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Akai DD8 Digital Dubber (1996)
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Akai DD8 Digital Dubber 


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The Akai DD8 random-access digital film dubber is designed to be used in place of traditional mag machines and as a plug-and-play replacement for tape-based recorders and playback machines. It records to and plays from 2.6GB magneto-optical (MO) disks or removable hard drives and now offers 24-bit/96kHz resolution.

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Re: Akai DD8 Digital Dubber (1996)
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2018, 01:54:43 PM »
https://web.archive.org/web/20030108142057/http://www.akaipro.com:80/consumersite/productpage.asp?id=93&section=

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DD8 Modular 8-track Magneto/Optical Dubber
The DD8 is a magneto/optical-based, random-access digital film dubber designed as a plug-and-play replacement for the DA-88. It features virtually instant locating, convenient removable media, flexible I/O and remote control options, and data compatibility with the Akai DD1500 Recorder/Editor. And it syncs to everything. Forward and reverse. At any speed.
Check out these features:
A random-access, magneto/optical-based digital recorder specifically designed as a film dubber
Record to and play from 2.6GB MO disks or removable hard disks
Plug-and-Play replacement for the Tascam DA-88
Direct data compatibility with the DD1500 MO Recorder/Editor
Uncompressed 16-bit linear data format
Flexible I/O formats and extensive synchronization options
Extremely high quality scrubbing
Designed for ease-of-use on the dubbing stage
Virtually instantaneous locating to any point -- no waiting for tape winding
Dedicated Track Slip and Event/Region Nudge buttons
Punch-in recording with Track Select keys or via GPIO parallel interface
Operating System in Flash ROM for instant boot-up and easy updates
Pre-read outputs
Undo/Redo
New Features
Direct playback of OMF files from DAW systems such as Digidesign ProTools, Avid AudioVision, and Avid MediaComposer, to name a few

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DD8plus Modular Digital Random Access Dubber
24-bit, 96kHzThe DD8 is a magneto/optical-based, random-access digital film dubber designed as a plug-and-play replacement for the DA-88. It features virtually instant locating, convenient removable media, flexible I/O and remote control options, and data compatibility with the Akai DD1500 Recorder/Editor as well as the main disk/file formats used by DAWs and disk recorders. And it syncs to everything. Forward and reverse. At any speed.
Check out these features:
A random-access, magneto/optical-based digital recorder specifically designed as a film dubber
Record to and play from MO disks or removable hard disks
Plug-and-Play replacement for the Tascam DA-88
Direct data compatibility with the DD1500 MO Recorder/Editor, as well as Macintosh disks: OMF, ProTools®, AIFF/SD2 audio; DOS disks : Zaxcom DEVA, .WAV/BWF audio; Tascam™/Timeline™ MMR-8, Waveframe™, Fairlight MFX3Plus™DaD.
Uncompressed 16, 20 and 24 bit data formats
Sample Rate up to 96kHz
Flexible I/O formats and extensive synchronization options
Extremely high quality scrubbing
Designed for ease-of-use on the dubbing stage
Virtually instantaneous locating to any point -- no waiting for tape winding
Dedicated Track Slip and Event/Region Nudge buttons
Punch-in recording with Track Select keys or via GPIO parallel interface
Operating System in Flash ROM for instant boot-up and easy updates
Pre-read outputs
Undo/Redo
New Features
24-bit, 96kHz recording/playback capability
Direct playback of OMF files from DAW systems such as Digidesign ProTools, Avid AudioVision, and Avid MediaComposer, to name a few.