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TASCAM
DR-08
55
Recording with an external microphone
Connect the external microphone to the unit’s
MIC/EXT. IN
jack.
Point the microphone toward the sound source
and put it in a stable place where there is little
vibration.
On the
EXT.INPUT
setting screen, set
EXT.
INPUT
to
EXT.MIC
. (See “Setting external input”
on page 45.)
Recording with an external device (MIC/
EXT. IN)
Connect the output of an external audio device to
the unit’s
MIC/EXT. IN
jack using a stereo mini-
plug cable.
On the
EXT.INPUT
setting screen, set
EXT.
INPUT
to
LINE
. (See “Setting external input” on
page 45.)
Adjusting the input level
Using the auto gain control function
Set the
REC LEVEL
switch on the right side
panel to
LOW
or
HIGH
.
Set this way, the unit automatically adjusts
the input gain according to the input
level. This function is useful for recording
meetings and other situations where people
are talking.
When the volume of the sound you are
recording is loud, set the switch to
LOW
.
When the recording sounds distant or quiet
4 – Recording
Sample
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