Tascam DA-98

The DA-98HR takes the 24-bit recording engine of the DA-78HR and adds critical features specifically designed for the rigors of post production and the highest end of commercial recording facilities. Its inclusion of multichannel AES/EBU digital I/O provides instant integration into digital patchbays, DAWs, and other systems. The DA-98HR can be controlled with standard DTRS remotes, or via serial 9-pin. A DA-98HR can be used while synchronized to other recorders so that backup tapes can be constructed as the session progresses. For the most critical recording applications, the DA-98HR's superb audio fidelity, exceptional speed, easy integration, and proven reliability.

  • Selectable 16 bit or 24 bit High Resolution audio
  • High Resolution 48kHz mode (8 tracks), 96kHz mode (4 tracks) and192kHz mode (2 tracks)
  • Confidence monitoring for layback, mastering, and live recording applications
  • TDIF and AES/EBU digital I/O
  • >104dB Dynamic range
  • 20Hz - 20kHz frequency response ±.5dB
  • 1 hr. 48 min. recording time on a single 120 tape
  • Built-in synchronizer for SMPTE, MIDI and Sony 9-Pin sync
  • Individual track input monitor select switch facilitiates easier checking of source/tape levels
  • Selectable reference levels for integration into a variety of recording environments, with internal tone generator
  • Track slip from -200 to +7200 samples
  • Expandable up to 128 tracks (16 machines)
  • Word Sync In/Out/Thru
  • Serial Control (9-pin) port and parallel control port
  • Optional analog I/O (IF-98HR) with 96kHz performance on balanced DB25 connectors