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Old 08-20-2013, 09:09 PM
moominboy moominboy is offline
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Default Which recording set up??? Help please!

I'm trying to choose which recording system to go with.

Currently tossing up between a Zoom H2 and a Tascam 006 (or similar).

What are the pros and cons of each?

I used to record with an old cassette 4 track Tascam, and I really do like that format. I'm not too keen on elaborate PC based software- want to keep it simple, easy and fun.

Any other suggestions or recommendations?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 08-21-2013, 09:05 AM
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How many tracks do you want to record at one time separately? What's the purpose of the recordings?
The Zooms get a lot of good comments.
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Old 08-21-2013, 10:30 AM
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I'm trying to choose which recording system to go with.

Currently tossing up between a Zoom H2 and a Tascam 006 (or similar).

What are the pros and cons of each?

I used to record with an old cassette 4 track Tascam, and I really do like that format. I'm not too keen on elaborate PC based software- want to keep it simple, easy and fun.

Any other suggestions or recommendations?

Thanks in advance.
The Tascam is more like your 4 track cassette, it supports overdubs and multi-tracking. The H2 (discontinued and replaced by the H2n) is a fine recorder but has no overdub capability. However, it can be used as an interface to a computer, allowing overdubbing within the computer using other software.

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