[bct] Re: Recommendations for a usable multitrack recorder.

  • From: "Neal Ewers" <neal.ewers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2006 15:57:03 -0600

Hi, I didn't know about this one.  Thanks for bringing it up.  For
people on the list, I have pasted some information below.
 It sells for a bit over $600 but can be gotten for around $450.

Tascam DP01FX description:
Twenty-five years after the introduction of the first Portastudio, the
new DP-01FX 8-track Digital Portastudio makes hard disk recording
affordable and
simple enough for all musicians. Continuing TASCAM's "Capture Your Art"
campaign of making recording approachable to all musicians, the DP-01FX
the one-knob-per-function design that has made TASCAM cassette
Portastudios the choice of thousands of musicians.
list of 17 items
. 8-track recording at uncompressed CD quality into a built-in 40GB hard
. 2-track simultaneous recording
. Dedicated stereo mixdown track
. Dedicated controls on each channel for volume, pan, EFX send, EQ high
& EQ low
. Two-band semi-parametric EQ per track
. Two 1/4 " TRS mic/line inputs
. Two phantom powered XLR microphone inputs (DP-01FX only)
. Guitar level input
. Built-in reverb processor (DP-01FX only)
. Built-in insert effects processor (DP-01FX only)
. Effects send and stereo return
. RCA line output
. S/PDIF digital optical output
. Headphone output w/level control
. MIDI Timecode Output
. USB 2.0 port for computer backup
. Track editing: copy, paste, move, erase, silence

-----Original Message-----
From: blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Frank Lizarde
Sent: Friday, March 03, 2006 3:27 PM
To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [bct] Re: Recommendations for a usable multitrack recorder.

What kind of multi tracking will you be doing?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Schucker" <gwynn@xxxxxxx>
To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, March 03, 2006 1:16 PM
Subject: [bct] Recommendations for a usable multitrack recorder.

> OK, now that I've introduced myself, here's one of the big questions I

> wanted to ask, aside from podcasting and all that good stuff.  I'm 
> looking for a usable multitrack recorder ,and I was hoping some people

> here had recommendations.  I know the big thing is recording with 
> computers these days, but mine is too noisy to do that.  Not to 
> mention, the software is actually more expensive than some multitrack 
> recorders, and you also lose portability.
> So far I've been looking at the Tascam DP01FX:
> http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Guitar/Recording/Gear?sku=24110
> 7
> It supposedly has a one function per knob design, and though it has 
> menus, apparently you can do a lot of things without them.  Plus, you 
> can send stuff to the computer, so I could edit it with GoldWave or 
> whatever.  I'll happily listen to any suggestions, if people can find 
> ways of solving my computer noise issue I'll consider that too.  But 
> I'm sort of thinking a multitrack recorder might be the way to go.
> Part of this is the portability, as I said.  I have a Sony MZRH910 
> minidisc recorder, and I like being able to just hook it up and 
> record. So I'm thinking a multitrack recorder would have similar 
> advantages. Hopefully, somebody has some suggestions, heh.

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