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Tascam DP-008EX Compact 8 Track Digital Portastudio

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    TASC-DP008EX
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  • on backorder until October 2020

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Song ideas can happen anywhere and with the DP-008EX you're ready. Jot down all of the key components to your songs using these professional sounding multi-track recorders. Be ready wherever creativity strikes. For elongated battery life these models can connect directly to TASCAM's external batt... Read More

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Description

Song ideas can happen anywhere and with the DP-008EX you're ready. Jot down all of the key components to your songs using these professional sounding multi-track recorders. Be ready wherever creativity strikes. For elongated battery life these models can connect directly to TASCAM's external battery pack (BP-6AA) via USB. The DP-008EX is built with two condenser microphones directly in the front of the units. Record vocals or acoustic guitar anytime without the need for extra equipment or set-up time. TASCAM held many evaluation tests to secure the best sounding microphones and structures. Modeled after the top-selling DR series microphones, you can be assured you're receiving top-quality.

Features

  • Up to six tracks recording (2mono tracks+ 2mono/stereo switchable tracks)
  • CD quality recording (16bit/44.1kHz)
  • Two tracks simultaneous recording/ six tracks simultaneous playback
  • Dedicated stereo master track available
  • Record to SD/SDHC card (Up to 32GB)
  • 2 Built-in omni-directional condenser microphones
  • Microphone sensitivity can be selected from 3-positions (Low/Mid/High)
  • Two TS 1/4" mic/line inputs
  • INPUT A can connect high-impedance instrument directly (Like an electric-guitar)
  • Independent LEVEL/PAN(BALANCE) knobs for each track
  • 15mW/ch headphone output
  • Four AA batteries operation up to 9 hours (When recording, using the eneloop battery)
  • Optional AC adapter ready (TASCAM PS-P520)
  • Can connect to an external battery pack (TASCAM BP-6AA)
  • Tripod screw hole
  • Direct locate function by jog-wheel
  • Repeat playback between IN/OUT point
  • Track edit functions(CLONE TRACK, CLEAN OUT, SILENCE, CUT, OPEN)
  • Bounce function allows recording of more six tracks
  • UNDO/REDO(UNDO HISTORY) function
  • Chromatic tuner and metronome included
  • High-speed data transfer by USB2.0 connection
  • Backup and restore songs
  • File import/export by Wav format (mono/stereo)
  • Export stereo master file as stereo wav format
  • 2GB SD card included

Both models are optimally designed for on-the-spot recording. No unnecessary features were included that might complicate the recording to ensure easy functionality. Designed with Analog functionality and dedicated control knobs these POCKETSTUDIOs are the simplest to use songwriting scratchpads on the market. The DP-006 and the DP-008EX both feature ultra light-weight designs to ensure portability. The DP-006 is 360g, and the DP-008EX is 610g. (Without AA batteries) Both models include a fully functioning chromatic tuner and a metronome. Both models have two input terminals by phone-jack, these terminals provide to connect an external microphone, an electric-acoustic guitar and a line-level device like a synthesizer. If you prepare any conversion cable, a tablet device like a iPad will be able to connect. (Conversion cable is not included)

Both models record to widely available SD/SDHC card media (2GB card included). In addition, both models can connect to PCs via USB2.0 for high-speed data transferring. All song ideas can be transferred via USB or SD card readers to and from the units at any point in the recording process. Files can be used in correspondence with DAWs. Both models supported file import/export by Wav format. Also, mono file and stereo file are available. This feature offers various advantages. For example, at first, you import an instrumental song which created by a DAW. Then, your ideas capture by the DP-008EX. After recording, these ideas can export from a DP, you can be editing and mixing raw song data and recorded data on your DAW. Both models supported file import/export by Wav format. Also, mono file and stereo file are available. This feature offers various advantages. For example, at first, you import an instrumental song which created by a DAW. Then, your ideas capture by the DP-008EX. After recording, these ideas can export from a DP, you can be editing and mixing raw song data and recorded data on your DAW.

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Product Specs

Recording mediaSD card(512MB-2GB), SDHC card(4GB-32GB)
File systemTASCAM original (MTR partition)
FAT32 (FAT partition)
INPUT A/B
XLR
ConnectorsXLR-3-31(1:GND, 2:HOT, 3:COLD), BALANCED
Input impedance2.4kohms
Nominal input level-8dBu
Maximum input level+8dBu
1/4" TS-jack
Connectors6.3mm(1/4") TS-jack, UNBALANCED
Input impedance10kohms or more(INPUT A:MIC/LINE),
1MΩ(INPUT A:GUITAR)
Nominal input level-10dBV
Maximum input level+6dBV
Headroom16dB
Built-in microphonesOmni-directional condenser microphone x 2
LINE OUT
ConnectorsRCA pin-jack
Nominal output level-10dBV
Maximum output level+6dBV
PHONES
Connectors3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack
Maximum output level20mW+20mW or more (THD+N less than 0.1%, 32ohms loaded)
USB
ConnectorsUSB Mini-B type 4-pin
FormatUSB2.0 HIGH SPEED mass storage class
Continuous battery operation time
Alkaline battery (EVOLTA)About 5.5H (Using line input/recording)
About 6H (Using headphone/playback)
Nickel-metal battery (eneloop)About 6.5H (Using line input/recording)
About 7H (Using headphone/playback)
PowerFour AA batteries (Alkaline or nickel-metal battery)
AC adapter (TASCAM PS-P520, sold separately)
Power consumption2.4W(Maximum)
Dimensions221(W)×44.3(H)×126.5(D)mm
Weight610g(Without batteries)
Operating temperature5-35˚C
Backup memoryIn the PREFERENCE, contents of "Repeat Int", "Auto Power Save", "Contrast", "Back Light" and "FootSW Polarity". Contents of INPUT SETTING(Without EQ
Accessories2GB SD card, AA battery x4, USB cable (80cm), Warranty card, Owner's manual
Operating system requirements
WindowsWindows XP,Windows Vista,Windows 7,Windows 8
MacintoshMac OS X Jaguar (V10.2),Mac OS X Panther (V10.3),Mac OS X Tiger (V10.4),Mac OS X Leopard (V10.5),Mac OS X Snow Leopard(V10.6.8),OS X Lion(V10.7),OS X Mountain Lion(V10.8)
Audio performance
Frequency response20Hz to 20kHz (+1/-3dB, INPUT (MIC/LINE) to LINE OUT)
DistortionLess than 0.05% (INPUT (LINE) to LINE OUT)
S/N ratioMore than 81dB (INPUT (MIC/LINE) to LINE OUT)

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