Tascam DP-03 - Digital Portastudio with Pro Audio DVD Video Tutorial

Tascam DP-03 - Digital Portastudio with Pro Audio DVD Video Tutorial

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The Tascam Portastudio is the best of its kind, and records 8 Tracks onto a 40 GB hard drive and this tutorial video teaches not only how to use it but some excellent general rules of recording music. Get it today at UniqueSquared.
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Description Compact Design

Perfect for use in studios or in the field, the Portastudio has a compact and lightweight design so you can take it anywhere.

8 Tracks

The recorder can capture up to 8 CD-quality tracks. It captures to tracks 2 at a time until all 8 are filled.

SD/SDHC Capture

Audio is recorded to widely-available SD/SDHC memory cards. A 2GB card is included so you can get started right away.

Onboard Mics

A pair of stereo condenser mics are built into the front panel so you can capture live performances, rehearsals, and ideas without connecting additional equipment.

XLR Inputs

A pair of XLR inputs with mic preamps and 48V phantom power allow you to connect your favorite external microphones.

1/4" Inputs

A pair of 1/4" line inputs are provided, which can be switched to instrument level, allowing you to connect an electric guitar or bass without a direct box.

RCA Line Output

A stereo RCA line output lets you connect to additional mixers, recorders, and other devices.

Headphone Jack

A standard 3.5mm stereo headphone jack lets you listen to your audio on-the-fly.

Tuner and Metronome

The built-in chromatic tuner and metronome keep you in tune and on tempo. Each function has its own dedicated button for quick access.

Editing

Built-in editing features allow you to copy/paste, silence, clone tracks, and undo. You can also bounce all 8 tracks down to 1 or 2 tracks. A dedicated stereo master track is also provided.

Effects and Processing

Each track has its own send to a stereo reverb processor, plus a 2-band shelving EQ. Audio limiting is also available.

Physical Controls

The 45mm faders and dedicated pan knobs give you tactile control over your audio.

CD Burner

The built-in CD burner allows you to burn your completed tracks directly to a CD without the need for additional equipment. You can also import a recording via CD.

USB Connection

The USB 2.0 connector makes it easy to transfer your creations to a computer. You can also import recordings via USB.

Optional Footswitch

A 3-button footswitch (sold separately) allows convenient control and punch in.

The Tascam DP-03 DVD Tutorial is designed to be more than just a complete guide to using the DP-03: it teaches basic recording techniques to musicians getting their first start in recording.

While the DP-03 is a powerful easy to use portable Recording Studio, there are still many functions that may be difficult for beginners to learn. This DVD has been designed to walk you through an entire recording session. From setting up microphones to using reverb and EQ to shape your mix, Host David Wills (Michael Jacksom/Phil Collins) teaches you all the tips to get the most out of your new DP-03.

From basic recording to advanced subjects like importing drum loops, USB transfers and CD burning, this is the must have companion to your DP-03.

SKU TAS-DP03-KIT01
MPN DP03-KIT01
Features

The DP-03 is the latest Portastudio in TASCAM’s 37-year progression of making recording simple and affordable for musicians. The 8-track digital recorder captures your music at CD quality to affordable SD/SDHC cards, and a 2GB card is included with the recorder. With built-in microphones, effects, mastering and CD burning, the DP-03 provides everything musicians need to record and share their music.

A pair of stereo condenser microphones is built into the front panel of the DP-03, helpful for capturing a rehearsal, live performance or songwriting ideas. Also included are a pair of high-quality XLR microphone preamps with phantom power for condenser microphones. 1/4” line inputs are also available, and an instrument-level switch allows you to record a guitar or bass without a direct box. A three-button footswitch, the RC-3F, is available for control and punch in.

Routing the inputs to one of the eight tracks is simple, and you can record two at a time until you fill up all eight. A tuner and metronome are built-in for tight-sounding tracks, each with its own dedicated button for quick access. Track can be edited with commands like copy/paste, silence, clone track and undo. Bouncing is also available, even bouncing all eight tracks down to one or two. There’s even the option to import a recording through USB or audio CD.

Each track has its own send to a stereo reverb processor as well as two-band shelving EQ. Once you’ve perfected your mix with the 45mm faders, pan knobs, reverb and EQ, record it to the dedicated stereo master track. Your mix can be processed with mastering effects like EQ and limiting for a tight, modern sound. When you’re satisfied, transfer your mix to a computer over USB 2.0 or burn an audio CD.

ProAudioDVD Tascam DP-03 DVD Video Training Tutorial Features: INTRODUCTION
  • Welcome
  • Features
  • Front Panel Overview
  • Connections
  • Playing the Demo Song
  • Formatting the SD Card
YOUR FIRST RECORDING
  • What is Multitracking?
  • Creating a Song
  • Assigning Inputs
  • Setting Levels
  • Recording an Acoustic Guitar
  • Overdubbing
  • Overdubbing a Bass Guitar
  • Overdubbing a Vocal
  • Playback and Mixing
  • Punch Ins
  • Perform a Punch
  • Locate Points
  • Repeat Function
  • Bouncing
EDITING TRACKS
  • Editing Overview
  • Edit Types
  • Setting In and Out Points
  • Setting To point
  • Undo/History
MIXING
  • Mixing Overview
  • Mute function
  • EQ
  • Loop effect
  • Effect sends
  • Mixing down your Song
  • Mastering
TRANSFERRING TRACKS
  • Exporting Tracks
  • Connecting a Computer
  • Importing Tracks
  • Burning CDs
  • Backing up
GRADUATION
  • Additional Screens/Functions
Specifications
Tascam DP-03 Specifications:
Recording Media
SD/SDHC Cards (512MB - 32GB)
File System
MTR Partition: TASCAM Original FAT Partition: FAT32
Number of Tracks
8
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Distortion
0.01% or Less
Signal to Noise Ratio
90dB or More
CD Burning Capabilities
Yes, Tray-Loading Drive
Microphone
2 x Built-In Omnidirectional Condenser Microphones, Stereo Recording
Connectors
2 x XLR Inputs 2 x 1/4" Inputs 2 x RCA Line Outputs (L/R) 1 x 3.5mm Headphone Jack 1 x USB 2.0 Mini-B Connector 1 x 2.5mm Remote Connector 1 x Power Input
Power
AC Input: 100-240VAC, 1.0A DC Output: +12VDC, 2.5A Consumption: 10W
Operating Temperature
41 to 95°F (5 to 35°C)
Dimensions (WxHxD)
11.42 x 2.13 x 8.16" (290 x 54 x 207mm) (Without Projections)
Weight
3.97 lbs (1.8kg) (Without AC Adapter)
Media Details
Tascam DP-03 Overview - PRESS PLAY
System Requirements
Tascam DP-03 System Requirements:
Windows
Pentium 300MHz or Faster 128MB RAM or Higher USB Port (USB 2.0 Recommended) Windows 7, Vista, or XP
Mac
PowerPC, iMac, G3, G4 266MHz or Faster 64MB or More USB Port (USB 2.0 Recommended) Mac OS X 10.2 or Later
Package Contents
  • (1) Tascam DP-03
  • (1) USA Power Plug
  • [100-240V 50/60Hz]
  • (1) 2GB SD Card (Installed)
  • (1) Limited Warranty
  • (1) User Manual
  • (1) Tascam DP-03 DVD Video Training Tutorial
Warranty Details Warranty Information
Product: Period:
Tascam DP-03 1 Year
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Description

Description Compact Design

Perfect for use in studios or in the field, the Portastudio has a compact and lightweight design so you can take it anywhere.

8 Tracks

The recorder can capture up to 8 CD-quality tracks. It captures to tracks 2 at a time until all 8 are filled.

SD/SDHC Capture

Audio is recorded to widely-available SD/SDHC memory cards. A 2GB card is included so you can get started right away.

Onboard Mics

A pair of stereo condenser mics are built into the front panel so you can capture live performances, rehearsals, and ideas without connecting additional equipment.

XLR Inputs

A pair of XLR inputs with mic preamps and 48V phantom power allow you to connect your favorite external microphones.

1/4" Inputs

A pair of 1/4" line inputs are provided, which can be switched to instrument level, allowing you to connect an electric guitar or bass without a direct box.

RCA Line Output

A stereo RCA line output lets you connect to additional mixers, recorders, and other devices.

Headphone Jack

A standard 3.5mm stereo headphone jack lets you listen to your audio on-the-fly.

Tuner and Metronome

The built-in chromatic tuner and metronome keep you in tune and on tempo. Each function has its own dedicated button for quick access.

Editing

Built-in editing features allow you to copy/paste, silence, clone tracks, and undo. You can also bounce all 8 tracks down to 1 or 2 tracks. A dedicated stereo master track is also provided.

Effects and Processing

Each track has its own send to a stereo reverb processor, plus a 2-band shelving EQ. Audio limiting is also available.

Physical Controls

The 45mm faders and dedicated pan knobs give you tactile control over your audio.

CD Burner

The built-in CD burner allows you to burn your completed tracks directly to a CD without the need for additional equipment. You can also import a recording via CD.

USB Connection

The USB 2.0 connector makes it easy to transfer your creations to a computer. You can also import recordings via USB.

Optional Footswitch

A 3-button footswitch (sold separately) allows convenient control and punch in.

The Tascam DP-03 DVD Tutorial is designed to be more than just a complete guide to using the DP-03: it teaches basic recording techniques to musicians getting their first start in recording.

While the DP-03 is a powerful easy to use portable Recording Studio, there are still many functions that may be difficult for beginners to learn. This DVD has been designed to walk you through an entire recording session. From setting up microphones to using reverb and EQ to shape your mix, Host David Wills (Michael Jacksom/Phil Collins) teaches you all the tips to get the most out of your new DP-03.

From basic recording to advanced subjects like importing drum loops, USB transfers and CD burning, this is the must have companion to your DP-03.

SKU TAS-DP03-KIT01
MPN DP03-KIT01

Features

Features

The DP-03 is the latest Portastudio in TASCAM’s 37-year progression of making recording simple and affordable for musicians. The 8-track digital recorder captures your music at CD quality to affordable SD/SDHC cards, and a 2GB card is included with the recorder. With built-in microphones, effects, mastering and CD burning, the DP-03 provides everything musicians need to record and share their music.

A pair of stereo condenser microphones is built into the front panel of the DP-03, helpful for capturing a rehearsal, live performance or songwriting ideas. Also included are a pair of high-quality XLR microphone preamps with phantom power for condenser microphones. 1/4” line inputs are also available, and an instrument-level switch allows you to record a guitar or bass without a direct box. A three-button footswitch, the RC-3F, is available for control and punch in.

Routing the inputs to one of the eight tracks is simple, and you can record two at a time until you fill up all eight. A tuner and metronome are built-in for tight-sounding tracks, each with its own dedicated button for quick access. Track can be edited with commands like copy/paste, silence, clone track and undo. Bouncing is also available, even bouncing all eight tracks down to one or two. There’s even the option to import a recording through USB or audio CD.

Each track has its own send to a stereo reverb processor as well as two-band shelving EQ. Once you’ve perfected your mix with the 45mm faders, pan knobs, reverb and EQ, record it to the dedicated stereo master track. Your mix can be processed with mastering effects like EQ and limiting for a tight, modern sound. When you’re satisfied, transfer your mix to a computer over USB 2.0 or burn an audio CD.

ProAudioDVD Tascam DP-03 DVD Video Training Tutorial Features: INTRODUCTION
  • Welcome
  • Features
  • Front Panel Overview
  • Connections
  • Playing the Demo Song
  • Formatting the SD Card
YOUR FIRST RECORDING
  • What is Multitracking?
  • Creating a Song
  • Assigning Inputs
  • Setting Levels
  • Recording an Acoustic Guitar
  • Overdubbing
  • Overdubbing a Bass Guitar
  • Overdubbing a Vocal
  • Playback and Mixing
  • Punch Ins
  • Perform a Punch
  • Locate Points
  • Repeat Function
  • Bouncing
EDITING TRACKS
  • Editing Overview
  • Edit Types
  • Setting In and Out Points
  • Setting To point
  • Undo/History
MIXING
  • Mixing Overview
  • Mute function
  • EQ
  • Loop effect
  • Effect sends
  • Mixing down your Song
  • Mastering
TRANSFERRING TRACKS
  • Exporting Tracks
  • Connecting a Computer
  • Importing Tracks
  • Burning CDs
  • Backing up
GRADUATION
  • Additional Screens/Functions

Specs

Specifications
Tascam DP-03 Specifications:
Recording Media
SD/SDHC Cards (512MB - 32GB)
File System
MTR Partition: TASCAM Original FAT Partition: FAT32
Number of Tracks
8
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Distortion
0.01% or Less
Signal to Noise Ratio
90dB or More
CD Burning Capabilities
Yes, Tray-Loading Drive
Microphone
2 x Built-In Omnidirectional Condenser Microphones, Stereo Recording
Connectors
2 x XLR Inputs 2 x 1/4" Inputs 2 x RCA Line Outputs (L/R) 1 x 3.5mm Headphone Jack 1 x USB 2.0 Mini-B Connector 1 x 2.5mm Remote Connector 1 x Power Input
Power
AC Input: 100-240VAC, 1.0A DC Output: +12VDC, 2.5A Consumption: 10W
Operating Temperature
41 to 95°F (5 to 35°C)
Dimensions (WxHxD)
11.42 x 2.13 x 8.16" (290 x 54 x 207mm) (Without Projections)
Weight
3.97 lbs (1.8kg) (Without AC Adapter)

Media

Media Details
Tascam DP-03 Overview - PRESS PLAY

Sys Req.

System Requirements
Tascam DP-03 System Requirements:
Windows
Pentium 300MHz or Faster 128MB RAM or Higher USB Port (USB 2.0 Recommended) Windows 7, Vista, or XP
Mac
PowerPC, iMac, G3, G4 266MHz or Faster 64MB or More USB Port (USB 2.0 Recommended) Mac OS X 10.2 or Later

Contents

Package Contents
  • (1) Tascam DP-03
  • (1) USA Power Plug
  • [100-240V 50/60Hz]
  • (1) 2GB SD Card (Installed)
  • (1) Limited Warranty
  • (1) User Manual
  • (1) Tascam DP-03 DVD Video Training Tutorial

Warranty

Warranty Details Warranty Information
Product: Period:
Tascam DP-03 1 Year

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