TASCAM improved the already successful DR-100 to include great features such as balanced XLR line input, locking XLR connectors, improved unidirectional and omnidirectional microphones and much more. This new rugged recorder offers high-end recording features to musicians and engineers who demand more from their portable recorder. It features four built-in microphones, two cardioid and two omnidirectional, for great sounding recordings. A pair of XLR microphone inputs with phantom power welcomes pro-grade condenser microphones, and line in and out connectors are also provided. The new and improved version of the DR-100 adds balanced line ins, S/PDIF digital inputs, locking connectors and more. All these premium features make DR-100mk2 perfect for high-end portable recording, DSLR filmmaking and post production effects gathering.