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Stock code: TASDP32SD

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Auckland North Island South Island Warehouse



TASCAM’s DP-32SD Digital Portastudio records an unmatched 32 tracks to solid-state media. Up to eight tracks can be recorded at a time through its combination XLR and 1⁄4” combo jacks. Input processing like compression and limiting are available during recording, as well as guitar amp simulation and multi-effects for use with the instrument-level input. A color LCD and channel strip knobs make mixing fast and creative. The included 4GB SD card can be replaced with up to 32GB SCHC media or swapped with other cards between projects. With its great sound, powerful features and easy operation, the DP-32SD is TASCAM’s biggest Portastudio yet. 

Dedicated DP-32 Recording Features

Twelve Mono and Twelve Stereo Tracks
The DP-32 has 12 selectable tracks between MONO or STEREO. Use a STEREO track for recording synthesizer, or set the track to MONO when recording guitar or vocal. Not only that, you can create ideal settings for each track. (set #9 to #12 STEREO, then set #13 to #22 MONO) If all tracks are set to MONO the DP-32 becomes a 20-track multi track recorder.

The DP-32SD provides a creative musical experience

21 faders eliminates layer structuring
The DP-32, even with the high number of tracks, is one of the easiest multi-track recorders in the market to use. The The DP-32SD has 20 track-faders and one master fader. You can control any track with ease.

The 3.5" full-color LCD and the self-illuminated buttons increase visibility
The DP-32SD has a 3.5" LCD screen and select self-illuminated buttons, making it easy to view your entire creative process. Some of the illuminated buttons include (SOURCE, SELECT, REC, MUTE).

12 rotary knobs linked to the LCD to help increase easy operation
The DP-24/32 have similarly employed rotary knobs to control qualities such as EQ, Effect Send and other related features.
Utilizing SD/SDHC media ensures confident recording, free from shock due to loud sounds
The DP-32SD uses SD/SDHC media. These cards provide secure shock resistance due to the absence of any moving parts. The file format in the DP-32SD is FAT 16 or 32. You can transfer the recorded files to your computer via USB.
8 XLR/TRS inputs, 8 channel recording, 32 tracks playback
The DP-32SD has 8 XLR-TRS combo inputs. You can record up to eight sources at one time.
INPUT A-H and each track are equipped with 3-band EQ
The equalizer for each track and each input are independent from other effects. Record like any professional studio with EQ for each individual track.
8 dynamics effects, guitar effects and mix-down effects
Use up to 8 dynamics effects at once, one for each input source. For example, utilize the built-in compressor effect for your bass, guitar and drums tracks. In addition, the DP-32SD have multiple guitar and mixing effects.

Built-in Digital Mastering
The DP-32SD is equipped with mastering effects for finihsed-sounding mixes. There is no need for computers when recording and mixing. The mastering effects section includes a Multi-Band Compressor, EQ, Noise-Shaping Dither, and a Normalize Effects. You can create a high-quality 2-track master file for transfer to your computer to burn a CD or share online.

High-quality, Dependable Hardware

The headphone amplifier has a high output power of 70mW/ch
The headphone amplifier provides easy monitoring in loud environments such as a rehearsal studios or live performance.


Recording Media: SD (512MB – 2GB) / SDHC card (4GB – 32GB)
File System: SD card:FAT16 / SDHC card:FAT32


Connector: XLR-3-31(1:GND, 2:HOT, 3:COLD), Balanced
Input impedance: 2.4k ohms
Nominal input level: -14dBu
Maximum input level: +2dBu


Connector: 6.3mm(1/4")TRS phone-jack, Balanced
Input impedance: 22k ohms or more
/ 1M ohms(when INPUT H, GUITAR selected)
Nominal input level: +4dBu
Maximum input level: +20dBu


Connector: RCA pin-jack, Unbalanced
Output impedance: 200 ohms
Nominal output level: -10dBV
Maximum output level: +6dBV


Connector: 6.3mm(1/4")TS phone-jack, Unbalanced
Output impedance: 200 ohms
Nominal output level: -10dBV
Maximum output level +6dBV


Connector: 6.3mm(1/4")TRS phone-jack, Balanced
Output impedance: 200 ohms
Nominal output level: -2dBu
Maximum output level: +14dBu


Connector: 6.3mm(1/4")TRS phone-jack
Maximum output level: 70mW + 70mW (THD+N 0.1% or less, 32 ohms loaded)


Connector: USB Mini-B type 4-pin
Format: USB2.0 High-Speed mass-storage class


Connector: 2.5mm TRS jack
Power: Dedicated AC adapter (TASCAM GPE248-120200-Z, included)
Power consumption: 12W (when phantom power supplying)
Dimensions: 514(W)×104(H)×340(D)mm / 20.2"(W)×4.1"(H)×13.4"(D)
Weight: 6.2kg / 13.67 lb
Operating temperature: 5 to 35˚C / 41 to 95˚F
Accessories: AC adapter, 4GB SD card, warranty card, owner's manual

Operating system requirements
OS Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
CPU Pentium 300MHz or more
Memory 128MB or more
OS Mac OS X Jaguar (V10.2),Mac OS X Panther (V10.3),Mac OS X Tiger (V10.4),Mac OS X Leopard (V10.5),Mac OS X Snow Leopard(V10.6.8),OS X Lion(V10.7),OS X Mountain Lion(V10.8)
CPU Power PC, iMAC, G3, G4 266MHz or more
Memory 64MB or more