Tascam Model 12 Mixer / Interface / Recorder / Controller
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Tascam Model 12 is a compact all-in-one integrated mixing and recording suite designed for music and multimedia creators, songwriters and performers. It consists of a 10-input mixer, a 12-track version of the highly acclaimed Tascam multi-track audio recorder, USB audio interface, MIDI connectivity, DAW control functions, and unique podcasting capability including mix-minus and smartphone input.

Combining the feel of an analogue user interface with the efficient workflow and pristine quality associated with digital recording and production, the compact and affordable Model 12 supports your creative process from start to finish.


Recorder
Recording media
SD (512 MB – 2 GB)
SDHC (4–32 GB)
SDXC (64–512 GB)
Class 10 or higher required
File system
FAT16 (SD), FAT32 (SDHC), exFAT (SDXC)
Recording file format
WAV (BWF, maximum file size: 2 GB)
Playback formats
WAV (BWF)
Sampling frequency
44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
Bit depth
16 bit, 24 bit
Recordable channels
12 channels max. (10 inputs + stereo mix)
Audio inputs and outputs
Microphone inputs (CH 1–6, 7/8, 9/10)
XLR-3-31, balanced
(1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD)
Nominal input level
–8 dBu
Maximum input level
+10 dBu
Minimum input level
–58 dBu
Gain adjustable range
0–50 dB
Input impedance
1.8 kO
Line inputs (CH 1–10)
6.3-mm TRS phone jack, balanced
(Tip: HOT, Ring: COLD, Sleeve: GND)
Nominal input level
+4 dBu
Maximum input level
+22 dBu
Gain adjustable range
–10 dB to +40 dB (CH 1–6)
–20 dB to +30 dB (CH 7/8, 9/10)
Input impedance
22 kO
Instrument inputs (CH 1–6, 7, 9)
6.3-mm TS phone jack, unbalanced
(Tip: HOT, Ring: GND, Sleeve: GND)
Nominal input level
–4.2 dBV
Maximum input level
+13.8 dBV
Gain adjustable range
–10 dB to +40 dB (CH 1–6)
–20 dB to +30 dB (CH 7, 9)
Input impedance
1 MO
Inserts (CH 1–2)
6.3-mm TRS phone jack
(Tip: SEND, Ring: RETURN, Sleeve: GND)
Nominal input level
0 dBu
Maximum input level
+18 dBu
Input impedance
5 kO
Nominal output level
0 dBu
Maximum output level
+18 dBu
Output impedance
100 O
Music/Talk input (CH 9/10)
3.5-mm TRRS mini jack, unbalanced
Maximum input level
+8 dBV
Nominal input level
–10 dBV
Input impedance
10 kO
Main output
XLR-3-32, balanced
(1: GND, 2: HOT, 3:COLD)
Nominal output level
+4 dBu
Maximum output level
+22 dBu
Output impedance
200 O
Sub output, Aux output
6.3-mm TRS, balanced
(Tip: HOT, Ring: COLD, Sleeve: GND)
Nominal output level
–2 dBu
Maximum output level
+16 dBu
Output impedance
200 O
Phones output 1/2
6.3-mm stereo phone jack
Maximum output power
45 mW + 45 mW (at 32 O)
Footswitch connector
6.3-mm TS phone jack (Tascam genuine footswitch RC-1F recommended)
EQ
Channel EQ

Low cut
100 Hz, –12 dB/Oct.
High (shelving)
10 kHz, ±15 dB
Mid (peaking)
variable 100 Hz to 8 kHz, ±15 dB (Mono)
fixed 600 Hz, ±15 dB (Stereo)
Q = 0.5
Low (shelving)
80 Hz, ±15 dB
Master EQ

High (shelving)
10 kHz, ±15 dB
Mid (peaking)
variable 100 Hz to 8 kHz, ±15 dB, Q = 0.5/5
Audio performance
Residual output noise
–103 dBu
(MAIN OUT, MAIN fader at nom.)
Equivalent input noise (EIN)
–128 dBu
(Mono input channel at 150 O, GAIN at max.)
Total harmonic distortion (THD+N)
<0.003 % (MIC IN-> MAIN OUT, 1 kHz, GAIN at min., +2 dBu)
Frequency response
20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.1/–0.15 dB (MIC IN-> MAIN OUT)
Channel crosstalk
95 dB
(1 kHz, PAN fully counter-clockwise / fully clockwise)
Maximum gain
74 dB (MIC to MAIN OUT)
50 dB (MIC to INSERT OUT)
74 dB (MIC to SUB OUT)
75 dB (MIC to AUX 1/2 OUT)
24 dB (USB/SD to MAIN OUT)
(all EQs flat, PAN fully counter-clockwise / fully clockwise)
Phantom Power
DC 48 V
Computer system requirements
Windows

Compatible computers
Windows-compatible computer with a USB 2.0 (or higher) port
CPU type/speed
Dual core, 2 GHz or faster
Memory
2 GB or more
Drivers
USB Audio Class 2.0, ASIO 2.0, WDM (MME)
Screen resolution
1280 px × 800 px or more
Macintosh

Compatible computers
Apple Mac computer with a USB 2.0 (or higher) port
CPU type/speed
Dual core, 2 GHz or faster
Memory
2 GB or more
Driver
Core Audio
Screen resolution
1280 px × 800 px or more
USB audio specifications

Sampling rate
44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
Bit depth
16 bit, 24 bit
Maximum number of audio channels
12 inputs, 10 outputs
Bluetooth®
Version 5.0
Output class
Class 2
(approximate transmission distance: 10 m)
* The transmission distance is approximate. The transmission distance could vary depending on the surrounding environment and electromagnetic disturbances.
Supported profile
A2DP
Supported A2DP codecs
SBC, AAC
A2DP content protection
SCMS-T
Power supply and other specifications
Power supply
Tascam AC adapter (included, input voltage AC 100–240 V, 50/60 Hz)
Power consumption
16 W
Dimensions (W × D × H, overall)
343 mm × 360 mm × 99 mm
Weight
4.3 kg
Permissible operating temperature range
5–35 °C
Included items
AC adapter, USB Type-C to A cable, TRRS cable, Owner’s manual incl. warranty
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