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Tascam DP-03 Digital Portastudio

B&H # TADP03 MFR # DP-03
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You Pay: $274.87
Product Highlights
  • Extremely Compact
  • 8 Tracks
  • SD/SDHC Card Recording
  • Integrated Microphones
  • XLR and 1/4" Inputs
  • Effects and Mastering
  • CD Burner
  • Tuner and Metronome
  • USB Connectivity

The DP-03 Digital Portastudio from Tascam provides extremely flexible recording, mastering, and CD burning capabilities in an exceptionally compact design. The Portastudio offers built-in microphones, plus XLR inputs with phantom power and 1/4" inputs to capture audio from a variety of sources. Audio can be captured to SD/SDHC memory cards, shared via USB, or burnt directly to a CD. Tactile controls and built-in effects make it easy to manipulate your raw recordings into finished projects. Perfect for use in studios or on the road, the DP-03 provides everything you need in a slim package.

Compact Design
Perfect for use in studios or in the field, the Portastudio has a compact and lightweight design so you can take it anywhere
8 Tracks
The recorder can capture up to 8 CD-quality tracks. It captures 2 tracks at a time until all 8 are filled
SD/SDHC Capture
Audio is recorded to widely-available SD/SDHC memory cards. A 2GB card is included so you can get started right away
Onboard Mics
A pair of stereo condenser mics are built into the front panel so you can capture live performances, rehearsals, and ideas without connecting additional equipment
XLR Inputs
A pair of XLR inputs with mic preamps and 48V phantom power allow you to connect your favorite external microphones
1/4" Inputs
A pair of 1/4" line inputs are provided, which can be switched to instrument level, allowing you to connect an electric guitar or bass without a direct box
RCA Line Output
A stereo RCA line output lets you connect to additional mixers, recorders, and other devices
Headphone Jack
A standard 3.5mm stereo headphone jack lets you listen to your audio on-the-fly
Tuner and Metronome
The built-in chromatic tuner and metronome keep you in tune and on tempo. Each function has its own dedicated button for quick access
Built-in editing features allow you to copy/paste, silence, clone tracks, and undo. You can also bounce all 8 tracks down to 1 or 2 tracks. A dedicated stereo master track is also provided
Effects and Processing
Each track has its own send to a stereo reverb processor, plus a 2-band shelving EQ. Audio limiting is also available
Physical Controls
The 45mm faders and dedicated pan knobs give you tactile control over your audio
CD Burner
The built-in CD burner allows you to burn your completed tracks directly to a CD without the need for additional equipment. You can also import a recording via CD
USB Connection
The USB 2.0 connector makes it easy to transfer your creations to a computer. You can also import recordings via USB
Optional Footswitch
A 3-button footswitch (sold separately) allows convenient control and punch in
Recording Media SD/SDHC Cards (512MB - 32GB)
Utilities MTR Partition: TASCAM Original
FAT Partition: FAT32
Number of Tracks 8
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz
Distortion 0.01% or Less
Signal to Noise Ratio 90dB or More
CD Burning Capabilities Yes, Tray-Loading Drive
Microphone 2 x Built-In Omnidirectional Condenser Microphones, Stereo Recording
Connectors 2 x XLR Inputs
2 x 1/4" Inputs
2 x RCA Line Outputs (L/R)
1 x 3.5mm Headphone Jack
1 x USB 2.0 Mini-B Connector
1 x 2.5mm Remote Connector
1 x Power Input
Power AC Input: 100-240VAC, 1.0A
DC Output: +12VDC, 2.5A
Consumption: 10W
Operating Temperature 41 to 95°F (5 to 35°C)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 11.42 x 2.13 x 8.16" (290 x 54 x 207mm) (Without Projections)
Weight 3.97 lbs (1.8kg) (Without AC Adapter)
Computer Requirements Windows:
Pentium 300MHz or Faster
128MB RAM or Higher
USB Port (USB 2.0 Recommended)
Windows 7, Vista, or XP
PowerPC, iMac, G3, G4 266MHz or Faster
64MB or More
USB Port (USB 2.0 Recommended)
Mac OS X 10.2 or Later 1
Please Note:

Intel Chipset USB Host Controller Recommended

Tascam DP-03 Digital Portastudio
  • AC Adapter and Power Cord
  • SD Card
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • Add interconnectivity options for your equipment.

    Kopul -  Studio Elite 4000 Series XLR M to XLR F Microphone Cable - 6' (1.8 m), Black
    • You Pay: $16.99

    Store and read data with the proper media.

    SanDisk -  8GB Ultra UHS-I SDHC Memory Card (Class 10)
    • You Pay: $8.99

    Blank CDs & DVDs

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    Burn your music with Blank CDs.

    Maxell -  CD-R 80 Music Gold (30)
    • You Pay: $9.34


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    Headphones are essential for real-time monitoring and mixing.

    Senal -  SMH-500 Professional Studio Headphones
    • You Pay: $49.99
    Polsen -  HPC-A30 Closed-Back Studio Monitor Headphones
    • You Pay: $29.99

    Cases & Protection

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    Carry, store and protect all your equipment in a bag or case.

    Gator Cases -  G-MIX-B 1212 Padded Nylon Mixer or Equipment Bag
    • You Pay: $34.99

    Remote Controls

    Have control at your fingertips with a remote.

    Tascam -  RC-3F 3-Way Footswitch
    • You Pay: $48.45
    Usually ships in 7-10 business days i Estimated arrival at B&H is 7-10 business days. An authorization for this product will be processed upon placing the order. You will be charged for this item at the time of Shipment.

    Books & Tutorials

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    Get the best out of your equipment and your projects with professional instruction and tips.

    Tascam -  DP-03 Tutorial DVD
    • You Pay: $39.99
    Usually ships in 7-14 business days i This is a Special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment. Item is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
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