Tascam DP-008

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Tascam has announced the DP-008, an 8-track Digital Portastudio small enough to fit into a guitar case.

Based on the DP-004, the DP-008 adds four more tracks for a total of eight tracks with built-in mixing.

The DP-008 has dedicated knobs for volume and pan for each track, plus a reverb send knob for the built-in reverb effect. The DP-008 has two XLR microphone inputs with phantom power, a guitar level input and even built-in stereo mics. Tracks are mixed down to a dedicated stereo track and EQ is available on each track, but the Portastudio interface keeps it simple to use. The new TASCAM DP-008 records to SD Card media, and a 2GB card is included with the unit.

Features:
  • 8-track Digital Portastudio
  • 2-track simultaneous recording
  • (2) XLR microphone inputs with phantom power
  • (2) 1/4" line inputs, one switchable to guitar level for direct recording
  • 1/4" footswitch input and Autopunch features for punch-in recording
  • RCA line outputs
  • 1/8" stereo headphone output
  • Powered by four AA batteries (included) or PS-P520 power supply (optional)
  • Chromatic tuner and metronome features
  • Stereo reverb effect on send/return path
  • Level, Pan and 2-band EQ controls per channel
  • 44.1kHz/16-bit recording resolution
  • Records to SD or SDHC Card media, up to 32GB supported
  • USB 2.0 connection to computer for backup and track/mixdown export
  • 2GB SD Card, USB cable, AA batteries included
  • Built-in stereo electret condenser microphones
  • Backlit LCD display

Pricing & Availability
The DP-008 will be available from TASCAM retailers in October with an estimated street price of $299.

For more information, visit www.tascam.com.
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