Tascam 32-Track Digital Portastudio

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32-Track Digital Portastudio

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32-Track Digital Portastudio
32-Track Digital Portastudio
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TASCAM's DP-32SD Digital Portastudio records an unmatched 32 tracks to solid-state media. Up to eight tracks can be recorded at a time through its combination XLR and 1⁄4" combo jacks. Input processing like compression and limiting are available during recording, as well as guitar amp simulation and multi-effects for use with the instrument-level input. A color LCD and channel strip knobs make mixing fast and creative. With its great sound, powerful features and easy operation, the DP-32SD is TASCAM's biggest Portastudio yet.


MAIN FEATURES:

Twelve Mono and Twelve Stereo Tracks
The DP-32 has 12 selectable tracks between MONO or STEREO. Use a STEREO track for recording synthesizer, or set the track to MONO when recording guitar or vocal. Not only that, you can create ideal settings for each track. (set #9 to #12 STEREO, then set #13 to #22 MONO) If all tracks are set to MONO the DP-32 becomes a 20-track multi track recorder.

21 Faders Eliminates Layer Structuring
The DP-32, even with the high number of tracks, is one of the easiest multi-track recorders in the market to use. The The DP-32SD has 20 track-faders and one master fader. You can control any track with ease.

The 3.5" full-color LCD and the self-illuminated buttons increase visibility
The DP-32SD has a 3.5" LCD screen and select self-illuminated buttons, making it easy to view your entire creative process. Some of the illuminated buttons include (SOURCE, SELECT, REC, MUTE).

12 rotary knobs linked to the LCD to help increase easy operation
The DP-24/32 have similarly employed rotary knobs to control qualities such as EQ, Effect Send and other related features.

Utilizing SD/SDHC media ensures confident recording, free from shock due to loud sounds
The DP-32SD uses SD/SDHC media. These cards provide secure shock resistance due to the absence of any moving parts. The file format in the DP-32SD is FAT 16 or 32. You can transfer the recorded files to your computer via USB.

8 XLR/TRS inputs, 8 channel recording, 32 tracks playback
The DP-32SD has 8 XLR-TRS combo inputs. You can record up to eight sources at one time.

INPUT A-H and each track are equipped with 3-band EQ
The equalizer for each track and each input are independent from other effects. Record like any professional studio with EQ for each individual track.

8 dynamics effects, guitar effects and mix-down effects
Use up to 8 dynamics effects at once, one for each input source. For example, utilize the built-in compressor effect for your bass, guitar and drums tracks. In addition, the DP-32SD have multiple guitar and mixing effects.

Built-in Digital Mastering
The DP-32SD is equipped with mastering effects for finished-sounding mixes. There is no need for computers when recording and mixing. The mastering effects section includes a Multi-Band Compressor, EQ, Noise-Shaping Dither, and a Normalize Effects. You can create a high-quality 2-track master file for transfer to your computer to burn a CD or share online.

High-quality, Dependable Hardware


FEATURES AT A GLANCE:

• Simultaneous 32 track playback
• 8 mono tracks + 12 mono/stereo selectable tracks
• Mounted TMSS (TASCAM Multi Stage Sampling rate converter) provides high-quality sampling rate conversion
• Integrated 40-input mixer to mixdown the 32 playback tracks with the 8 inputs or for bouncing
• Simultaneous 8 track recording
• 16 or 24 bit, 44.1 or 48 kHz recording
• 8 XLR/TRS combo connectors
• Phantom power supply for all inputs
• High-impedance input available (INPUT-H)
• Stereo RCA pin-jack output
• 2 effect send outputs (1/4" TS jack)
• 70mW/ch headphone amplifier
• Peak-hold function at a level meter of the LCD
• Sub-frame editing
• Remote connector for optional RC-3F footswitch
• INPUT A-H and each track are equipped with 3-band EQ
• Automatic punch in/out
• Various edit functions(COPY INSERT, COPY PASTE, MOVE INSERT, MOVE PASTE, OPEN, CUT, SILENCE, CLONE TRACK, CLEAN OUT)
• Undo and Redo function with Undo history
• 8 dynamics effects
• Guitar effects
• Mix-down effects
• Mastering Effects
• Track bounce function
• Virtual tracks(8 virtual track per one track)
• Locate mark up to 99 at one song
• File transferring via USB2.0
• Chromatic tuner
• Metronome
• Dedicated AC adapter included(TASCAM PS-1225L)
• 8 mono and 12 mono/stereo selectable tracks
• 21 faders (19 track-faders and one master fader)

ACCESSORIES:
• AC adapter
• 2GB SD card
• Warranty card
• Owner's manual

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Think again 5 of 6 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Abbotsford, British Columbia
You have two sends you can add two external processors . Plus use the guitar effects eg Compressor. this makes mix down a snap. On recording yes there are some drawbacks but I have recorded two albums on my 16 track Love it. If you want all the features for recording go computer and a high price program then open two years being featured to death. If you can't make quality recordings on the SD Its not the machines fault
Posted by Wayne Faulconer on Dec 19, 2018
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Tascam DP-32SD 2 of 2 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   North York (Steeles), Ontario
A really excellent piece of recording hardware,very pleased with this unit-sound quality first rate and fairly easy to figure out all the functions. Uses an SD Card so no worries about a Hard Drive crashing when you're halfway through a recording(yes I've been using the Roland VS-880 since 1996 and have experienced this most unpleasant experience). Like others have said it would be nice if you could use more than one effect at a time but I have so many external effects units that this doesn't really bother me that much.
Posted by Robert Nix on Jul 13, 2017
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Bought it about 1 1/2 years ago 3 of 7 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Burlington, Ontario
After getting about 3/4 of the way through recording my first song, it wont record. I get a message, error writing failed. The manual says to turn it off then on again. If this dosnt work bring it in for repair. I hope its under warranty. The one thing I really hate about it ,is that I have to hit the play button 3-5 times before it works. Unfortunately no one else make a 32 track or higher.
Posted by anonymous on Dec 11, 2016
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Great unit 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Toronto (Bloor St.), Ontario
Bought this a few years ago and still love this unit. Great sound quality,had a clicking sound when tracking in 24 bit but have since have been tracking in 16 bit and the popping/clicking sound has gone away. Like others have said the only fault i find is it really needs more effects sends. Been tracking drums,bass,keys and guitars and i am very impressed with the sound. I would rather be recording than messing with DAW programs.
Posted by Bobby on Nov 29, 2016
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Awesome Recorder, Small Package 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Sydney, Nova Scotia
The only draw back you can use only one effect at a time. You need to able to work with its frame work, more Buss platform would have been nice, but everything Tascam stands for is within.
Posted by Randy on Nov 19, 2016
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Tascam DP 32 4 of 4 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   North Vancouver, British Columbia
I have owned this machine for almost 2 years . I have only one criticism about it. One can use only a single effect at a time. There is provision for reverb(which is really good!) delay, compression and other effects one might expect, however they can not be combined together . I get around this by using the 2 sends(wish there were more.), but then one needs more outboard gear! All that said , this is a wonderful recorder!
Posted by James Wallace on Jan 2, 2016
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Tascam DP 32 4 of 4 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   North Vancouver, British Columbia
This really is a great multi-track recorder! Great sound quality, easy to use (I get bogged down in computer based recording).It has the highest quality built-in effects however I feel its limited in that area. Needs more sends and you can only use ONE effect at a time(don't like that). Great idea using SD cards as memory!!! You can record 20 seperate tracks and if you like send them out through USB2 to Protools or whatever for editing if you want. I highly recommend this wonderful machine. Thank you.
Posted by James Wallace on Dec 3, 2015
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Bought mine a year ago! 3 of 3 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   St. Catharines, Ontario
I bought mine a year ago at a much lower price. Worth it! I've recorded so much with it! I had a Tascam 464 Cassette 4 track so this was a major upgrade! Tascam was able to keep the same sound quality that I loved from my 4 track!
Posted by anonymous on Nov 18, 2015
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