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2007-03-29 - TASCAM LAUNCHES DV-RA1000HD RECORDER

The Ultimate High-Definition Recorder Gains Hard Disk Recording

Montebello, CA (October, 2006): Already the go-to device for mixdown, mastering and event recording, the TASCAM DV-RA1000 recorder has been joined by the DV-RA1000HD. The new model supports recording to CD, DVD or hard disk media at up to 192kHz/24-bit resolution, or using Sony's revolutionary Direct Stream Digital format. Like its sibling, it includes DSP for EQ and dynamics processing, USB 2.0 connection to a computer and a rear panel packed with the connections professionals demand. Minnetonka's discWelder Bronze1000 for DSD conversion and DVD-Audio disc authoring is offered free from TASCAM for DV-RA1000HD owners.

The DV-RA1000HD provides more than 60 hours of recording to its built-in 60GB hard drive. It also records direct to DVD+RW media, for over five hours of recording at better-than-CD quality. TASCAM remains the only manufacturer to offer Direct Stream Digital recording for under $10,000, making the format attainable for audiophile archival and professional studio mixdown.

The DV-RA1000HD is the quintessential high-definition digital recorder:
  • High-quality stereo recording at up 192kHz/24-bit or DSD format
  • Records to Built-in 60GB hard drive, DVD+RW, CD-R/RW media
  • Archives to DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R and DVD+RW discs
  • Multiband compression and 3-band EQ mixdown effects
  • USB 2.0 connection to PC for use as DVD data drive
  • Balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA inputs and outputs
  • Balanced AES/EBU inputs and outputs, running at normal, double-speed and double-wire formats
  • SDIF-3 DSD input and output for external conversion and processing of DSD audio
  • Word Sync In, Out, Thru
  • RS-232C serial control
  • PS/2 keyboard connector for title editing
  • Wired remote control kit
  • User-definable function keys
  • Large, backlit LCD display
  • Records to standard CD-DA, Broadcast Wave and DSDIFF formats
  • Dedicated input level control and adjustable maximum output level
  • ±6% pitch control
  • Fade in/out
  • Jog playback
  • Power on play feature
  • Various play and record modes such as auto track increment, auto cue, auto ready, single/continuous play and program A/B play
  • Wired remote control (RC-RA1000) included
  • Headphone output


  • 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, France, Italy, Australia, Japan, Mexico and Latin America . For additional information, contact:

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