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One Upmanship

Review | Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, 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 | Home & Studio Recording, Dec 1983

Cassette Deck

Tascam 244 Portastudio

Review | Music UK, Aug 1982

Gary Cooper records his verdict

Tascam 464 Portastudio

Review | Music Technology, Sep 1992

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

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 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 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.

Tascam Porta One Ministudio

Review | Home & Studio Recording, Dec 1984

Tascam Porta Two

Review | Music Technology, Jan 1987
Four-track Cassette Machine

It's like a Porta One, but bigger, with more input channels, more features, and a correspondingly higher price-tag. Paul White casts a critical eye.

Teac 244 Portastudio, Fostex 250 Multitracker.

Review | One Two Testing, Jan 1983

Teac 4-Track

Review | One Two Testing, Nov 1982
Recording: Portastudio

CASSETTE LOAD: latest TEAC tape deck/four track/DBX noise reduction/review... READ

The Porta Two has Landed

Review | Sound On Sound, Dec 1986
Tascam Porta Two

Gareth Stuart has been bouncing, syncing and generally laying down tracks with Tascam's new mid-priced 4-track Ministudio. Find out what he thought of it.

Which One Would You Choose?

Review | Topic: Recording | Sound On Sound, Mar 1988
Three 4-tracks

Is it possible to get expensive sounds from inexpensive equipment or is the poor person's multitrack merely an expensive toy? David Mellor looks at three entry-level recorders - Tascam Porta 05, Fostex X30, and Yamaha MT2X - and asks 'Which one would you choose?'.

 

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