Tascam SS-R250N

Tascam SS-R250N

Tascam SS-R250N

Tascam SS-R250N


MSRP: $1,299.00
MAP: $999.00


An extraordinarily versatile two-channel recorder/player for network applications
The TASCAM SS-R250N is the ideal SD card recorder/players for virtually any installation. Extensive I/O – including balanced, unbalanced and DANTE interconnectivity – are joined by a studio quality microphone preamp with phantom power and ducking. Audio may be recorded to SD Card or USB stick and uploaded automatically to your desired FTP server. In addition, recording and playback can be controlled via SNTP, network control, the optional RC-SS150 remote control or the free iOS/Android app.

Dante Domain Manager
The SS-R250N is the ideal SD card recorder/player having a variety of features with extensive terminal equipment applications and business applications. An FTP client function is added which enables the exchanges of sound source data with others via server communication. You can also keep the starting time accurate for recording and playback based on time management via SNTP. The remote control with the dedicated app on a iOS/Android/ Windows/Mac device, and the mic inputs are also available on the unit which allows you to use in many ways with flexibility.


  • FTP Client function enables automatic uploading of recorded files or downloading audio files from the server
  • Event List for recording, playback, download and other functions can be operated automatically based on the time set
  • Time setting via SNTP Client function enables event management with more accuracy
  • Automatic Upload function enables recorded files to be uploaded automatically
  • iOS / Android / Windows / Mac control apps available: allowing transport operations and remote control of various settings
  • The IF-DA2 interface card supporting Dante 2ch input and output can be installed (sold separately)
  • Serial and parallel port connections
  • RC-SS150 Flash Start control unit with the a color LCD screen (sold separately)
  • Optional RC-3F footswitch can be connected to the RC-20 remote control

Recording capabilities

  • Supports recording and playback of high-resolution files up to 96kHz / 24bit
  • Dual SD memory card slot permits mirror and relay recording
  • Auto mark function: When an error occurs or input level overloads, the time point will be marked automatically
  • PRE REC function to prevent any missing part in your recording
  • Auto track function automatically trims the tracks
  • Compressor and limiter included
  • Auto level control function automatically adjusts the input level for recording
  • Starts recording as soon as the unit is turned on with Power-on-record function
  • Microphone input connector with phantom power supply
  • Direct recording function enables the recording starts right away without any standby

Playback functions

  • Call function that saves the position where your last playback starts
  • Playback modes such as Program, Random, and Single
  • Ducking function automatically adjusts the playback volume while the input level increases or decreases
  • All repeat / A-B repeat function
  • Incremental play function to transport to the beginning of the next track
  • Monaural mix playback function
  • Auto Cue function tracks the first sound in the playback for standby
  • Auto ready function allows a standby before the next track begins
  • Pitch control and key control function for speed and key adjustments
  • Can set the mark at any position
  • EOM (End of message) notification available before the track ends

Other features

  • Sampling rate converter for inputs and outputs are available
  • Link playback function allows two units to be operated at the same time
  • Automatic file closing process to avoid data loss if there is a sudden power loss during recording
  • User presets: Up to three sets of optional settings can be stored for such things as switching input and output, sampling rate selection and other functions
  • 1U rack-mount size


Audio performance

Frequency response 20Hz to 20kHz, ±0.5dB(JEITA)
20Hz to 40kHz, +0.5/–3dB (JEITA)
Distortion 0.002% or less (Ref:–16dB/BALANCED, JEITA)
S/N ratio 106dB or more (JEITA)
Dynamic range 106dB or more (JEITA)
Crosstalk 100dB or more (JEITA)
EIN (equivalent input noise) –125dBu or less (40Ω 20kHz LPF)
Recording/Playback media  
SD SD card (512MB to 2GB)
SDHC card (4GB to 32GB)
SDXC card (64GB to 128GB)
USB USB Flash memory (512MB to 128GB)
File format  
MP3 44.1k / 48k Hz, 64k / 128k / 192k / 256k / 320k bps
WAV 44.1k / 48k / 96k Hz, 16 / 24-bit
Number of channels 2 (stereo), 1 (mono)
Analog Audio inputs  
Connector RCA Pin jack× 1 pair
Nominal input level –10dBV (0.316Vrms)
Maximum input level +6dBV (2.0Vrms)
Input impedance 10kΩ
Connector XLR-3-31 (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD) × 1 pair
Line input  
Nominal input level +4dBu (1.23Vrms, Ref.Level other than –9dBFS)
+6dBu (1.55Vrms, Ref.Level –9dBFS)
Maximum input level +15dBu (4.36Vrms, Ref.Level –9dBFS)
+18dBu (6.16Vrms, Ref.Level –14dBFS)
+20dBu (7.75Vrms, Ref.Level –16dBFS)
+22dBu (9.76Vrms, Ref.Level –18dBFS)
+24dBu (12.28Vrms, Ref.Level –20dBFS)
Input impedance 10kΩ
Mic input  
Maximum input level +4dBu (1.23Vrms)
Minimum input level –70dBu (245uVrms) or more
Input impedance 2.2kΩ
Analog Audio outputs  
Connector RCA Pin jack × 1 pair
Nominal output level –10dBV (0.316Vrms)
Maximum output level +6dBV (2.0Vrms)
Output impedance 200Ω
Connector XLR-3-32 (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD) × 1 pair
Nominal output level +4dBu (1.23Vrms)
Maximum output level +15dBu (4.36Vrms, Ref.Level –9dBFS)
+18dBu (6.16Vrms, Ref.Level –14dBFS)
+20dBu (7.75Vrms, Ref.Level –16dBFS)
+22dBu (9.76Vrms, Ref.Level –18dBFS)
+24dBu (12.28Vrms, Ref.Level –20dBFS)
Output impedance 200Ω
Digital Audio inputs  
Connector XLR-3-31 × 1
Input impedance 110Ω
Format AES3-2003/IEC60958-4 (AES/EBU)
Supported sampling frequencies 44.1k / 48k / 96k Hz
Connector RCA Pin jack × 1
Format IEC60958-3
Supported sampling frequencies 32k to 96k Hz
Digital Audio outputs  
Connector XLR-3-32 × 1
Output impedance 110Ω
Format AES3-2003/IEC60958-4 (AES/EBU)
Supported sampling frequencies 44.1k / 48k / 96k Hz
Connector RCA Pin jack × 1
Format IEC60958-3
Control input/output  
Connector 2.5mm TRS jack × 1 (TASCAM RC-3F, RC-20 sold separately)
Connector D-sub 9 pin × 1
Connector D-sub 25 pin × 1
Connector 1/4" (6.3mm) Stereo Phone jack × 1
Maximum output 45mW + 45mW (THD+N 0.1% or less, into 32Ω load)
Connector RJ-45 × 1
Compatible standard 100BASE-TX
Power AC 100 - 240V, 50/60Hz
Power consumption 20W
Dimensions 19.0" × 1.77" × 11.8" / 482.6 × 45 × 300.5 mm
Weight 6.4 lbs. / 2.9 kg
Operating temperature range 41˚F to 95˚F / 5˚C to 35˚C
Included items AC power code, RC-10 remote control unit, rack-mounting screw kit, security screw kit, Owner's manual (with warranty)