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Tascam DP-03SD 8-Track Digital Portastudio
TASCAM DP-03SD 8-Track Digital Portastudio

TASCAM DP-03SD 8-Track Digital Portastudio

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MSRP: $499.00
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Get the most out of your music creation with the DP-035SD 8-Track Digital Portastudio from Tascam. Boasting advanced features such as onboard mics, EQ, effects, and processors, this is the ultimate songwriting device. It’s the perfect balance between easy-to-use intuitiveness and powerhouse performance required by songwriters and pro audio engineers alike.

The DP-03SD is an affordable way to get into Tascam's famed PORTASTUDIO system of making recording simple and affordable for musicians. The 8-track digital recorder captures your music at CD quality to affordable SD/SDHC cards, and a 4GB card is included with the recorder. With built-in microphones, effects, and mastering, the DP-03SD provides everything musicians need to record and share their music.

The DP-03SD has a simple body that enjoys intuitive operation similar to a cassette MTR but being able to perform 8-track recording with 2-channel simultaneous input. The XLR terminal supports condenser microphones while the TRS phone terminals enable guitar and keyboard connections. As such, various instruments that are typically used during a band recording session are supported. In addition, the device is equipped with two high sound quality condenser microphones that were developed using the technologies that Tascam has fostered through their work with handy recorders. Users can easily engage in music production without having to prepare external microphones, anytime, anywhere, with the DP-03SD.

Each track is equipped with level faders, pan knobs, and a controller for sending reverb effects. Independent EQ-specific knobs enable users to perform a mix down intuitively. Utilizing mastering effects will result in the creation of a professional quality master track, all with the DP-03SD alone.

Tascam DP-03SD Features

  • Built-in Microphones and Versatile Inputs for Multi-track Recording
  • Professional-grade Recording Technologies
  • Flexible Editing Functions for the Perfection
  • Optional foot switch remote control
  • DP-03SD 8-Track Digital Portastudio1
  • AC adapter1
  • 4GB SD card1
  • Warranty card1
  • Owner's manual1
  • Recording MediaSD (512MB to 2GB) / SDHC card (4GB to 32GB)
  • File SystemSD card: FAT16 / SDHC card: FAT32
  • Input A-H
    • XLR
      • Connector: XLR-3-31 (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD), Balanced
      • Input impedance: 2.4kΩ
      • Nominal input level: –14dBu
      • Maximum input level: +2dBu
    • TRS
      • Connector 1/4" (6.3mm): TRS phone jack, Balanced
      • Input impedance: 22kΩ or more / 1MΩ (when INPUT H, GUITAR selected)
      • Nominal input level: +4dBu
      • Maximum input level: +20dBu
  • Stereo Out
    • Connector: RCA pin-jack, Unbalanced
    • Output impedance: 200Ω
    • Nominal output level: –10dBV
    • Maximum output level: +6dBV
  • Effect Sends
    • Connector: 1/4" (6.3mm) TS phone jack, Unbalanced
    • Output impedance: 200Ω
    • Nominal output level: –10dBV
    • Maximum output level: +6dBV
  • Monitor Out
    • Connector: 1/4" (6.3mm) TRS phone jack, Balanced
    • Output impedance: 200Ω
    • Nominal output level: –2dBu
    • Maximum output level: +14dBu
  • Phones
    • Connector: 1/4" (6.3mm) stereo phone jack
    • Maximum output level: 70mW + 70mW (THD+N 0.1% or less, 32Ω loaded)
  • USB
    • Connector: USB Mini-B type 4-pin
    • Format:
    • USB2.0 High-Speed mass-storage class
  • Remote
    • Connector: 2.5mm TRS jack
  • PowerDedicated AC adapter (PS-1220E or GPE248-120200-Z, included)
  • Power consumption12W (when phantom power supplying)
  • Dimensions (W × H × D)20.2 × 4.1 × 13.4 inches (514 × 100.4 × 336.9 mm)
  • Weight13.67 lbs (6.2 kg)

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