Technically the US itself has no requirements other than a USB port, although the usual requirements for your particular workstation software still apply. Near these are three function keys and a button to assign them to particular functions based on your audio software program. While reviewing the TASCAM FW, I found myself reminiscing back to the days of the cassette four-track, with which an entire underground network of rebel musicians recorded their own music and If I was more savvy to mapping MIDI stuff and had a better understanding of Logic’s environment, I’m sure we could have gotten the to work more smoothly. Subscribe for free here. There were some exceptions, but those workstations that had buttons, faders, and knobs generally cost our station owners dearly. In addition, Windows is now supported with the release of the Windows 2.

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The input monitoring button behaves as you would expect, switching between source and recorded audio. The EQ section is topmost on the control surface. I tascam us428 recently been doing tascam us428 mixing within the digital domain using a computer and recording software. At least you can just zip tie the USB and power cables together and then the unit can move around the control room pretty easily.

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On the left of the US are nine 60mm faders, one for each of the eight channels plus a master fader. Bill Cheney and Jim Romney are the men responsible for keeping the amazing legacy of Spectra Sonics, tascam us428 legendary, if criminally unheralded, pro-audio company alive.

I bought the for use in a professional environment, but if you were just starting a computer-based home studio, this might also tascam us428 you well.

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With this in mind, I started to look at some of the control surfaces available and decided to try the out for several reasons. There’s a good reason tsacam this-they give your computer a tactile, mouseless One other caveat is to not exceed the 15ft. Next to the jog wheel is a panpot, which affects whichever mixer channel is currently selected, and buttons for input monitoring and tascam us428 the faders.

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Tascam also makes the US, a smaller tascam us428 of the with only four tascam us428 and no pan or Eq knobs. Recently several companies have brought forth control surfaces to lead us out of the fader-less desert and into the promised land.

You can hear it here: Within minutes we were using the to control just about every aspect of the software in a seamless fashion. The US is compact, measuring about 14 inches by 12 inches, and comes in a pleasant metallic blue color.

But, it was less than intuitive or seamless. We were the equivalent of touch-typists, and it was good. Above tazcam are four knobs for adjusting the input trim on each of the four input channels, four green signal LEDs that light up when the input level hits dBFS, tascam us428 four red overload LEDs that turn on when the input level reaches Then came the digital audio workstation with its keyboard, mouse, and monitor.

Share Tweet Share Email. Next we tascam us428 the tascam us428 ProTools, and this went much smoother. Tape Op is a bi-monthly magazine devoted to the art of record making.

Keep me logged in. Install some drivers, set up your extensions sets and you’re ready to go.

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If your physical fader is higher tascam us428 the on tascam us428 fader, only the red Record LED will light.

It won’t make your recordings sound any better, but you will tascam us428 able to work faster which means getting more done before listening fatigue sets in which means your recordings will sound better. In addition, Windows is now supported with the release of the Windows 2. Unfortunately at this writing, neither the included Cubasis or Deck LE programs have implemented these function buttons. It also works with tascaam about every major piece of software available as opposed to some of the bigger more specialized controllers available, and that’s important as our studio has Tasdam, Performer and Logic users in pretty equal numbers.

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Tascam us428 the beginning, there was the reel-to-reel tape recorder and the mixing console.