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Press release


Montebello, CA (January 20, 2004): Pro Audio Review and Remix Magazine have awarded their highest praise on the new FW-1884 FireWire Audio/MIDI Interface and Control Surface. Pro Audio Review granted the PAR Excellence 2003 award to the FW-1884, the magazine's highest praise. Remix Magazine bestowed the FW-1884 with their Technology 2003 award during the 2004 NAMM show in Anaheim, CA.

"The FW-1884 is a breakthrough product for computer musicians of all levels, from professional surround mixers to home recordists," says Jim Mack, Division Manager for TASCAM. "We're honored by the awards from Pro Audio Review and Remix Magazine and appreciate their recognition."

The FW-1884 is an 18-channel audio interface, 64-channel MIDI interface and control surface for leading digital audio workstation applications. It has eight mic pres and eight analog outputs with built-in surround monitoring features, plus ADAT and S/PDIF digital I/O. Its eight channels strips include 100mm touch-sensitive moving faders, solo/mute/select buttons and an assignable encoder for pan and aux control. A wide selection of DAW transport and editing controls are also provided. The FW-1884 records at up to 96kHz / 24-bit resolution for the best sound quality, and can be expanded with the FE-8 Fader Expander.