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Tascam DP-03SD Digital Portastudio Recorder, New

A killer value, the DP-03SD has all the features of Tascam's original DP03 Portastudio, minus the CD drive. Record 8 tracks to SD Card and transfer via USB! Rate and review this product
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Record in Stereo, Layer 8 Tracks, and Save to an SD Card!

Ultra-portable and versatile, the Tascam DP-03SD digital 8-track Portastudio recorder covers all the pocket-recording bases. Two XLR microphone inputs, built-in stereo condenser microphones, SD card media, USB connectivity, effects processing and intuitive controls make recording anything, anywhere, a piece of cake.

Record and Share Your Music

Tascam's 8-track digital recorder captures CD-quality music to SD/SDHC cards -- a convenient, affordable option for musicians, media hoarders, and recording enthusiasts alike. Making the DP-03SD useable right out of the box, it comes with a 2 GB card.

Once you've figured out what you want to record, point the DP-03SD's stereo pair of built-in condenser mics toward your sound source, and you're ready to go during live performances, practice time, or songwriting sessions. When you want to do some serious recording, whip out your more expensive external microphones and connect them to the DP-03SD's XLR microphone inputs with phantom power.

Eight Tracks of Fun

With the DP-03SD, you can easily record two tracks at a time until you fill up all eight slots. Use the built-in tuner and metronome to record your tracks just right, and then edit them with standard commands such as Copy/Paste, Silence, Clone Track, and Undo. Moreover, you can bounce all eight tracks down to one or two, or even import a recording via USB.

The compact digital recorder has 1/4-inch stereo line inputs, a switchable instrument-level input for recording a guitar or bass without a direct box, and an optional three-button footswitch (RC-3F) for control and punch-in operations.

Multi-Effects at Your Fingertips

Record, mix, and master, all on the DP-03SD. Each of the eight tracks has its own send to a stereo reverb processor, as well as two-band shelving EQ, taking care of the essentials. After you tweak your mix with the 45 mm faders, pan knobs, reverb, and EQ, you can record it to the dedicated stereo master track, which you can process with mastering effects like EQ and limiting. When you're ready to finalize your work, transfer your mix to a computer over USB 2.0, or through an SD card.

Features:

- 8-track digital compact recorder with microphones, effects, editing and more
- Conveniently records to SD/SDHC Card media -- a 2 GB SD card is included
- Built-in stereo condenser microphones for quick setup and instant recording
- Two XLR microphone inputs with phantom power for connecting your favorite external mics
- 1/4" Stereo line inputs and switchable instrument-level input for guitar/bass direct recording
- Multi-band mastering effects such as EQ and limiting
- 2-band EQ per track
- Internal reverb processor with dedicated send per track
- Built-in chromatic tuner and metronome for precision recording
- Track editing, auto-punch, and bounce features
- Optional RC-3F footswitch offers three switches for punch-in and transport operation
- Compact (11.4" [W] x 2.1" [H] x 8.2" [D]) and lightweight (4 lbs.)

With built-in microphones, XLR mic inputs, editing tools, effects, mastering and more, the DP-03SD offers everything you need to record and save your music, all in a compact box.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Tascam products.
- Dimensions: (W x H x D) 11.4 x 2.1 x 8.2"
- Weight: 4 lbs
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
with 32GB microSDHC Card
Shipping Weight: 6 lbs
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 17 x 11 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): DP-03SD
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 323-727-7617

Tascam DP-03SD Digital Portastudio

The DP-03SD is an affordable way to get into Tascam's famed Portastudio system 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, and mastering, the DP-03SD 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 WAV file through USB. 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.

Tascam's DP-03SD is the simplest, best-sounding way to share your music with the world.

Features:

- 8-track Digital Portastudio
- Records to SD/SDHC Card media
- Import WAV files from USB
- Built-in stereo condenser microphone
- Two XLR microphone inputs with phantom power
- 1/4" stereo line inputs
- Switchable instrument-level input for guitar/bass direct recording
- Multi-band mastering effects
- 2-band EQ per track
- Internal reverb processor with dedicated send per track
- Chromatic Tuner and Metronome
- Track editing, auto punch and bounce features
- Optional RC-3F footswitch offers three switches for punch-in and transport operation
- Compact and lightweight
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