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Montebello, CA (October 12, 2007): TASCAM's DV-RA1000HD has won the 2007 TEC Award for Recording Devices, the pro audio industry's highest honor. The TEC award was presented by the Mix Foundation and accepted by TASCAM product engineer Makoto Tsukada.

"TASCAM shattered the price barrier for recording Direct Stream Digital audio - known by audiophiles as the ultimate in audio quality - with the DV-RA1000" says Jeff Laity, Marketing Manager for TASCAM. "We're honored to have been chosen by Mix Magazine voters as well as our professional studio and mastering customers around the world. We'll continue to innovate and provide high-quality recording products like the DV-RA1000HD for the pro audio market."

The DV-RA1000HD records to hard disk, DVD or CD media at several high-end recording resolutions:

  • Up to 192kHz recording at 24-bit resolution
  • Direct Stream Digital (DSD) audio recording, the format developed by Sony for Super Audio CD, records at 2.822MHz/1-bit
  • Balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA analog I/O converts at all recording resolutions including DSD
  • Internal 80GB hard drive for hours of recording time
  • DVD+RW drive for high-res DVD and standard CD recording
  • AES/EBU, S/PDIF, SDIFF-3 and DSD-RAW digital I/O
  • Standard WAVE and DSDIFF file format recording for compatibility with workstations like Pro Tools, Logic, Nuendo, SONAR, DP and others
  • Multiband compression, 3-band EQ and fade in/out mastering effects
  • ±6% pitch control
  • USB 2.0 connection to PC for use as DVD data drive
  • RS-232C serial and wired remote control