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7.1 out of 10

Tascam DV-RA1000HD

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Overall 10

Right at home..................

Dusty, B&H Photo
15 November 2011
  • Excerpt: I did a lot of research on this unit and so far it is what I hoped that it would be. I am a tascam user and from my experience thier products have performed as advertised. I have only had it for almost 2 weeks. I've done a couple of quick mixes and I am very pleased with the results.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Durable, Versatile
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Overall 10

great archival recorder

Mark M, B&H Photo
9 October 2011
  • Excerpt: I use it to record vinyl. Sound quality is excellent at 24/96. I would like to try 24/192 but am having trouble interfacing with my outboard DAC. The Tascam only outputs the high sampling rates via special 2xAES/EBU connectors and my DAC doesn't support this method. Older reviews of this device mention a free download of a special version of DiskWelder Bronze that will allow conversion of DSD files to PCM but I did not see any offer when I registered the product.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Easy To Use, Versatile
  • Cons: Limited Functions
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Overall 10

'' I use it and I love it ''

VEtal, B&H Photo
18 August 2011
  • Excerpt: I use Tascam in my recording studio and I just impressed of its quality. It sounds amazing; of course, if your mixdown sounds great. It is really easy to use it if you are familiar with pro audio gear. I really like their dynamics effects and their quality up to 192kHz/24-bit. Built-in hard drive just makes everything easier to use. I just love this unit.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Easy To Use
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Overall 10

Awesome Unit

johnny z, B&H Photo
26 July 2011
  • Excerpt: Great Results and easy to use.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Easy To Use, Versatile
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Overall 8

Can't Go Wrong

C-Money, B&H Photo
4 April 2011
  • Excerpt: This machine sounds great and has the feel of a serious recording device. The sound reproduction, especially in DSD mode is impressive. The unit feels rock solid. I would've given it product 5 stars if the menus were easier to navigate. Things like naming a file are made tedious with only the Jog wheel. That said, it does have an input for a PC keyboard. Also the remote control, though very useful, is wired and that kinda stinks.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Great Converters
  • Cons: Awkward menus
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Overall 10

Professional recorder for non-pro

Rich, B&H Photo
24 June 2010
  • Excerpt: Used to digitally record vinyl from a high end stereo system. Pros -Unit is dead quiet, great dacs to record and play -Reproduction very close original at 96/24 Cons -Navigating multiple menus to complete some actions. -Need to turn off EQ and balance every time the unit is powered up.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Easy To Use, Quiet
  • Cons: Multiple navigation steps
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Overall 6

not a masterlink

petey, B&H Photo
14 April 2010
  • Excerpt: after limited experience with the dvra1000hd i would have to say that if you're looking for a true standalone mastering recorder the alesis masterlink is a better option. tascam incorporated limited mastering tools in this machine and the absence of a true peak limiter was a mistake. i have had some luck using their compressor as a limiter. i do like their compressor better than the alesis and their eq is more trasparant.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact
  • Cons: Limited Functions
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