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Now Shipping: Tascam FW-1884

Tascam’s new FW-1884 professional DAW control surface and audio/MIDI interface is now shipping. 9/17/2003 8:00 AM Eastern

Tascam’s new FW-1884 professional DAW control surface andaudio/MIDI interface is now shipping. Designed by Tascam and FrontierDesign Group, the FW-1884 uses the FireWire high-speed data-transferprotocol and offers 18-channel audio interface, eight mic pre's, 4x4MIDI interface and flexible editing and mixing controls.

Features include: eight analog, eight ADAT digital and two S/PDIFcoaxial or optical; comprehensive mixing, automation, editing andnavigation controls for almost any DAW application; nine 100mmmotorized touch-sensitive faders; dedicated controls for pan, solo,mute and select per channel, tactile control over four bands of EQ;eight balanced XLR mic/line inputs with high-quality mic preamps andphantom power; 24-bit/96kHz recording resolution with surroundmonitoring control; four MIDI inputs and outputs; and FE-8 faderexpander adds an additional eight control channels and faders, up to129 channel control (available in winter ’03).

“The FW-1884 is much more than just a fader controller, ittakes command of your entire studio,” said Jim Bailey, Tascamproduct specialist. “With all of its mic pre's, audio and MIDIinterfacing, editing, mixing and monitoring control, it replaces muchof the gear you need to record into a DAW.”

For more, visit www.tascam.com.