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I recently purchased your Tascam Digital Portastudio 2488mk and i cant get my pc to recognize this device. It did not come with a disc.

Laptop wont recognize device with USB hooked up. I have windows Vista

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http://tascam.com/details;8,16,5,19.html
That is the link to download the manual in pdf format.

Posted on Nov 03, 2007

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SOURCE: Making Midi Files for Importing to Tascam 2488

Hi,

You should always work in wav format if possible because there is a loss of quality with mp3 which is a compression format in which bits are lost in order to compress the file size.

There are a number of wav editors available which will allow you to load a stereo wav and then save it as a mono wav. The free one I use is called Audacity.

When working with FL or Reason I will sometimes import files to the Tascam, or I will take the outputs from my PCs sound card and line them into the tacams inputs and record them live. I only tend to do this with programs (like synths) where I am using an external midi keyboard and can play live what I want to record.

With basic drum pattern tracks I'll usually create them on the PC, save as wav, convert to mono, and then import to a track on the Tascam.

hope this helps.

bd.

Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Recently purchased the Tascam 2488 Neo Digital/Microphone Effects

Assuming you have your mic plugged in properly and all is working well save for this one issue, do as follows: press the SELECT button on the track/channel which has the mic on it. Then press the SEND button over to the right of all the tracks. The button is right under the EQ button. After you press the SEND button, a screen opens up and you can send reverb to that channel/track...as much as you want. I hope this helps.

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SOURCE: TASCAM 2448 xp drivers

I have a tascam 2488mk11 whit no driver cd also .Tascam is pulling a scam

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MY PC wont recognize my Tascam Portastudio device2488, i have Vista


Tascam 2488:
I use Vista and my 2488 MK1.

When you plug in the USB cable from the 2488 into your Vista PC, Vista will always say 'not recognised'.
You do not need any PC drivers for the 2488. On the Tascam 2488, go to 'Menu', then 'Disk', then 'USB Open/Close', then click 'Yes'.
On your PC the 2488 will appear as a new hard drive in the 'Computer' folder, called HDR2488.
You'll see three folders in there: WAVE, SMF and BACKUP.
Use the WAVE folder to import and export WAV files, the SMF folder to import midi files to the 2488, and the BACKUP folder is where you can import and export Backup files to and from the 2488.
Hope this helps!

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Tascam 2488 digital portastudio


Your HD risk to be corrupted, probably need to be removed and tested on a different device, I see if I can find the schematics

regards

Mar 08, 2008 | Tascam 2488 Portastudio Multitrack...

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How to download from the Tascam 788 to the CD Burner?


Register and download the manual for free at audio.manualsonline.com

Search for "Tascam Portastudio 2488"

http://music.manualsonline.com/manuals/mfg/tascam/2488neo.html

Chapter 8

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Trying to copy files from my Tascam 2488neo to my PC. Did what the manual said. But only saw one file in the "wave" folders. So i copied that one to my pc. But how do i copy all the files in...


Register and download the manual for free at audio.manualsonline.com

Search for "Tascam Portastudio 2488"

http://music.manualsonline.com/manuals/mfg/tascam/2488neo.html
Perhaps your Trim levels were too low on the Recording side of the process. Page 26 and 123

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Recently purchased the Tascam 2488 Neo Digital/Microphone Effects


Assuming you have your mic plugged in properly and all is working well save for this one issue, do as follows: press the SELECT button on the track/channel which has the mic on it. Then press the SEND button over to the right of all the tracks. The button is right under the EQ button. After you press the SEND button, a screen opens up and you can send reverb to that channel/track...as much as you want. I hope this helps.

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My 2488 worked fine for over one Year now i don't have anny Fader control everything is playing over my Earphones is there a factory reset ?


I reinitialized the Unit 2488MK2to the factory settings.Simultaneouly hold down
the Quick Routing,Shift, Send and Shut Down buttons with all the buttons pressed-------
turn the 2488MK2 on. the first 3 buttons you can do with one hand the shut down button wich is close to the on & off swich with the other hand the Trick is hold the buttons down until the dispay
shows unit is factory recett shut off your 2488MK.

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TASCAM 2448 xp drivers


I have a tascam 2488mk11 whit no driver cd also .Tascam is pulling a scam

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Hello


http://tascam.com/details;8,16,5,19.html
That is the link to download the manual in pdf format.

Oct 27, 2007 | Tascam 2488 Portastudio Multitrack...

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Cant erase song


Is the song you are trying to erase the only song on the partition? If so, create a new song then try to erase. 

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