Tascam Portastudio Tutorial209
Learning how to use your new Tascam Portastudio has never been easier thanks to the official Tascam Portastudio DVD Video Tutorial.
Tascam presents the definitive video tutorial that quickly teaches you all you need to know in order to produce professional recordings in your home. Based around the 424, 414, and Porta 02 Series, this video teaches recording fundamentals that can be applied to any personal recording device.
Take note that we also produce a companion DVD to this named "Advanced Recording Techniques for Portastudios", that is like a complete recording boot-camp for Portastuio owners.
Take your Portastudio skills to the next level and pick up the official Tascam DVD Tutorial today!
Advanced Recording Techniques Video
OVERVIEW OF THE RECORDING PROCESS
The "2 sides" of your Portastudio
Portastudio Tape Format
CONNECTING YOUR SYSTEM TOGETHER
Line outs/Monitor outs
Channels vs. tracks
Correct Fader positions
The 3 bands (Low, Mid and High)
SIGNAL ROUTING WITH EFFECTS
Signal Flow with effects
Post Fader effects send explained
Setting levels in an Effects loop
Record Function switches
Recording your first track!
Using the BUSSES to route Channels to Tracks
Why use BUSSES?
Recording Tracks on the PORTA 02
Recording Tracks on the 488
Monitoring with Speakers vs. Headphones
Overdub example 1 (using DIRECT method)
Overdub example 2 (using BUSS method)
Overdubbing on the PORTA 02
Overdubbing on the 488
Recording many Channels onto one Track
PUNCHING IN AND OUT
RC-30P Punch In Pedal
Punch In Pedal Example
Auto Punch In/Out
Bouncing shown graphically
Trade-offs of Track Bouncing
Track Bouncing Example
Connecting to your Mixdown deck
Following the Generation loss
Setting up for Mixdown
Using the Sync jack
Powering up in "Cleaning Mode"
Cleaning the Heads
Cleaning the Pinch Roller