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Re: Anyone have a modified DR680?

Subject: Re: Anyone have a modified DR680?
From: "John Campbell" jcampbellmagiancomau
Date: Thu Jun 6, 2013 6:48 pm ((PDT))
I'm sorry I cannot comment on the specifics of this product at all.
 However, "great", "open", "smooth" and "excellent" all mean nothing
whatsoever. The statement that "the modifications will work very well in a
huge variety of applications" might be worth noting if they happened to
mention any applications where the modifications might *not* work so
well!  Yes,
I am a cynic when it comes to advertising.


On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 11:37 PM, Flawn Williams <> wrote:

> **
> Since there has been a lot of traffic recently about the Tascam DR680, I
> have a question for the brain trust:
> Has anyone had any experience with the modifications for the 680 offered
> by Busman Audio? They have a modification package for the DR680 that
> promises lower noise.
> Quoting from their website: "The input capacitors are changed out for
> better values that allow for great bass response with an open sound and
> smooth high end that has excellent detail. This modification lowers the
> noise floor in the high gain setting by over -8db. The modifications will
> work very well in a huge variety of applications including nature
> recording, film, and music. "
> I have an unmodified 680, and have been generally happy with it, but am
> curious about the option to make it better.
> --Flawn

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