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In this comparison we put the Akai Professional XR20 Beat Production Station and TASCAM DP-008EX Digital Portastudio DP-008EX Beat Maker head to head in a battle to find out which wins the specifications war. The team take this task very seriously - two products enter, but only one can leave. You might also be interested in our article Best Drum Machine Beat Makers of 2019

Everyone has different preferences and priorities, so to make choosing easier we have attempted to give a frank review of the products. Let's start with the Akai Professional XR20 Beat Production Station.

And now we will have a look at our second product, the TASCAM DP-008EX Digital Portastudio DP-008EX Beat Maker. Tascam, which is well-known for producing top of the line multi-track recorders, has created this amazing drum machine and musicians all over the world are clambering to get their hands on it. The TASCAM DP-008EX Digital Portastudio DP-008EX is easy to use thanks to its excellent interface.


HEAD TO HEAD COMPARISON
Akai Professional XR20 Beat Production Station TASCAM DP-008EX Digital Portastudio DP-008EX Beat Maker
KEY FEATURES
+ Can produce over 700 sounds, making it diverse in terms of the music you can create.
+ Has 99 preset and the user patterns.
+ Equipped with all the necessary inputs and outputs required in a drum machine. also has an extra microphone input for vocal recordings.

+ High-quality built-in stereo condenser microphone.
+ 8-track portable multi-track recorder for excellent recording experience and options.
+ Completely portable device that uses AA batteries as a power source.
+ Also comes in equipped with a 2G SD card.

WHAT OUR TEAM THOUGHT
The Akai Professional XR20 Beat Production Station is convenient, packed with features, and easy to use, making it one of the top-notch drum machines you'll find on the market these days.  The TASCAM DP-008EX Digital Portastudio DP-008EX is arguably one of the best recorders available on the market.


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