Tascam DR-60DMKII 4-track Recorder/Mixer for Production Audio

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4-track Recorder/Mixer for Production Audio



Portable Recorder Designed for DSLR Filmmakers


TASCAM's DR-60DmkII, an update of the award winning DR-60D, is the audio recording solution for on-set filmmakers and videographers. The streamlined design fits perfectly under a DSLR camera rig, without relying on bulky recorders or the limited audio quality of the camera’s microphone in.

The DR-60DmkII is the next generation of 4-track solid-state recording, based on TASCAM’s decades of recording innovation. The upgraded HDDA microphone preamps provide up to 64dB of gain, capturing every nuance of a performance. Up to four channels at a time can be recorded to the internal SD Card, at up to 96kHz/24-bit WAV file resolution. Two of the mic inputs utilize locking XLR connectors with 48V phantom power, the other two use an 1/8” stereo connector for wireless and lavaliere microphones.


A Camera Output sends the mic mix to the camera for later synchronization, and a Camera Input is provided for monitoring playback. An additional headphone out and line out assist the crew during filming. The DR-60DmkII is designed for low-noise operation, including soft touch buttons and dedicated gain controls.


Multiple recording modes are available on the DR-60DmkII. Four-Channel Mode records all four microphone inputs. Dual Recording is an alternate setting, capturing a copy of your audio at a lower level for a distortion-free safety track. Menus and operation are well laid out, owing to decades of innovative recording design.


Reach beyond the limited performance of your camera’s audio to capture the other half of your film. At a cost less than competing preamps, the TASCAM DR-60DmkII is the ultimate 4-track recorder designed for filmmakers, television, live events and web broadcast.


Features at a glance

Record to SD/SDHC card (Up to 32GB)

Simultaneously record up to 4 tracks


Recording format: 44.1/48/96kHz, 16 or 24-bit,  WAV/BWF

TASCAM HDDA microphone preamps wth 120dB EIN and 64dB of gain

Recording levels can be adjusted independently for the 1/L, 2/R and 3-4 inputs

Two combo XLR/TRS inputs support +4dBu mic/line level input

Phantom power to channels 1/2 (24V or 48VDC on XLRF)

Plug-in power and high-output mic input supported on inputs 3-4

CAMERA OUT connector for output from the DR-60DmkII mixer (adjustable gain)

CAMERA IN connector for sound monitoring from the camera

Independent adjustable LINE OUT and HEADPHONE jacks for high-quality sound output

50mW/ch headphone amplifier

Tripod mounting socket (bottom) and mounting screw attachment (top)

Handles protect the screen and can be used to attach a shoulder strap

Soft-Touch Rubber Keys for silent operation

HOLD switch to prevent accidental operation

QUICK button feature for easy access to various functions

128x64 pixel LCD with backlight

USB 2.0 connection for high-speed transferring of files

Mini USB cable included

Operates on 4-AA batteries, an AC adapter (sold separately) or USB bus power

Can extend battery life with BP-6AA battery pack (sold separately)

Dedicated remote control jack for the wired RC-10 remote control or RC-3F footswitch (both sold separately)

Internal mixer: PAN and LEVEL controls

Low cut filter (40/80/120Hz)

Limiter (1/L and 2/R can be selected for linked operation)

Delay function for microphone distance adjustment (up to 150ms)

M-S decode functionSlate tone generator (AUTO/MANUAL)

Selectable duration of slate tone from four positions (0.5/1/2/3 sec, when auto-generated)

Selectable slate tone generation. (3 positions: OFF/HEAD/HEAD+TAIL, when auto-generated)

File naming format can be set to use a user-defined word or date

Dual-recording function allows two files to be recorded simultaneously at different levels

Auto-record function can automatically start and stop recording at set leve

lPre-recording function allows the unit to record a 2 second sound buffer before recording is activated

Self-timer function for solo recording

New file starts recording automatically without interruption when maximum file size is reached

Track incrementing function allows a recording to be split by creating a new file when desired

Jump back and play function

Equalizer function for playback, and level alignment function to enhance the perceived overall sound pressure

Resume function to memorize the playback position before the unit is turned off

MARK function up to 99 points per audio track

DIVIDE function

Spec description

Recording mediaSD card (64MB to 2GB), SDHC card (4GB to 32GB)
Recording format 
WAV44.1k/48k/96k Hz, 16/24-bit
BWF44.1k/48k/96k Hz, 16/24-bit
Number of channels4-channel (stereo x2)
Analog audio input 
1/L, 2/R connectors 
ConnectorXLR-3-31 (1:GND, 2:HOT, 3:COLD) / 1/4" (6.3mm) TRS standard jack
Input impedance2k
Phantom power48V 4V (10mA/CH) / 24V 4V (10mA/CH)
Maximum input level0dBu
Minimum input level72dBu
MIC input gainTRIM MAX
Set to LINE 
Input impedance10k or more
Standard input level+4dBu
Maximum input level+24dBu
3-4 connector 
Connector1/8" (3.5mm) stereo mini jack (this connector can be supplied plug-in power)
Input impedance10k
Maximum input level+10dBV
Minimum input level50dBV
MIC input gainTRIM MAX
HI + PLUS+38dB
CAMERA IN connector 
Connector1/8" (3.5mm) stereo mini jack
Input impedance10k
Standard input level10dBV
Maximum input level+6dBV
Analog audio output 
CAMERA OUT connector 
Connector1/8" (3.5mm) stereo mini jack
Output impedance200
Standard output level50dBV
Maximum output level30dBV
LINE OUT connector 
Connector1/8" (3.5mm) stereo mini jack
Output impedance200
Standard output level10dBV
Maximum output level+10dBV
PHONES connector 
Connector1/8" (3.5mm) stereo mini jack
Maximum output level50mW + 50mW
ConnectorMini-B type
FormatUSB2.0 HIGH SPEED mass storage class
Computer compatibility
OSWindows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
CPUPentium 300MHz or more
RAM128MB or more
USBrecommended: USB2.0
OSMac OS X Jaguar (V10.2), Mac OS X Panther (V10.3), Mac OS X Tiger (V10.4),
Mac OS X Leopard (V10.5), Mac OS X Snow Leopard(V10.6.8), OS X Lion(V10.7),
OS X Mountain Lion(V10.8)
CPUPower PC, iMac, G3, G4 266MHz or more
 64MB or more
USBrecommended: USB2.0
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