TASCAM

Description

The TASCAM Mixcast 4 all-in-one podcast production studio makes professional quality content creation easier than ever. Great for podcasting, live streaming, voiceover and more, the Mixcast 4 is a one-stop workstation that can record and mix sound sources without complicated settings. Equipped with four mic inputs and four individual headphone outputs, the TASCAM Mixcast 4 includes an auto-mixing function that automatically sets mic priority. The Mixcast 4 also features sound pads that allow for fun voice effects such as voice transformation and to make live-streams and recordings even more entertaining. With TASCAM Podcast Editor software included for waveform editing and sound pad control, the Mixcast 4 production studio takes you from pre-production to completion.

TASCAM Mixcast 4 Main Features

  • Stress-free auto-mixing
  • Real-time sound effects
  • Multiple connectivity options
  • TASCAM Podcast Editor Software

Audio Creation Made Easy

The TASCAM Mixcast 4 handles everything from podcast creation and live streaming to event production and voiceover work. Easily mix and record mic inputs, trigger pads, internal sounds and even external audio from your phone or PC simultaneously. Always ready for production, the Mixcast 4 includes an auto-mixing function that automatically sets mic priorities with no troublesome configuration know-how to get that perfect mix. The Mixcast 4 also showcases a 5" color touch screen that provides quick access to intuitive control settings.

Enhance Content With Internal Effects

In addition to preset sound effects, the Mixcast 4 comes with fully customizable sound pads. Users can flexibly assign new sounds or even pre-recorded audio to the pads for virtually endless sampling possibilities. The Mixcast 4 sound pads also allow for easy and on-time voice effects such as voice transformation, reverb and more to make live-streams and recordings even more fun and memorable.

Versatile Connectivity for Recording Sources

From audio recording to post-production mixing, the Mixcast 4 is a one-stop solution that offers multiple ways to get connected. Record directly onto the unit’s SD card, hook up wirelessly via Bluetooth, easily mix and record phone conversations with a handy 3.5mm AUX IN or even connect to a PC and import sounds from a computer.

Improve Production Workflow and Inspiration

The Mixcast 4 is bundled with the TASCAM Podcast Editor software. The Podcast Editor is designed specifically for the Mixcast 4 and seamlessly integrates for a comprehensive production platform. The software can assign content and sound effects to the internal touchpads, allow for smooth and easy remote track arming, effects assignment, audio editing and more.

Dive into content creation, podcasting and audio production with the TASCAM Mixcast 4 podcast station. There’s no need for complicated understanding of DAWs or software to capture clear, professional-quality audio. Take your podcast from start to finish, add sound effects and even record remotely via Bluetooth, TRRS or USB with the simple yet versatile Mixcast 4.
Features
  • Easy and intuitive control using the 5" touch panel
  • Versatile mixer for podcast productions of up to 4 people
  • Direct multitrack recording to SD card (up to 14 tracks)
  • Bluetooth connection allows mixing and recording phone calls wirelessly with mix minus
  • 14-in/2-out USB audio interface mode
  • Bundled with a dedicated TASCAM Podcast Editor to cover the entire system workflow
  • 4 mic Inputs (TRS/XLR combo jacks)
  • 4 headphone outputs with independent volume control
  • Stereo Line IN (selectable between TRS and 3.5 mm TRRS)
  • 8 sound pads x 8 Banks
  • Main Monitor Out (TRS) and Stereo Line Out (3.5 mm)
  • 3.5 mm TRRS headphone out (Mirror output of headphone 1)
  • Noise-free DC powered IN with screw lock
  • Included Items
    • Power adapter PS-P520U
    • Owner’s manual (warranty included)
    Specifications
    Recorder specifications
    • Recording media: SD cards (64MB to 2GB), SDHC cards (4GB to 32GB), SDXC cards (48GB to 512GB)
    • Recording/playback formats: WAV (BWF) 48kHz, 24-bit, 2-channel stereo/14-channel poly
    • Max. recordable tracks: 14 tracks (12 track + 2 mix)
    Analog audio input ratings
    • MIC INPUT jacks (1-4)
    • Connectors: XLR/TRS combo jacks
    • XLR: XLR-3-31 (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD)
    • TRS: 6.3 mm (1/4") standard TRS jacks (Tip: HOT, Ring: COLD, Sleeve: GND)
    • Maximum input level: +10 dBu (when LEVEL at min.)
    • Nominal input level: -10 dBu (when LEVEL at min.)
    • Minimum input level: -76.5 dBu (when LEVEL at max.)
    • Gain range: 66.5dB
    • Input impedance: 2.1kOhm
    • PHONES (TRRS) 1 jack (CTIA standard)
    • Connector: 3.5 mm (1/8") 4-pole mini jack
    • Maximum input level: +4 dBV (when LEVEL at min.)
    • Nominal input level: -16 dBV (when LEVEL at min.)
    • Minimum input level -82.5 dBV (when LEVEL at max.)
    • Gain range 66.5 dB
    • Input impedance 2 kΩ
    • LINE IN (TRRS) jack (CTIA standard)
    • Connector: 3.5 mm (1/8") 4-pole mini jack
    • Maximum input level: +8 dBV
    • Nominal input level: -12 dBV
    • Input impedance: 12 kOhm
    • LINE IN L/R (balanced) jacks
    • Connectors: 6.3 mm (1/4") standard TRS jacks (Tip: HOT, Ring: COLD, Sleeve: GND)
    • Maximum input level: +24 dBu
    • Nominal input level: +4 dBu
    • Input impedance: 11 kOhm
    Analog audio output ratings
    • PHONES jacks (1-4)
    • Connectors: 6.3mm (1/4") standard stereo jacks
    • Maximum output 45 mW + 45 mW (0.1% THD+N or less, into 32Ω load)
    • PHONES (TRRS) 1 jack (CTIA standard)
    • Connector: 3.5 mm (1/8") 4-pole mini jack, PHONES (TRRS) 1 output splits from PHONES 1 output
    • LINE OUT (TRRS) jack (CTIA standard)
    • Connector: 3.5 mm (1/8") 4-pole mini jack
    • Maximum output level: -25 dBu
    • Nominal output level: -45 dBu
    • Output impedance: 100Ohm
    • MONITOR OUT L/R (balanced) jacks
    • Connectors: 6.3mm (1/4") standard TRS jacks (Tip: HOT, Ring: COLD, Sleeve: GND)
    • Maximum output level: +20 dBu
    • Nominal output level: +0 dBu
    • Output impedance: 200Ohm
    • LINE OUT jack
    • Connector: 3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini jack
    • Maximum output level: +6 dBv
    • Nominal output level: -14 dBv
    • Output impedance: 200Ohm
    Control input/output
    • USB port
    • Connector: USB Type-C
    • Formats: USB 2.0 HIGH SPEED, USB AUDIO CLASS 2.0, USB MASS STORAGE CLASS
    • Bluetooth  
    • Output class: 2 (about 10 m* unobstructed transmission distance)
    • Supported profile: A2DP
    • Supported A2DP codecs: SBC, AAC
    • Supported A2DP content protection: SCMS-T
    • Recording times (in hours: minutes)
    • Recording format: 24-bit / 48kHz WAV
    • 14 channel: 0:35 (4GB) / 1:10 (8GB)
    • 2 channel: 4:07 (4GB) / 8:15 (8GB)
    • The recording times shown above are not continuous recording times. They are total recordable times for SD/SDHC/SDXC cards.
    • Power
    • Dedicated AC adapter (PS-P1220E NUT), DC 12 V
    • Power consumption: 12.5W (maximum)
    • Other
    • WxHxD in mm: 374.8 x 56.5 x 263.6 mm (excluding protrusions),
    • 374.8 x 71.2 x 266.7 mm (including protrusions)
    • Weight: 2.55 kg
    • Operating temperature range 0–40°C
    • Included items: AC adapter (PS-P1220E NUT), USB Type-C to Type-C cable, Owner's manual (inc. warranty)
    • *The transmission distance is an estimate. The transmission distance may vary depending on the surrounding environment and radio wave conditions.
    Audio Performance
    • Mic amp EIN (equivalent input noise): -125 dBu or less (150Ω termination, LEVEL at max.)
    • Frequency response: Mic input jacks (1-4), 20Hz–20kHz: +0.3dB/-0.3dB (JEITA)
    • S/N ratio: 101dB (Mic input jacks (1-4), channel faders at 0, 20kHz SPCL LPF +A-Weight)
    • Distortion: 0.003% (Mic input jacks (1-4), 1kHz sine wave, channel faders at 0, 20kHz SPCL LPF)
    • Crosstalk: 95dB or more (Note: Measurement conditions conform to JEITA CP-2905B)
    Supported OS

    • Windows
    • Windows 11 New, Windows 10 (November 2021 Update) New, Windows 10 (May 2021 Update)
    • Mac
    • macOS Monterey New, macOS Big Sur, macOS Catalina
    • iOS
    • iOS 15 New, iPadOS 15 New, iPadOS 14, iOS 14, iPadOS 13, iOS 13

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