Harmony Central Forums
No announcement yet.

Tascam DP-24 As Control Surface?


  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Tascam DP-24 As Control Surface?

    Hi folks, does anyone know if the Tascam DP-24 can be used as a control surface in DAWS? I know the Zoom -16 can do this, and I'm thinking of getting one of these for portable multitrack recording to finish off back home. I work primarily with REAPER.

    Both of these units have the same price, the Tascam seems a bit more attractive, although the Zoom seems more portable.

    If so, and if anyone's tried this, how's worked for you. Thanks for your time.

  • #2
    According to this MIDI Implementation Chart, the DP24 transmits MIDI Control Change so it looks like it should work.
    As a human being, you come with the whole range of inner possibilities
    from the deepest hell to the highest states.

    It is up to you which one you choose to explore


    • #3
      Thanks for your reply. This is very hopeful and interesting. I suppose I could always get one and try it, and return it if it doesn't really pan out (no pun intended).


      • #4
        I have a DP-24 and it's not something I'd describe as "grab and go" (YMMV of course, but ....). Otherwise a nice unit (though I can't answer your question, as I use it as a stand-alone). Decent preamps for what it is.