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Old February 25th, 2012, 08:36 AM   #1
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Tascam DR-40 firmware update

FWIW, The latest firmware update for the DR-40 now allows independent control over the two input levels. The delay setting has also been expanded, useful for live recordings when the console is far away from the band

02-21-2012 - Firmware update 1.10: Product: DR-40 | TASCAM
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Old February 28th, 2012, 09:07 AM   #2
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Re: Tascam DR-40 firmware update

But does it defeat/fix the "helicopter" noise?

With this firmware the DR-40 coud be a marvelous little recorder if it worked as advertised :( - well most won't notice, but mine sits in the drawer cause I missed that one month return policy deadline.

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Re: Tascam DR-40 firmware update

"But does it defeat/fix the "helicopter" noise?"
>> Don't know, I've never experienced it on the DR-40. But I normally only use a line level input configuration.
That said, the "helicopter" anomaly is usually the result of (inaudible) low infrasonic frequency modulations. Engaging a high-pass filter eliminated the issue when I've encountered it on other devices.
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