TASCAM SS-R250N 13
2 – Names and Functions of Parts
, [INPUT] button
i When playing back or in playback standby, press to skip
by the amount of time set with the time skip function.(see
“Using the time skip function” on page 37)
i When playing back or in playback standby, press and hold
this button to search forward while outputting audio (cue).
i When stopped and the playback area is set to FOLDER, press
to switch the current folder.
i When stopped and the playback area is set to PLAYLIST,
press to select the current playlist.
i When the BROWSE screen is open and a folder is selected,
press this button to show the contents of that folder.
(see “Navigating the BROWSE screen” on page 40)
i Press this button while pressing the SHIFT button to open
the input source setting pop-up window. When the input
source setting window is open, turn the MULTI JOG dial
to select the input source. After selection press the MULTI
JOG dial to change the input source.(see “Selecting the
input source” on page 52)
9 SHIFT button
i While pressing this button, press a button with a blue label
to use that function.
i When the Home Screen is open, press this button to scroll
file and folder names.
i When the BROWSE Screen is open, press this button to scroll
file and folder names that are not shown completely.
i While pressing this button, turn the MULTI JOG dial to
adjust the contrast of the display.
0 PHONES jack and knob
Use this standard stereo jack to connect stereo headphones.
Use an adapter to connect headphones with a mini plug.
Use the PHONES knob to adjust the headphone output level.
Before connecting headphones, minimize the volume with the
PHONES knob. Failure to do so could result in a sudden loud
noise that could harm hearing, for example.
q REMOTE jack (2.5mm TRS)
Connect a TASCAM RC-3F footswitch or TASCAM RC-20 direct
play remote control (both sold separately) here. This enables
remote starting and stopping of playback and other func-
When a TASCAM RC-3F footswitch is connected, you can
change the functions of the three pedals.(see “Using a
footswitch (TASCAM RC-3F)” on page 90)
w USB port
Connect (and disconnect) USB flash drives here.(see “Con-
necting and disconnecting USB flash drives” on page 28)
When a USB flash drive is connected, files on it can be played
back and files can be recorded to it. In addition, you can also
connect a USB keyboard here and use it to input folder and
file names, for example, as well as for external control.
By default, the unit is set to use a Japanese (JIS) keyboard.
Since English and Japanese (JIS) keyboards use different
layouts, change the setting on the KEYBOARD TYPE screen if
you are using an English keyboard.(see “Setting the keyboard
type” on page 84)
e SD card slots
Insert SD cards in these slots.(see “Inserting and removing SD
cards” on page 27)
r Remote control signal receiver
Signals from the remote control (TASCAM RC-10) are received
here. When operating the remote control, point it toward this
t MEDIA button
i When the Home Screen is displayed, press this button to
open the MEDIA SELECT Screen.(see “Selecting media” on
i Press this button and the HOME [INFO] button at the same
time to open the LOCK SETUP screen.(see “Setting the lock
function” on page 29)
y MULTI JOG dial
This dial functions as a dial when turned and as a button
i When the home screen is open during playback or play-
back standby and marks have been added, turn the MULTI
JOG dial to move to marks. When there are no marks, turn
to skip between tracks.
i When inputting a program, use to select tracks to assign.
i When a Menu Screen is open, turn to select items and
change setting values.
i When editing names, use to select characters.
i During jog playback, use to move in 10msec intervals.(see
“Jog playback” on page 32)
i While pressing the SHIFT button, turn the MULTI JOG dial
to adjust the contrast of the display.
i While pressing the HOME [INFO] button, turn the MULTI
JOG dial to adjust the brightness of the display and the
i When the BROWSE screen is open, turn to select folders and
files within the same folder.(see “Navigating the BROWSE
screen” on page 40)
i When the Home Screen is open and the unit is stopped,
recording, in recording standby, playing back or in play-
back standby, press this button to add a mark.(see “Adding
marks manually when recording” on page 63),(see “Add-
ing marks” on page 75)
i When a Menu Screen is open, press to confirm selections
and settings (ENTER button function).
i When the BROWSE screen is open, press this to show the
pop-up folder/file menu for the selected folder/file.(see
“Folder operations” on page 41),(see “File operations” on
u STOP button
i Press to stop playback or recording.
i When the playback area is set to PROGRAM and playback is
stopped, press to clear the entire program.
i PLAY button and indicator
i Press when stopped or in playback standby to start play-
i Press when in recording standby to start recording.
i This button lights during playback and recording.
i This button blinks during jog playback.