TASCAM is the professional products division of TEAC Corporation of Japan, and has it's HQ in Montebello, California.
Tascams first products were introduced in 1970's with the advent of low-cost mass-produced multitrack recorders. Tascam manufactured reel-to-reel tape machines and audio mixers for home recordists
Credited as the inventor of the Portastudio, the first cassette-based multi-track home studio recorders. Tascam also introduced the first low-cost mass-produced multitrack recorders with Simul-Sync designed for recording musicians. Tascam also manufactured reel-to-reel tape machines and audio mixers for home recordists from the early 1970s through the mid-1990s.
Tascam products have included Digital Mixers and Digital Multitrack Tape recorders such as their revolutionary DA-88 model, produced in 1933 as a competitor to the Alesis ADAT.