Tascam

TASCAM is the professional audio division of TEAC Corporation, headquartered in Montebello, California. Tascam is credited as the inventor of the Portastudio, the first cassette-based multi-track home studio recorders. Tascam also introduced the first low-cost mass-produced multitrack recorders with Simul-Sync designed for recording musicians. Tascam also manufactured reel-to-reel tape machines and audio mixers for home recordists from the early 1970s through the mid-1990s.

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meatsock posted 4 years ago:

Tascam's first products were TEAC brand multitrack recorders. In 1972 it introduced the first low-cost mass-produced multitrack recorders with Simul-Sync:

The A3340S 4-track recorder with 10.5" tape reels, 7½ and 15 ips speeds
The A2340S 4-track recorder with 7" tape reels, 3¾ and 7½ ips speeds
In 1973 they introduced the first Tascam branded products:

M-10 mixer
Series 70H-X MTR
Series 70H-8 MTR

Portastudio and pocketstudio Edit
144 - 1979, World's first 4 track recorder based on a standard cassette tape, 1982 Bruce Springsteen records Nebraska Album[3] 2006 Mix magazine TECnology hall of fame[4]
Porta One Ministudio - 1984, First Battery operated portable studio.
388 Studio - 1985 World's first 8 track 1/4" multitrack and mixer combination.
564 - 1997 First MiniDisc based digital Portastudio.
788 - 2000 World's first 24 bit 8 track hard disk Portastudio[5]
2488 24 Track Hard Drive based digital portastudio - 2004 Music Trades Magazine Product of the Year,[6] MIPA Desktop Recording Workstation of the Year[7]
DP-02 8 track digital recorder - 2008 Music & Sound Retailer Best New Multitrack recorder [8][9]
Audio Recorders Edit
DA-50 Pro DAT - 1989, First US-legal DAT tape recorder with SCMS Copy protection.
MSR-24 24 Track 1" Open Reel Tape Deck - 1990 TEC Award Nominee[10]
DA-800/24 DASH 1990, 24 channel digital tape Recorder.[11]
DA-88 DTRS (tm[12]) 8 Channel Digital Audio Recorder - 1994 TEC Award Winner,[13] 1995 Emmy Award Winner,[14] 1995 NAB Professional's Choice Award winner.
DA-30mkII DAT - 1995 TEC Award Winner[15]
DA-38 DTRS - 1997 TEC Award Winner[16]
DA-98 DTRS - 1997 PAR Excellence Award, 1998 NAB Professional's Choice Award, 1998 TEC Award Winner[17]
DA-302 DAT - 1997 World's first Dual DAT deck. 1997 PAR Excellence Award Winner.
DA-98HR 24 bit DTRS - 1998 Post Magazine Best Multitrack Digital Recorder.
DA-45HR 24 bit DAT - World's First 24 bit DAT Recorder. 1998 PAR Excellence Award Winner, 1998 Keyboard Magazine Key Buy.
DA-78HR 24 bit DTRS - 1999 Pro Audio Review PAR Excellence Award, 2000 TEC award Winner[18]
MMR-8 / MMR-16 8 channel Hard Disk Recorder - 2000 Emmy Award Winner,[19][20] 2001 Oscar Scientific Award Winner.[21]
MX-2424 24 channel 96 kHz Hard Disk Recorder - 1999 PAR Excellence Award Winner, 2001 TEC Award winner.[22]
DS-D98 2 Channel DSD Recorder Based on DA-98HR - 2002 TEC Award Nominee.[23]
HD-P2 Portable Timecode enabled CF card 2 channel recorder - 2006 PAR Award Winner.[24]
DV-RA1000HD DVD and Hard Drive based 2 Channel Master DSD Recorder - 2007 TEC Award Winner.[25]
X-48 48 channel 96 kHz Hard Disk Recorder. - 2008 TEC Award Nominee[26]
DR-100 2 Channel Hand Held Recorder - 2009 TEC Award Nominee[27]
HS-P82 8 Channel Dual CF Media Field Recorder - 2009 PAR Excellence Award,[28] 2010 Good Design Award[29]
DR-03 Portable Handheld Recorder - 2010 Music & Sound Retailers Best Multitrack Award[30]
DR-680 8 channel portable SD card recorder - 2011 TEC Award Nominee[31]
DR-40 Handheld 4-track recorder - 2012 EM Magazine Editors Choice Awards[32]
DR-60D 4 track recorder for DSLR Cameras - 2013 NAB Best of Show Award[33][34][35]
Mixers Edit
M-700 Analog Mixer - 1989 dubbed "the Baby SSL"[36]
M-3700 Analog Mixer - 1992 TEC Award Nominee[37]
M-2600 Analog Mixer - 1995 TEC Award Nominee[15]
M-1600 Analog Mixer - 1997 TEC Award Nominee[16]
TM-D8000 Digital Audio Mixer - 1996 Blue Ribbon Best of AES Convention, 1998 TEC Award Nominee[17]
TM-D4000 Digital Audio Mixer - 2000 TEC Award Nominee[18]
DM-24 Digital Audio Mixer - 2002 TEC Award winner [23]
DM-4800 64 channel Digital Audio Mixer - 2007 TEC Award Nominee
Computer Audio Interfaces and Controllers Edit
US-428 - 2001 TEC Award Nominee[22]
FW-1884 - FireWire Audio and Control Surface - 2003 PAR Excellence Award[38]
US-122 - 2004 Soundcheck magazine Best Audio/MIDI Hardware[39]
US-2400 - 24 Fader USB Controller - 2004 Mix Magazine NAMM Show Certified Hit[40]
US-322 / US-366 - 2013 Visual Grand Prix Gold Award.[41]
US-144MKII
Software Edit
Gigastudio 3 Sampler - 2004 Mix Magazine Certified Hit,[40] 2005 TEC Award Winner,[42] 2006 EM Editors's choice Award,[43] 2006 MIPA Award.[44]
Trainers Edit
CD-GT1 CD Based Trainer with time stretch and pitch change.
Signal Processor
TA-1VP - Channel Strip with Antares AutoTune - 2011 TEC Award Nominee

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