Question about Tascam DR-1 MP3 Player
I have tried a newly charged battery, and connected a Tascam PS-P520 power supply and it will not turn on. I have tripped the reset button several differebt times (through the hole) on the rear of the unit and still the screen will do nothing but light up while I hold the on button. No information comes up on the screen. This unit worked fine for 12 months.
To initialise the Tascam DR-05:
Press and hold the + button and the Mark button while turning on.
Posted on Jun 24, 2014
SOURCE: Tascam dr-1 recording problem
There is a "PB Control" button. I had the same problem. You've inadvertently told it to change the speed or something on playback. Make sure that none of the indicators at the top of the screen are active (i.e., white letters on black background). Press the PB Control button to toggle it on/off. Also, any files transferred to a computer will not be affected.
Posted on Feb 08, 2009
I had the same problem. After trying to turn it on many many times over weeks, I gave up. A few months later I tried it again, and same "Device Error" only. Then I decided to just mess around with it. So I held the power button on with my thumbnail while I pushed all the other buttons. I held in the MENU button for at least five seconds. Held in the ENTER button at least 5 seconds.... multiple buttons. These didn't seem to work, I don't think. but then decided to turn on the power button using the edge of my desk while several fingers pushed multiple other buttons.
To my great shock, all of a sudden, the bloody thing turned on like it's supposed to, logged into a Sugar Ray song I was learning awhile back, apparently. Go figure. After that, it turned on correctly twice so far.
So, heheh, I have no idea what the cure was. Just screw around with holding in multiple buttons while the power is on, I guess.
Posted on Mar 02, 2010
SOURCE: DR-1 MAC FINDER does not see it!
I had a similar problem. What i did was to replace the tascam provided cable with another one (similar) from Iriver t30. works wonders. found out that the original cable couldnt plugged in properly to tascam although it did recharge the unit.
Hope that helps.
Posted on Feb 28, 2011
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