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Tascam DP-01 FX/CD

I only have the demo and one other song on my portastudio and it will not let me record or use any record type functions. The message that comes up in the window when I push the record button says MEMORY POOR PRESS EXIT. I bought this unit in February of 2007. I'm getting zero help
from the people at tascam. Hope that maybe someone else has had this
problem and has a solution.

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Re: Tascam DP-01 FX/CD

Check to find out the size of the active FAT partition. You may have a 'less than optimum' amount of memory left in that partition. Switch to another partition and see if you can record in that one.

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Cant transfer the master from tascam to computer

I'm assuming this is a Tascam recorder you're refurring to. What model is it, and what operating system are you using on your computer. First off, don't connect the usb cable to the computer until your Tascam Recorder in in USB Mode. I have the Tascam DP-01. With it, after making the master recording, make sure the master light is off, and not flashing. In the menu under WAVE, select Export Master and press enter. If anything is running, or the master light is lit, you will get an error. After the song is saved to the FAT partition, select DISK in the menu and scroll down to USB Open/Close and press YES/Enter. You'll be asked if you are sure. press Enter/Yes again to go into USB mode. Now plug in the USB cable. Use Windows Explorer, or what ever file navigation program is on your computer. (Not Internet exploere, but windows exploere.) Your Tascam will be seen as Removable Media when viewed from your computer. I have a DP-01, and it shows on my computer as DP-01. You'll find a few folders viewable on your recorder. One of them is called WAVE. You'll find your Exported Master in this folder. Copy it to a folder on your computer. When finished, if you're using windows, then use the Safely Remove Media function in the system tray where the clock is to disconnect from the Tascam safely. Then unplug the USB cable and press NO/Exit on your Tascam recorder to exit USB mode. I hope this helps. Have a wonderful day.

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I have a Tascam DP-02(not 01) and need to seperate songs

You can use the track edit functions to mark the beginning and end of a song to cut or copy and then insert the song onto its own track(s). (If it's in stereo you'd have it recorded on two tracks).

Or you could consider just exporting the whole track(s) via USB (or using the SF card) onto a PC for editing with the program of your choice.

Apr 10, 2009 | Tascam DP01 All-In-One Recording Package...

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Memory poor

This is an error in Tascam's code that usually means 'out of disk space'. Try using 'delete unused' to free up some space first within the song you're on and after that you might consider backing up some songs to your PC and then deleting them from the DP-01 to free up more disk space.

Hope this helps.


Dec 04, 2008 | Tascam DP01 All-In-One Recording Package...

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Can't Get My Music Off My Tascam. I have a DP-01 portastudio and it has a usb connection but it's not being recognized by my computer. At first it just wasn't compatible with Vista now I have windows xp...

How to export your recorded tracks to WAV:
- Activate the Menu
- Scroll down to WAVE
- Press the right cursor key
- Go to Export Track
- Select the tracks using the Insert and cursor up and/or down keys
- Press Yes/Enter
- When the DP-01 is done repeat pressing Exit until the menu is closed.

Tascam USB mode:
- Press Menu
- Go to Disk
- Scroll down to USB OPN/CLS
- Press Yes/Enter
- Press Enter again to execute
- Press Yes/Enter again for the "Are you sure?" message

Now you will be in USB mode and you will be able to access the DP-01's hard drive and download the exported WAVE file(s).

Remember: the DP-01 will stay in USB mode until you remove the deviceusing the Safely Remove Hardware option in Vista and then press Exit onthe Tascam!

Oct 18, 2008 | Tascam DP01 All-In-One Recording Package...

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Tascam dp01 fx cd.. OOPS!!! Please help.

Depending on the voltage that your laptop uses, if that voltage exceeds the Tascam required voltage you might have burned out the Tascam power board. Not good. I know you don't want to replace the entire unit. Try contacting Tascam directly they might give your an alternative in just replacing the power assembly.

Sep 20, 2008 | Tascam DP01 All-In-One Recording Package...

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What kind of driver does my tascam dp 01 cd take.

No CD comes with the DP-01. The Tascam relys on your computers USB drivers to work.

You should probably try the DP-01 on someones else's computer first to se if it works there.

This is usually some kind of incompatiblity between the usb cable or the use hub and the usb speed (1.1 or 2.0). I would try bypassing any usb hub you might have in use first. If that doesn't work you might want to try another usb cable.

Good luck.


Jul 23, 2008 | Tascam DP01 All-In-One Recording Package...

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Tascam DP-01 FX/CD Digital Portastudio

Here's a link to a forum where someone else encountered the same error. Seems it was due to running out of disc space in that instance.

Dec 04, 2007 | Tascam DP01 All-In-One Recording Package...

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Hooking my tascam dp01 to the pc

hey i had the same problem u need u.s.b 2 or something like that because some computers have u.s.b. 1.5 or something wierd along those lines i fixed mine by plugging mine into the back of the computer in the usb port there.

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