Tascam DP-008EX Digital Recorder


Tascam DP-008EX Digital Recorder



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  • Eight mono tracks
  • CD-quality recording (16bit/44.1kHz)
  • Two tracks simultaneous recording/ eight tracks simultaneous playback
  • Dedicated stereo master track available
  • Record to SD/SDHC card (Up to 32GB)
  • 2 Built-in omni-directional condenser microphones
  • Microphone sensitivity can be selected from 2-positions (Low/High)
  • Two TS 1/4" or XLR mic/line inputs
  • INPUT A can connect high-impedance instrument directly (Like an electric-guitar)
  • Phantom power supply
  • Independent LEVEL/PAN/Reverb SEND knobs for each track
  • Two RCA unbalanced line inputs
  • 20mW/ch headphone output
  • Footswitch ready with polarity switching (Notice: can't use RC-3F)
  • 128x64 dot-matrix LCD with backlight
  • Four AA batteries operation up to 6.5 hours (When recording, using the eneloop battery)
  • Insert effects for input channels (2-band shelving EQ, compressor, exciter, de-esser)
  • Mastering effects (2-band shelving EQ, multi-band compressor, normalize)
  • Auto analysis mastering function
  • 2-band shelving EQ for each track
  • Reverb effects (Hall1/2,Room,Studio,Plate1/2)
  • Optional AC adapter ready (TASCAM PS-P520)
  • Can connect an external battery pack (TASCAM BP-6AA)
  • Direct locate function by jog-wheel
  • Repeat playback between IN/OUT point
  • Bounce function allows recording of more six tracks
  • Chromatic tuner and metronome included
  • High-speed data transfer by USB2.0 connection
  • Backup and restore songs
  • File import/export by Wav format (mono/stereo)
  • Export stereo master file as stereo wav format
  • 2GB SD card included


Tascam DP-008EX PocketStudio boasts a heritage like no other from the company that started the Portastudio revolution. Tascam DP-008EX PocketStudio offers an affordable, 8-track digital multitrack recorder that features 2-track simultaneous recording and two inbuilt condenser microphones. DP008EX PocketStudio makes the ideal compact battery powered Music Sketch Pad for all styles and types of Song Writers.

Two condenser microphones are located directly in the front of the DP008EX. You can record vocals or acoustic guitar anytime without the need for extra equipment or set-up time. Modeled after the top-selling DR series microphones, you can be assured you’re going to get top-quality recordings.

DP-008EX comes designed for straight forward, easy on-the-spot recording, it does not come packed with unnecessary features that might complicate functionality. Designed with Analog functionality and dedicated control knobs, DP008EX Pocketstudio is arguably the simplest to use songwriting scratchpad on the market.

Recording to widely available SD/SDHC card media (2GB card included) offers easy data management and expansion. In addition, Tascam DP-008EX PocketStudio can connect to PCs via USB2.0 for high-speed data transferring. All song ideas can be transferred via USB or SD card readers to and from the unit at any point in the recording process. Files can be used in correspondence with DAWs.

Designed with insert effects for all input channels, DP-008EX offers an array of highly useful recording tools. Insert effects include EQ, compressor, de-esser and exciter. For Vocal recording, you can use the EQ to boost your desired frequency range, and compress your tracks to normalize your song.

DP-008EX has six different types of reverb to help tailor your ideal sounding vocals to any style song, you can easily set your reverb with dedicated control knobs for each track. Reverb effects include Hall1/2, Room, Studio, Plate1/2. Reverb time and master level can both be adjusted.

Tascam DP-008EX also features inbuilt mastering effects, which provide high-quality master-like file creation. The mastering effects include 2-band EQ, Multi-band compressor and Normalize effect.