Tascam has announced what it describes as a compact integrated production suite for audio and multimedia creators. This is what they have to say about the Model 12...
Model 12 is a new member of Tascam’s highly acclaimed series of integrated mixing/recording/production devices designed for music or multimedia production, remix/EDM creation, songwriting, and live performances. Featuring a 10-input analogue mixer, 12-track digital audio recorder, MIDI connectivity, USB audio interface, and DAW control functions in a compact and affordable package, Model 12 is a very flexible all-in-one solution not only for basic recording and mixing: Solo artists can play along with tracks or beats live, podcasters make use of the smartphone input with mix-minus feature when they stream interviews or music creations to their fan base, and musicians or multimedia producers can use the audio interface simultaneously with the multi-track recorder, click output and MIDI equipment to create perfectly synchronised arrangements of multiple sound sources.
Model 12 has six mono and two stereo inputs for up to eight microphones, eight high-impedance instruments, ten line-level sources, a smartphone, a Bluetooth playback source or any combination of it. One-knob compressor, 3-band EQ and two aux busses are available per channel, and a built-in effects processor helps to polish mixes. Other features include Ultra-HDDA mic preamps for channels 1–6, inserts for channels 1 and 2, a stereo sub output, footswitch input, two separate headphones outputs, selectable AFL/PFL listening, solo-in-place, and more.
Combining the warmth and feel of analogue mixing with the efficient workflow and pristine quality associated with digital recording and production, the compact and affordable Model 12 supports the creative process from start to finish.
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