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2010-12-08 - TASCAM BRINGS PORTASTUDIO TO APPLE'S IPAD

TASCAM's first iOS app based on 30 years of PORTASTUDIO recording

Montebello, CA – (December 8, 2010): TASCAM has introduced its PORTASTUDIOapplication for the Apple iPad™, bringing 30 years of easy-to-use home recording to the popular device. PORTASTUDIO is based on – and nearly the same dimensions as – the TASCAM Porta One four-track cassette recorder that revolutionized recording in 1984. The PORTASTUDIO app records four tracks, one at a time, with VU meters and a cassette transport contributing a vintage vibe. When a production is complete, the app can mix your recording to a stereo track that appears in iTunes.

A four-position selector switch assigns which track PORTASTUDIO records to, and input trim and limiting are applied to the input before recording. Audio can be recorded form the iPad's built-in microphone or a microphone plugged into the headset jack. The iPad will record from the built-in microphone if standard headphones are plugged into the jack. Pan, level, high and low EQ are available for mixing, and mixes are saved as CD-quality WAV files inside iTunes. 

PORTASTUDIO by TASCAM is available now on the iTunes App Store for $9.99. 

 

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TASCAM is the professional audio division of TEAC Corporation and produces the most comprehensive line of audio recorders, mixers and related equipment in the pro audio industry. TASCAM has offices in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico and Latin America. For additional information, contact: 

TASCAM • 7733 Telegraph Road • Montebello, CA 90640 USA
(323) 726-0303 • www.tascam.com