name, scene name, and take number, can be recorded in the audio file (BEXT, iXML)
  • The preset data of the unit can be saved in the app and recalled with a few taps
  • Synchronize the unit's clock with the time on your smartphone or tablet
Note:
Audio monitoring via app is not supported.
Supports Wireless Time Code with Atomos Products
With the optional AK-BT1 Bluetooth dongle, the DR-10L Pro is ready to wirelessly sync time code with supported Atomos products. Time code allows videographers to perfectly align audio recordings with video, even when there is no audio on the camera. Time code is crucial when videographers are dealing with multicamera video shoots, and saves valuable time in postproduction.
High-Visibility OLED Display
Whether you're in a dark environment or outdoors in the sun, the DR-10L Pro's high-visibility OLED display allows you to confirm settings at a glance. You can check your battery level, recording status, and input levels right from the display, with all advanced functions only a couple button presses away.
Easy to Monitor Input and Recordings
The DR-10L Pro personal recorder is equipped with a headphone output for monitoring convenience. You'll be able to monitor the input before or during recording, and also check the quality of your recordings immediately without having to first transfer them to a computer.
iZotope RX Elements Audio Repair Bundle Included
The DR-10L Pro is bundled with a free version of RX Elements, iZotope's groundbreaking audio repair and noise reduction tool. RX Elements brings videographers powerful audio restoration capabilities you have to hear to believe, from seamlessly removing coughs and background noises to reducing wind roar and ambient noise. Live video shoots for weddings, on-location interviews, and documentaries can present countless postproduction challenges, and RX Elements gives videographers the tools they need to deal with them.

TASCAM DR-10L PRO Specs

Portable Recorder
Form Factor
Field Recorder
Primary Use Applications
Audio-for-Video
Number of Tracks
1
Number of Input Channels
1
Maximum Sampling Rate
48 kHz / 32-Bit Float
Microphone
Interchangeable Lavalier
Number of Microphone Inputs
1
Built-In Speaker
No
Display
Monochrome OLED
Memory Card Support
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (512 GB)
Internal Storage
No
Special Features
No
Recording
Audio File Formats
MP3, PCM
Sample Rates
44.1 / 48 kHz
Bit Depth
16 / 24-Bit
32-Bit (Floating Point)
Bit Rates
128 to 192 kb/s (MP3, Record)
32 to 320 kb/s (MP3, Playback)
Signal Processing & FX
Auto Gain, Limiter, Low-Cut Filter
Timecode Support
Yes
Included Software
No
Connectivity
Analog I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Mic Input (Lockable)
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Headphone Output
Digital I/O
No
Phantom Power
No
Plug-In Power
Yes, 2.3 V
System Connection
1x USB-C
Audio Interface Capability
None
Wireless
Bluetooth
*Via Optional Adapter
Mobile App Compatible
Yes: Android & iOS
App Name: DR-10L Pro CONNECT
Functionality: Access Stored Files, Adjust Settings, Remote Control
Performance
Frequency Response
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Max Input Level
1/8" / 3.5 mm Mic Inputs:
38 dB
Headphone Output Power
10 mW per Channel into 32 Ohms
Dynamic Range
A/D Converters:
105 dB
Impedance
Mic Inputs:
2 Kilohms
THD+N
0.01%
Microphone Sensitivity
-42 dBV/Pa
Microphone Max SPL
115 dB SPL
Power
Power Options
Battery, USB Bus Power
Battery Type
2x AAA (Not Included)
Approximate Battery Life
WAV 48 kHz/32-Bit:
24.5 Hours (AAA Lithium-Ion, Plug-In Power On, Recording)
16.5 Hours (AAA Alkaline, Plug-In Power On, Recording)
11.5 Hours (AAA NiMH, Plug-In Power On, Recording)
AC/DC Power Adapter
VDC Not Included
Physical
Included Accessories
Audio/Mic Cable, Microphone, USB Cable, Windscreen
Mounting Options
Belt Clip (with Included Hardware)
Dimensions
2.1 x 2 x 0.8" / 5.3 x 5.1 x 2 cm
Weight
2.3 oz / 65 g (with Batteries)
1.5 oz / 43 g (without Batteries)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.2 x 5.8 x 1.6"

TASCAM DR-10L PRO Reviews

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Is there a way to listen remotely? seeing the ...

Is there a way to listen remotely? seeing the visual is cool, but I like to listen for rustles, pops, etc
Asked by: Philip
Currently, you cannot monitor AUDIO from the phone app. You can see a level meter, and even the actual waveform on the app, but to check actual audio, you would have to monitor through the pack via the headphone output. Checking for proper operation through the headphone jack while you are mic'ing up the talent should be standard operating procedure regardless.
Answered by: Bob
Date published: 2023-08-31

Specifically, what lav mics will fit this unit ...

Specifically, what lav mics will fit this unit and be power-compatible to upgrade? Sanken etc? Sennheiser?
Asked by: MJ
The TASCAM DR-10L Pro Field Recorder can be used with lavalier microphones that have a 3.5mm TRS male locking connector with standard (Sennheiser-style) wiring that can operate using up to 2.3 V of plug-in power. The Sanken COS-11D, Sennheiser MKE 2, Countryman B3 and B6, and Tram TR-50 are all compatible lavalier microphones which are available with a locking 3.5mm connector wired for Sennheiser transmitters that can also be used with the DR-10L recorder.
Answered by: Lisa S
Date published: 2023-08-26

Will a white version for micing up brides be ...

Will a white version for micing up brides be released soon?
Asked by: David
The TASCAM DR-10L Pro Field Recorder is only available in black, but there is a white lavalier microphone available, which is the TASCAM TM-10LW Lavalier Microphone for DR-10L Digital Recorder - White (B&H # TATM10LW). We also sell a white pouch to hold the recorder, which is the Remote Audio URSA Thigh Strap with Vertical Pouch - White (B&H # REURSTHWH).
Answered by: Lisa S
Date published: 2023-09-19

What case will fit the new pro version better? It ...

What case will fit the new pro version better? It is smaller, online options only appear to fit the larger original version
Asked by: Andrew
The TASCAM DR-10L Pro Field Recorder and Lavalier Microphone could be stored in a semi-rigid case such as B&H #AUWMC500, or in a hard case such as B&H #PRPR910.
Answered by: Calvin M
Date published: 2024-07-07

Will Tascam be making an XLR version of this ...

Will Tascam be making an XLR version of this model with 32 bit float?
Asked by: Andy
Probably not. The TASCAM DR-10L Pro Field Recorder is designed to be a miniature audio recorder with 32-bit float recording capabilities. Using the 3.5mm locking connector allows the recorder to be as small as a wireless microphone transmitter. If they were to build the same type of recorder with an XLR connector, it would be necessary to increase the size of the chassis, so it would not be nearly as compact in size. To address the needs for recording 32-bit float audio with XLR microphones, TASCAM offers the TASCAM Portacapture X6 32-Bit 6-Channel Multitrack Field Recorder (B&H # TAPORTX6), which measures 3 x 6.9 x 1.5". The X6 features two XLR inputs for external microphones or line-level audio and a 3.5mm aux input. It also includes a stereo mic for A/B and X/Y configurations. Additionally, like the DR-10L Pro, the X6 supports microSDXC cards up to 512GB, provides tiimecode support, and can be remotely controlled from a smartphone or tablet when used with the optional TASCAM AK-BT1 Bluetooth Adapter (B&H # TAAKBT1).
Answered by: Elliot
Date published: 2024-05-20

Can the unit be connected via bluetooth to a ...

Can the unit be connected via bluetooth to a bluetooth enabled camera?
Asked by: Richard
Not directly. The bluetooth on the DR-10L Pro is for controlling the recorder via an app, as well as visually monitoring it connected via timecode to other compatible devices like an Atomos Blue, when using the AK-BT adapter connected to the DR-10L Pro. If your Atomos Blue is connected to a camera then this is one way of being able to sync the DR-10L Pro to it.
Answered by: David M
Date published: 2023-08-26

What is voltage provided for mics?

What is voltage provided for mics?
Asked by: Jacek
The Tascam DR-10L provides up to 2.3V plugin power for lavalier microphones.
Answered by: Calvin M
Date published: 2023-08-26

Can I use another type of microphone with the ...

Can I use another type of microphone with the Tascam DR 10L pro recorder? Thank you.
Asked by: Matei
Yes, you can use any mics that have a locking 3.5mm TRS connector wired for compatibility with Sennheiser wireless transmitters and they will work with the TASCAM DR-10L Pro Field Recorder. Microphones that are wired for compatibility with Sony transmitters will not work.
Answered by: Lisa S
Date published: 2024-03-01
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