• Webcode: 430633 • Mfr: DP-24SD
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Product Highlights
  • 24 Channels
  • XLR, USB, 1/4" Connection
  • 16 / 24-bit Sample Rate
  • 44.1 / 48 kHz Sample Frequency
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The TASCAM DIGITAL PORTASTUDIO DP-24 is the best and most affordable way to remove the mind-numbing glow of the computer screen from personal recording. It's safe to say, that after decades of manufacturing and transforming Portastudios, TASCAM has revolutionized the series once again. Employing 8 combo 1/4" - XLR inputs with +48V Phantom Power, 24 tracks (12 mono, 6 stereo) of the DP-24 and the ability to select between stereo and mono and an affluence of other key features, TASCAM DIGITAL PORTASTUDIO DP-24 is the obvious choice for multi-channel home recording.

The DP-24/32 provides a non-stress musical experience

19 faders eliminate layer structuring
The DP-24, even with the high number of tracks and features is one of the easiest multi-track recorders in the market to use. The DP-24 has 19 track-faders and one master-fader. You can control any track with ease.

The 3.5" full-color LCD and the self-illuminated buttons increase visibility
The DP-24 has a 3.5" LCD screen and select self-illuminated buttons, making it easy to view your entire creative process. Some of the illuminated buttons include (SOURCE, SELECT, REC, MUTE).

12 rotary knobs linked to the LCD to help increase easy operation
The DP-24 has similarly employed rotary knobs to control qualities such as EQ, Effect Send and other related features.

Utilizing SD/SDHC media ensures confident recording, free from shock due to loud sounds
The DP-24 adopted use of SD/SDHC media. SD/SDHC cards provide secure shock resistance due to the absence of any rotary mechanism. File format of the DP-24 is FAT 16 or 32. You can find the recorded files on your computer when connected via USB.

Built-in CD-R/RW drive for Project Mastering and Finalizing

8 XLR/TRS inputs, 8 channel recording, 24 tracks playback
The DP-24 unit has 8 XLR-TRS combo inputs. You can record up to eight sources at one time.

INPUT A-H and each track are equipped with 3-band EQ
The equalizer for each track and each input are independent from other effects. Record like any professional studio with EQ for each individual track.

8 dynamics effects, guitar effects and mix-down effects
Use up to 8 dynamics effects at once, one for each input source. For example, utilize the built-in compressor effect for your bass, guitar and drums tracks. Along with that, the DP-24 has multiple guitar and mixing effects.

CD-R writing without the need for other devices
The DP-24 is equipped with a CD-R/RW drive and mastering effects for CD-R burning. TASCAM guarantees that there is no need for computers when recording with either of these units. The mastering effects section obtains Multi-Band Compressor, EQ, Noise-Shaping Dither, and a Normalize Effects. You can create a high-quality 2-track master file and burn to CD-R.

High-quality and dependable hardware structure

  • The headphone amplifier has a high output power of 70mW/ch
  • RCA stereo output and two unbalanced 1/4" TS outputs
  • High-impedance input available on INPUT H when set to GUITAR
  • Phantom power supply for all inputs
  • Dedicated TRS balanced MONITOR OUT for the powered speakers
  • MIDI IN/OUT for sending of any MTC/MMC signal

Key Features

  • Simultaneous 24 track (DP-24) playback
  • 12 mono tracks + 6 stereo tracks (DP-24)
  • Mounted TMSS (TASCAM Multi Stage Sampling rate converter) provides high-quality sampling rate conversion
  • Integrated 32 -input mixer to mixdown the 24 playback tracks with the 8 inputs and for bouncing
  • Simultaneous 8 track recording
  • 16 or 24 bit, 44.1 or 48 kHz recording
  • 8 XLR/TRS combo connectors
  • Phantom power supply for all inputs
  • High-impedance input available (INPUT-H)
  • Stereo RCA pin-jack output
  • 2 effect send outputs (1/4" TS jack)
  • 70mW/ch headphone amplifier
  • Peak-hold function at a level meter of the LCD
  • Sub-frame editing
  • MIDI IN/OUT for sending MTC/MMC signal
  • Remote connector for optional RC-3F footswitch
  • CD-R/RW drive to burn stereo master file or recorded tracks and also to import CD-DA
  • INPUT A-H and each track are equipped with 3-band EQ
  • Automatic punch in/out
  • Undo and Redo function with Undo history
  • 8 dynamics effects
  • Guitar effects
  • Mix-down effects
  • Mastering Effects
  • Track bounce function
  • Virtual track (8 virtual track per one track)
  • Locate mark up to 99 at one song
  • File transferring via USB2.0
  • Chromatic tuner
  • Metronome
  • Dedicated AC adapter included(TASCAM PS-1225L)


Product Specifications


Detailed Specifications
Recording Media SD (512MB – 2GB) / SDHC card (4GB – 32GB)
File System SD card:FAT16 / SDHC card:FAT32
XLR Connector:     XLR-3-31(1:GND, 2:HOT, 3:COLD), Balanced
Input impedance:     2.4k ohms
Nominal input level:     -14dBu
Maximum input level:     +2dBu
TRS Connector:     6.3mm(1/4")TRS phone-jack, Balanced
Input impedance:     22k ohms or more / 1M ohms(when INPUT H, GUITAR selected)
Nominal input level:    +4dBu
Maximum input level:     +20dBu
Connector RCA pin-jack, Unbalanced
Output impedance 200 ohms
Nominal output level -10dBV
Maximum output level +6dBV
Connector 6.3mm(1/4")TS phone-jack, Unbalanced
Output impedance 200 ohms
Nominal output level -10dBV
Maximum output level +6dBV
Connector 6.3mm(1/4")TRS phone-jack, Balanced
Output impedance 200 ohms
Nominal output level -2dBu
Maximum output level +14dBu
Connector 6.3mm(1/4")TRS phone-jack
Maximum output level 70mW + 70mW (THD+N 0.1% or less, 32 ohms loaded)
Connector DIN 5 pin
Format Standard MIDI format
Connector USB Mini-B type 4-pin
Format USB2.0 High-Speed mass-storage class
Connector 2.5mm TRS jack
Power Dedicated AC adapter (TASCAM PS-1225L, included)
Power consumption 12W (when phantom power supplying)
Dimensions 514(W)×104(H)×340(D)mm / 20.2"(W)×4.1"(H)×13.4"(D)
Weight 6.2kg / 13.67 lb
Operating temperature 5 to 35°C / 41 to 95°F
Operating system requirements  
Windows OS:     Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
CPU:     Pentium 300MHz or more
Memory:     128MB or more
USB:     USB2.0
Macintosh OS:     Mac OS X Jaguar (V10.2),Mac OS X Panther (V10.3),Mac OS X Tiger (V10.4),Mac OS X Leopard (V10.5),Mac OS X Snow Leopard(V10.6.8),OS X Lion(V10.7),OS X Mountain Lion(V10.8)
CPU:     Power PC, iMAC, G3, G4 266MHz or more
Memory:     64MB or more
USB:     USB2.0
Audio performance  
Frequency response 20Hz to 20kHz (+/-1dB, INPUT to STEREO OUT/EFFECT SENDS/MONITOR OUT)

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