Tascam Now Shipping DP-02 & DP-02 CF Portastudios
Tascam has released two new digital Portastudios, the DP-02 and the DP-02 CF. The new Portastudios have been updated with a new design, new effects, and a new display.
The DP-02 records to a 40GB hard drive instead of compact flash, and includes a multi-effect processor, stereo reverb and CD burner for CD masters and song backup. Both units feature a Portastudio-style interface so that musicians can mix with knobs instead of digging through menus. The DP-02CF includes a 1GB card as a pre-holiday premium.
â€¢ Two XLR mic/line inputs with phantom power for condenser microphones
â€¢ Eight-track recording at uncompressed 44.1k/16-bit audio quality
â€¢ Portastudio-based interface with volume fader, pan, effect send, high and low EQ controls per channel
â€¢ EQ frequency button to access high and low EQ shelf frequencies
â€¢ USB 2.0 interface for transferring tracks, mixes and backup files to a computer
â€¢ Dedicated stereo master track for mixdown
â€¢ Internal metronome and bar/beat display for song position
â€¢ Headphone output
â€¢ Stereo line outputs on RCA analog and S/PDIF optical digital connectors
â€¢ 1GB Compact Flash card included as a launch promotion (DP-02CF only)
â€¢ 40GB internal hard drive (DP-02 only)
â€¢ Multi-effects processor with guitar, bass, vocal and drum programs featuring a new tube overdrive effect (DP-02 only)
â€¢ Stereo reverb processor with send/return controls for multichannel mixing (DP-02 only)
â€¢ Built-in chromatic tuner (DP-02 only)
â€¢ Built -in CD-RW burner for CD mastering and song backup (DP-02 only)
The Tascam DP-02 and the DP-02 CF Portastudios cost $799.99 and $499.99 respectively, and are available now. More information on the Tascam DP-02 and the DP-02 CF Portastudios.