Tascam Releases The DP-24SD Digital Portastudio

Tascam DP-24SD Digital PortastudioFilling out it’s Portastudio range Tascams latest announcement brings us the DP-24SD portastudio which as you may expect from the name, sits in the middle of the range between the 8 channel and 32 channel models. The range offers a modern take on the classic portastudio concept, with this model offering 8 concurrent channels of recording inputs through a combination XLR and 6.3-mm combo jacks with a total of 24 recording tracks to work with in total.  This model also offers input processing including compression and limiting during the recording process, as well as guitar amp simulation and multi-effects for use with the instrument-level input.

Once recorded, tracks can be viewed on the large display and mixed with dedicated mixing controls like nineteen linear faders and a dozen channel strip encoders. Two mixdown effects including reverb and chorus are also available, as well as a mastering effect. Once finished, songs can be transferred to computer over USB for further processing or sharing with other people.

Tascam DP-24SD Key Features

  • 24-track digital Portastudio
  • 12 mono tracks + 6 stereo tracks, 19 faders
  • Simultaneous playback of 24 tracks
  • Simultaneous recording of 8 tracks
  • 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz sampling rate, 16 bit or 24 bit resolution
  • 8 XLR/TRS combo connectors for inputs
  • Phantom power supplied on all inputs (switchable A–D, E–H)
  • Instrument-level input for direct recording of guitar or bass
  • Inputs A–H and each track equipped with 3-band EQ
  • Colour LC display and 12-encoder channel strip for simple operation
  • Dedicated controls for EQ, pan and effect sends
  • Peak-hold function for level meters on display
  • 2 effect send outputs (6.3-mm TS jack)
  • Headphones output with 70 mW per channel
  • Remote connector for optional RC-3F footswitch to enable hands-free control of several functions
  • Automatic punch in/out
  • Track bounce function
  • 8 virtual tracks per track for alternative takes
  • Up to 99 locate marks per song
  • Various edit functions (copy insert, copy paste, move insert, move paste, open, cut, silence, clone track, clean out)
  • Editing on sub-frame level
  • Undo and Redo function with undo history
  • Dynamics effects for input (Limiter, Compressor, Noise Suppressor, Exciter)
  • Guitar multi-effects (Noise Suppression, Amp Simulation, Compression, Chorus, Flanger, Phaser, Tremolo, Auto Wah, Delay)
  • Mix-down effects (Reverb, Delay, Stereo Chorus)
  • Mastering tools (Equalizer, Multi-band Compressor, Normalizer)
  • Chromatic tuner
  • Metronome
  • Solid-state recording to SD cards for better shock resistance than hard drive recording
  • SD card included

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