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Re: Complete list of Cassette Multi-Track Recorders and Portastudios

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added. thank mark, you have been invaluable in this thread.

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Re: Complete list of Cassette Multi-Track Recorders and Portastudios

Post by markjazzbassist » Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:33 am

added. looks like the predecessor to the XD5

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Post by Scodiddly » Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:06 pm

Mark wrote:
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The XD5500
Complete with a drum machine, too!

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Re: Complete list of Cassette Multi-Track Recorders and Portastudios

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Korg CR4

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Re: Complete list of Cassette Multi-Track Recorders and Portastudios

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winky dinglehoffer wrote:
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Korg CR4
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Re: Complete list of Cassette Multi-Track Recorders and Portastudios

Post by shedshrine » Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:14 am

Distortastudio Cassette 4-Track Colour

"The Distortastudio's circuitry is directly inspired by the channel strip of a late-80's TASCAM machine. It even features the same opamps, obtained NOS (new old stock) "

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Re: Complete list of Cassette Multi-Track Recorders and Portastudios

Post by markjazzbassist » Sun Oct 04, 2020 1:19 pm

correct me if i'm wrong but i believe the only direct drive units are the Tascam 238, Akai MG614, and Audio-Technica RMX64.

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Re: Complete list of Cassette Multi-Track Recorders and Portastudios

Post by shedshrine » Sun Oct 04, 2020 2:21 pm

Tascam 688 is direct drive.

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Re: Complete list of Cassette Multi-Track Recorders and Portastudios

Post by markjazzbassist » Sun Oct 04, 2020 7:05 pm

shedshrine wrote:
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Tascam 688 is direct drive.
it is not, it is belt drive. same transport as the 488. common misconception. you can look in the manual and see the capstan motor is different from the 238.

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Re: Complete list of Cassette Multi-Track Recorders and Portastudios

Post by shedshrine » Sun Oct 04, 2020 7:21 pm

But..but I read it on the internet!

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Re: Complete list of Cassette Multi-Track Recorders and Portastudios

Post by markjazzbassist » Sun Oct 04, 2020 7:28 pm

shedshrine wrote:
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But..but I read it on the internet!
i did too :) that's why i went on the journey trying to discover it. but manuals state DC Servo Capstan Motor for 688, whereas 238 is FG Servo DD Capstan Motor. DD for direct drive. I don't know what the difference between FG and DC servo is, but suffice to say the Specifications page is the answer to my questions.

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