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Tascam Model 12 All-In-One Desktop Production Suite


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  • $599.00
  • Regular price MSRP: $799.99

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The Tascam Model 12 Integrated Production Suite is the Ultimate Desktop Tool for Music and Multimedia Creators

TASCAM's Model 12 is a compact all-in-one integrated mixer designed for music and multimedia creators, songwriters and performers. Features include TASCAM's critically acclaimed multi-track recorder, USB audio/MIDI interface, DAW control functions, and unique podcasting capability including mix-minus and smartphone inputs. The Model 12 supports your creative process, production, and workflow from start to finish including podcasting.


  • 10 inputs (8 Monaural XLR mic inputs [+48V support])/10 TRS line inputs) and Bluetooth® 5.0 input, 3.5mm (1/8") TRRS input (for Smartphone)
  • TASCAM Ultra HDDA Mic Pre-amp technology (CH 1 thru 6)
  • 1-knob compressor and 3 band EQ installed on all input modules
  • Equipped with 60mm faders
  • Selectable PFL/AFL modes and the in-place solo (SIP)
  • Stereo output to MAIN L-R and SUB L-R, monaural send to AUX1 and AUX2
  • Dual headphone output with individual volume and source selection
  • TASCAM FX equipped
  • Recording function with punch in/out support allows direct SD card 12 track recording / 10 track playback
  • 12 in / 10 out USB audio interface function (USB Type-C connector)
  • Built-in metronome function
  • Bluetooth® 5.0 input with AAC and SBC codec support
  • Equipped with MIDI IN/OUT connectors, USB-MIDI interface function, and MTC output/MIDI clock output with SPP support
  • Supports simple DAW control (HUI/MCU protocol emulation)
  • Click output with TAP TEMPO support
  • Dual footswitch (TRS connector) function allows assignment of transport, FX, etc
  • Smartphone input with mix-minus function


SPECIFICATIONS

General

  • Power: AC 100 to 240V, 50/60Hz
  • Power Consumption: 16W
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 13.5 x 14.2 x 3.9 inch / 343 × 360 × 98.8 mm (including knob height and protrusion)
  • Weight: 9.5 lb / 4.3 kg
  • Operating Temperature: 5 to 35 °C / 41 to 95 °F
  • Include Items: AC adapter, USB Type-C to A cable, TRRS cable, Owner's manual (with warranty)

Recording

  • Supported Media: SD (512MB to 2GB), SDHC (4GB to 32GB), SDXC (64GB to 512GB), Class 10 or higher required
  • File System
    • SD card: FAT16
    • SDHC card: FAT32
    • SDXC card: exFAT
  • Recording File Format: WAV(BWF)
  • Playback Format: WAV, BWF
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1k / 48k Hz
  • Bit Depth: 16 / 24 bit
  • Maximum Recordable Channel Number: 12ch (10ch + 2 stereo mix)

Audio Inputs

  • MIC IN: CH1 to 6, 7, 9
    • Connector: XLR 3-31 (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD, Balanced)
    • Maximum Input Level: +10dBu
    • Nominal Input Level: -8dBu
    • Minimum Input Level: -58dBu
    • Gain Adjustable Range: 0 to 50dB
    • Input Impedance: 1.8k ohm
    • Phantom Power Supply: +48V
  • LINE IN: CH1 to 6, 7/8, 9/10
    • Connector: 1/4" (6.3mm) TRS Phone jack (T: HOT, R: COLD, S: GND, Balanced)
    • Maximum Input Level: +22dBu
    • Nominal Input Level: +4dBu
    • Gain Adjustable Range: -10 to +40 dB (CH 1 to 6), -20 to +30 dB (CH 7/8 and 9/10)
    • Input Impedance: 22k ohm
  • INST IN: CH1 to 6, 7, 9
    • Connector: 1/4" (6.3mm) TS Phone jack (T: HOT, R: GND, S: GND, Unbalanced)
    • Maximum Input Level: +13.8dBV
    • Nominal Input Level: -4.2dBV
    • Gain Adjustable Range: -10 to +40 dB (CH 1 to 6), -20 to +30 dB (CH 7 and 9)
    • Input Impedance: 1M ohm
  • INSERT: CH 1 and 2
    • Connector: 1/4" (6.3mm) TRS Phone jack (T: Send, R: Return, S: GND)
    • Return (Ring)
      • Maximum Input Level: +18dBu
      • Nominal Input Level: 0dBu
      • Input Impedance: 5k ohm
    • Send (Tip)
      • Maximum Output Level: +18dBu
      • Nominal Output Level: 0dBu
      • Output Impedance: 100 ohm
  • MUSIC/TALK: CH 9/10
    • Connector: 1/8" (3.5mm) TRRS jack (for Smartphone, Unbalanced)
    • Maximum Input Level: +8dBV
    • Nominal Input Level: -10dBV
    • Input Impedance: 10k ohm

Outputs

  • MAIN OUTPUT
    • Connector: XLR 3-32 (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD, Balanced)
    • Maximum Output Level: +22dBu
    • Nominal Output Level: +4dBu
    • Output Impedance: 200 ohm
  • SUB OUT, AUX OUT
    • Connector: 1/4" (6.3mm) TRS Phone jack (T: HOT, R: COLD, S: GND, Balanced)
    • Maximum Output Level: +16dBu
    • Nominal Output Level: -2dBu
    • Output Impedance: 200 ohm
  • PHONES OUT: PHONES 1 and 2
    • Connector: 1/4" (6.3mm) Stereo Phone jack
    • Maximum Output Level: 45mW + 45mW (32 ohm loaded)

Other Connections

  • FOOTSWITCH: Compatible with TASCAM RC-1F Foot Switch
    • Connector: 1/4" (6.3mm) TRS Phone jack
  • CLICK: Metronome click
    • Connector: 1/4" (6.3mm) TRS Phone jack
  • USB Audio: For connection with PC
    • Connector: USB Type-C
    • Format: USB2.0 High-Speed, Mass-storage class/USB Audio Class
    • Sampling Rate: 44.1k / 48k Hz
    • Bit Depth: 16 / 24 bit
    • Maximum INPUT: 12ch
    • Maximum OUTPUT: 10ch
  • Bluetooth®: To MAIN or CH 9/10
    • Version: 5.0
    • Output Class: Class 2 (Transmission range: approx. 33 ft. / 10 m)
    • Supported Profile: A2DP
    • Supported A2DP Codecs: SBC, AAC
    • A2DP Content Protection: SCMS-T

EQ and Effects

  • Channel EQ
    • Low-Cut: 100Hz, -18dB / Octave
    • Hi-Shelving: +15dB / -15dB, Cut off frequency = 10kHz
    • Mid-Peaking: +15dB / -15dB, 100Hz to 8kHz Variable, MID Band Q Fix, 0.5
    • Low-Shelving: +15dB / -15dB, Cut off frequency = 80Hz
  • Master EQ
    • Hi-Shelving: +15dB / -15dB, Cut off frequency = 10kHz
    • Mid-Peaking: +15dB / -15dB, 100Hz to 8kHz Variable, Q: 0.5/5
    • Low-Shelving: +15dB / -15dB, Cut off frequency = 60Hz
  • Internal Effects
    • HALL 1, HALL 2, ROOM 1, ROOM 2, PLATE, STUDIO, LIVE, DELAY 1, DELAY 2, PING PONG, CHORUS, FLANGER, DELAY + HALL 1, DELAY + HALL 2, CHORUS + HALL 1, CHORUS + HALL 2

Audio Performance

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz (+0.3/-0.7 dB, MIC IN to MAIN OUT)
  • S/N Ratio: 103dB (MAIN OUT, MAIN fader: nominal position)
  • Equivalent Input Noise: -128dBu (Mono Input Channel, Rs: 150Ω, GAIN knob: Max)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.003% (MIC IN to MAIN OUT, nominal input level, +2dBu, 1kHz, GAIN min.)
  • Crosstalk: -95dB, channels / input and output (1kHz, PAN fully counter clockwise / fully clockwise)
  • Maximum Gain
    • 74dB (MIC to MAIN OUT)
    • 54dB (MIC to INSERT OUT)
    • 74dB (MIC to SUB OUT)
    • 75dB (MIC to AUX 1/2 OUT)
    • 24dB (USB/SD to MAIN OUT)
    • (EQ flatten, PAN fully counter clockwise / fully clockwise)

Compatibility

  • Windows
    • Compatible Computers: Windows-compatible computer with a USB2.0 port
    • OS: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7
    • CPU: Dual core / 2GHz or faster
    • Memory: 2GB or more
    • Driver: USB Audio Class 2.0, ASIO2.0, WDM (MME)
    • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 800 Dots or more
  • Mac
    • Compatible Computers: Apple Mac computer with a USB2.0 port
    • OS: macOS Big Sur, macOS Catalina, macOS Mojave, macOS High Sierra (10.13)
    • CPU: Dual core / 2GHz or faster
    • Memory: 2GB or more
    • Driver: Core Audio
    • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 800 Dots or more
  • iOS/iPadOS
    • OS: iPadOS 14, iOS 14, iPadOS 13, iOS 13, iOS 12, iOS 11
    • Driver: Core Audio

Manufacturer: Tascam
Model: MODEL 12
SKU: I649188-N-0-WHXA
UPC: 043774034499


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