Tascam DP-008EX Digital Recorder

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Tascam DP-008EX
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Tascam DP-008EX Digital Recorder

The Tascam DP-008EX Digital Recorder is a portable 8-track Digital pocketstudio that can record 2 tracks simultaneously and play back 8 tracks. Featuring a built-in, high sound quality microphone for easy overdub recording and DAW transfer, and music sketchpad that can record anywhere, this battery-powered compact multi-track recorder is perfect for more sophisticated music production.

The Tascam DP-008EX Digital Recorder is a battery-operable multi-track recorder designed to offer flexibility for music production. Easy to carry around, it is perfect as a song-writer’s external-use music sketchpad.

A User Interface that Enables Intuitive Operation Similar to Cassette MTR
Easy to operate, just like a cassette MRT, with recording preparation achievable in just two steps after turning the device on. A high-quality microphone is already built-in, so there is no need for an external mic. Each track has a designated knob so that users can intuitively operate each track without having to rely on the screen. SD/SDHC cards are used for recording media, allowing data to be transferred to the computer via USB.

Choose DP-008EX for More Sophisticated Music Production
If you wish to obtain a higher-quality music sketchpad, the Tascam DP-008EX comes recommended. In addition to the XLR inputs that enable condenser microphones to be plugged in, the Tascam DP-008EX comes equipped with an input equalizer and reverb, enabling simple sound production. The mastering function can increase sound bass. With these functions in place, you can wow your band members with high-quality demo files from the Tascam DP-008EX.

A Multi-Recorder that Anyone Can Use to Easily Record Song Ideas
Adding the Tascam DP-008EX into your production system will increase the scope of your music production infinitely. The music sketchpad that can easily accumulate ideas will capture that melody as it pops into your head, with a high audio quality, further enhancing your music production.

Tascam DP-008EX Digital Recorder Features

  • Eight mono tracks
  • CD-quality recording (16bit/44.1kHz)
  • Two tracks simultaneous recording/ eight 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 2-positions (Low/High)
  • Two TS 1/4" or XLR mic/line inputs
  • INPUT A can connect high-impedance instrument directly (Like an electric-guitar)
  • Phantom power supply
  • Independent LEVEL/PAN/Reverb SEND knobs for each track
  • Two RCA unbalanced line inputs
  • 20mW/ch headphone output
  • Footswitch ready with polarity switching (Notice: can't use RC-3F)
  • 128x64 dot-matrix LCD with backlight
  • Four AA batteries operation up to 6.5 hours (When recording, using the eneloop battery)
  • Insert effects for input channels (2-band shelving EQ, compressor, exciter, de-esser)
  • Mastering effects (2-band shelving EQ, multi-band compressor, normalize)
  • Auto analysis mastering function
  • 2-Band shelving EQ for each track
  • Reverb effects (Hall1/2,Room,Studio,Plate1/2)
  • Optional AC adapter ready (TASCAM PS-P520)
  • Can connect an external battery pack (TASCAM BP-6AA)
  • Direct locate function by jog-wheel
  • Repeat playback between IN/OUT point
  • Bounce function allows recording of more six tracks
  • 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
  • 4GB SD card

Tascam DP-008EX Digital Recorder Specifications

  • Recording Media: SD Card (512MB-2GB), SDHC Card (4GB-32GB)
  • File System: TASCAM Original (MTR Partition), FAT32 (FAT Partition)
  • INPUT A/B:
    • XLR:
      • Connectors: XLR-3-31(1:GND, 2:HOT, 3:COLD), BALANCED
      • Input Impedance: 2.4k Ohms
      • Nominal Input Level: -8dBu
      • Maximum Input Level: +8dBu
    • 1/4" TS-Jack:
      • Connectors: 6.3mm(1/4") TS-Jack, UNBALANCED
      • Input Impedance: 10k Ohms or More (INPUT A: MIC/LINE), 1MO (INPUT A: GUITAR)
      • Nominal Input Level: -10dBV
      • Maximum Input Level: +6dBV
      • Headroom: 16dB
  • Built-in Microphones: Omni-Directional Condenser Microphone x 2
    • Connectors: RCA Pin-Jack
    • Nominal Output Level:-10dBV
    • Maximum Output Level: +6dBV
    • Connectors: 3.5mm (1/8") Stereo Mini Jack
    • Maximum Output Level: 20mW+20mW or More (THD+N Less Than 0.1%, 32 Ohms Loaded)
  • USB:
    • Connectors: USB Mini-B Type 4-Pin
    • Format: USB2.0 HIGH SPEED Pass 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)
  • Power: Four AA Batteries (Alkaline or Nickel-Metal Battery), AC Adapter (TASCAM PS-P520, Sold Separately)
  • Power Consumption: 2.4W (Maximum)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 221 × 44.3 × 126.5mm
  • Weight: 610g (Without Batteries)
  • Operating Temperature: 5-35°C
  • Backup Memory: In the PREFERENCES, Contents Of "Repeat Int", "Auto Power Save", "Contrast", "Back Light" and "FootSW Polarity". Contents of INPUT SETTING (Without EQ)
  • Audio Performance:
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz (+1/-3dB, INPUT (MIC/LINE) to LINE OUT)
    • Distortion: Less than 0.05% (INPUT (LINE) to LINE OUT)
    • S/N Ratio: More than 81dB (INPUT (MIC/LINE) to LINE OUT)

Tascam DP-008EX Digital Recorder Includes

  • 1 x Tascam DP-008EX Digital Recorder
  • 1 x 4GB SD Card
  • 4 x AA Batteries
  • 1 x USB Cable (80cm)
  • 1 x Owners Manual
  • 1 Year Warranty

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