16 Channel version of the Tascam workhorse. In full working order with direct outs added to 8 channels.
16 Channel version of the Tascam workhorse. Supplied full working order with direct outs added to 8 channels.
Mixer is currently being serviced and modified. Shipping estimate is 15-20 working days from purchase (but it may be possible to do it quicker – please ask!).
Tascam M-216 8-channel mixer for sale.
NOTE THESE ARE STOCK PHOTOS OF ANOTHER UNIT – see below for more information.
Serviced including recapping of power supply and cleaning of all pots, sliders and switches. Defective parts are replaced with original spec parts from another donor mixer. Some crackly may be possible after a period of not being used but this should clear.
See photos of the top and rear panels for information on the functions and connections available.
Sound-wise these are, as you might expect from their era and high quality manufacture, great. Warmth and character are instantly added to whatever you put through, the overdriven sound is lovely, and the 4-band EQ gives excellent control.
NOTE: All the XLR outputs on these are set up for US pin configuration and cannot be switched. For UK/EU use you will need six XLR pin hot switchers. Let us know if you need assistance sourcing these. They are not expensive.
DIRECT OUT MOD: When this is serviced we will modify it with Direct Outs on all channels. The 8x Tape In RCA sockets will be replaced with 1/4″ jack sockets for the outputs. They’re post-fader (so post Pre/EQ), effectively parallel to the pan pot and effect bus control. This means you get the benefit of the level off the post fader op-amp – less likely to affect the overall bus output, and a more user friendly level out of the direct outs. Plus, you get the bonus of being able to drive both the Pre op-amp, and the Bus op-amp to get a harder driven signal if that’s what you’re into… (It’s also where the M-30 and Model 3’s direct out comes from, so will react similarly).
NOTE: STOCK PHOTOS – The current unit is with the engineer. It is in great overall condition with the usual minor signs of use and some wear to end panels. Photos can be sent to the buyer for approval before shipping.
For sales in UK the price will include 20% VAT. Buyers elsewhere may incur VAT or other local taxes on import.
100v Japanese model - it will run on North American mains 115/120v without a transformer (we run all our tests using 120v power); however, a step-down transformer is recommended for extended use. A step-down transformer is required in the UK/EU. We do not recommend using cheap generic Chinese mains transformers and can supply a high quality UK-made unit if required.
A demo-heavy post singing the praises of the humble compact vintage analogue mixer. Featuring Teac, Tascam, Boss, Sony, Yamaha and more...
How we add a direct output modification to the classic Tascam M-208 and M-216 mixers. Adding this mod allows the wonderful character of the channels to be accessed more easily and connected individually to your DAW.
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