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Press release


New York, NY (October 10, 2003): Designed for musicians and recording professionals alike, the TASCAM SX-1LE is a new completely professional digital workstation. Based on the acclaimed SX-1, it provides professional features like 16-track 24-bit recording, 40-input surround mixing, touch-sensitive moving faders, a VGA output and 128-track MIDI sequencing for an estimated street price under $3,000*.

"The SX-1LE is the first truly professional integrated workstation under $3,000," says Jim Bailey, TASCAM Product Specialist. "Pro features like 16 mic pres, a dedicated 6-track stem recorder, 128-track sequencing and flexible waveform editing put the SX-1LE into the class of pro studio equipment, but with an ease-of-use that musicians can appreciate."

With a price low enough for home recording, and a feature set to satisfy the most discriminating studio owner, the SX-1LE is ready for the most ambitious projects. Its intuitive design makes it more than the sum of its parts, yet each feature is professional grade:

  • Flexible 40-input, 32 x 8 digital mixing console
  • 5.1 surround mixing
  • 16 high-quality phantom-powered XLR mic Inputs
  • 16-track uncompressed recording at 48kHz/24-bit
  • 6-channel stem recorder
  • Intuitive user interface using mouse, keyboard and two displays to view waveform, MIDI and automation data
  • SMPTE timecode input
  • Built-in CD-RW drive
  • Up to four real-time processors with TASCAM DSP effects like reverb and chorus
  • 8-channel ADAT optical digital input and output
  • Three expansion slots create an additional 24 inputs and outputs
  • 320 x 240 LCD display
  • VGA display output
  • Jog/Shuttle wheel
  • 128-track MIDI sequencer
  • Two MIDI inputs and four MIDI outputs for 64-channel MIDI output

* Estimated Street Price