What item is right for you?
Ask our Experts! 800.606.6969 Live Chat

Tascam DP-008EX 8-Track Digital Pocketstudio

B&H # TADP008EX Mfr # DP-008EX
In Stock
Free Expedited Shipping
You Pay: $149.99
Product Highlights
  • Dual Omnidirectional Microphones
  • Records WAV Files at 16-Bit/44.1 kHz
  • Onboard Channel, Reverb and Mastering FX
  • XLR and 1/4" TS Inputs
  • Mini USB 2.0 Output
  • Integrated Metronome and Tuner
  • Includes 2GB SD Card
  • 5.5 Hours of Operation on 4 AA Batteries
  • RCA Stereo Line Output
  • 1/8" Stereo Headphone Output

The DP-008EX 8-Track Digital Pocketstudio from Tascam is a compact, battery-powered multitrack recorder, featuring two built-in omnidirectional condenser microphones and WAV file resolution up to 16-bit/44.1kHz. Additionally, two balanced XLR inputs and two unbalanced 1/4" TS inputs can be used to record mic, line or Hi-Z instrument signals. The XLR inputs have switchable +48V Phantom power. Designed with analog functionality and dedicated control knobs, the DP-008EX is ideal for on-the-spot recording. A Mini USB 2.0 output facilitates high-speed file transfer to your Mac or PC.

The DP-008EX features onboard effects on all its input channels. Compressor, 2-band shelving EQ, de-esser and exciter are available on each track. Additionally, the DP-008EX has six different types of reverb built-in. Mastering effects for the stereo mix are also included, offering 2-band EQ, multi-band compression and normalizing. An Auto Analysis Mastering tool is also included, making the process easy, just choose between Natural or Maximum.

The DP-008EX provides a line output on a stereo pair of RCA jacks, as well as an 1/8" stereo headphone output. An integrated chromatic tuner and metronome help you perfect your performance. For elongated battery life, the DP-008EX is compatible with Tascam's BP-6AA external battery pack. It can also be powered by the PS-P520 AC adapter. Both alternative powering solutions are sold separately.

Versatile Recording and Data Transfer
The DP-008EX can record, import and export 16-bit/44.1kHz WAV files. It is compatible with both mono and stereo files.
Recording Media Included
The DP-008EX records WAV files to SD/SDHC cards up to 32GB, a 2GB card is included. High-speed data transfer is available through the onboard USB 2.0 port. Your files can then be imported to your favorite DAW.
Recording / Playback Engines
The DP-008EX can record 2 mono tracks or 1 stereo track simultaneously. It offers up to 8 tracks of simultaneous playback.
Additional Features
  • Dedicated stereo master track available
  • Selectable low/high microphone sensitivity
  • Independent level / pan / reverb send controls per track
  • Backlit 128 x 64 dot-matrix LCD
  • Direct locate function by jog-wheel
  • Undo / Redo function
  • Track editing functions
  • Backup and restore songs
Recording Specifications
Recording Media SD/SDHC card (up to 32GB)
File System TASCAM original (MTR partition)
FAT32 (FAT partition)
Microphone Inputs
Connectors 2 x XLR balanced
Input Impedance 2.4kΩ
Nominal Input Level -8 dBu
Maximum Input Level +8 dBu
Line Input
Connector 2 x 1/4" TS unbalanced
Input Impedances Switchable:
≥ 10kΩ mic/line
1MΩ guitar
Nominal Input Level -10 dBV
Maximum Input Level +6 dBV
Headroom 16 dB
Built-In Microphone Specifications
Type 2 x omni-directional condenser microphone
Line Output
Connector 2 x RCA phono (1 x L/R)
Nominal Output Level -10 dBV
Maximum Output Level +6 dBV
Headphone Output
Connector 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo mini
Maximum Output Level ≥ 20 mW per side
(THD+N less than 0.1%, 32Ω loaded)
Audio Performance
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz +1/-3 dB
Distortion < 0.05%
Signal-to-Noise Ratio > 81 dB
USB Connectivity
USB Connector 1 x USB Mini-B 4-pin
Format USB 2.0 high speed mass storage class
Operating System Requirements Windows XP / Vista / 7
Mac OS X 10.2 or later
General Specifications
Power Requirements 4 x AA batteries (alkaline or NiMH)
TASCAM PS-P520 AC adapter (sold separately)
Battery Life (approx.) 5.5 hrs alkaline, 6.5 hrs NiMH (using line input/recording)
6 hrs alkaline, 7 NiMH (using headphone/playback)
Power Consumption 2.4W maximum
Operating Temperature Range 41 to 95°F (5 to 35°C)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 8.7 x 1.74 x 5" (221 x 44.3 x 126.5 mm)
Weight 1.34 lb (610 g)
Tascam DP-008EX 8-Track Digital Pocketstudio
  • 2GB SD Card
  • 4 x AA Battery
  • 31.5" (80cm) USB Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Batteries & Power

    Show more >
    Tascam -  PSP520 AC Power Adapter
    • You Pay: $24.47
     
    Varta -  High-Energy 1.5 V AA E91 Alkaline Battery - 4 Pk
    • You Pay: $1.23
     
    Kopul -  Studio Elite 4000 Series XLR M to XLR F Microphone Cable - 6' (1.8 m), Black
    • You Pay: $17.99
     
    Transcend -  2GB SD Memory Card
    • You Pay: $5.99
     

    Headphones

    Show more >

    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
     

    Monitors

    Show more >
    Senal -  ASM-4 Professional Two-Way Active 4" Studio Monitor Speakers (Pair)
    • You Pay: $749.00
     

    Cases & Protection

    Show more >
    Gator Cases -  G-MIX-B 1212 Padded Nylon Mixer or Equipment Bag
    • You Pay: $34.99
     
    View all Accessories
    See any errors on this page? Let us know.

    Close

    Close

    Close