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Tutorial DVD for the TASCAM 2488mkII
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TASCAM 2488mkII Tutorial DVD
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Learn how to use the TASCAM 2488mkII!

The TASCAM 2488 / MKII / Neo DVD Tutorial is designed to be more than just a complete guide to using the 2488, MKII and Neo versions: it teaches basic recording techniques to musicians getting their first start in recording.

It begins with a section called "Recording School" that teaches beginners the basics about microphones, multitrack recording and mixing. It goes on for the next 90 minutes to cover every aspect of recording, editing and mixing on the 2488, 2488 MKII and 2488 Neo 24-track Digital Portastudios.

Whether you have the original silver 2488 model or the subsequent blue MKII or black Neo models, this DVD goes into great detail helping you get the most out of your digital recording studio.

Take your 2488 skills to the next level and pick up the official Tascam DVD Tutorial today!

Features a brand new section on both the MKII and Neo versions.

  • "What is Multitrack Recording?"
  • The signal path
  • Channels vs. Tracks
  • Recording levels
  • Setting levels on the 2488
  • Microphone placement
  • Types of Microphones
  • Phantom power


  • Creating a Song
  • Naming a Song
  • Connecting a Microphone
  • Routing Inputs to Channels
  • Setting Levels
  • Arming Tracks
  • Recording 1st Track
  • Importance of good Monitors
  • Using the front Guitar (H) input
  • Overdubbing
  • Linking stereo Channels
  • Virtual Tracks
  • Mic Effects
  • Naming Tracks (User Words)
  • Punching in
  • Repeat function
  • Setting Location points
  • Bouncing Tracks
  • Using the Jog function
  • Setting In and Out points
  • Copy and Paste
  • Setting To point
  • Edits
  • Front panel shortcuts
  • Undo
  • Settings
  • Benefits of using drum guide
  • Setting time/measures display
  • Builtin Metronome
  • Rhythm guide setup
  • Selecting from the 20 drum kits
  • SMF playback
  • GM Specifications
  • Loading SMFs
  • Adjusting the Tone Generator Parts
  • Playing SMFs
  • Mute function
  • Solo function
  • Pan
  • EQ
  • Compression (Mic Effects)
  • Stereo L/R Dynamics Processor
  • Loop effect
  • Effect sends
  • External Effect returns
  • 8 Inputs available at Mixdown
  • Pre/Post send settings
  • Multi Effects
  • Mixing down your Song (Pre-master)
  • Playing Pre-master
  • Trimming Pre-master
  • Burning to CD-R (Track at once)
  • Burning to CD-R (Disc at once)
  • "Opening" the USB connection
  • Connecting a Computer
  • Transferring files
  • "Closing" the USB connection
  • USB Import
  • USB Export
  • CD-R Import/Export
  • CD-R Backup


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Manufacturer Part Number 2488mkII DVD

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