The Tascam DP-008EX 8-Track Digital Portastudio Recorder is the perfect "Music Sketch Pad" with built-in microphones for ultra-portable multi-track recording anywhere. An excellent tool for songwriters and bands wanting to easily record ideas.
Song ideas can happen anywhere. With the DP-008EX, you'll be ready. Jot down ideas for your songs using these professional sounding multi-track recorders. For extra battery life, you can add TASCAM's BP-6AA external battery pack.
Built-In High-Quality Stereo Condenser Microphones – For Easy On-the-Spot Recording
The DP-008EX has two condenser microphones built into the front of the units. Record vocals or acoustic guitar anytime without the need for extra equipment or set-up time. TASCAM carefully chose the best sounding microphones for our recorders. Modeled after the top-selling DR series microphones, you can be assured high-quality sound.
Simple, Easy-to-Use Interface – Designed Like an Analog Cassette MTR
No unnecessary features were included that might complicate the recording to ensure easy functionality, and dedicated knobs make recording faster than digging through menus. Designed with Portastudio functionality, these POCKETSTUDIOs are the easiest songwriting scratchpads you can buy.
Ultra Light Weight Design – Carry It With You Everywhere
The DP-008EX features an ultra light-weight design to ensure portability - 21.5 oz. (without AA batteries)
Tuner and Metronome Included
Includes a fully functioning chromatic tuner and a metronome.
Two Analog Inputs for External Microphones and Electric/Acoustic Guitar
Two inputs with 1/4" jacks, these terminals provide to connect an external microphone, an electric-acoustic guitar and a line-level device like a synthesizer. Cables sold seperately allow you to connect an iPad or other sound device.
Record to SD/SDHC Card (up to 32GB) With High-Speed Data Transfer via USB2.0
Record to widely available SD/SDHC card media (4GB card included). In addition, 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 units at any point in the recording process. Files can be used in DAW software for further editing and production.
Quickly Fix/Re-record Tracks with the UNDO/REDO Function
Fix performance errors using the Undo and Redo functions. Instant Undo frees you to try new ideas without worrying about erasing your last take.
File Import and Export by Wav Format
Both models supported file import/export by Wav format. Also, mono file and stereo file are available. This feature offers various advantages. For example, at first, you import an instrumental song which created by a DAW. Then, your ideas are captured by the DP-008EX. After recording, these ideas can export from a DP, you can be editing and mixing raw song data and recorded data on your DAW.