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TASCAM DP-008EX 8-Track Digital Pocketstudio

TASCAM DP-008EX 8-Track Digital Pocketstudio

Regular price $279.00 USD
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Key Features
  • 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

TASCAM DP-008EX Specs

Form Factor Desktop
Number of Tracks 8
Maximum Sampling Rate 44.1 kHz / 16-Bit
Built-In Microphone 2 x Omnidirectional Condenser
Connectivity
Analog Audio I/O 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Headphone Output
1 x Stereo RCA Coaxial Unbalanced Line Output
2 x 1/4" TS Unbalanced Line Input
2 x XLR 3-Pin Balanced Mic Input
USB (Non-Host) 1 x Mini-USB (USB 2.0, External Storage)
Performance
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz +1/-3 dB
Maximum Input Level Line Inputs:
+6 dBV
Mic Inputs:
+8 dBu
Maximum Output Level Line Outputs:
+6 dBV
Headphone Output Power 20 mW per Channel into 32 Ohms (Max, 0.1% THD)
Impedance Mic Inputs:
2.4 Kilohms
Mic/Line Inputs:
≥ 10 Kilohms
Hi-Z Inputs:
1 Megohm
SNR > 81 dB
THD < 0.05%
Audio Storage & Playback
Supported Media SD Card
Memory Card Slot 1 x SDHC
Supported Media Capacity SD/SDHC:
32 GB Minimum
File System Support Tascam (MTR), FAT32
Compatibility
OS Compatibility Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7
macOS 10.2 or Later
*As of November, 2021: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility
Power
Power Requirements Battery, AC/DC Power Adapter (Not Included)
Power Consumption 2.4 W (Maximum)
Battery Type 4 x AA
Approximate Battery Life 5.5 Hours (Alkaline, Recording, Line Input)
6.5 Hours (NiMH, Recording, Line Input)
6 Hours (Alkaline, Playback, with Headphones)
7 Hours (NiMH, Playback, with Headphones)
Physical
Operating Temperature 41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Dimensions 8.7 x 1.74 x 5" / 221 x 44.3 x 126.5 mm
Weight 1.3 lb / 610.0 g

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8.7 x 1.74 x 5"

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