Tascam DP-006 Digital 6-Track Recorder

The Tascam DP-006 is a necessity for all song writers. It has built-in microphones for multi-track recording anytime, anywhere!

Battery Powered Compact Multi-Track Recorder
Song ideas can happen anywhere and with the DP-006 and the DP-008EX you’re ready. Jot down all of the key components to your songs using these professional sounding multi-track recorders. Be ready wherever creativity strikes. For elongated battery life these models can connect directly to TASCAM’s external battery pack (BP-6AA) via USB.

Built-In High-Quality Stereo Condenser Microphones For Easy On-the-Spot Recording
The DP-006 and the DP-008EX are built with two condenser microphones directly in the front of the units. Record vocals or acoustic guitar anytime without the need for extra equipment or set-up time. TASCAM held many evaluation tests to secure the best sounding microphones and structures. Modeled after the top-selling DR series microphones, you can be assured you’re receiving top-quality, Moreover the DP-006 was designed with a tripod mount for versatile set-up and placement.

Simple and Easy-to-Use Interface Designed Like an Analog Cassette MTR
Both models are optimally designed for on-the-spot recording. No unnecessary features were included that might complicate the recording to ensure easy functionality. Designed with Analog functionality and dedicated control knobs these POCKETSTUDIOs are the simplest to use songwriting scratchpads on the market.

Ultra Light Weight Design Carry It With You Everywhere In Your Gig-Bag
The DP-006 and the DP-008EX both feature ultra light-weight designs to ensure portability. The DP-006 is 360g, and the DP-008EX is 610g. (Without AA batteries)

Two Analog Inputs for External Microphones and Electric/Acoustic Guitar, etc.
Both models have two input terminals by phone-jack, these terminals provide to connect an external microphone, an electric-acoustic guitar and a line-level device like a synthesizer. If you prepare any conversion cable, a tablet device like a iPad will be able to connect. (Conversion cable is not included)

Record to SD/SDHC Card (up to 32GB), High-Speed Data Transfer via USB2.0
Both models record to widely available SD/SDHC card media (2GB card included). In addition, both models can connect to PCs via USB2.0 for high-speed data transferring. All song ideas can be transferred via USB or SD card readers to and from the units at any point in the recording process. Files can be used in correspondence with DAWs.

Key Features

  • Up to six tracks recording (2mono tracks+ 2mono/stereo switchable tracks)
  • Up to six tracks recording (2mono tracks+ 2mono/stereo switchable tracks)
  • CD quality recording (16bit/44.1kHz)
  • Two tracks simultaneous recording/ six tracks simultaneous playback
  • Dedicated stereo master track available
  • Record to SD/SDHC card (Up to 32GB)
  • 2 Built-in omni-directional condenser microphones
  • Microphone sensitivity can be selected from 3-positions (Low/Mid/High)
  • Two TS 1/4″ mic/line inputs
  • INPUT A can connect high-impedance instrument directly (Like an electric-guitar)
  • Independent LEVEL/PAN(BALANCE) knobs for each track
  • 15mW/ch headphone output
  • 128×64 dot-matrix LCD
  • Four AA batteries operation up to 9 hours (When recording, using the eneloop battery)
  • Optional AC adapter ready (TASCAM PS-P520)
  • Can connect to an external battery pack (TASCAM BP-6AA)
  • Tripod screw hole
  • Direct locate function by jog-wheel
  • Repeat playback between IN/OUT point
  • Track edit functions CLONE TRACK, CLEAN OUT, SILENCE, CUT, OPEN)
  • Bounce function allows recording of more six tracks
  • Chromatic tuner and metronome included
  • High-speed data transfer by USB2.0 connection
  • Backup and restore songs
  • File import/export by Wav format (mono/stereo)
  • Export stereo master file as stereo wav format
  • 2GB SD card included

Technical Specs

Recording Specifications
Recording Media            
SD/SDHC card (up to 32GB)
File System       
TASCAM original (MTR partition)
FAT32 (FAT partition)
Line Input
2 x 1/4″ TS unbalanced
Input Impedances          
? 10k mic/line
1M? guitar
Nominal Input Level     
-10 dBV
Maximum Input Level  
+6 dBV
16 dB
Built-In Microphone Specifications
2 x omni-directional condenser microphone
Line Output
1/8″ (3.5 mm) stereo mini
Nominal Output Level  
-16 dBV
Maximum Output Level              
0 dBV
Headphone Output
1/8″ (3.5 mm) stereo mini
Maximum Output Level              
15 mW per side
(THD+N less than 0.1%, 32 loaded)
Audio Performance
Frequency Response    
20 Hz to 20 kHz +1/-3 dB
< 0.05%
Signal-to-Noise Ratio   
> 81 dB
USB Connectivity
USB Connector
1 x USB Mini-B 4-pin
USB 2.0 high speed mass storage class
Operating System Requirements            
Windows XP / Vista / 7
Mac OS X 10.2 or later
General Specifications
Power Requirements   
4 x AA batteries (alkaline or NiMH)
TASCAM PS-P520 AC adapter (sold separately)
Battery Life (approx.)   
8 hrs alkaline, 9 hrs NiMH (using line input/recording)
8.5 hrs alkaline, 9.5 NiMH (using headphone/playback)
Power Consumption     
1W maximum
Operating Temperature Range 
41 to 95°F (5 to 35°C)
Dimensions (W x H x D)               
6.1 x 1.63 x 4.2″ (155 x 41.5 x 107 mm)
12.7 oz (360 g)

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