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FDP Forum / Home Recording Forum / NDRD: Tascam DP24SD


Robbinsville, NJ

what do you mean the bass is too loud?
Mar 13th, 2017 01:05 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Ok, little over a month since I received my
DP24D. For some reason, it was on the 'Stupid-
Deal-of-the-day' on our portal website Musician's Friend, for $300 !!!!!!

I had been using an Akai DP16 for umpteen years,
and it was great. But the Tascam seems a huge
jump ahead in clarity and transparency of
recording, plus I can easily transfer wav files
to/from PC using the SD card, a huge convenience.

Anyone else loving this machine?

oldFartBassPlayer Walt

(This message was last edited by wborys at 03:07 PM, Mar 13th, 2017)

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Mar 13th, 2017 01:16 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I never made it to the digital portastudios. I had the first cassette 4 track which I paid over a grand for around 1979. Then I got the Tascam 8 track cassette in the early 90's. I think that was close to grand too. Amazing how cheap and more functional these things are these days.



Mar 13th, 2017 02:24 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I would have bought a DP24 by now, but Tascam stopped offering it.

The DP24SD does NOT have:
1) A CD drive/burner (which I could live without, and
2) A MIDI port to sync up a drum machine.

Why on God's green earth third rock from the sun Tascam omitted these two things (especially the MIDI) when they already had the design is beyond me.

In fact, Tascam does not offer a "porta studio" any more with these two things.

But if you can live with what the DP24SD offers, IMO it's an unbelievable deal.

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