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- 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
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 analogue 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 AEQ, 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 AEQ, multi-band compression and normalising. 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 favourite 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.
- 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 Media||SD/SDHC card (up to 32GB)|
|File System||TASCAM original (MTR partition)
FAT32 (FAT partition)
|Connectors||2 x XLR balanced|
|Nominal Input Level||-8 dBu|
|Maximum Input Level||+8 dBu|
|Connector||2 x 1/4" TS unbalanced|
≥ 10kΩ mic/line
|Nominal Input Level||-10 dBV|
|Maximum Input Level||+6 dBV|
|Built-In Microphone Specifications|
|Type||2 x omni-directional condenser microphone|
|Connector||2 x RCA phono (1 x L/R)|
|Nominal Output Level||-10 dBV|
|Maximum Output Level||+6 dBV|
|Connector||1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo mini|
|Maximum Output Level||≥ 20 mW per side
(THD+N less than 0.1%, 32Ω loaded)
|Frequency Response||20 Hz to 20 kHz +1/-3 dB|
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio||> 81 dB|
|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
|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||5 to 35°C|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||221 x 44.3 x 126.5 mm|
In The Box
- Tascam DP-008 EX Digital Pocketstudio
- 2GB SD Card
- 4 x AA Battery
- 80 cm USB Cable