The DP-008EX offers professional recording with plentiful features in a compact package. With two condenser microphones directly in the front, this compact battery-powered multitrack recorder is optimally designed for on-the-spot recording. Record vocals or acoustic guitar anytime without the need for extra equipment or set-up time. With the analogue feel of dedicated control knobs, built-in chromatic tuner and metronome and an ultra lightweight design, this Pocketstudio is one of the simplest to use songwriting scratchpad on the market.
The DP-008EX has two XLR/TS inputs with
phantom power for condenser microphones to connect external microphones, an electric-acoustic guitar or a line-level device like a synthesizer. With an optional conversion cable a tablet device like an iPad will be able to connect. Recordings are written to widely available SD/SDHC card media (2GB card included). All song ideas can be transferred via USB 2.0 or SD card readers to and from the unit at any point in the recording process. Numerous eiting functions are also available. Read More »
The DP-008EX is designed with insert effects for all input channels including EQ, compressor, de-esser and exciter. Also, six different types of reverb are available to help tailor your sounds to any song style. Easily set the reverb level with dedicated control knobs for each track. And there are also mastering effects like 2-band EQ, multi-band compressor and normalization to provide high-quality master-like file creation. You can master your files manually or use the auto-analysis mastering function.
For elongated battery life, the DP-008EX can connect directly to Tascams external battery pack (BP-6AA) via USB.
Portable, ultra-compact and easy-to-use multitrack recorder
Simple, intuitive user interface
Use real knobs and buttons for frequently-used functions or easily navigate through the menu
High-quality recording (44.1kHz/16-bit)
Create hits at CD audio quality
Recording media: SD/SDHC card (2GB SD card included)
No moving parts inside mean high reliability and no noise from internal drives etc.
8 recording tracks
Record a stereo source or two independent mono sources at once
Simultaneous playback of all 8 tracks
Built-in stereo condenser microphone
Create stereo recordings from an acoustic instrument or from your environment without any cables
Two Mic/Line inputs (XLR/TS combo connectors)
Plug in and record from microphones, synths, guitars, drum machines etc. directly
Switchable phantom power for condenser microphones
Dedicated Level and Pan controls
Set playback level and pan position for each channel independently
Two-band parametric EQ per track, two-band parametric EQ on both inputs
Boost or attenuate frequency ranges in your sound sources to optimize your overall sound
Dynamic effects on both inputs
Apply compressor, exciter and de-esser effects to your input sources
On-board Reverb processor with dedicated send knobs on each channel
Auto punch in/out
Record a marked section while playing or singing without pressing any button
Footswitch connector to allow hands-free punch-in/out (footswitch available as an option)
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