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TASCAM Lavalier Microphone 10L-T Manual

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TASCAM Lavalier Microphone


  1. Read these instructions.
  2. Keep these instructions.
  3. Heed all warnings.
  4. Follow all instructions.
  5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
  6. Clean only with dry cloth.
  7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
  9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
  10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
  11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
  12. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
  13. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
  • Do not expose this apparatus to drips or splashes.
  • Do not place any objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.
  • Do not install this apparatus in a confined space such as a book case or similar unit.

Warning: Potentially hazardous situations such as fire and electric shock which, if not avoided, can result in death or serious injury.

  • If errors occur during use, discontinue use immediately and contact your local dealer or our service department.
  • Do not dismantle or modify the product. Failure to follow this instruction may cause the product to malfunction, catch fire, generate excessive heat, cause damage to the product or other problems. TEAC is not responsible for any damage to the product caused by unauthorized modification.

Other cautions

  • Do not install in the following types of places. Doing so could cause malfunctions.
  • Places with significant vibrations or that are otherwise unstable
  • Near windows or other places exposed to direct sunlight
  • Near heaters or other extremely hot places
  • Extremely cold places
  • Places with bad ventilation or high humidity
  • Very dusty locations
  • Avoid installing this unit on top of any heat-generating electrical device such as a power amplifier.
  • Do not let the unit become wet.
  • If the unit is moved from a cold to a warm place, or used after a sudden temperature change, there is a danger of condensation; vapor in the air could condense on the internal mechanism, making correct operation impossible. To prevent this, or if this occurs, let the unit sit for one or two hours at the new room temperature before using.
  • If you are experiencing problems with this product, contact TEAC for a service referral. Do not use the product until it has been repaired.
  • Do not place the mic near a speaker or point it at a speaker.
    Doing this might result in sudden loud noises caused by feedback. This could harm your hearing or lead to other trouble.

For European Customers

Disposal of electrical and electronic equipment

(a) All electrical and electronic equipment should be disposed of separately from the municipal waste stream via collection
facilities designated by the government or local authorities.
(b) By disposing of electrical and electronic equipment correctly, you will help save valuable resources and prevent any potential negative effects on human health and the environment.
(c) Improper disposal of waste electrical and electronic equipment can have serious effects on the environment and human health because of the presence of hazardous substances in the equipment.
(d) The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) symbol, which shows a wheeled bin that has been crossed out, indicates that electrical and electronic equipment must be collected and disposed of separately from household waste.
(e) Return and collection systems are available to end users. For more detailed information about the disposal of old electrical and electronic equipment, please contact your city office, waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the equipment.

This product complies with the European Directives request and the other Commission Regulations.

Included items

This product includes the following items.
Take care when opening the package to avoid damaging the items. Keep the packing materials for transportation in the future.
Please contact the store where you purchased this unit if any of these items are missing or have been damaged during transportation.

  • TM-10L ………………………………………………………………………………….x1
  • Soft case …………………………………………………………………………………x1
  • Microphone clip ……………………………………………………………………..x1
  • Windscreen …………………………………………………………………………….x1
  • Owner’s manual (this manual) including warranty ………………….x1

Product registration

Customers in the USA, please visit the following TASCAM website to register your TASCAM product online. (http://tascam.com/)

Cleaning the unit

Use a soft dry cloth to wipe the unit clean. Do not use chemically treated cleaning cloths, thinner, alcohol or similar substances to wipe the unit. Doing so could damage the surface or cause discoloration.

Using the TEAC Global Site

You can download updates for this unit from the TEAC Global Site: http://teac-global.com/
In the TASCAM Downloads section, select the desired language to open the Downloads website page for that language.


  • Element: Back Electret Condenser
  • Polar pattern: Omnidirectional
  • Frequency response: 50 Hz – 18 kHz
  • SPL: 115 dB S.P.L. (at 1 kHz)
  • Output impedance: 1.8 k ohm (at 1 kHz)
  • Sensitivity: −42 dB (0 dB = 1V/Pa at 1kHz)
  • Equivalent noise level: 36 dB
  • Power: Plug-in power
  • Drive voltage: 1.5 -10V
  • Plug: 3.5 mm (1/8”) stereo mini plug (with screw lock)
  • Dimensions: 6.5 x 22 mm (0.26 x 0.87 in.) (diameter x L, only a main part)
  • Cable length: 1600 mm (63 in.)
  • Weight: 24 g (0.053 lb)

Frequency characteristic graph

Wiring diagram


  • TASCAM is a trademark of TEAC Corporation, registered in the U.S. and other countries.
  • Other company names, product names and logos in this document are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.


In the United States

This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. This warranty is only valid within the country the unit was originally purchased.

Except as specified below, this warranty covers all defects in materials and workmanship in this product. The following are not covered by the warranty:

  1. Damage to or deterioration of the external cabinet.
  2. Damages resulting from accident, misuse, abuse or neglect.
  3. Damage resulting from failure to perform basic daily maintenance and/or calibration or otherwise resulting from failure to follow instructions contained in your owner’s manual.
  4. Damage occurring during shipment of the product. (Claims must be presented to the carrier)
  5. Damage resulting from repair or attempted repair by anyone other than Gibson service station.
  6. Damage resulting from causes other than product defects, including lack of technical skill, competence, or experience of the user.
  7. Damage to any unit which has been altered or on which the serial number has been defaced, modified or is missing.

This warranty may be enforced only by the original purchaser.
This warranty is not valid if the product was purchased through an unauthorized dealer.

All parts except heads and disk drives are warranted for one (1) year from the date of original purchase. Heads and disk drives are warranted to ninety (90) days from date of original purchase. Labor is warranted for ninety (90) days from date of original purchase.

We will pay all labor and material expenses for items covered by the warranty. Payment of shipping charges is discussed in the next section of this warranty.

Your unit must be serviced by an authorized Gibson service station in the United States. (This warranty is not enforceable outside the U.S.) If you are unable to locate an authorized Gibson service station in your area, please contact us. We either will refer you to an authorized service station or instruct you to return the unit to the factory. Whenever warranty service is required, you must present a copy of the original dated sales receipt from an Authorized Gibson Dealer.
You must pay any shipping charges if it is necessary to ship the product to service. However, if the necessary repairs are covered by the warranty, we will pay return surface shipping charges to any destination within the United States.

Any implied warranties, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, are limited in duration to the length of this warranty.

Gibson’s liability for any defective product is limited to repair or replacement of the product, at Gibson’s option. Gibson shall not be liable for:

  1. Damages based upon inconvenience, loss of use of the product, loss of time interrupted operation or commercial loss; or
  2. Any other damages, whether incidental, consequential or otherwise.

Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts and/or do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you.
To locate an Authorized Service Center in Your Area
CALL 1-800-444-2766


This product is subject to the legal warranty regulations of the country of purchase. In case of a defect or a problem, please contact the dealer where you bought the product.

In other countries/areas

This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary by country, state or province.
If you have a warranty claim or request, please contact the dealer where you bought the product.

If you require repair services for your TASCAM equipment, please contact the dealer where the product was purchased from or the TASCAM Distributor in your country. A list of TASCAM Distributors can be found on our website at : http://teac-global.com/

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