The Tascam DR-44WL is a 4 track recorder with built in stereo microphones and 2 built in XLR mic pre amplifiers to accept external microphones, all can be used at the same time, the DR-44 provides 48V. Recording to SD/SDHC/SDXC cards up to 128gb the DR-44 gives you massive recording time capability. There is also a built in mono speaker and the DR-44 can be operated from your phone or tablet via WIFI. There is also balanced stereo line in at +4 or -10. A 4 gb card is included. A large clear screen and good physical controls make the DR 44 very easy to use. Wonderful as a songwriting tool. Made in Japan.