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Tascam

DP-006

Tascam DP-006 Portable 6 Track Digital Portastudio

Product Information:

Battery Powered Compact Multi-Track Recorder
Song ideas can happen anywhere and with the DP-006 and the DP-008EX you're ready. Jot down all of the key components to your songs using these professional sounding multi-track recorders. Be ready wherever creativity strikes. For elongated battery life these models can connect directly to TASCAM's external battery pack (BP-6AA) via USB. 

Built-In High-Quality Stereo Condenser Microphones – For Easy On-the-Spot Recording
The DP-006 and the DP-008EX are built with two condenser microphones directly in the front of the units. Record vocals or acoustic guitar anytime without the need for extra equipment or set-up time. TASCAM held many evaluation tests to secure the best sounding microphones and structures. Modeled after the top-selling DR series microphones, you can be assured you're receiving top-quality, Moreover the DP-006 was designed with a tripod mount for versatile set-up and placement. 

Simple and Easy-to-Use Interface – Designed Like an Analog Cassette MTR
Both models are optimally designed for on-the-spot recording. No unnecessary features were included that might complicate the recording to ensure easy functionality. Designed with Analog functionality and dedicated control knobs these POCKETSTUDIOs are the simplest to use songwriting scratchpads on the market.
Ultra Light Weight Design – Carry It With You Everywhere In Your Gig-Bag
The DP-006 and the DP-008EX both feature ultra light-weight designs to ensure portability. The DP-006 is 360g, and the DP-008EX is 610g. (Without AA batteries)
Chromatic Tuner and Metronome Included
Both models include a fully functioning chromatic tuner and a metronome.
Two Analog Inputs for External Microphones and Electric/Acoustic Guitar, etc.
Both models have two input terminals by phone-jack, these terminals provide to connect an external microphone, an electric-acoustic guitar and a line-level device like a synthesizer. If you prepare any conversion cable, a tablet device like a iPad will be able to connect. (Conversion cable is not included)

Great Flexibility for Post-Production To TOP

Record to SD/SDHC Card (up to 32GB), High-Speed Data Transfer via USB2.0
Both models record to widely available SD/SDHC card media (2GB card included). In addition, both models can 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 correspondence with DAWs.

Quickly Fix/Re-record Tracks with the UNDO/REDO Function for Worry-Free Recording
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 capture by the DP-006 or 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.
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 capture by the DP-006 or 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.
Track Edit Function (CUT, CLEAN TRACK, etc)
Both models provide editing features.
DP-006: Clone track, Clean out, Silence, Cut, Open
DP-008EX: Copy paste, Copy insert, Move paste, Move insert, Open, Cut, Silence, Clone track, Clean out
 

Specifications:

 

  • Eight mono tracks
  • CD-quality recording (16bit/44.1kHz)
  • Two tracks simultaneous recording/ eight tracks simultaneous playback
  • Dedicated stereo master track available
  • Record to SD/SDHC card (Up to 32GB)
  • 2 Built-in omni-directional condenser microphones
  • Microphone sensitivity can be selected from 2-positions (Low/High)
  • Two TS 1/4" or XLR mic/line inputs
  • INPUT A can connect high-impedance instrument directly (Like an electric-guitar)
  • Phantom power supply
  • Independent LEVEL/PAN/Reverb SEND knobs for each track
  • Two RCA unbalanced line inputs
  • 20mW/ch headphone output
  • Footswitch ready with polarity switching (Notice: can't use RC-3F)
  • 128x64 dot-matrix LCD with backlight
  • Four AA batteries operation up to 6.5 hours (When recording, using the eneloop battery)
  • Insert effects for input channels (2-band shelving EQ, compressor, exciter, de-esser)
  • Mastering effects (2-band shelving EQ, multi-band compressor, normalize)
  • Auto analysis mastering function
  • 2-band shelving EQ for each track
  • Reverb effects (Hall1/2,Room,Studio,Plate1/2)
  • Optional AC adapter ready (TASCAM PS-P520)
  • Can connect an external battery pack (TASCAM BP-6AA)
  • Direct locate function by jog-wheel
  • Repeat playback between IN/OUT point
  • Track edit functions(COPY PASTE, COPY INSERT, MOVE PASTE, MOVE INSERT, OPEN, CUT, SILENCE, CLONE TRACK, CLEAN OUT)
  • Bounce function allows recording of more six tracks
  • UNDO/REDO(UNDO HISTORY) function
  • Chromatic tuner and metronome included
  • High-speed data transfer by USB2.0 connection
  • Backup and restore songs
  • File import/export by Wav format (mono/stereo)
  • Export stereo master file as stereo wav format
  • 2GB SD card included

 

  DP-008EX DP-006
Recording media SD card(512MB-2GB), SDHC card(4GB-32GB)
File system TASCAM original (MTR partition)
FAT32 (FAT partition)
INPUT A/B  
XLR  
Connectors XLR-3-31(1:GND, 2:HOT, 3:COLD), BALANCED -
Input impedance 2.4kohms -
Nominal input level -8dBu -
Maximum input level +8dBu -
1/4" TS-jack  
Connectors 6.3mm(1/4") TS-jack, UNBALANCED
Input impedance 10kohms or more(INPUT A:MIC/LINE),
1MΩ(INPUT A:GUITAR)
Nominal input level -10dBV
Maximum input level +6dBV
Headroom 16dB
Built-in microphones Omni-directional condenser microphone x 2
LINE OUT  
Connectors RCA pin-jack 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack
Nominal output level -10dBV -16dBV
Maximum output level +6dBV 0dBV
PHONES  
Connectors 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack
Maximum output level 20mW+20mW or more
(THD+N less than 0.1%, 32ohms loaded)
15mW+15mW
(THD+N less than 0.1%, 32ohms loaded)
USB  
Connectors USB Mini-B type 4-pin
Format USB2.0 HIGH SPEED mass storage class
Continuous battery operation time  
Alkaline battery (EVOLTA) About 5.5H (Using line input/recording)
About 6H (Using headphone/playback)
About 8H (Using line input/recording)
About 8.5H (Using headphone/playback)
Nickel-metal battery (eneloop) About 6.5H (Using line input/recording)
About 7H (Using headphone/playback)
About 9H (Using line input/recording)
About 9.5H (Using headphone/playback)
Power Four AA batteries (Alkaline or nickel-metal battery)
AC adapter (TASCAM PS-P520, sold separately)
Power consumption 2.4W(Maximum) 1W(Maximum)
Dimensions 221(W)×44.3(H)×126.5(D)mm 155(W)×41.5(H)×107(D)mm
Weight 610g(Without batteries) 360g(Without batteries)
Operating temperature 5-35˚C
Backup memory In the PREFERENCE, contents of "Repeat Int", "Auto Power Save", "Contrast", "Back Light" and "FootSW Polarity". Contents of INPUT SETTING(Without EQ) In the PREFERENCE, contents of "Repeat Int", "Auto Pwr Save" and "Contrast"
Accessories 2GB SD card, AA battery x4, USB cable (80cm), Warranty card, Owner's manual

 

Operating system requirements
Windows  
OS Windows XP,Windows Vista,Windows 7,Windows 8
Macintosh  
OS Mac OS X Jaguar (V10.2),Mac OS X Panther (V10.3),Mac OS X Tiger (V10.4),Mac OS X Leopard (V10.5),Mac OS X Snow Leopard(V10.6.8),OS X Lion(V10.7),OS X Mountain Lion(V10.8)

 

Audio performance
Frequency response 20Hz to 20kHz (+1/-3dB, INPUT (MIC/LINE) to LINE OUT)
Distortion Less than 0.05% (INPUT (LINE) to LINE OUT)
S/N ratio More than 81dB (INPUT (MIC/LINE) to LINE OUT)