Select and Compare: TASCAM DR-40 4-Track Portable Digital Recorder to the EVISTR L53 Digital Voice Recorder

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The first product we will be looking at is the TASCAM DR-40 4-Track Portable Digital Recorder.

Next let's have a look at the EVISTR L53 Digital Voice Recorder. EVISTR is a relatively new company that's earned a stellar reputation in the short time it has been in business. It's known for a wide range of products, which even includes fidget spinners. Another thing that EVISTR is known for is value-for-money.

But what about the EVISTR L53 Digital Voice Recorder

This affordable, little recording device offers clear voice capturing. We can recommend it to reporters or students who want to get a good product for a low price.


TASCAM DR-40 4-Track Portable Digital Recorder

EVISTR L53 Digital Voice Recorder


+ Peak reduction function automatically adjusts the levels during peaks.
+ Record in both A-B and X-Y positions through the unidirectional condenser microphones.
+ XLR/TRS inputs for adding external condenser microphones.

+ Sturdy metal body.
+ 800mAh rechargeable batteries.
+ New PCM linearity recording technology.


The DR-40 by TASCAM is loaded with features that makes it stand out from the crowd. With four track recording, an extended battery life, and unidirectional condenser microphones, this sound recorder is a superb, affordable choice.

The L53 is an affordable, effective product with lots of storage space. We were very impressed by the advanced features, as well as the crystal-clear audio that its capable of capturing.

Would you like to know more?

Check out Music Critic's in-depth article The Best Portable Sound Recorder in 2021 which includes even more information.

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