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TASCAM 2488 PortaStudio 24 Track Digital Recording Workstation

TASCAM 2488 PortaStudio 24 Track Digital Recording Workstation

Regular price $599.99 AUD
Regular price Sale price $599.99 AUD
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TASCAM 2488 PortaStudio 24 Track Digital Recording Workstation

The Tascam 2488 was launched exactly 25 years after the original cassette Portastudio and, while the basic concepts of multitrack recording are similar, the detailed operation of the latest model is a revolution in comparison. The 2488 enters the market as the most affordable integrated and transportable 24-track workstation, combining a 24-track hard disk recorder, operating at 24-bit resolution and 44.1kHz sampling rate (although there is a 16-bit mode, if required); a 36-input digital mixer, with four phantom-powered mic/line inputs and four additional mic/line inputs, one of which has a dedicated DI input; versatile built-in effects; and a CD-RW burner. In addition to the 24 real tracks, the system also provides up to 250 virtual tracks to enable multiple takes and comping of vocals. Among the more unusual features for a machine of this type, the 2488 also incorporates a 16-part, 64-voice General MIDI tone generator, complete with an onboard Standard MIDI File player and metronome. This enables MIDI files to be loaded and used as backing tracks. 

The unit can also be used as a live mixer with a host of on-board digital effects. This one is in great condition, all knobs and sliders have been cleaned and all functions tested.

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    • 3-band EQ on 24 channels, 8-inputs, tone generator and stereo bus with high and low sweepable shelving bands and full parametric mid band
    • Three aux sends on all channels except the effects return
    • Loop effect provides reverb, delay, chorus and more on an aux send and return
    • Assignable Guitar multi-effects processor for distortion, chorus, delay, flange and more
    • Up to eight assignable dynamics processors for compression during recording or mixdown
    • Dedicated Stereo Compressor on the stereo output
    • Eight inputs: 4 XLR with phantom power double as 1/4" mic/line inputs, plus four dedicated 1/4" mic/line inputs
    • Twenty 45mm faders including master fader
    • LCD display for viewing meters and edit parameters
    • CD-RW drive to record Red Book CDs, import/export WAV files and backup hard drive
    • 64-voice General MIDI sound module
    • 40 GB hard drive
    • Standard MIDI File player
    • High-speed USB 2.0 jack connects to PC or Mac® for data backup and SMF/WAV file

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    Local Pickup/Click & Collect - 135 New Canterbury Road, Lewisham 2049 

    The item is sold as is - if it is broken or damaged on arrival, we will offer you a return/refund. We cannot accept returns for change of mind or offer any warranty on used/vintage items.

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