TASCAM FW-1884 Control Surface/Audio-MIDI Interface
Pro Audio Review
9 February 2009
Excerpt: Co-developed with Frontier Design Group, The TASCAM FW-1884 ($1599) is probably the first "all-in-one" device I have evaluated that truly possesses all-in-one functionality. Beneath the FW-1884's unassuming exterior lies the..
Excerpt: Really good unit for the money, but don't try to use with Steinberg. As long as Tascam and Steinberg ignore the need for native support, consider that currently there are better products out there for this specific purpose. [ read more on Audiofanzine ] I like going into my studio now to record. Before it was such a hassle to just get things set up, that I often just played around instead of actually recording.
Field Test: Tascam FW-1884 Control Surface/Interface
1 May 2004
Excerpt: A control surface/FireWire audio/MIDI interface describes most of what Tascam's FW-1884 does, but there wouldn't be enough space on the box if the product name were to paint the whole picture of its functions. It's a 4×;4 MIDI interface/patchbay, 18×10 24-bit/96kHz-capable audio interface and motorized DAW controller. Essentially, the FW-1884 and a computer running ASIO-compatible DAW software can become an integrated production rig.