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File error tascam dr-100

One of 3 wav file I recorded on my tascam dr-100 will not play back. THE FILE IS 1.5 GB in size so I know there is something recorded.

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SOURCE: Tascam dr-1 recording problem

There is a "PB Control" button. I had the same problem. You've inadvertently told it to change the speed or something on playback. Make sure that none of the indicators at the top of the screen are active (i.e., white letters on black background). Press the PB Control button to toggle it on/off. Also, any files transferred to a computer will not be affected.

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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try and convert your wav files to mp3 or wma whatever you prefer just google wav to mp3 converter that will ensure that your player will read it

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Posted on Feb 13, 2011

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SOURCE: DR-1 MAC FINDER does not see it!

I had a similar problem. What i did was to replace the tascam provided cable with another one (similar) from Iriver t30. works wonders. found out that the original cable couldnt plugged in properly to tascam although it did recharge the unit.

Hope that helps.

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

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