Tascam DR-680 8-track Portable Digital Recorder

by Tascam
Tascam DR-680 8-track Portable Digital Recorder
TASCAM's DR-680 brings multi-channel portable recording within reach of any musician for polished live, location and surround recordings. Up to eight tracks can be recorded to solid-state SD card media at 96kHz/24-bit Broadcast WAV quality. Six mic inputs provide phantom power and 60dB of gain for great-sounding recordings with your condenser microphones. Record the six microphones along with a digital S/PDIF source for 8 track recording. Each mic input has a selectable low cut filter and analog limiter for optimal sound.


8-track portable recording
Record eight individual inputs or six inputs plus a stereo mixdown
Up to 96kHz/24-bit Broadcast WAV file resolution for 8 channels
Stereo 192kHz/24-bit recording mode
4-channel MP3 recording
Digital monitor mixing (level and pan) with recordable stereo mixdown
Mid-side microphone decoding, either during recording or monitor/mixdown
Ganged input option for use with stereo microphones
Ideal for surround music and effects recording
Cascade function for running two units together
Pre-recording feature
Auto-recording mode begins recording when the input reaches a certain level
Mark function during recording/playback
Edit functions such as divide and delete
128x64 backlit LCD display
Powered through (8x) AA batteries or (included) PS-1225L adapter
Records to SD/SDHC card media (not included)
Premium AKM Audio4Pro(tm) 192kHz A/D converters with over 100dB signal to noise ratio


(6) mic pres with 60dB of gain and phantom power
(4) XLR/1/4" (combi) mic/line inputs and (2) TRS 1/4" mic/line inputs
Low cut filter and limiter on each input
(6) RCA unbalanced line outputs
S/PDIF digital in and out
USB 2.0 (mini B) connection for computer
Built-in speaker
1/4" stereo headphone output
Included accessories: PS-1225L power supply, shoulder strap
Dimensions: 7.95" W x 2.12" H x 6.93" D (202mm x 54mm x 176mm)
Weight 2.65 lbs (1.2kg) without batteries