Tascam DP-008EX 8-Track Digital Pocketstudio

Tascam DP-008EX 8-Track Digital Pocketstudio

Tascam DP-008EX 8-Track Digital Pocketstudio

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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
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Overview
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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
UPC: 043774028467
In the Box
Tascam DP-008EX 8-Track Digital Pocketstudio
  • 2GB SD Card
  • 4 x AA Battery
  • 31.5" (80cm) USB Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Specifications
    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)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.9 x 6.9 x 3.7"

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