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TASCAM DP-03 33
This unit has four recorder modes.
Use to operate the unit as a multitrack recorder.
Use to bounce tracks. (See “Bouncing tracks” on page 43.)
Use to mix down tracks to create a stereo master track. (See
“Mixing down tracks” on page 53 and “Creating a stereo
master track” on page 54.)
Use to play stereo master tracks that you have created
and apply effects to them (mastering). (See “Checking the
stereo master track” on page 55 and “Mastering the stereo
master track” on page 56.)
When the unit’s power is turned ON, it always starts up in
When in any mode besides
of the usual operations using the screen are unavailable.
In this Owner’s Manual, the
mode is the
recorder mode explained unless otherwise noted.
Connecting other equipment
This section shows examples of connecting other
equipment with this unit.
Precautions before making connections
Turn the power of this unit and all devices that you will
connect with it OFF (or put them in standby power
Supply power to all the devices from the same line.
When using a power strip, for example, use one with a
cable that has a high electric current capacity in order
to minimize power voltage variations.
Connect guitar/base to INPUT A
Powered speakers or
amplier and speakers
Connect mics to
MIC A and B
Connect electronic keyboard
to INPUT A and B
Do not input signals into both the XLR and standard
jacks at the same time.
Do not connect a dynamic microphone using an
unbalanced connection when phantom power is ON.
Doing so could break it.
Do not connect or disconnect a mic when phantom
power is ON. This could cause a loud noise and damage
Turn the unit output volume down using the
knob and MASTER fader on the front panel before
turning phantom power ON or OFF. Depending on the
mic, a loud noise could occur, damaging equipment
and harming people’s hearing.
4 – Preparations