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DS-D98 - Super High Resolution Direct Stream Digital (DSD) Recorder

This model has been discontinued.


  • Developed by TASCAM and Sony for creation of Super Audio CDs
  • The only tape-based machine capable of DSD recording
  • Two modes: DSD 2-track and PCM multitrack
  • Synchronize up to 16 machines with sample accuracy
  • Selectable 24-bit or 16-bit recording format
  • Selectable sampling frequencies: 44.1/48 (8 tracks), 88.2/96 (4 tracks), 176.4/192kHz (2 tracks)
  • +/- 6% pitch control, onboard test tone generator, electronic patchbay
  • Confidence monitoring function, selectable reference levels, LCD display on the front panel
  • Set-up data memory on tape, seamless punch I/O with digital cross fade, adjustable peak hold release time level meter
  • Sony SDIF-3 interface, TDIF-1 digital audio interface, 8-channel AES/EBU digital I/O standard
  • RS-422 control (P2 protocol), XLR time-code I/O with onboard SMPTE synchronizer, Word Sync In/Out/Thru