Tascam DR-680MKIIA 8-Track Portable Digital Recorder
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Continuing in their commitment to quality home recording on a budget, the DR-680MKII is the most sophisticated and capable stand-alone portable recorder in its price range. Tascam started the home recording revolution and they remain at its forefront.
The DR-680MKII fveatures all of the input versatility you've come to expect from Tascam's tabletop recording studios, going all the way back to the Porta-One way back in the early 80s. The DR-680MKII supplies 6 XLR/TRS inputs with phantom power along with a digital input for versatility. Record live music with multiple mics, capture sound effects in surround, or document film shoots or events with multiple microphones. When you don't need the digital input, a two-channel mix can be recorded to tracks 7 and 8.
The internal monitoring mix can be recorded as a stereo track, with completely separate level and pan settings from the 6 independent tracks. Share a stereo mix immediately, while retainig the multitrack version for mixdown. Serious capacity in a compact and portable recording package.
Microphone preamps have a significant impact on the quality of the recorded audio. The DR-680MKII has HDDA mic preamps - designed by TASCAM with carefully selected components. Each HDDA mic preamp is built with a differential amplification circuit that employs discrete architecture, and made with parts selected for their audio quality. These preamps also provide %2B48V phantom power.
8-channels recording at 96kHz/24-bit (6 tracks %2B stereo mix track) or 2 tracks at 192kHz/24-bit
In addition to WAV format, this unit also records in BWF format - which stores the recording start times in the metadata. Using the WAV/BWF format, the DR-680KII can record 8 channels at 96kHz/24-bit (6 tracks %2B stereo track) or 2 tracks at 192kHz/24-bit.
Simultaneous recording of 4 channels in MP3 format possible
Recording of MP3 files with up16/24 bit 192kHz recording and playback
Six XLR/TRS inputs
Limiter and low-cut filter available on each mic/line input
Built-in stereo monitoring mixer for headphone mix and/or recording
Dual recording function allows two files to be recorded simultaneously at different levels
GANG function allows the input gain of multiple channels to be operated simultaneously
Many other features
DR-680MKIIA 8-Track Portable Digital Recorder