Tascam Model 12

Just announced. It’s got MIDI! Now revising my ‘new studio mixer / interface / mixerface’ spreadsheet.

https://tascam.com/us/product/model_12/feature


Mod Edit : added picture (nice!)

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any idea how much?

Sweetwater (link) says $599.

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Well, doesn’t that look nice. Lots of features, including onboard recording to SD.

Does look nice, however I hope that they will implement the midi clock properly the DP32 could not reliably sync midi gear, there was a random offset each time, making it impossible to line up multiple passes of synced gear, and to make matters worse the editing did not have sufficient resolution to correct it.

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Now if only Tascam would bring back the 424 MkIII and capitalize on the cassette tape renascence by resurrecting the machine everyone settles for buying used.

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Hngh

Oh fml I thought I was safe this NAMM.

Will wait for bug fixes though.

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This !

Man that thing looks good.

Does anyone have experience with the others? How are the eqs/preamps/fx, soundwise?

I could use this for my computer audio, right?

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exactly my thougts :slight_smile: !
would be nice to hear from other users experience here

Is it also an audio interface?

Not seeing any downsides :sad:

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yes. 12 in, 10 out. you can (for example) record to DAW, then play 10 channels back through the mixer to apply EQ and fx, then record the master output within your DAW.

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but not 10 analog outs :frowning:

USB:
Sampling Rate: 44.1k / 48k Hz
Bit Depth: 16 / 24 bit

Nauts, help this hobbyist, non-studio engineer: what kind of practical (or subtle) difference are we talking about here, vs. say a prosumer level focusrite scarlett (or next level MOTU, RME, etc.) that can go up to 24-bit/192kHz?

Following. I would probably have to give up my baby face for it and that thing is…my baby. Never given a single issue.
I do 48hz anyway.
I imagine it’s on par with focus rite. Idk about motu or RME.

That’s something I’d definitely like to know before committing

May be a stupid question but will there be flying faders? Haven’t actively seen anything suggesting it would…

I was already planing on the Model 16 or 24, but portabilty, midi, overdubbing and not needing a tonne of input has me ready to jump at this one.

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