@bozmillar I know what you mean, most of these multitrackers promise 16 or 24 channels and it turns out that they can record 4 or best case scenario 8 channels at the same time. The other Tascam, Roland or Zoom products surely did that false advertising trick, and I am seeing it on audio interfaces as well.
This one says:
“Model 24 is also designed as a powerful USB Audio Interface, complete with premium quality mic preamps and onboard compression. Ideal for project studios, the Model 24 will provide 24 simultaneous inputs to a computer based recording system”
Also specs show:
Maximum Recordable Channel Number: 24 ch ( 22 ch + 2 stereo mix )
It looks like exactly what I’ve been wanting in interface and mixer all in one, I grew up in analog and like the feel of a real mixer, but gotta track to digital nowadays for the ease of editing. I am not as good of a musician to record as I did back in the days of analog, or now I do “short sprints of brilliance” as opposed of back in the day “long treks of mediocrity” The editing system of digital is probably something I can’t live without nowadays. I digress…
I went ahead and ordered the cheaper one with 16 inputs on it, the Tascam US-16X08.
The final straw was the fact that my PreSonus FP10 won’t sync back again on my 2nd rehearsal studio laptop after full reinstall of Windows 10. and reinstall of drivers. I said OK, lets try Windows 7, installed all drivers OK, still no power to the firewire. Don’t know if something broke but it is not syncing up, so it will become the