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Tascam DR-40 Pre amps
« on: November 29, 2020, 04:36:23 PM »
Grabbed one of these last year when they were on sale for dirt cheap. If and when we ever get back to taping I was going to use it at festivals for 3rd stage stuff. I figured with 3 lithium AA’s it would run for quite awhile. I haven’t done any testing yet. It’s still in the box.  :facepalm:

So how are the pre amps? Was going to use it with my chopped Nak 300’s>Naiant PFA’s>DR-40. Makes for a nice small bag and super quick setup.
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Re: Tascam DR-40 Pre amps
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2020, 05:51:59 PM »
I'm happy with them when I'm running a smaller rig. MG M21 actives > DR-40.

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Re: Tascam DR-40 Pre amps
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2020, 06:02:14 PM »
No issues for loud and rock and roll. There is some hiss when you crank the gain all the way up for quiter stuff.   
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