Tascam Portacapture X8 Available Now.


Tascam has released the Portacapture X8, a high-spec multitrack recorder that fits in your pocket: – 8-track, 192kHz recording and a touchscreen interface.


Having been announced last year, it is now available. The new Portcapture X8 includes 192kHz multitrack recording and a multitude of features that make it suitable for capturing everything from music to podcasts, vlogs and interviews.


There are six setup modes, each of which optimises the X8 for a specific recording situation. And settings are on the 3.5-inch colour touchscreen, which make operation a breeze.


Several 14.6mm diameter condenser microphones are built into the X8, supported by Tascam’s HDDA preamps. The detachable mic mechanism will make it easy to set the available A-B and X-Y mic patterns. In addition, there are four XLR and 1/4-inch inputs that can capture mic and line-level signals, along with aux in, line out and camera in/out connections.


Other feature includes the built-in DSP – you also get a Compressor, Limiter, Low-Cut Filter, Noise Gate, Reverb and Auto Gain Control. 8 Multitrack recording: – six tracks plus two mix and, as well as operating standalone. The Portacapture X8 can also function as an 8-in/2-out USB Type C audio interface. You can record on SD cards up to 512GB in capacity.


The Tascam Portacapture X8 is available now priced at $499. Find out more on the Tascam website.




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