Tascam DR-22WL MP3 Player User Manual

1 – Introduction
Compact audio recorder that uses microSD/microSDHC/
microSDXC cards as recording media
Built-in with high performance directional stereo
microphones in XY positions
Built-in Wi-Fi feature to use smartphone as remote control,
transfer files from the PCM recorder, and playback audio
Scene dial allows for easy recording
Two overdubbing modes for sound dubbing
Practice mode with features useful for instrument practice,
such as I/O loop for repeated playback, VSA to adjust
playback speed without changing the pitch, key-change
and fine-tune to adjust the pitch
44.1/48/96 kHz, 16/24-bit, linear PCM (WAV/BWF format)
recording possible
32–320 kbps MP3 format recording possible (compatible
with ID3 tag v2.4)
Overdubbing allows playback and input signals to be mixed
and recorded together as a new file
Built-in 0.3 W monaural output speaker
Built-in reverb function can be used during recording and
Automatic recording function starts recording
automatically when a set sound input level is detected
Track incrementing function allows a recording to be split
by creating a new file when desired
Pre-recording function allows the unit to record the
2seconds of sound before recording is activated
Peak reduction function is available to reduce the level
automatically in case of excessively large input
Limiter function is available to reduce the level
automatically in case of excessively large input
Low cut filter reduces low-frequency noise
Self-timer function to start recording after a set period of
DIVIDE function allows files to be split where desired (only
for WAV files)
MARK function convenient for moving to specific locations
File name format can be set to use a user-defined word or
the date
Resume function memorizes the playback position before
the unit is turned off
3.5mm (1/8”) jack for external stereo microphone input
(provides plug-in power) or external stereo line input
3.5mm (1/8”) line/headphones output jack
128 x 128 pixel LCD with backlight
Micro-B type USB 2.0 port
Operates on 2 AA batteries, AC adapter (sold separately:
TASCAM PS- P515U), or USB bus power
Tripod attachment screw-hole built into unit
USB cable included
This product has a Blackfin® 16/32-bit embedded processor
made by Analog Devices, Inc. This processor controls digital
signal processing.
Inclusion of this Blackfin® processor in the product increases
its performance and reduces its power consumption.
Conventions used in this manual
The following conventions are used in this manual:
Buttons, connectors and other physical parts of this unit are
written using a bold font like this: MENU button.
When we show messages, for example, that appears on the
unit’s display, the typeface looks like this: INPUT.
microSD, microSDHC and microSDXC memory cards are
called “microSD cards”.
Information shown on the computer display is written like
this “OK”.
The selected folder is indicated as the “current folder”.
Computer or portable audio devices that are connected via
Wi-Fi with the DR-22WL are indicated as the “Wi-Fi device”.
Additional information is provided as necessary in tips,
notes and cautions
These are tips about how to use the unit.
These include additional explanations and special cases.
Failure to follow these instructions could result in injury,
equipment damage or lost data, for example.
About microSD cards
The DR-22WL uses microSD cards for recording and playback.
Memory cards that you can use with the DR-22WL are microSD
cards of 64 MB to 2 GB, microSDHC cards of 4GB to 32GB, and
microSDXC cards of 48GB to 128GB.
Please refer to the TEAC Global Site (http://teac-global.com)
to learn more on the list of compatible SD cards, or contact the
TASCAM customer support service.
microSD cards are precision devices. Please refer to the below
when using memory cards to prevent memory and/or card
Do not leave a memory card in extremely hot or cold places
Do not leave a memory card in extremely humid places
Do not spill any liquids on the memory card
Do not bend the card or subject it to any excessive force
Do not subject the card to any physical shock
Do not remove the card while the unit is accessing data, or
recording, playing, or making data transfer
Always store the memory card in a case