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Gear

A Powerful Combination?

Review | Home & Studio Recording, Apr 1985
Yamaha MT44D Recording System

Amstrad Studio 100

Review | Micro Music, Aug/Sep 1989

Eamonn Percival assesses the atributes of Amstrad's multi-track recorder

Aria R504 Four Track Cassette Deck

Review | One Two Testing, Apr 1984

Clarion & Fostex

Review | One Two Testing, Jan 1983
Clarion XD5500 4-track, XA5500 mixer. Fostex X-15

Clarion Recording System

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1983

Recording system review

Cutec MR402

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1983

Cassette-based recording

Fostex 160 Multitracker

Review | Music Technology, Dec 1986
Four-track Cassette Recorder

A new mid-price four-track machine from the people Tascam love to hate. Paul White finds it to be elegant, well designed, and startlingly good value.

Fostex 250

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Dec 1981
4-track Recorder/Mixer

Fostex 260 four-track

Review | Making Music, Jun 1986

Fostex X-15 Multitracker

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1983

Fostex X18

Review | Music Technology, May 1992
Cassette Multitracker

If you're looking for a cost-effective way to add multitrack tape recording to your sequencing setup, it couldn't come much more cheaply than with Fostex' X18. Simon Trask goes back to basics with this new cassette multitrack.

Fostex X28

Review | Music Technology, Feb 1992
Cassette Multitracker

When cassette multitrackers were new they said everybody should have one - now that there are machines like the X28 around, everybody can. Nigel Lord says small is beautiful.

Fostex X30

Review | Music Technology, Nov 1987

Take the Fostex X15, restyle it, add new features, raise the price by the cost of a dirty weekend in Blackpool and you've got their new X30 multitracker. Nicholas Rowland finds out if they're on the right track.

Marantz Professional PMD740 Multitracker

Review | Music Technology, Jun 1993

The cassette 4-track is still the focal point of the home studio, and Marantz have produced a serious challenger to the familiar Portastudio. How does it measure up? How will musicians’ take to it? How does Nicholas Rowland do it?

One Upmanship

Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Jan 1985
Tascam Porta One

A sensational budget portastudio from Tascam, the Porta One, looks like being on most musicians' Most Wanted list. We bring it back alive.

Tascam 234 4-track

Review | One Two Testing, Dec 1983

Separateness reviewed.

Tascam 234 Syncaset

Review | Home & Studio Recording, Sep 1983
Cassette Deck

Tascam 244

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1982
Portastudio Review

Tascam 244 Portastudio

Review | Music UK, Aug 1982

Gary Cooper records his verdict

Tascam 244 Portastudio

Review | Home & Studio Recording, Dec 1983

Cassette Deck

Tascam 464 Portastudio

Review | Music Technology, Sep 1992

It's affordable, it's accessible, it's analogue

Tascam 644 MIDIstudio

Review | Sound On Sound, Oct 1989

David Mellor gets to grips with a multitrack cassette recorder, an autolocator, a 16-channel mixer, a MIDI-to-tape synchroniser and a MIDI mute processor - all rolled into one compact box called the Tascam 644.

Tascam 644 Midistudio

Review | Music Technology, Jul 1990

From the manufacturers of the first cassette multitracker comes the Midistudio: a single unit integrating MIDI into a four-track cassette recorder. Nigel Lord calls it "revolutionary".

Tascam Porta 03 Ministudio

Review | Music Technology, Jul 1991
Cassette Multitrack

It is said that small is beautiful - and Tascam's new personal multitrack machine is certainly small. Nik Newark dubs his demos and road tests Tascam's latest four-track cassette machine.

Tascam Porta 05

Review | Music Technology, Jan 1988
Personal Multitracker

The intrepid Nicholas Rowland continues his search for the ultimate in personal multitrackers; armed only with a blank cassette and a bedroom's worth of gear, he tackles Tascam's latest budget baby.

 

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