Tascam HS-P82 - 8 Track Pro Field Recorder


Tascam HS-P82 - 8 Track Pro Field Recorder

Built on TASCAM's 30 years of reliable field recording

TASCAM's HS-P82 offers 8 tracks of the highest quality recording, yet it's built for the rigors of location recording with reliable solid-state performance. The HS-P82 is built for location television and film production audio, with eight microphone inputs for big shoots or reality programs.

HS-P82
Audio is recorded at up to 192kHz/24-bit WAV format to a pair of Compact Flash cards. This solid state media is completely reliable with no moving parts, and you can record to both cards simultaneously for extra security (card-mirroring). The Broadcast WAV files include iXML metadata for quick import into nearly any video or audio editing system, either via the USB 2.0 connection or a standard card reader.

For multi-microphone music or surround effects recording, the HS-P82 includes Mid-Side decoding – either recorded to the track or only for monitoring & playback. Microphone gain settings can be ganged together for input level control or fades, and inputs automatically mute when the gain is moved to its minimum setting.

Features:

  • Dual Compact Flash recording media supports backup and mirroring
  • Long battery life through low power usage
  • Easy to read and operate using pivoting TFT Color Touch Panel interface
  • All-aluminum chassis is rugged yet lightweight
  • 8-track recording plus stereo mix for a total of 10-track recording
  • 8-track recording at up to 96kHz/24-bit
  • 4-track recording at 192kHz/24-bit
  • Broadcast WAV (BWF) support with iXML metadata
  • Take renaming function
  • Various power options include NP type, AC adaptor (included), external DC input (XLR 4-pin) and optional V-mount adaptor for ENDURA batteries. (A 10x AA battery tray is included - useful for short-term emergency operation in case of external power failure while recording)
  • Up to 5-second pre-record buffer
  • Internal microphone for slate recording
  • Limiter and low-cut filter per track
  • Mid-side microphone decoding – either during recording or on monitor/playback only
  • Trim ganging for multi-channel/multi-microphone input level control (both MIC and LINE level inputs)
  • Minimum input gain setting mutes input
  • Auto or manual cue points
  • Alert signal to headphone output
  • Retake function
  • Panel lockout function to prevent accidental transport switching

 

Inputs/Outputs:

  • 8 high-quality microphone preamps and A/D converters with independent +48V phantom power for each (standard XLR connectors)
  • 8 AES/EBU inputs and outputs (DB-25 connector)
  • Sampling rate converter on each AES/EBU input
  • 2 balanced analog outputs (XLR connector)
  • Stereo digital output (BNC connector)
  • SMPTE Timecode In and Out (BNC connector)
  • Video/Word Clock/Cascade I/O (BNC connector)
  • Headphone out (1/4" stereo jack)
  • PS/2 keyboard input for track naming
  • USB 2.0 high-speed data transfer to PC
  • Mic Input EIN –125dBu