Tascam SS-R250N Memory Recorder w/Networking & Optional Dante Support

Tascam SS-R250N Memory Recorder w/Networking & Optional Dante Support

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Tascam SS-R250N features networking and can accept an optional IF-DA2 Dante card for integrating into any commercial environment. It can be used in broadcast and contractor installation markets, and records in WAV, MP3, SD/SDHC/SDXC, or USB memory formats.

Built with parallel and RS-232C serial control, along with flash start, the media recorder provides balanced and unbalanced I/O, AES/EBU, and coaxial digital I/O. These unique features make the SS-R250N memory recorder an ideal one rack-space media solution.


Balanced and unbalanced analog I/O (XLR and RCA jacks)

AES/EBU and S/PDIF digital I/O

Optional IF-DA2 Dante card allows the unit to operate on a Dante audio network

Sample rate converter on digital inputs

RS-232C Serial and 25-pin parallel control ports

Records to SD Card or USB media

Automatic file close saves file every 2 seconds to prevent data loss if power is interrupted while recording

Pre-record records the input buffer so that the start of a recording isn’t missed

Auto cue and auto ready for instant track playback

Power-on play begins playback as soon as the unit is switched on

Graphic LCD display with time, level, and menu information

Security screw to keep the SD slots covered

VSA (Variable Speed Audition) changes playback speed without changing the pitch and vice-versa

Compact 1U rack-mountable format

Ethernet connection can be used for control and file transfer

Microphone inputs with phantom power

Supports SDXC media for cards larger than 32 GB (up to 128 GB)

Redundant recording feature records program to both cards simultaneously

Relay record begins recording on the second card when the first one fills up

Free app for iOS and Android allows the recorder to be operated from a smartphone

FTP client and server functions allow recordings to be automatically uploaded to a server, or for a program to be pushed to a player from a remote location

Password protection and file encryption prevent stolen data assets

Scheduled recording triggers recording or playback at a certain time each week, etc. Can be used together with automatic uploads for instant availability

SNTP function allows the internal clock to be set using internet time servers

Link playback function allows two units to be operated simultaneously for redundant backup

Compressor and limiter on input

Auto level control monitors and adjusts the input signal

Power-on record function starts recording as soon as power is switched on

Mono mix playback function

Three user presets allow quick setting of input level, sample rate, etc.

Auto-mark function shows where a file has clipped

Dual-format recording simultaneously captures files as WAV and MP3 format


Analog Inputs



3-pin XLR (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD)

Standard Input Level: +4 dBu (1.23 Vrms)

Maximum Input Level: +20 dBu (7.75 Vrms)

Minimum Input Level: -10 dBu (0.25 Vrms) or more

Input Impedance: 22 kOhms



RCA pin jacks

Standard Input Level: -10 dBV (0.316 Vrms)

Maximum Input Level: +6 dBV (2.0 Vrms)

Minimum Input Level: -24 dBV (0.06 Vrms) or more

Input Impedance: 22 kOhms

Analog Outputs



3-pin XLR (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD)

Standard Output Level: +4 dBu (1.23 Vrms)

Maximum Output Level: +20 dBu (7.75 Vrms)

Output Impedance: 100 Ohms



RCA pin jacks

Standard Output Level: -10 dBV (0.316 Vrms)

Maximum Output Level: +6 dBV (2.0 Vrms)

Output Impedance: 200 Ohms

Connector: 1/4″ (6.3 mm) stereo jack
Maximum Output: 45 mW + 45 mW (into 32 Ohms load, 0.1% distortion)

Digital Inputs
Connector: 3-pin XLR and RCA jacks
Formats: IEC60958-3 (S/PDIF), AES3-2003/IEC60958-4 (AES/EBU)
Input Frequency: 32 Hz to 96 kHz

Digital Outputs
Connectors: 3-pin XLR and RCA jacks
Formats: IEC60958-3 (S/PDIF), AES3-2003/IEC60958-4 (AES/EBU)

Control I/O

RS-232C: Connector: D-sub 9-pin

Protocol: RS-232C

Parallel: Connector: D-sub 25-pin

Maximum Input Voltage: +5.5 V

Minimum Input Voltage: High Level: +3.75 V

Maximum Input Voltage: Low Level: +1.25 V

Output Format: Open drain (withstand voltage 50 V, maximum 50 mA)

Maximum Output Voltage: Low Level: 0.5 V

Power: +5 V Power Maximum Current: 100 mA

Remote In (RC-SS2)
Connector: 1.8″ (3.5 mm) TRS jack

Connector: Sub-mini 2.5 mm TRS jack (for RC-20 and RC-3F)

Connector: RJ-45 (100Base-TX)


Connector: USB A-type 4-pin

Protocol: USB 2.0 high-speed (480 Mbps)

Power & Other Parameters

Voltage: 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz

Power Consumption: 100 V: 16 W, 110 V to 240 V: 20 W

Operating Temperature Range: 41 to 95°F (5 to 35°C)

Dimensions (WxHxD): 19.0 x 1.8 x 11.9″ (482.6 x 44.5 x 301 mm)

Weight: 7.1 lb (3.2 kg)

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