D01396920C

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Podcast Recording Console

Reference Manual

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  1. 1 - Introduction

Features

Conventions used in this manual

In this manual, we use the following conventions:

TIP

These are tips about how to use the unit.

NOTE

These provide additional explanations and describe special cases.

ATTENTION

Failure to follow these instructions could result in damage to equipment or lost data, for example.

caution CAUTION

Failure to follow these instructions could result in injury.

Trademarks

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Information is given about products in this manual only for the purpose of example and does not indicate any guarantees against infringements of third-party intellectual property rights and other rights related to them. TEAC Corporation will bear no responsibility for infringements on third-party intellectual property rights or other liabilities that occur as a result of the use of this product.

Properties copyrighted by third parties cannot be used for any purpose other than personal enjoyment and the like without the permission of the right holders recognized by copyright law. Always use this equipment properly. TEAC Corporation will bear no responsibility for rights infringements committed by users of this product.

USB cables

This unit has a USB Type-C port.

Use the included USB cable (Type-C to Type-C) to connect a computer or smartphone to this unit.

If the USB port of the computer or smartphone being connected is not Type-C, however, a different USB cable must be prepared.

A genuine Apple Lightning to USB Camera Adapter and a commercially-available Type-A to Type-C cable are necessary.

A micro-B to Type-C cable (compatible with USB OTG) is necessary.

A commercially-available Type-A to Type-C cable is necessary.

Bluetooth®

This unit has a built-in Bluetooth audio module. This allows input of sound played on Bluetooth devices—computers and portable audio devices that support Bluetooth (A2DP)—as well as output of sound from this unit to other Bluetooth devices.

Profiles

This unit supports the following Bluetooth profiles.

In order to transfer audio by Bluetooth, the Bluetooth device must support A2DP.

Even if a Bluetooth device supports the same profiles, though, its functions might differ according to its specifications.

Codecs

This unit supports the following codecs. It will automatically select one of them during audio transfer.

The unit will select the appropriate codec to use according to the codec compatibility of the other Bluetooth device and communication conditions.

NOTE

Content protection

This unit supports SCMS-T as a form of content protection when transmitting audio, so it can play protected audio.

Transmission security

This unit supports security functions during Bluetooth transmission in accordance with the Bluetooth standard specifications, but it does not guarantee the privacy of such transmissions.

TEAC CORPORATION will bear no responsibility should an information leak occur during transmission by Bluetooth.

About SD cards

A card is necessary to record and play files with this unit. Prepare one for use.

This unit can use SD cards that are Class 10 or higher and compatible with SD, SDHC or SDXC standards.

A list of SD cards that have been confirmed for use with this unit can be found by accessing the TEAC Global Site (https://teac-global.com).

Check the page for this product.

You can also contact TASCAM customer support service.

TASCAM ID registration

To use the TASCAM Podcast Editor software designed for use with this unit, please create an account on the TASCAM website.

https://tascamid.tascam.jp/int/login/

  1. 2 - Names and Functions of Parts

Top panel

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1 MUTE buttons

Pressing a MUTE button mutes (silences) the signal input on that channel.

2 SOLO buttons

Pressing a SOLO button enables the signal input on that channel to be monitored by itself through the PHONES 1 jack on the back or the PHONES (TRRS) 6846.jpg jack on the front. (This does not affect recording.)

3 TALKBACK button

While this button is being pressed, the signal input through MIC INPUT 1 is output through the PHONES 2–4 jacks on the back.

(This sound will not be recorded when recording.)

4 Recording indicator

5 MONITOR OUT knob

Use this to adjust the output of the MONITOR OUT and LINE OUT jacks on the back.

6 PHONES 6848.jpg - 6850.jpg knobs

Connect these to the PHONES 6852.jpg - 6854.jpg jacks on the back or the PHONES (TRRS) 6856.jpg jack on the front.

7 MARK button

When playing, recording or paused, press this button to add a mark at the current point.

8 STOP button

Press this to stop playback or recording.

9 REC/PAUSE button

Press this to start recording. When recording, press this to pause.

10 Touchscreen

This allows input signals to be monitored and shows the operation status of the unit. Various settings can be made by touch operation.

(See "Touchscreen Functions".)

11 PHONES (TRRS) 6863.jpg jack (CTIA standard)

Connect a headset, for example, here.

A headset mic can be input on channel 1 using a menu setting. (CTIA standard)

(See "Connecting headsets (switching Mic 1 input)".)

12 SOUND PAD buttons (1-8)

This allows input signals to be monitored and shows the operation status of the unit. Use the TASCAM Podcast Editor software to set the audio sources.

(See "Sound Pad overview".)

13 Channel faders

Use these to adjust the send levels of channel signals.

14 Channel indicators

1/2/3/4

MIC INPUT 1-4 input signals

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USB input signals

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LINE IN L/R or LINE IN (TRRS) input signals

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Bluetooth input signals

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Sound pad playback sounds

Rear panel

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15 Kensington Security Slot

16 SD card slot

Use this slot to insert SD cards.

(See "Loading SD cards".)

17 USB port (Type-C)

This is a USB Type-C port. (This supports USB 2.0.)

Use this to connect a computer, smartphone or tablet.

(See "Making USB connections".)

18 INPUT SELECT switch

Use this to switch between the LINE IN L/R and LINE IN (TRRS) inputs.

19 POWER button

Press this to turn the unit on and off.

(See "Turning the power on and off".)

20 DC IN 12V connector

Connect the included AC adapter (PS-P1220E NUT) here.

(See "Connecting the power".)

21 PHONES 6951.jpg - 6962.jpg jacks

Use these standard 6.3mm stereo jacks to connect headphones.

Use adapters (3.5mm stereo mini jack) to connect headphones with mini plugs.

(See "Connecting headphones".)

caution CAUTION

Before connecting headphones, minimize the volumes with the PHONES 6975.jpg6977.jpg knobs (6). Failure to do so might cause sudden loud noises, which could harm your hearing or result in other trouble.

22 MONITOR OUT L/R and LINE OUT jacks

Connect monitor speakers (powered speakers or an amplifier and speaker system) to the SUB OUTPUT L/R jacks.

Use the MONITOR OUT knob (5) on the top to adjust the output levels.

Connectors: 6.3mm (1/4") standard TRS jacks

Connector: 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack

(See "Connecting recording devices and monitor speakers".)

caution CAUTION

Before turning the power on and connecting monitor speakers, minimize the volume with the MONITOR OUT knob (5) on the top. Failure to do so might cause sudden loud noises, which could harm your hearing or result in other trouble.

23 LINE IN L/R jacks

Connect a media player or other audio device here.

Connectors: 6.3mm (1/4") standard TRS jacks

(See "Connecting smartphones, media players and similar devices".)

24 LINE IN (TRRS) jack (CTIA standard)

Connect a smartphone or other portable device here.

Connector: 3.5 mm (1/8") 4-pole mini jack

(See "Connecting smartphones, media players and similar devices".)

25 MIC INPUT 1-4 jacks

Connect dynamic and condenser mics to these.

(For mic connection and mic type selection, See "Connecting microphones" and See "Mic settings".)

caution CAUTION

When “Condenser” is selected for a MIC INPUT jack in the mic settings, phantom power (+48V) will be turned on. Doing so could damage dynamic mics if they are connected.
Be careful when connecting mics and selecting mic types.

Home Screen

When the unit is turned on, the Home Screen appears on the touchscreen as shown below.

As a rule, touchscreen operations are either touching an icon with a finger (hereafter, “tap”) or moving left/right on the screen (hereafter, “swipe”). (If the response to fingers is poor, operation using a stylus designed for smartphones and tablets is also possible.)

This screen allows input signal levels to be monitored and shows the operation status of the unit. In addition, various function settings can be accessed by tapping the Menu icon on the screen.

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1 Menu icon

Tap this icon to open the Menu Screen.

(See "Menu Screen".)

2 Recorder operation status

This icon shows the recorder operation status.

Indicator

Meaning

BLACK SQUARE

Stop

Recording

pause

Recording paused

3 Recording counter

This shows the current elapsed time (in hours: minutes: seconds) when recording.

4 SD counter

This shows the remaining time available for recording on the SD card (in hours: minutes: seconds).

5 USB icon

The 7030.jpg icon appears when connected by USB.

6 Bluetooth icon

The 7042.jpg icon appears when a Bluetooth device is connected.
The 7051.jpg icon blinks when waiting to pair.

7 SD card icon

When an SD card is loaded, the 7061.jpg icon appears.

8 Level meters

These show the levels of the channels.

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Levels sent to the stereo mix

L/R

Stereo mix levels

9 Input channel identifiers

Indicator

Corresponding input jacks

1 – 4

MIC INPUT 1-4 jacks

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USB port

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LINE IN (TRRS) jack

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Bluetooth input

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Sound pads

L/R

2MIX

10 SOUND PAD bank indicator

The position of the SOUND PAD bank currently shown is highlighted.

11 Condenser mic selected indicator

Red dots will be shown next to mic channel numbers set to “Condenser” in the mic settings.

12 Sound Pad display

These show the names of the audio files that have been assigned to the Sound Pads.*

Use the dedicated software to set audio sources.

(See "Sound Pad overview".)

*Pre-assigned effect sounds (included audio sources) are set for the Bank 0 Sound Pads.

13 SOUND PAD bank switch( 7169.jpg / 7171.jpg ) icons

Tap the 7173.jpg icon to switch to the lower bank. Tap the

icon to switch to the higher bank.

  1. 3 - Preparation

Making connections

Connecting audio equipment

The following is an example of connections with this unit.

Precautions before making connections

caution CAUTION

Before turning the power on or connecting audio equipment, set the following knobs and faders on this unit and the knobs and faders of the devices being connected to their lowest values. Failure to do so could cause sudden loud noises from monitoring equipment, and this could damage the equipment or harm hearing.

Connection example

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Back

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Front

Note: For details about 1125 in the illustration above, See "Top panel" and See "Rear panel".

Connecting the power

Use the included AC adapter (PS-P1220E NUT) to connect a power supply to the unit as shown below.

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  1. 1. Connect the DC plug of the AC adapter to the DC IN 12V connector on the back of the unit.
  2. 2. Turn the nut on the DC plug to secure it to the DC IN 12V connector.
  3. 3. Connect the AC adapter to an outlet.

caution CAUTION

Always connect the included AC adapter (PS-P1220E NUT), which is specified for use with this unit.
Use of a different adapter could cause malfunction, fire or electric shock.

Turning the power on and off

Turning the power on

  1. 1. Press and hold the POWER button (19) on the back to turn the unit on.

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POWER button (19)

NOTE

A tutorial that explains the unit simply will appear the first time it is turned on after purchase. Then, the Others Screen will open on the touchscreen so that language and Date/Time settings can be made.

(For language, date and time setting instructions, see "Date/ Time Adjust" in See "Other settings".)

  1. 2. When startup completes, the Home Screen will appear on the touchscreen as shown below.

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Home Screen

Turning the power off

Press and hold the POWER button (19) to turn the unit off.

When a pop-up message appears on the touchscreen to confirm turning the power off, release the POWER button.

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Tap “Yes” to run the shutdown procedure and turn the unit off.

NOTE

For details about the AUTO POWER OFF function, see the corresponding section in See "AUTO POWER OFF".

Tutorial overview

*This tutorial will be shown again if the unit is restored to its default settings.

(To restore the unit to its default settings, in See "Other settings".)

Connecting microphones

  1. 1. Connect mics to the MIC INPUT 1–4 jacks on the back. Point the mics at the sound sources and place the unit in a stable location where there is little vibration.
  2. 2. Select the mic type.

Tap the 6306.jpg input icon on the Menu Screen to open the Input Screen

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Menu Screen

  1. 3. Tap a 6337.jpg6347.jpg mic icon to select that mic.

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Input Screen

  1. 4. This will open the Level Screen. Tap the Condenser or Dynamic (default) button to set the mic type.

(The following illustration example shows “Mic1”.)

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Level Screen

After selecting the mic type, tap the 6398.jpg home icon at the top right to return to the Home Screen.

If “Condenser” is selected as the mic setting, +48V power will be supplied to that mic input and a red dot will be shown next to that channel number on the Home Screen.

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Home Screen

caution CAUTION

Be careful when connecting mics and selecting mic types.

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Tap “Yes” to supply phantom power (+48V) to mic inputs that have been set to “Condenser”.

Tap “No” to change the settings of all mic inputs to “Dynamic”.

Connecting headphones

Connect headphones to the PHONES 6444.jpg6446.jpg jacks (21) on the back.

caution CAUTION

Before connecting headphones, minimize the volumes with the PHONES 6448.jpg6450.jpg knobs (6). Failure to do so might cause sudden loud noises from the headphones, which could harm hearing or result in other trouble.

Connecting headsets (switching Mic 1 input)

Connect a headset to the PHONES (TRRS)

jack (11) on the front.

caution CAUTION

Before connecting a headset, minimize the level of the PHONES 6482.jpg knob (6) on the top.

Failure to do so might cause sudden loud noises from the headset, which could harm hearing or result in other trouble.

Using a headset mic

To use the headset mic input as channel 1, set the input to “Front” on the Mic 1 Level Screen.

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Level Screen

NOTE

Output volume could be reduced if both PHONES 6505.jpg jacks (21) and PHONES (TRRS)

jack (11) are used at the same time.

Making USB connections

Using USB to connect a computer, smartphone or tablet makes the following possible.

  1. 1. Connect the included USB cable to the USB port (17) on the back of this unit and to a computer, smartphone or tablet.
  2. 2. When this unit confirms USB connection, the 6535.jpg USB icon will appear at the top right of its Home Screen.

NOTE

The unit should be connected using the included USB cable* directly to the smartphone, tablet or computer, not through a USB hub.

*When using a USB cable purchased elsewhere, use a high-quality cable (that has USB certification) of the shortest length possible. (See "USB cables".)

Connecting smartphones, media players and similar devices

Connect smartphones and other portable devices as well as media players and other audio devices to the LINE IN (TRRS) or LINE IN jacks on the back of the unit. Doing so allows input of these sound sources.

NOTE

The Mix Minus function is always used on audio output through the LINE IN (TRRS) jack. This prevents the audio from callers being returned to them.

  1. 1. Set the INPUT SELECT switch (18) on the back of the unit according to the type of device being input.

Set the INPUT SELECT switch (18) to 6552.jpg (TRRS)

Set the INPUT SELECT switch (18) to LINE IN

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  1. 2. Tap the 6583.jpg input icon on the Menu Screen to open the Input Screen. Then, tap the 6593.jpg smartphone icon to make voice settings, referring to See "Smartphone settings".

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Input Screen

Connecting recording devices and monitor speakers

Sound mixed or played back on this unit can be output through the MONITOR OUT L/R jacks (22) or LINE OUT jack (22) on its back to monitor speakers (powered monitor speakers or an amp and speaker system).

For example, connect a recording device or powered monitor speakers that are compatible with standard 6.3mm (1/4") TRS jacks.

For example, connect these to input connectors that support line input on a recording device.

Use the MONITOR OUT knob on the top to adjust the speaker volume.

NOTE

If the volume cannot be adjusted with the MONITOR OUT knob (5), confirm that “Line Level Output” is set to “OFF” in the See "8-5-1. AUDIO" on page 36.

Volume cannot be adjusted when set to “ON”.

caution CAUTION

Before turning the power on and connecting monitor speakers, minimize the volume with the MONITOR OUT knob (5) on the top. Failure to do so might cause sudden loud noises, which could harm your hearing or result in other trouble.

Connecting with Bluetooth devices

This unit has a built-in Bluetooth audio module. This enables input of sound played on computers and portable audio devices that support Bluetooth (A2DP) as well as output of sound from this unit to other Bluetooth devices.

Audio from a caller can be input by connecting a smartphone to this unit by Bluetooth. Likewise, audio from this unit can also be sent to the caller.

NOTE

The Mix Minus function is always used on audio output to Bluetooth devices. This prevents the audio from callers being returned to them.

Pairing

Follow the procedures below to enable pairing with a Bluetooth device.

NOTE

Pairing also requires operation of the Bluetooth device.

Refer to the operation manual of the Bluetooth device being used for instructions about how to use it.

  1. 1. Tap the 6643.jpg input icon on the Menu Screen to open the Input Screen. Then, tap the 6654.jpg Bluetooth icon.

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Input Screen

  1. 2. This will open the Level Screen shown below. Tap the Pairing button to start pairing with the Bluetooth device.

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Level Screen

NOTE

After the unit is turned on, the unit will automatically activate pairing mode for some time. Then, it will deactivate pairing mode.

  1. 3. While searching for Bluetooth devices, the “Pairing” button will be highlighted and “Searching…” will appear in the message field to its right.

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Level Screen

NOTE

If connecting does not complete after some time, pairing mode will be deactivated automatically. To reactivate pairing mode, tap the “Pairing” button again.

  1. 4. Select “TASCAM Mixcast” on the Bluetooth device to be paired.
  2. 5. When Bluetooth connection is confirmed, “Connected” will appear in the message field, and the 6735.jpg Bluetooth icon will appear at the top right of the Home Screen.
  3. 6. After completing the Bluetooth connection, set Voice Setting options as explained in See "Bluetooth settings".

SD card insertion, removal and write protection

Loading SD cards

This unit uses SD cards for recording and playback.

This unit can use SD cards that are Class 10 or higher and compatible with SD, SDHC or SDXC standards.

NOTE

Please purchase any that you need for your uses.

  1. 1. Open the SD card slot cover on the back and insert the card in the slot until it clicks into place.

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  1. 2. Formatting is necessary if the pop-up message shown below appears on the touchscreen when an SD card is inserted.

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  1. 3. Tap “Yes” to start formatting.
  2. 4. When this unit confirms the SD card, the 6786.jpg SD card icon will appear at the top right of the Home Screen.

NOTE

SD cards formatted by this unit are optimized to improve performance during recording. Use this unit to format the SD cards to be used with it.

Errors might occur when recording with this unit using an SD card formatted by a computer or other device.

Removing SD cards

First, turn the unit off or stop operation. Then, gently press the SD card in to eject it, and remove it

caution CAUTION

Never remove an SD card when the unit is operating (including recording, playing back, or writing data to the SD card).

Doing so could cause proper recording to fail, data to be lost, and sudden loud noises from monitoring equipment, which might damage the equipment, harm hearing or cause other trouble.

  1. 1. Open the SD card slot cover (16) on the back and push the card in gently until it comes out.
  2. 2. Pull the SD card out.
  3. 3. The 6803.jpg SD card icon at the top right of the touchscreen will disappear.

SD card write protection switches

SD cards have write-protection switches that prevent writing new data to them.

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If you slide the write-protection switch to the “LOCK” position, writing will not be possible. Move the write-protection switch to the unlocked position in order to record, erase and otherwise edit data on the card.

  1. 4 - Input Settings

Adjusting input levels, audio characteristics and effects

Adjust each input before starting recordings for podcasts.

Adjust the input levels, audio characteristics and effects to prevent distortion by input volumes that are too high or inaudible recording by levels that are too low.

Lowering knob and fader volumes

Before starting input adjustments, set the following knobs and faders on this unit and the knobs and faders of the devices being connected to their lowest values.

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Selecting mics for adjustment

  1. 1. Tap the 5552.jpg menu icon on the Home Screen to open the Menu Screen.

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Home Screen

  1. 2. Tap the 5579.jpg input icon.

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Menu Screen

  1. 3. On the Input Screen, select and tap the 5616.jpg5629.jpg mic icon for the mic input to adjust.

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Input Screen

  1. 4. This opens the Level screen.

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Level Screen

Adjusting mic input levels

This is an example of procedures to adjust MIC INPUT 1.

  1. 1. While inputting sound through MIC INPUT 1, use the slider on the Level Screen to adjust the input level. Adjust so that the mic volume peak is in the orange range of the level meter to prevent input from being too high, causing distortion, or too low.

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Level adjustment

  1. 2. Raise channel fader 1 so sound can be heard from the monitor speakers, and gradually turn up the MONITOR OUT (5) knob.

Adjusting mic input audio characteristics (Voice Setting)

After adjusting the volume peak, adjust the mic input audio characteristics as desired.

  1. 1. Tap the Voice Setting button.

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Voice Setting selection screen

  1. 2. This opens the first page of the Voice Setting Screen.

The Voice Setting Screen has two pages.

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Voice Setting Screen page 1

Tap the [<] and [>] buttons at the bottom of the Voice Setting screen to switch between the two pages.

Adjusting the Tone

Tap the Tone switch to turn it on.

Three presets can be selected for Tone. Select Manual to make adjustments instead of using a preset.

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Voice Setting Screen page 1 (MIC INPUT 1 jack example)

Tapping one of the Tone setting icons selects it, highlighting it and turning the function on.

Deep

This emphasizes low frequencies, making the tone deep.

Mid (default)

This emphasizes middle frequencies.

Bright

This emphasizes high frequencies, making the tone bright.

Manual

This allows detailed tone adjustments.

Tap the Manual icon to show the 5790.jpg settings icon.

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Tap the 5818.jpg settings icon to open the Tone Manual Setting Screen. See "Tone Manual settings".

Adjusting the Compressor

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Voice Setting Screen page 1 (MIC INPUT 1 jack example)

Tap the Compressor switch to turn it on.

Two presets can be selected for the Compressor.

Select Manual to make adjustments instead of using a preset.

Tapping one of the Compressor setting icons selects it, highlighting it and turning the function on.

Soft (default)

This naturally compresses loud parts of the sound.

Hard

This greatly compresses everything to even the level.

Manual

This allows detailed compressor adjustments.

Tap the Manual icon to show the 5865.jpg settings icon.

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Tap the 5881.jpg settings icon to open the Compressor Manual Setting Screen. See "Compressor Manual settings".

  1. 3. When done making settings on the first page of the Voice Setting Screen, tap the [>]button at the bottom of the screen to open the second page.

Adjusting the Processing

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Voice Setting Screen page 2 (MIC INPUT 1 jack example)

Tap the Processing switch to turn it on.

Tapping one of the Processing setting icons selects it, highlighting it and turning the function on.

De-esser

Reduce harsh high-frequency sibilant sounds.

Noise Suppressor

Reduce background noise.

Ducking*

When a signal is input through MIC INPUT 1, other signal levels will be lowered, making the sound from MIC INPUT 1 stand out.

*The Ducking setting can only be used with MIC INPUT 1.

Tap a 5942.jpg settings icon to enable detailed settings.

Adjusting mic input effects (Effect Setting)

The following adjustments can be made to change the mic input sound as desired.

The effect function is linked to the Sound Pad buttons (12).

By assigning an effect to a pad, its settings can be applied while the pad is pressed.

The effect can only be turned on for one channel.

NOTE

The effect functions that can be assigned to Sound Pads (12) are “Reverb” and “Voice Changer”.

  1. 1. Tap the Effect Setting button.

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Effect Setting selection screen

A confirmation message will appear. Tap “OK” to open the Effect Setting Screen.

  1. 2. This opens the first page of the Effects Setting Screen.

The Effect Setting Screen has two pages.

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Effect Setting Screen page 1

Tap the [<] and [>] buttons at the bottom of the Effect Setting Screen to switch between the first and second pages.

The following settings can be made on the first page of the Effect Setting Screen.

Reverb adjustment

Use the Reverb function to adjust the reverberations and make related settings.

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Effect Setting Screen page 1

A confirmation message will appear when the reverb switch is turned on. Tap “OK” to turn on the Reverb function.

Small

This is equivalent to the “Room” manual reverb setting and has the smallest amounts of reflections and reverb sound.

Medium (default)

This is equivalent to the “Studio” manual reverb setting and has medium amounts of reflections and reverb sound.

Large

This is equivalent to the “Hall” manual reverb setting and has the greatest amount of reflections and reverb sound.

DRY/WET

Move the slider to adjust the amount of the reverb effect.

Manual

This allows detailed reverb adjustments.

Tap the Manual icon to show the 6042.jpg settings icon.

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Tapping another icon will make the 6062.jpg settings icon disappear.

Tap the 6071.jpg settings icon to open the Reverb Manual Setting Screen.

See "Reverb manual settings".

  1. 3. When done making settings on the first page of the Effect Setting Screen, tap the [>] button at the bottom of the screen to open the second page.

The following settings can be made on the second page of the Effect Setting Screen.

Adjusting the Voice Changer

The Voice Changer function can make voices sound lower or higher by adjusting the pitch.

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Effect Setting Screen page 2

Turn the Voice Changer switch on to enable the Voice Changer function.

Move the slider or use the [-] and [+] buttons to adjust the pitch.

  1. 4. This completes mic input settings for MIC INPUT 1.
  2. 5. Next, make mic input settings for MIC INPUT 2–4 in the same way as for MIC INPUT 1.

As necessary, tap the 6108.jpg input icon on the Menu Screen to open the Input Screen, and make the following input adjustments and settings.

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Input Screen

  1. 5 - Recording and Playback

Recording

Start podcast recording after completing adjusting the input levels, audio characteristics and effects for each channel.

  1. 1. Load an SD card.
  2. 2. If effect sounds and background music (BGM) assigned to Sound Pads will be used while recording, on the Home Screen switch to the Sound Pad bank that has the necessary sounds before starting recording.

NOTE

The Sound Pad bank cannot be changed while recording.

  1. 3. After preparation is complete, press the REC/PAUSE [] button (9) on the unit to start recording.

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Recording Home Screen

(The pause paused icon will appear when recording is paused.)

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Screen when recording is paused

  1. 4. To stop recording, press the STOP [BLACK SQUARE] button (8) when recording or paused.

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The following message will appear.

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  1. 5. Tap “Yes" to stop recording.

NOTE

Recording will continue while the message is shown until “Yes” is tapped.

  1. 6. After recording stops, the RENAME Screen will open.

The provisional name will be shown. Use the screen keyboard as necessary to input a new name for the podcast, and tap “OK”.

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RENAME Screen

NOTE

If the file size exceeds 4 GB, additional files will be created and named in order with “_02.wav” and “_03.wav” added to their ends.

NOTE

Channels 1/2/3/4

MIC INPUT 1-4 input signals

Channels 5/6

USB input signals

Channels 7/8

LINE IN L/R or LINE IN (TRRS) input signals

Channels 9/10

Bluetooth input signals

Channels 11/12

Sound pad playback sounds

Channels 13/14

Stereo mix

(See "MULTI TRACK".)

Adding effect sounds while recording

Effect sounds and BGM assigned to Sound Pads can be added while recording.

  1. 1. On the Home Screen, use the 4003.jpg and 4005.jpg icons to switch banks to open the one with the Sound Pads that have the necessary sounds.

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Home Screen (switching banks)

  1. 2. After switching banks, press Sound Pads (12) to play the sounds assigned to them.

NOTE

Adding marks while recording

Press the MARK button (7) while recording at positions where events occur to add marks at those points.

This is useful to check content if you want to change it after recording.

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The necessary points can be found quickly when editing recorded content in the dedicated software or to overwrite it on the Advanced Screen opened from the PLAY Screen.

Added marks can be checked on the Advanced Screen during playback.

(See "Checking added marks on the Advanced Screen".)

NOTE

The maximum number of marks that can be added to a single podcast is 99.

Playing recordings

This unit can play podcasts recorded on it.

  1. 1. Tap the 4050.jpg menu icon on the Home Screen to open the Menu Screen.

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Home Screen

  1. 2. Tap the 4083.jpg play icon.

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Menu Screen

This opens the podcast PLAY Screen.

  1. 3. Tap the podcast you want to play to select it.

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PLAY Screen

The selected podcast will be highlighted.

  1. 4. Tap the BLACK RIGHT-POINTING TRIANGLE play icon to start playback.

Press the MARK button (7) while it is lit to add a mark at that point.

(See "Adding marks during playback".)

  1. 5. During playback, the BLACK RIGHT-POINTING TRIANGLE play icon will change to the pause pause icon.

Tap the pause pause icon to pause playback.

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Screen when stopped

Changing the names of podcasts

Podcast names can be changed using the following procedure.

  1. 1. Tap the name of the podcast you want to change on the PLAY Screen to select it.

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PLAY Screen

  1. 2. Tap the 4200.jpg rename icon to open the RENAME Screen.

Use the screen keyboard to input a new name for the podcast.

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RENAME Screen

  1. 3. After completing the podcast name change, tap “OK” on the screen keyboard to confirm it.

Deleting podcasts

  1. 1. Tap the name of the podcast you want to delete on the PLAY Screen to select it.

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PLAY Screen

  1. 2. Press the 4258.jpg trash icon to open the following message.

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Tap “OK” to delete the podcast.

ATTENTION

Deleted podcasts cannot be restored.

Be careful not to use this function mistakenly in order to avoid deleting important data.

Adding marks during playback

By adding marks, points can be found quickly when editing recorded content in the dedicated software or overwriting on the Advanced Screen.

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Added marks can be checked on the Advanced Screen.

Advanced playback functions

Using advanced playback functions, podcasts can be recorded over and checked. On the Playback Screen, tap the Advanced button.

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PLAY Screen

  1. 3. The Advanced Screen will open.

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Advanced Screen

a Play icon

Tap this to play the selected podcast. During playback, the BLACK RIGHT-POINTING TRIANGLE play icon will change to the pause pause icon.

b Timeline and slider

The playback position can be changed as desired by moving the slider on the timeline.

c Time jumping controls

Tap the time display field to show and select from the following forward/backward jump times.

After selecting the jump time, tap the 4357.jpg and 4372.jpg icons to find the position where overwriting should start.

d SET button

Tap this to move the mark (overwrite starting position) to the slider position.

e CLEAR button

This clears the mark (overwrite starting position) shown by the SET button.

f Mark jump controls

When playing a podcast that already has marks added to it, tap the 4388.jpg and 4402.jpg icons to move the slider directly to them on the timeline.

Checking added marks on the Advanced Screen

Added marks can be checked on the Advanced Screen.

Tap the Advanced button to open the Advanced Screen.

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PLAY Screen

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Advanced Screen

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Advanced Screen

Deleting added marks on the Advanced Screen

To delete a mark that has been added, when playback is stopped or paused, use the 4498.jpg and 4509.jpg mark jump icons to move the slider to the desired mark. Then, press the MARK button (7) to delete it

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Advanced Screen

The following message will appear when marks are deleted.

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Overwrite recording

A recorded podcast can be recorded over (overwritten) from a mark point added to it or any desired position using the advanced playback functions.

When overwrite recording is conducted, from the time where it starts, the existing audio will be replaced with the new recording.

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Overwrite recording from an added mark

Select the podcast to overwrite on the PLAY Screen, and tap the Advanced button to open the Advanced Screen.

  1. 1. On the Advanced Screen, use the 4579.jpg and 4588.jpg MARK jump controls to move the slider on the timeline to the point where you want overwrite recording to start. Then, tap the SET button.

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Advanced Screen

This will set the recording starting position, which will be shown as the Overwrite Position mark above the timeline.

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Advanced Screen

NOTE

The overwrite recording starting position will be set after 00:00:01.

  1. 2. Press the REC [] button (9) on the unit to start overwrite recording.

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Overwrite Recording Home Screen

  1. 3. After recording completes, press the STOP [BLACK SQUARE] button (8).

The following message will appear.

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  1. 4. Tap “Yes" to stop recording and open the confirmation screen.

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Advanced Screen

  1. 5. Tap the BLACK RIGHT-POINTING TRIANGLE play icon on the confirmation screen to check the content of the overwritten recording.

Using TALKBACK functions

By using the TALKBACK function, speaking (from the director) through Mic 1 can be output only to PHONES 4696.jpg4698.jpg (the participants) during podcast recording, for example.

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While the TALKBACK button (3) is being pressed, output is through the PHONES 4715.jpg4717.jpg jacks.

Furthermore, unless the SOLO function is being used, it will also be output through the PHONES 4720.jpg and PHONES (TRRS) 4722.jpg jacks.

  1. 6 - Using TASCAM Podcast Editor

This unit can be used with the functions of a 14-in/2-out USB audio interface by connecting it to a computer, smartphone or tablet by USB.

In addition, the dedicated software* can be used to add effect sounds, background music and other sounds to the Sound Pads as well as to edit podcasts recorded on the unit.

Note: See the TASCAM Podcast Editor operation manual for details about the software.

Some USB connection functions have limits with Android devices.

For details, see the TEAC Global Site (http://teac-global.com/).

Sound settings when using with Windows OS

  1. 1. Open Settings > System > Sound, and open the Sound Control Panel.
  2. 2. After selecting the Recording tab, and selecting “Mic (Mixcast 4)”, click “Set Default (S)”.

Confirm that a check (4725.jpg) is next to “Mic (Mixcast 4)”, and click “Properties (P)”.

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  1. 3. On the Mic Properties screen, open the Advanced tab and set the “Default Format” to “14 channel, 24 bit, 48000 Hz”, and click the “OK” button.

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This completes Windows OS sound settings.

NOTE

By installing a dedicated ASIO driver when using Windows OS, it can also be used with ordinary DAW software that supports ASIO. The dedicated ASIO driver can be downloaded from the website for this product.

Using with Mac OS (audio settings)

  1. 1. Open the Audio MIDI Setup (4758.jpg) app from the Applications folder.
  2. 2. Set “Mixcast 4” shown in the sidebar as the input/output (mic/speaker) device.

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  1. 3. Confirm that the “Input” setting is “14 ch” as shown in the illustration below.

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This completes making audio settings for Mac OS.

Using with iOS/iPadOS/Android devices

No sound or audio settings are necessary for connecting and using with iOS, iPadOS and Android devices.

Data output by USB

Data output from this unit will be input to the computer, smartphone or tablet with the following channel order.

For Windows OS, Mac OS, iOS and iPadOS

Channels 1/2

Stereo mix

Channels 3/4/5/6

MIC INPUT 1-4 input signals

Channels 7/8

USB input signals

Channels 9/10

LINE IN L/R or LINE IN (TRRS) input signals

Channels 11/12

Bluetooth input signals

Channels 13/14

Sound pad playback sounds

Using an Android device

Channels 1/2

2 MIX

  1. 7 - Using Sound Pads

Sound Pad overview

Press the pads to play the sounds assigned to them.

During recording, assigned sounds can be played and various effects can be applied to the recording.

(See "8 PAD Settings".)

(See "0 PAD Advanced".)

*The mic effect setting can be assigned to a sound pad and applied.

(See "Adjusting mic input effects (Effect Setting)".)

(See "9 PAD Rec".)

Explanation of Sound Pad Screen functions

Tap the 4890.jpg menu icon on the Home Screen to open the Menu Screen. Then, tap the 4900.jpg sound pad icon to open the Sound Pad Screen.

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Sound Pad Screen

1 Pads

Tap a pad to check or change the function assigned to it. These are linked to the Sound Pad buttons on the unit (12).

2 Sound Pad Bank indicators

The number of the currently selected bank is highlighted.

3 Sound Pad Bank switch icons

Tap the 4935.jpg icon to switch to the lower-numbered bank.

Tap the 4937.jpg icon to switch to the higher-numbered bank.

4 Pad color setting

The color of the selected pad can be changed.

5 Trash icon

Tap this icon to clear the settings and functions assigned to the selected pad.

6 Play Method

This shows how the effect sound or BGM of the selected pad will be output.

The output mode can also be selected and changed.

Tap the button and select one of the following play methods.

Latch

Press once to start playback, and once again to stop it.

Press again to play from the beginning. If nothing is done, the file will play to its end before stopping.

Pause

Press once to start playback, and once again to pause.

Press again to resume playback. If nothing is done, the file will play to its end before stopping.

RePlay

Press once to start playback. Press again to restart playback from the beginning. If nothing is done, the file will play to its end before stopping.

One Shot

Press once to start playback. The file will play to its end.

To stop during playback, press and hold the pad button.

Repeat

Press once to start playback, and once again to stop it.

Press again to play from the beginning. If nothing is done, the file will play repeatedly.

Touch

The sound will play only while the pad is being pressed.

7 Sound source file name

This shows the name of the sound source file shown on the pad.

8 PAD Settings

9 PAD Rec

Effect sounds and BGM can be captured from each input signal.

(See "Recording sounds and assigning them to Sound Pads".)

10 PAD Advanced

Apply mic effect settings.

(See "Assigning effects to Sound Pads".)

Playing Sound Pads

Sound Pads can be played on the Home Screen and MENU Screen.

NOTE

Sound Pads cannot be used during podcast playback on the PLAY Screen or Advanced Screen.

  1. 1. Press the Sound Pad buttons (12) to check their playback sounds

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Pad playback

  1. 2. Use the channel faders (13) to adjust playback levels.

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Fader adjustment

Assigning effects to Sound Pads

Mic input sounds can be changed by effects assigned to Sound Pads.

As an example, here we explain the procedure to add a sound that uses the voice changer effect function to Pad 1 of Bank 1.

  1. 1. Load an SD card.
  2. 2. Turn on the Voice Changer function on the mic Effect Setting Screen, and adjust the sound to the desired effect.

This effect will be applied when the pad is pressed.

(See "Adjusting mic input effects (Effect Setting)".)

  1. 3. Open the PAD Settings page of the Sound Pad Screen and activate Bank 1.

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Sound Pad Screen PAD Settings page

NOTE

  1. 4. Open the Bank 1 screen and tap Pad 1.

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Sound Pad Screen PAD Settings page

The desired color can be set.

  1. 5. Next, tap “PAD Advanced” to show the advanced functions.

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Sound Pad Screen PAD Settings page

  1. 6. When the advanced functions are shown, tap the round “Effect” button.

“Effect” will be shown on Bank 1 Pad 1.

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Advanced functions on Sound Pad Screen

This adds the effect function to Pad 1 of Bank 1.

NOTE

  1. 7. Next, tap “PAD Settings” to reopen the settings on the Sound Pad Screen.

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Advanced functions on Sound Pad Screen

  1. 8. On the Pad Settings page, set the pad color as desired. Then, tap the 5144.jpg Home icon at the top right to return to the Home Screen

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Sound Pad Screen PAD Settings page

  1. 9. On the Home Screen, press Sound Pad (12) button 1.

The effect will be applied to the mic input while the button is being pressed

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Home Screen

Clearing Sound Pad effect functions

Use the following procedures to clear effect functions assigned to Sound Pads.

As an example, here we explain the procedure to remove an effect function assigned to Bank 1.

  1. 1. Open the PAD Settings page of the Sound Pad Screen and activate Bank 1.

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Sound Pad Screen PAD Settings page

  1. 2. Open the Bank 1 screen and tap Pad 1.

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Sound Pad Screen PAD Settings page

Recording sounds and assigning them to Sound Pads

Sound Pad audio sources can be recorded by this unit.

(The stereo mix of the unit is recorded.)

As an example, here we explain the procedure for recording and adding a sound to Pad 1 of Bank 1.

  1. 1. Load an SD card.
  2. 2. Adjust the faders and other controls so you can hear the sound mix that you want to record to the pad.
  3. 3. Open the PAD Settings page of the Sound Pad Screen and activate Bank 1.

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Sound Pad Screen PAD Settings page

  1. 4. When the Bank 1 screen is open, tap Pad 1.

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Sound Pad Screen PAD Settings page

  1. 5. Next, tap “PAD Rec” to show the pad recording control.

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Sound Pad Screen PAD Settings page

  1. 6. Tap the “ Rec Start” button to start recording.

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Sound Pad Screen ready to record

  1. 7. While recording, the button becomes “BLACK SQUARE Rec Stop”.

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Sound Pad Screen ready to stop recording

  1. 8. Tap the “BLACK SQUARE Rec Stop” button to stop recording.
  2. 9. Next, the RENAME Screen will open.

The provisional name will be shown. Use the screen keyboard as necessary to input a new name.

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RENAME Screen

  1. 10. When complete, tap “OK” on the screen keyboard to confirm.
  2. 11. “PAD11_001” will be assigned to Bank 1 Pad 1, and the Sound Pad Screen will reopen with PAD Rec activated.

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Sound Pad Screen ready to record

This completes assigning the recorded sound to Pad 1 of Bank 1.

  1. 12. Next, tap “PAD Settings” to reopen the settings on the Sound Pad Screen.

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Sound Pad Screen ready to record

  1. 13. On the Pad Settings page, set the pad color as desired. Then, tap the 5441.jpg Home icon at the top right to return to the Home Screen

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Sound Pad Screen PAD Settings page

  1. 14. On the Home Screen, press Sound Pad (12) button 1 to play the sound recorded using the Sound Pad Screen recording function.

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Home Screen

NOTE

If the playback sound cannot be heard, adjust the Sound Pad fader.

  1. 8 - Touchscreen Functions
  2. 8-1. Menu Screen

Tap the Menu icon on the Home Screen to open the Menu Screen.

Tap the icons on this screen to access the operations and settings of various functions.

  1. 1. Tap the 7423.jpg Menu icon on the Home Screen to open the Menu Screen.

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Home Screen

  1. 2. This opens the Menu Screen.

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Menu Screen

1 < icon

Tap this icon to return to the screen that was open before this one.

2 Function name

This shows the function name of the screen being shown.

3 Function icons

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This opens the Input Screen (8-2. Input selection).

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This opens the podcast PLAY Screen (8-3. Playback settings).

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This opens the Sound Pad Settings Screen (8-4. Sound pad settings).

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This opens the Hardware Settings Screen for the unit (8-5. Hardware Settings).

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This opens the settings screen for SD cards (8-6. SD Settings).

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Tap this icon to open the Home Screen.

  1. 8-2. Input selection

Tap the 7622.jpg Input icon to open the Input Screen.

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Input Screen

1 Mic settings (8-2-1. Mic settings)

2 USB settings (8-2-2. USB settings)

3 Smartphone settings (8-2-3. Smartphone settings)

4 Bluetooth settings (8-2-4. Bluetooth settings)

  1. 8-2-1. Mic settings

Tap Mic icon 7663.jpg7676.jpg to open the Level Screen.

(This is an example of procedures to adjust MIC INPUT 1.)

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Level Screen

(Example: MIC INPUT 1 jack)

a Mic input level (8-2-1-1. Mic input level)

b Condenser/Dynamic (mic type) selection (8-2-1-2. Condenser/Dynamic (mic type) selection)

c Front/Rear input switch (MIC INPUT 1 only) (8-2-1-3. Front/Rear input switch (MIC INPUT 1 only))

d Voice Setting (8-2-1-4. Voice Setting)

e Effect Setting (8-2-1-5. Effect Setting)

  1. 8-2-1-1. Mic input level

Use the slider to adjust the level.

(Adjust the mic volume so that it is not too high or low and the volume peak stays in the orange range on the level meter.)

  1. 8-2-1-2. Condenser/Dynamic (mic type) selection

Set the types of mics connected to MIC INPUT 1–4 jacks (25) to “Dynamic” (default) or “Condenser”.

When “Condenser” is selected, +48V power is provided to the MIC input jack of the selected channel.

NOTE

Red dots will be shown on the Home Screen next to the labels (9) for channel numbers (1–4) of mic inputs set to “Condenser”.

caution CAUTION

When “Condenser” is selected, +48V power is provided to that MIC input. Before disconnecting a condenser mic, change the setting to “Dynamic” to turn +48V power off.

(If a dynamic mic is connected to a MIC INPUT 1-4 jack (25) that is set to “Condenser”, it could be damaged.)

  1. 8-2-1-3. Front/Rear input switch (MIC INPUT 1 only)

Select “Front” to use the mic input signal of a headset connected to the PHONES (TRRS) 7735.jpg jack (11)as the channel 1 input. (This does not apply to MIC INPUT 2–4.)

Select “Rear” (default) to switch to the MIC INPUT 1 jack (25).

  1. 8-2-1-4. Voice Setting

The Voice Setting Screen has two pages.

Tapping Voice Setting opens the first page of the Voice Setting Screen.

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Voice Setting Screen page 1

Tap the > button at the bottom of the Voice Setting Screen to switch to the second page.

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Voice Setting Screen page 2 (MIC INPUT 1 jack example)

7786.jpg Tone switch

Tap this to enable the Tone function, and select one of the following tone settings.

Deep

This emphasizes low frequencies, making the tone deep.

Mid

This emphasizes middle frequencies.

Bright

This emphasizes high frequencies, making the tone bright.

Manual

This allows detailed tone adjustments.

Tap this to enable manual tone settings and show the 7808.jpg Tone Manual Setting icon. *

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  • Tapping another icon will make the 7827.jpg settings icon disappear.

Tap the 7836.jpg settings icon to open the Tone Manual Setting Screen (Tone Manual settings).

7846.jpg Compressor switch

Tap this to enable the Compressor function, and select one of the following compressor settings.

Soft

This naturally compresses loud parts of the sound.

Hard

This greatly compresses everything to even the level.

Manual

This allows detailed compressor adjustments.

Tap this to enable manual compressor settings and show the 7867.jpg Compressor Manual Setting icon. *

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Tapping another icon will make the 7891.jpg settings icon disappear.

*Tap the 7901.jpg settings icon to open the Compressor Manual Setting Screen (Compressor Manual settings).

7914.jpg Processing switch

Tap to select one of the following Processing settings.

De-esser

Tap this to enable the De-esser and show the 7937.jpg setting icon. **

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  • Tapping the icon again will make the 7960.jpg setting icon disappear.

Noise Suppressor

Reduce background noise.

Tap this to enable the Noise Suppressor and show the 7970.jpg setting icon. **

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  • Tapping the icon again will make the 7992.jpg setting icon disappear.

Ducking*

When a signal is input through MIC INPUT 1, other signal levels will be lowered, making the sound from MIC INPUT 1 stand out.

Tap this to enable ducking and show the 8000.jpg setting icon. **

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  • Tapping the icon again will make the 8028.jpg setting icon disappear.

*The ducking function can only be used with MIC INPUT 1. It is not available for MIC INPUT 2–4.

**Use the 8040.jpg setting icons to access detailed adjustments. Tap them to open the following screens.

Tone Manual settings

The Tone Manual Setting Screen has two pages.

(Tap the [>] button at the bottom of the Tone Manual Setting Screen to switch to the second page (Exciter).)

This first page of the Tone Manual Setting Screen is shown first.

On the first page of the Tone Manual Setting Screen, the volumes of the high and low frequencies in the input sound can be adjusted (equalization).

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Tone Manual Setting Screen page 1

Tap these to switch between high and low frequency adjustment screens.

Tap this to restore changed settings to default values.

Tap to bypass Tone adjustments.

Move the slider or tap the - and + buttons to adjust the following values.

This sets the boundary for high or low frequencies.

For bass, the volume of sound lower than this frequency can be adjusted.

For treble, the volume of sound higher than this frequency can be adjusted.

Use this knob to adjust the volume of the high or low frequencies.

The Exciter can be adjusted on Tone Manual Setting Screen page 2. The exciter emphasizes sounds higher than the set high-frequency.

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Tone Manual Setting Screen page 2 (Exciter)

Tap this to restore changed settings to default values.

Tap to bypass the Exciter.

Tap this to enable the Exciter. The Exciter operates using the settings made on Tone Manual Setting Screen page 2.

Move the slider or tap the - and + buttons to adjust the following values.

This sets the high frequency range to emphasize. Sounds higher than this frequency will be emphasized.

This adjusts the amount that high frequencies are emphasized.

This adjusts the volume of high-frequency sounds.

Compressor Manual settings

When the input volume exceeds the threshold level, this function compresses the volume variation range, reducing volume differences.

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Compressor Manual Setting Screen

Tap this to restore changed settings to default values.

Tap to bypass compressor adjustments.

Move the slider or tap the - and + buttons to adjust the following values.

This sets the level that will cause the compressor to start.

This sets the compression ratio for the input volume.

This sets the time until the compression reaches the compression ratio setting after the input volume exceeds the threshold.

This sets the amount of time until the compression stops and the sound returns to its uncompressed level after the input sound goes below the threshold level.

This sets the amount of output sound amplification.

When the volume is compressed, the output level becomes lower than the input level. By using the Gain setting to amplify the output signal, the level can be restored to close to the input level.

De-esser manual settings (mic input)

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De-esser Manual Setting Screen

Tap this to restore changed settings to default values.

Tap to bypass the de-esser.

Move the slider or tap the - and + buttons to adjust the following values.

This sets the level that will cause the de-esser to start. The de-esser will reduce harsh high-frequency sounds, including sibilance, that exceed the threshold.

This sets the frequency that will be affected by the de-esser. Sounds higher than this frequency will be reduced.

Noise suppressor settings (mic input)

The Noise Suppressor Setting Screen has two pages.

(Tap the [>] button at the bottom of the Noise Suppressor Setting Screen to switch to the second page.)

The first page of the Noise Suppressor Setting Screen is shown first.

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Noise Suppressor Setting Screen page 1

Tap this to restore changed settings to default values.

Tap to bypass Noise Suppressor adjustments.

Move the slider or tap the - and + buttons to adjust the following values.

Sounds lower than the set frequency will be cut.

This adjusts the amount of output volume attenuation. Sounds below the threshold level will be reduced to the level set here.

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Noise Suppressor Setting Screen page 2

Tap this to restore changed settings to default values.

Tap to bypass Noise Suppressor adjustments.

Move the slider or tap the - and + buttons to adjust the following values.

This sets the level that will cause the noise suppressor to start. When the input sound goes below the threshold level, its volume will be restricted to the set Attenuate level.

This sets the time until the set Attenuate level is reached after the input volume goes below the threshold.

This sets the amount of time until the attenuation stops and the sound returns to its normal level after the input sound goes above the threshold level.

Ducking manual settings (mic input)

This opens the Ducking Manual Setting Screen.

NOTE

The ducking function can only be used with MIC INPUT 1.
It is not available for MIC INPUT 2–4.

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Ducking Manual Setting Screen

Tap this to restore changed settings to default values.

Tap to bypass ducking adjustments.

Move the slider or tap the - and + buttons to adjust the following values.

This sets the level that will cause ducking to start. When the input level of MIC INPUT 1 exceeds this level, the volume of all other inputs will be reduced.

This sets the time until the volume of other inputs is reduced to the level set by Attenuate after the MIC INPUT 1 volume exceeds the threshold level.

This sets the amount of time until the attenuation of other inputs stops and their sounds return to normal levels after the MIC INPUT 1 volume goes below the threshold level.

This adjusts the amount that volume is reduced for inputs other than MIC INPUT 1. This sets the level to which the volume of other inputs is reduced after the MIC INPUT 1 sound exceeds the threshold level.

  1. 8-2-1-5. Effect Setting

Effect functions (reverb and voice changer) can be assigned to sound pads and used on mic inputs.

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Check the message, and tap “OK” to open the first page of the Effect Setting Screen.

The Effect Setting Screen has two pages.

(Tap the [>] button at the bottom of the Effect Setting Screen to switch to the second page.)

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Effect Setting Screen page 1

8284.jpg Reverb switch (Reverb switch)

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Effect Setting Screen page 2

8324.jpg Voice Changer switch (Voice Changer switch)

Reverb switch

Reverb can only be applied to one input channel. Reverb and voice changer effects cannot be used at the same time.

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Confirm the message, and tap “OK” to turn the switch on and enable selecting from the following Reverb settings.

Use the reverb to add reverberation to the sound, which is useful for various kinds of performance.

Small

This has the smallest amounts of reflections and reverb sound.

Medium (default)

This setting is between small and large.

Large

This has the greatest amount of reflections and reverb sound.

DRY/WET

Move the slider to adjust the amount of the reverb effect.

Manual

This allows detailed reverb adjustments.
Tap this to enable manual reverb settings and show the 8363.jpg setting icon. *

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  • Tapping another icon will make the 8382.jpg settings icon disappear.

*Tap the 8391.jpg settings icon to open the Reverb Manual Setting Screen (Reverb manual settings).

Voice Changer switch

Reverb can only be applied to one input channel. Reverb and voice changer effects cannot be used at the same time.

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Confirm the message, and tap “OK” to turn the switch on and enable the Voice Changer settings.

The Voice Changer function can raise and lower the pitch of the input sound. The pitch can be raised or lowered by up to one octave.

Use the slider and the - and + buttons to adjust the Pitch.

Reverb manual settings

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Reverb Manual Setting Screen

Tapping one of the Reverb Manual setting icons selects it, highlighting it and activating that setting.

Depending on the reverb type, the density and level of the reverb sound changes.

Hall

Reverb sound like a concert hall

Room

Reverb sound like being in a room

Live

Reverb sound like being in a live performance venue

Studio

Reverb sound like being in a studio

Plate

Reverb like that made by a plate reverb

Tap this to restore changed settings to default values.

Tap to bypass the reverb effect.

Move the slider or tap the - and + buttons to adjust the following values.

This adjusts the amount of time that the reverberations continue.

The larger the value, the longer they continue.

This adjusts the delay time until the first reverberations. The larger the value, the larger the reverberations make the room sound.

This adjusts the width of the reverberations.

  1. 8-2-2. USB settings

Tap the 8454.jpg icon to open the Level Screen.

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Level Screen

a USB input level (8-2-2-1. USB input level)

b Voice settings (8-2-2-2. Voice settings)

  1. 8-2-2-1. USB input level

Adjust the device connected by USB so that the volume is not too high or low and the peak stays in the orange range on the level meter.

  1. 8-2-2-2. Voice settings

Tap to open the Voice Setting Screen.

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Voice Setting Screen

8522.jpg Processing switch (Processing switch)

8526.jpg Audio Enhancement (Audio Enhancement)

Processing switch

Tap this to enable use of the following effects.

De-esser

Reduce harsh high-frequency sibilant sounds.

Tap this to enable the De-esser and show the 8545.jpg setting icon. *

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  • Tapping the icon again will make the 8564.jpg setting icon disappear.

Noise Suppressor

Reduce background noise.

Tap this to enable the Noise Suppressor and show the 8574.jpg setting icon. *

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  • Tapping the icon again will make the 8594.jpg setting icon disappear.

*Tap the 8602.jpg settings icon to open the De-esser Manual Setting Screen or Noise Suppressor Setting Screen (Noise suppressor settings (USB)).

Audio Enhancement

Tap to enable selection of a scene that suits the input sound.

Off

This disables the scene effect.

Talk

This evens out the sound of voices to make speaking easier to hear.

Music

This provides clear music playback.

De-esser manual settings (USB)

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De-esser Manual Setting Screen

Tap this to restore changed settings to default values.

Tap to bypass de-esser adjustments.

Move the slider or tap the - and + buttons to adjust the following values.

This sets the level that will cause the de-esser to start. The de-esser will reduce harsh high-frequency sounds, including sibilance, that exceed the threshold.

This sets the frequency that will be affected by the de-esser. Sounds higher than this frequency will be reduced.

Noise suppressor settings (USB)

The Noise Suppressor Setting Screen has two pages.

(Tap the [>] button at the bottom of the Noise Suppressor Setting Screen to switch to the second page.)

The first page of the Noise Suppressor Setting Screen is shown first.

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Noise Suppressor Setting Screen page 1

Tap this to restore changed settings to default values.

Tap to bypass Noise Suppressor adjustments.

Move the slider or tap the - and + buttons to adjust the following values.

Sounds lower than the set frequency will be cut.

This adjusts the amount of output volume attenuation. Sounds below the threshold level will be reduced to the level set here.

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Noise Suppressor Setting Screen page 2

Tap this to restore changed settings to default values.

Tap to bypass Noise Suppressor adjustments.

Move the slider or tap the - and + buttons to adjust the following values.

This sets the level that will cause the noise suppressor to start. When the input sound goes below the threshold level, its volume will be restricted to the set Attenuate level.

This sets the time until the set Attenuate level is reached after the input volume goes below the threshold.

This sets the amount of time until the attenuation stops and the sound returns to its normal level after the input sound goes above the threshold level.

  1. 8-2-3. Smartphone settings

Tap the 8707.jpg smartphone icon to open the Level Screen.

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Level Screen

a Smartphone input level (8-2-3-1. Smartphone input level)

b Voice settings (8-2-3-2. Voice settings)

  1. 8-2-3-1. Smartphone input level

Adjust the connected smartphone so that the volume is not too high or low and the peak stays in the orange range on the level meter.

  1. 8-2-3-2. Voice settings

See "Voice settings" for details about the Voice Setting Screen.

  1. 8-2-4. Bluetooth settings

Tap the 8753.jpg icon to open the Level Screen.

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Level Screen

a Bluetooth input level (8-2-4-1. Bluetooth input level)

b Pairing (8-2-4-2. Pairing)

c Connection status (8-2-4-3. Connection status)

d Voice Setting (8-2-4-4. Voice Setting)

  1. 8-2-4-1. Bluetooth input level

Adjust the connected Bluetooth device so that the volume is not too high or low and the peak stays in the orange range on the level meter.

  1. 8-2-4-2. Pairing

Tap to start pairing. Make pairing settings on the other Bluetooth device. (See "Connecting with Bluetooth devices".)

  1. 8-2-4-3. Connection status
  1. 8-2-4-4. Voice Setting

See "Voice settings" for details about the Voice Setting Screen.

  1. 8-3. Playback settings

Tap the 8815.jpg play icon to open the podcast PLAY Screen.

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PLAY Screen

1 Podcast list

This shows the names of podcasts that have been recorded. Tap to select the desired podcast.

2 Play icon

Tap this to play the selected podcast.

During playback, the BLACK RIGHT-POINTING TRIANGLE play icon will change to the pause pause icon.

Tap the pause pause icon during playback to pause playback.

3 Advanced button

This allows overwrite recording of the selected podcast from the desired position.

Tap it to open the following Advanced Screen.

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Advanced Screen

a Play icon

Tap this to play the selected podcast. During playback, the BLACK RIGHT-POINTING TRIANGLE play icon will change to the pause pause icon.

b Timeline and cursor

The playback position can be changed as desired by moving the slider on the timeline.

c Time jumping controls

Tap the time display field to show and select from the following forward/backward jump times.

After selecting the jump time, tap the 8874.jpg and 8882.jpg icons to find the position where overwriting should start.

d SET button

Press the SET button to open a confirmation message. Tap “OK” to show a mark at the set overwrite starting position.

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Advanced Screen

e CLEAR button

This clears the mark (overwrite starting position) shown by the SET button.

f Mark jump controls

When playing a podcast that already has marks* added to it, tap the 8919.jpg and 8929.jpg icons to move the slider directly to them on the timeline.

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Advanced Screen

*See "Adding marks during playback" for information about marks.

4 Rename icon

Tap to open the following screen keyboard.

Use the screen keyboard to change the podcast name.

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RENAME Screen

5 Trash icon

Tap the 8987.jpg trash icon to delete the selected podcast.

  1. 8-4. Sound pad settings

Tap the 8999.jpg Sound Pad icon to open the settings for Sound Pads assigned in the dedicated software.

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Sound Pad Screen

1 Pads

Tap a pad to check or change the function assigned to it. These are linked to the Sound Pad buttons on the unit (12).

2 Sound Pad Bank indicators

The number of the currently selected bank is highlighted.

3 Sound Pad Bank switch icons

Tap the 9030.jpg icon to switch to the lower-numbered bank.

Tap the 9032.jpg icon to switch to the higher-numbered bank.

4 Pad color setting

The color of the selected pad can be changed.

5 Trash icon

Tap this icon to clear the settings and functions assigned to the selected pad.

6 Play Method

This shows how the effect sound or BGM of the selected pad will be output.

The output mode can also be selected and changed.

Tap the button and select one of the following play methods.

Latch

Press once to start playback, and once again to stop it.

Press again to play from the beginning. If nothing is done, the file will play to its end before stopping.

Pause

Press once to start playback, and once again to pause.

Press again to resume playback. If nothing is done, the file will play to its end before stopping.

RePlay

Press once to start playback. Press again to restart playback from the beginning. If nothing is done, the file will play to its end before stopping.

One Shot

Press once to start playback. The file will play to its end.

To stop during playback, press and hold the pad button.

Repeat

Press once to start playback, and once again to stop it.

Press again to play from the beginning. If nothing is done, the file will play repeatedly.

Touch

The sound will play only while the pad is being pressed.

7 Sound source file name

This shows the name of the sound source file shown on the pad.

8 PAD Settings

9 PAD Rec

Effect sounds and BGM can be captured from each input signal.

Operate the channel faders of the input signals you want to record (13), and tap the “ Rec Start” button to start recording.

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Sound Pad Screen ready to record

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Sound Pad Screen ready to stop recording

10 PAD Advanced

Apply mic setting effect settings.

(See "Assigning effects to Sound Pads".)

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Pad Screen showing advanced options

No advanced option set.

This sets a bleep sound.

For example, when the bleep sound is assigned to a pad, sound that you do not want to record can be overwritten for as long as the pad is pressed.

NOTE

The beep sound is output at a fixed volume.
(It is not affected by the pad channel fader.)

Settings made on the Effect Setting screen, as explained in See "Mic settings", can be assigned to pads.

For example, a sound adjusted with the Voice Changer function on the Effect Setting Screen for Mic Input 1 can be assigned to a pad, and that sound can be played for as long as the pad is pressed during recording.

  1. 8-5. Hardware Settings

Tap the 9126.jpg hardware settings icon to access the following settings.

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Hardware Settings Screen

1 AUDIO (8-5-1. AUDIO)

2 MULTI TRACK (8-5-2. MULTI TRACK)

3 USB DELAY (8-5-3. USB DELAY)

4 Other settings (8-5-4. Other settings)

5 Brightness adjustment (8-5-5. Brightness adjustment)

6 AUTO POWER OFF (8-5-6. AUTO POWER OFF)

  1. 8-5-1. AUDIO

Tap the 9179.jpg AUDIO icon to open the Audio Settings Screen.

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Audio Settings Screen

  1. 8-5-1-1. USB Mix-Minus

Options: ON, OFF (default)

By turning this function on when conducting a telephone interview or remote recording using a smartphone or computer, the return of sound being recorded and the generation of echo at the other end can be prevented.

  1. 8-5-1-2. Auto Mixer

Options: ON (default), OFF

By turning this function on, adjustments will be made automatically to keep the output sound at a fixed level while maintaining the balance of the inputs.

  1. 8-5-1-3. Feedback Prevention

Options: ON, OFF (default)

By turning this function on, MUTE switches are automatically activated on channels when their inputs become saturated, suppressing feedback caused when sound from speakers is returned to mics.

  1. 8-5-1-4. Line Level Output

Options: ON, OFF (default)

Turning this function on keeps the output level of the MONITOR OUT and LINE OUT jacks at a standard level and disables the MONITOR OUT knob (5) on the top of the unit. This setting is turned off when the unit is turned off.

  1. 8-5-1-5. Solo Mode

Options: Pre-Fader, Post-Fader (default)

When Pre-Fader is selected, input sounds can be heard before they are affected by fader and muting settings.

  1. 8-5-2. MULTI TRACK

Tap the 9219.jpg MULTI TRACK icon to open the Multi Track Screen.

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Multi Track Screen

  1. 8-5-2-1. SD Multi Record

Options: ON (default), OFF

When on, 14 channels, including all inputs and the stereo mix, will be recorded. When off, only the stereo mix will be recorded.

  1. 8-5-2-2. FX Bypass

Options: ON, OFF (default)

When this function is on, the pre-fader audio will be multitrack recorded. The stereo mix, however, will record the post-fader audio, including effects.

NOTE

These settings are also applied to sound output by USB.

  1. 8-5-3. USB DELAY

Tap the 9261.jpg USB DELAY icon to open the USB Delay Screen.

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USB Delay Screen

  1. 8-5-3-1. USB delay function explanation

During live Internet streaming, lags sometimes occur between streamed video and audio when camera video and audio are captured by different devices.

If the video is behind the audio, an offset delay can be added intentionally to the audio from the USB output to correct the lag between the video and audio.

  1. 8-5-4. Other settings

Tap the 9301.jpg other settings icon to open the Others Screen.

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Others Screen

a Language (8-5-4-1. Language)

b Date/ Time Adjust (8-5-4-2. Date/ Time Adjust)

c Factory Reset (8-5-4-3. Factory Reset)

d Firmware version (8-5-4-4. Firmware version)

  1. 8-5-4-1. Language

Select the language used for menus and messages.

Options

English: Use English (default setting)

日本語: Use Japanese

Français: Use French

Español: Use Spanish

Deutsch: Use German

Italiano: Use Italian

Русский язык: Use Russian

中文: Use Chinese

한글: Use Korean

  1. 8-5-4-2. Date/ Time Adjust

Tap this to open the Date/ Time Adjust Screen shown below.

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Date/ Time Adjust Screen

Swipe the year (last two digits of Western calendar), month, date and time up and down to set them.

After checking the input values, tap the “OK” button to confirm.

  1. 8-5-4-3. Factory Reset

Tap this to restore the various settings stored in the memory of the unit to their factory default values.

Tap this button to open a confirmation message. Tap “OK” to start initializing.

  1. 8-5-4-4. Firmware version

This shows the current firmware version.

  1. 8-5-5. Brightness adjustment

Move the slider left and right to change the brightness of the touchscreen and the unit LEDs.

  1. 8-5-6. AUTO POWER OFF

When the AUTO POWER OFF switch is on, the unit will turn itself off automatically if no input signal* (above −60 dBFS) has been detected and no operation has been conducted for 30 minutes.

*Even when connected by Bluetooth or USB, the unit will turn off automatically after the above time if no audio is input.

  1. 8-6. SD Settings

Tap the 9414.jpg SD settings icon to access the following settings.

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SD Settings Screen

1 SD card space used (8-6-1. SD card space used)

2 SD card available recording time (8-6-2. SD card available recording time)

3 SD REC (8-6-3. SD REC)

4 Rec Stop confirmation (8-6-4. Rec Stop confirmation)

5 SD Device Mode (8-6-5. SD Device Mode)

6 Quick Erase (8-6-6. Quick Erase)

7 Full Erase (8-6-7. Full Erase)

  1. 8-6-1. SD card space used

This bar graph shows the amount of space used on the SD card.

  1. 8-6-2. SD card available recording time

This shows the remaining time available for recording on the SD card.

  1. 8-6-3. SD REC

Options: ON (default), OFF

  1. 8-6-4. Rec Stop confirmation

Options: ON (default), OFF

If this function is on, a confirmation pop-up message will appear when stopping podcast recording.

  1. 8-6-5. SD Device Mode

Options: ON, OFF (default)

If this function is on, the SD card in this unit can be used as USB mass storage with another device connected by USB.

Tapping this button will open the following message.

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ATTENTION

To avoid data loss, follow the procedures for removing media on the computer before removing an SD card from the unit or tapping the Exit button.

NOTE

Furthermore, an issue exists with some Android devices that will not recognize this unit as USB mass storage.

For details, see the TEAC Global Site (http://teac-global.com/).

  1. 8-6-6. Quick Erase

This formats the SD card quickly.

Tapping this button will open the following message.

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Tap “OK” to begin quick formatting.

  1. 8-6-7. Full Erase

This formats the SD card completely.

Tapping this button will open the following message.

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Tap “OK” to begin full formatting.

NOTE

If the writing speed decreases, this could have a negative impact on recording.

Using the Full Erase function of this unit should restore the writing speed of the SD card. *

For this reason, we recommend using the Full Erase function at the following times.

*Writing speed might not be restored depending on the SD card condition (including malfunction and age).

  1. 9 - Error messages

The following is a list of pop-up messages that are shown when errors occur.

Refer to this list if one of these pop-up messages appears on the this unit and you want to check the meaning or determine a proper response.

Message

Meaning and response

Invalid Card

Change Card

Something might be wrong with the card.

Change the card.

Protected Card

Change Card

The SD card is write-protected.

Disable SD card write-protection.

Protected Card

MBR ERROR

Init CARD

Are you sure?

The SD card is not formatted properly or the card is broken. Change the SD card, or press the OK button while this message is being shown to format the card. Formatting will erase all the data on the SD card.

Format Error

Format Card

Are you sure?

No Card

No SD card is loaded. Insert a recordable SD card.

Music Not Found

Are you sure?

The file cannot be found or the file may be damaged.

Check the relevant file.

File Not Found

File Not Found

Make Sys File

Are you sure?

A system file required to use this unit is missing.

A necessary system file might also be invalid.

If this message appears, press the OK button to create a system file.

Invalid SysFile

Make Sys File

Are you sure?

Write Timeout

Writing to the SD card timed out and recording stopped.

SD card writing performance has become worse.

Execute the erase format function or change the SD card.

Write error

REC continue

Writing to the SD card timed out.

This has caused audio to be interrupted and noise to occur.

File Number Full

The total number of folders and files exceeds the limit of 5000.

Delete unnecessary folders and files or move them to a computer.

Card Full

The SD card has no remaining capacity.

Max File Size

Recording stopped because the recording time reached 24 hours.

File Name Error

The file name is either invalid or too long. Change the file name.

Duplicate File Name

A file with the same name already exists. Change the file name.

Card Error

FATAL

The SD card cannot be recognized properly. Replace the SD card.

MARK FULL

The number of marks has reached the limit of 99.

Set SD REC to ON.

Set SD REC to ON to enable overwrite recording.

No USB Connection

The recording button was pressed when there was no USB connection and SD REC was set to off.

System Rom Error

If any of these errors occurs, turn the unit off and restart it.

If these error messages continue to appear frequently, please contact the store where you purchased this unit or TASCAM customer support service.

Initialize error

Are you sure?

Not Continued

File Error

Writing Failed

Player Error

System Error XX

FATAL

(XX is a number.)

Can't Enter

  1. 10 - Troubleshooting

If you are having trouble with the operation of this unit, please try the following before seeking repair.

If these measures do not solve the problem, please contact the store where you bought the unit or TASCAM customer support service.

Power will not turn on

The SD card is not recognized

Confirm that SD cards are supported before using them.

Back up necessary data to a computer or other device and format the SD card again.

No sound is output

Check the settings of the inputs and the connected equipment again.

Is the monitoring system set up correctly?

(See "Connecting recording devices and monitor speakers".)

The sound I want to record is distorted

Confirm that the input source levels are not too high.

Recording is not possible

Playback is not possible

There is noise

Sound via Bluetooth breaks up or is noisy

Keep such devices as far away as possible during use.

Cannot connect or communication is interrupted when using Bluetooth

Are there walls or other obstacles, for example, between this unit and the other Bluetooth device?

Cannot pair with another Bluetooth device

A computer does not recognize the unit when connected by USB

Feedback occurs when connected by USB

When using a DAW or other recording software, turn input monitoring off for all channels.

Noise occurs or sound drops out when connected by USB

When noise and dropouts occur while using this product, the cause is often excessive CPU load on the connected computer. In particular, wireless LAN or antivirus software, for example, running in the background can noticeably cause noise and sound drop outs.

Please try the following basic countermeasures.

NOTE

Depending on the system, compatibility issues with the computer might prevent proper operation.

Please understand beforehand that there are no perfect solutions to ensure problem-free use with every computer.

Connect this unit by USB directly to the computer.* Do not use a USB hub.

Restart the computer before beginning.

*When using a desktop computer, disconnect all USB devices other than this unit, a keyboard and a mouse. When using a laptop computer, disconnect all USB devices other than this unit.

  1. 1. Confirm that the operating system is compatible with this product.

Always complete all operating system updates and use the latest version.

  1. 2. Confirm that the product firmware is the latest version.
  2. 3. When using software that uses the ASIO driver on Windows,

confirm that the driver is the latest version.

  1. 4. When using Windows, disable all devices other than this one for “Recording” and “Playback” in the Windows Sound settings (Sound Control Panel).
  2. 5. When using Windows, check the power settings.
  1. 6. Adjust the buffer size.

Raise or lower the default setting value of 256 one step at a time,

With software that uses the ASIO driver, open the Settings Panel from the software.

  1. 7. Change the USB port and USB cable.

Try connecting to a USB 2.0 port on the computer if it has one.

  1. 8. When using macOS, try resetting the NVRAM (or PRAM) and the SMC.
  1. 9. Stop antivirus software and other software running in the background, and disable wireless LAN. Then, check whether the problem continues to occur.
  1. 11 - Specifications and Ratings

Recorder specifications

Recording media

SD cards

(64 MB–2 GB)

SDHC cards

(4 GB–32 GB)

SDXC cards

(48 GB–512 GB)

Recording/playback formats

WAV

48 kHz, 24-bit, 2-channel stereo/14-channel poly (BWF format)

Recordable Channel

14 channels maximum (12 channels + stereo mix)

Analog audio input ratings

MIC INPUT jacks (1-4)

Connectors

XLR/TRS combo jacks

XLR

XLR-3-31 (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD)

TRS

6.3mm (1/4") standard TRS jacks (Tip: HOT, Ring: COLD, Sleeve: GND)

Maximum input level

+10dBu(when LEVEL at min.)

Nominal input level

−10 dBu (when LEVEL at min.)

Minimum input level

−76.5 dBu (when LEVEL at max.)

Gain range

66.5 dB

Input impedance

2.1 kΩ

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Connector

3.5 mm (1/8") 4-pole mini jack

Maximum input level

+4 dBV(when LEVEL at min.)

Nominal input level

−16 dBV (when LEVEL at min.)

Minimum input level

−82.5 dBV (when LEVEL at max.)

Gain range

66.5 dB

Input impedance

2 kΩ

LINE IN (TRRS) jack (CTIA standard)

Connector

3.5 mm (1/8") 4-pole mini jack

Maximum input level

+8 dBV

Nominal input level

−12 dBV

Input impedance

12 kΩ

LINE IN L/R (balanced) jacks

Connectors

6.3mm (1/4") standard TRS jacks (Tip: HOT, Ring: COLD, Sleeve: GND)

Maximum input level

+24 dBu

Nominal input level

+4 dBu

Input impedance

11 kΩ

Analog audio output ratings

PHONES jacks (7317.jpg7319.jpg)

Connectors

6.3mm (1/4") standard stereo jacks

Maximum output

45 mW + 45 mW (0.1% THD+N or less, into 32Ω load)

PHONES (TRRS) 7332.jpg jack (CTIA standard)

Connector

3.5 mm (1/8") 4-pole mini jack

  • PHONES (TRRS) 7343.jpg output splits from PHONES 7345.jpg output.

LINE OUT (TRRS) jack (CTIA standard)

Connector

3.5 mm (1/8") 4-pole mini jack

Maximum output level

−25 dBu

Nominal output level

−45 dBu

Output impedance

100 Ω

MONITOR OUT L/R (balanced) jacks

Connectors

6.3mm (1/4") standard TRS jacks (Tip: HOT, Ring: COLD, Sleeve: GND)

Maximum output level

+20 dBu

Nominal output level

+0 dBu

Output impedance

200 Ω

LINE OUT jack

Connectors

3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jacks

Maximum output level

+6 dBV

Nominal output level

−14 dBV

Output impedance

200 Ω

Audio performance

Mic amp EIN (equivalent input noise)

−125 dBu or less (150Ω termination, LEVEL at max.)

Frequency response

Mic input jacks (1-4)

20 Hz – 20 kHz

+0.3 dB/−0.3 dB (JEITA)

S/N ratio

101 dB

(Mic input jacks (1-4), channel faders at 0, 20kHz SPCL LPF +A-Weight)

Distortion

0.003%

(Mic input jacks (1-4), 1kHz sine wave, channel faders at 0, 20kHz SPCL LPF)

Crosstalk

95 dB or more

Recording times (in hours: minutes)

Recording format

SIZE

4 GB

8 GB

24-bit/48kHz WAV

14 ch.

0:35

1:10

2 ch.

4:07

8:15

USB specification

Connector

USB Type-C

Formats

USB2.0 High-Speed,
Mass-storage class/USB Audio Class 2.0 (USB class-compliant)

USB Audio

Sampling Rate

48 kHz

Bit Depth

24 bit

Number of inputs

14 channels (Output from this unit)

Number of outputs

2 channels (Input to this unit)

Bluetooth

Output class: 2 (about 10m* unobstructed transmission distance)

Supported profile: A2DP

Supported A2DP codecs: SBC, AAC

Supported A2DP content protection: SCMS-T

*The transmission distance is an estimate. The transmission distance may vary depending on the surrounding environment and radio wave conditions.

Computer system requirements

Check the TEAC Global Site (https://teac-global.com/) for the latest information about supported operating systems.

Operation with each OS was confirmed with standard system setups that met the following conditions.

Operation is not guaranteed, however, with all systems that meet the following conditions.

Windows

Supported operating systems

Windows 10 64-bit

Computer hardware requirements

Windows computer with a USB 2.0 (or higher)

Note: Operation is not guaranteed using the TASCAM driver with ARM64 CPUs.

Mac

Supported operating systems

macOS Big Sur (11)

macOS Catalina (10.15)

Computer hardware requirements

Mac with a USB 2.0 (or higher)

iOS/iPadOS devices

iOS 14 / iPadOS 14

iOS 13 / iPadOS 13

Android devices

Android 11

Android 10

*Compatibility has been confirmed, but this does not guarantee operation with all devices.

Other

Power

Dedicated AC adapter (PS-P1220E NUT), DC12V

Power consumption

12.5 W (maximum)

Weight

2.55 kg

Operating temperature range

0–40ºC

Dimensions

374.8 × 56.5 × 263.6 mm

(width × height × depth, excluding protrusions)

374.8 × 71.2 × 266.7 mm

(width × height × depth, including protrusions)

Dimensional drawings

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Block diagram

Block diagram (pdf)

Level diagram

Level diagram INPUT (pdf)


Level diagram OUTPUT (pdf)


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