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Tascam DP-008ex Compact 8 Track Recorder Pocketstudio

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Tascam DP-008ex Compact 8 Track Recorder Pocketstudio 

New to Tascam. The DP008ex a compact 8 Track digital multitrack recorder offers professional recording and plentiful features in a compact package. Ultra lightweight in design, battery powered and takes 4 AA batteries with an average operation time of up to 9 hours. You can however connect to an external battery pack ( TASCAM BP-6AA) which can be purchased separately

The DP008ex can record 2 tracks simultaneously and 8 tracks in playback.The DP008ex has 2 built in omnidirectional microphones and sensitivity can be selected from 2 positions, Low/High.

The DP008ex can also transfer data at high speed by a USB2.0 connection, and can backup and restore songs. The perfect 'Music Sketch Pad' for any songwriter....



  DP-008EX DP-006
Recording media SD card(512MB-2GB), SDHC card(4GB-32GB)
File system TASCAM original (MTR partition)
FAT32 (FAT partition)
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), 
Nominal input level -10dBV
Maximum input level +6dBV
Headroom 16dB
Built-in microphones Omni-directional condenser microphone x 2
Connectors RCA pin-jack 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack
Nominal output level -10dBV -16dBV
Maximum output level +6dBV 0dBV
Connectors 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack
Maximum output level 20mW+20mW or more
(THD+N less than 0.1%, 32ohms loaded)
(THD+N less than 0.1%, 32ohms loaded)
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
OS Windows XP,Windows Vista,Windows 7,Windows 8
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)



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