Tascam, DR-22WL


Capture high-quality audio on-the-go with Tascam’s DR-22WL audio recorder featuring built-in WiFi technology and easy-to-use controls.


As a musician, podcaster or journalist, it’s important to have a reliable audio recorder that can capture high-quality sound on-the-go. The Tascam DR-22WL is a popular choice for those who need a portable and versatile recorder that can capture professional-grade sound.

The Tascam DR-22WL is a compact and lightweight recorder that is designed to be easy to carry around. The recorder comes with built-in Wi-Fi, which allows you to control it using your smartphone or tablet. This feature is extremely useful for remote recording or for recording in tight spaces where you can’t easily access the recorder’s controls.

One of the standout features of the Tascam DR-22WL is its high-quality microphones. The recorder features two built-in condenser microphones that can capture sound in XY or AB patterns. This means that you can capture sound in stereo or in a wider, more ambient sound field. The microphones also have a low-cut filter and a limiter to help reduce unwanted background noise and distortion.

The Tascam DR-22WL also has a number of other useful features for recording on-the-go. For example, it has a built-in tuner and metronome, which are essential tools for musicians who need to tune their instruments or keep time. The recorder also has a peak reduction function, which automatically adjusts the recording level to prevent distortion.

Perhaps one of the most exciting features of the Tascam DR-22WL is its ability to record in high-resolution audio formats. The recorder can record in WAV or MP3 formats, and can record at a range of sampling rates and bit depths. This means that you can choose the best format for your specific recording needs.

Overall, the Tascam DR-22WL is an excellent choice for anyone who needs a reliable and versatile audio recorder. Whether you’re a musician, podcaster or journalist, this recorder has all the features you need to capture high-quality sound on-the-go. With its compact size, built-in Wi-Fi, high-quality microphones and advanced recording options, the Tascam DR-22WL is a great investment for anyone who takes their recording seriously.

Dictaphone, External Microphone, MP3 Microphone: External Microphone

Tascam, DR-22WL properties

Product name DR-22WL
Type Dictaphone
USB Input 1
Power Supply Battery
Battery Format AA
Battery Amount 2
Microphone External Microphone
Recording Format MP3

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1 review for Tascam, DR-22WL

  1. Victoria Hardin

    I recently purchased the Tascam, DR-22WL audio recorder in August, and after using it for a few months, I would rate it a 3 out of 5. As the general manager of a company in Louisville, I needed a reliable audio recorder for various meetings and interviews, and I was drawn to the Tascam brand due to its reputation for quality.

    One of the standout features of the DR-22WL is its built-in Wi-Fi, which allows for convenient control and file transfers via smartphone. This feature proved to be quite handy when I needed to quickly transfer recordings to my computer or share them with colleagues. Additionally, the sound quality of the recordings captured by the DR-22WL was clear and crisp, ensuring that no important details were missed.

    However, there were a few drawbacks that prevented me from giving it a higher rating. Firstly, the battery life of the DR-22WL was quite disappointing. Despite claims of extended battery longevity, I found myself constantly needing to recharge the device, which became quite inconvenient. Additionally, the interface of the recorder was not as intuitive as I had hoped, leading to a learning curve when navigating through its various settings.

    In comparing the Tascam, DR-22WL to another popular audio recorder, the Dictaphone Product type, there are notable differences. The Dictaphone Product type is known for its sleek design and ease of use. It offers a user-friendly interface, making it ideal for individuals who are not necessarily tech-savvy. Additionally, the Dictaphone Product type boasts a longer battery life, alleviating concerns about needing regular recharging.

    When it came to the delivery of the audio recorder to Louisville, I had a bit of a story behind the purchase. Initially, I had planned to visit a local music store to purchase the Tascam, DR-22WL, as they had it in stock. However, just a week before my planned visit, the store unexpectedly went out of business. This left me scrambling to find an alternative source for the product. After researching online, I found a reputable retailer that offered expedited shipping to Louisville. Despite the slight hiccup in the purchasing process, the audio recorder arrived promptly and in excellent condition.

    Overall, while the Tascam, DR-22WL serves its purpose as a reliable audio recorder, it does have some areas for improvement. However, it is important to note that individual preferences and needs may vary, so what might be a drawback for me might not be as significant for others. Nevertheless, I continue to utilize this recorder for my professional needs, albeit with a few minor inconveniences along the way.

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