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Tascam DR-680 MKII Linear PCM Field Recorder

Product Code TADR-680
Manufacturer Tascam

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Key Features

  • SD/SDHC/SDXC cards used as recording/playback media
  • 6 balanced mic/line inputs (1-4: XLR/TRS combo jacks, 5-6: TRS jacks)
  • 6 unbalanced outputs (RCA pin jacks)
  • COAXIAL digital input and output (S/PDIF, AES/EBU)
  • Recording/playback formats: BWF, WAV, MP3
  • With BWF format, recording starting times can be stored in files
  • 8-track recording at 96kHz/24-bit (BWF, WAV)
  • 6 mic/line inputs and stereo mix recording or 6 mic/line input and digital stereo recording
  • Record MP3 files at 96, 128, 192 and 320 kbps
  • Record 4-channel MP3 files
  • From 4 mic/line inputs (XLR/TRS combo jacks) or 2 mic/line inputs and digital stereo inputs
  • 2-track recording at 24-bit/192kHz (BWF, WAV)
  • From 2 mic/line inputs or digital stereo inputs
  • Digital inputs and outputs support double speed 96 kHz and quad speed 192 kHz
  • Sampling frequencies
  • 44.1, 48, 96, 192 kHz (BWF, WAV) 44.1, 48 kHz (MP3)
  • Quantization bit depth: 16/24-bit (BWF, WAV)
  • 6 channels of TASCAM HDDA mic preamps for high audio quality with 48V phantom power
  • Limiter and low-cut filter available on each mic/line input
  • Built-in stereo monitoring mixer for headphone mix and/or recording
  • Dual-recording function allows two files to be recorded simultaneously at different levels
  • GANG function allows the input gain of multiple channels to be operated simultaneously
  • Pre-recording function allows the capture of audio two seconds before recording is started
  • Automatic-recording function can start and stop recording automatically in response to the input signal level (−48, −24, −12 or −6 dB)
  • Even when multiple tracks are used, all recordings made at the same time can be managed as a single take/file
  • Track incrementation allows a recording to be split by creating a new file at the desired point without interrupting recording
  • Up to 1000 takes and 5000 files can be recorded on a single card
  • Mark function can be used to move to specific points (up to 99 marks per take)
  • Wheel can be used to change the playback position
  • Repeat playback function
  • Panel lock function to prevent misoperation
  • Cascade function allows transport control of multiple DR-680MKII units using a master unit
  • File name format can be set to use a user-defined word or the date
  • High-speed transfer of files to a computer using USB 2.0
  • 128×64-dot matrix display with backlight
  • Built-in mono speaker with 500mW output
  • Headphone output and level control (50mW+50mW/ 32ohm)
  • Powered by 8 AA batteries or the included AC adapter
  • USB cable and shoulder strap included
  • Folding stand convenient for tabletop use
  • CS-DR680 carrying case (sold separately)
  • AR-DR680 case by Portabrace also available

Specifications

Recording media SD card(64MB to 2GB), SDHC card(4GB to 32GB), SDXC card(64GB to 128GB)
File system FAT16 / FAT32
Recording format  
WAV 44.1k/48k/96k/192k Hz, 16/24bit *192kHz : 2ch recording/playback
BWF 44.1k/48k/96k/192k Hz, 16/24bit *192kHz : 2ch recording/playback
MP3 44.1kHz, 16bit, 96k to 320k bps
Analog audio inputs  

MIC/ LINE (BALANCED)

Connector  
Ch 1-4 XLR-3-31 (1:GND, 2:HOT, 3:COLD)
6.3mm(1/4")TRS standard jack
Ch 5-6 6.3mm(1/4")TRS standard jack
Set to MIC  
Input impedance 2.4kohm
Phantom power +48V (+5%,-10%), +10mA/Ch
Standard input level  
LOW -51.5dBu
HIGH -75.5dBu
Maximum input level  
LOW +3dBu
HIGH -21dBu
MIC input gain 63dB
Set to LINE  
Input impedance 10kohm
Standard input level +4dBu
Maximum input level +24dBu
LINE input gain 63dB
Analog audio output  

LINE OUT (UNBALANCED)

Connector RCA pin jacks
Output impedance 200ohm
Standard output level -10dBV
Maximum output level +6dBV
Phones  
Connector 6.3mm(1/4")stereo phone jack
Maximum output level 50mW + 50mW (32ohms loaded)
Speaker  
Diameter 35mm
Impedance 8ohm
Maximum output level 500mW

Digital Input/Output

Connector RCA pin jack 
Format IEC60958-3(S/PDIF), AES3-2003(AES/EBU)
Single 44.1k/48k Hz
Double 96kHz
Quad 192kHz
Level 0.5 Vp-p typical
Output impedance 75ohm +/-20% unbalance

SYNC Input/Output

Connector RCA pin jack 
USB  
Connector Mini-B type
Format USB2.0 HIGH SPEED(480Mbps)
Power 8 AA batteries(LR6)
AC100 to 240V, 50-60Hz
Power consumption 8W (Phantom power on)
Continuous operation time  
Alkaline batteries
(EVOLTA)
About 6:00 (Rec:2ch, Phantom power OFF)
About 4:30 (Rec:2ch, Phantom power ON)
About 3:30 (Rec:6ch, Phantom power ON)
NI-MH batteries
(eneloop)
About 5:30 (Rec:2ch, Phantom power OFF)
About 4:30 (Rec:2ch, Phantom power ON)
About 4:00 (Rec:6ch, Phantom power ON)
Lithium batteries
(Energizer ULTIMATE LITHIUM)
About 11:00 (Rec:2ch, Phantom power OFF)
About 9:30 (Rec:2ch, Phantom power ON)
About 7:30 (Rec:6ch, Phantom power ON)
Dimensions 216.4(W)×56(H)×188.4(D)mm
8.5(W)×2.2(H)×7.4(D)inch
Weight 1.4kg(with batteries), 1.2kg(without batteries)
3.1lbs(with batteries), 2.6lbs(without batteries)
Operating temperature 0 to 40˚C
Standard accessories AC adaptor, USB cable, Shoulder strap, Owner's manual including warranty card

Audio performance

Frequency response 20Hz to 20kHz +0.5/-1.5dB (Fs 44.1kHz, LINE IN to LINE OUT, Input Level=FS-1dB)
20Hz to 20kHz +0.5/-0.5dB (Fs 48kHz, LINE IN to LINE OUT, Input Level=FS-1dB)
20Hz to 40kHz +0.5/-1.0dB (Fs 96kHz, LINE IN to LINE OUT, Input Level=FS-1dB)
20Hz to 80kHz +0.5/-5.0dB (Fs 192kHz, LINE IN to LINE OUT, Input Level=FS-1dB)
Distortion 0.007% (1kHz, LINE IN to LINE OUT)
S/N ratio 100dB (A-Weight, MIC IN to DIGITAL OUT)
100dB (A-Weight, LINE IN to LINE OUT)
EIN -124dBu or less

Computer compatibility

Windows
OS Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
Macintosh
OS Mac 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)

DR-680MKII Tested media List

Last update:July 24, 2015
Maker Series Model Capacity Result
SanDisk SanDisk Extreme PRO®
SDHC™/SDXC™ UHS-I Memory Card
(U3, Class10)
SDSDXPA-128G-JU3 128GB OK
SDSDXPA-064G-JU3 64GB OK
SDSDXPA-032G-JU3 32GB OK
SDSDXPA-016G-JU3 16GB OK
SanDisk Extreme®
SDHC™/SDXC™ UHS-I Memory Card
(U3, Class10)
SDSDXL-064G-JU3 64GB OK
Maker Series Model Capacity Result
SanDisk SanDisk Extreme PRO®
SDHC™ UHS-II Memory Card
SDSDXPB-032G-J35 32GB OK
SDSDXPB-016G-J35 16GB OK
SanDisk Extreme PRO®
SDHC™ UHS-I Memory Card (Class10)
SDSDXPA-032G-J35N 32GB OK
SDSDXPA-016G-J35N 16GB OK
SanDisk Ultra® PLUS
SDHC™ UHS-I Memory Cards (Class10)
SDSDUP-016G-J35 16GB OK
SDSDUP-008G-J35 8GB OK
Panasonic SDHC™ Memory Card (UHS-I / Class10)
R:90MB/s W:45MB/s
RP-SDUC32GJK 32GB OK

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