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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 | Home & Studio Recording, Dec 1983

Cassette Deck

Tascam 244 Portastudio

Review | Music UK, Aug 1982

Gary Cooper records his verdict

Tascam 464 Portastudio

Review | Sound On Sound, Jun 1992

Dave Lockwood takes a shine to Tascam's new top-of-the-range Portastudio, the 464.

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 07

Review | Music Technology, Aug 1993

Is there still room for a little old style analogue technology? Tascam offer evidence for the defence

Tascam Porta One Ministudio

Review | Home & Studio Recording, Dec 1984

Tascam Porta Two

Review | Making Music, Nov 1986

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.

Tascam's Porta-1

Review | In Tune, Dec 1984


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 New Portastudio

Review | One Two Testing, Nov 1984
Tascam Porta One 4-track

what he said

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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Feature | One Two Testing, Jun 1984
Four Track Cassettes

A survey of all the popular machines including TEAC, Fostex, RSD, Clarion, Yamaha and Cutec

Hands On: Cassette Multitracks

Feature | Topic: Recording | Sound On Sound, Oct 1992

The multitrack cassette recorder provides an excellent platform for learning the essential skills of multitrack recording. David Mellor explains how to get the best out of them.



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