The d80 is an 8track, hard diskbased, random access recordereditor designed to integrate into, and augment existing studio setups. First start in many years cold start after years even a time cant kill old cars duration. Sure its pretty low fi in the scheme of things but thats what i like about it its all about contrasts for my money. Big improvement on tracking drums to hard disk in my opinion. Recently i found myself thinking about my old gear. This website is not affiliated with or sponsored by fostex. I fondly recalled my audiotechnica atrmx64 cassettebased fourtrack. Fostex 6301b was the companys most small powered monitor speaker for broadcast and professional use. This fostex model 20 reel to reel tape deck is in pretty good cosmetic shape but like so many tape units the tape path needs to be cleaned.
It is suitable not only for backloaded horns, but also for bvr and even bassreflex constructions. The cause of my reminiscing was a fostex fd8 multitrack hard disk recorder patiently awaiting my attention. Model vc8 owners manual introduction thank you very much for having purchased the fostex model vc8. The tr70 have an open back housing and the tr 80 are closed back. I wish that thing didnt get so hyped up and its prices skyrocketed. Model details the pd4 portable timecode dat features a precision built fourhead transport for confidence monitoring, a threechannel input mixer, jam sync and four timecode modes. The tr70 have an open back housing and the tr80 are closed back. The d 80 is an 8track, hard diskbased, random access recordereditor designed to integrate into, and augment existing studio setups. Veteran fostex fans will recognize the distinctive fostexsignature slider bars, which are also a nod to the design cues of the longrunning trp series. Fostex 3070, 2 channel compressor limiter, 120v, vintage. I had a few tape machines in the beginning and now i am all digital with a hybrid setup consisting of a trident 24 and a bunch of motu 1224s. We always combine shipping on multipleitem orders and do not rip you off on. For the physical condition of the item please take a look at all 12 photos, and what is included in the sale. Download free pdf for fostex 30 patch bay other manual.
This is a very quiet unit and doesnt require any power. What id like to do is track through the mixer and onto tape, then mix some more coming out of the mixer and into my daw logic for the final mixdown. Fostex released the tr line of headphones at the nam show in 2016. Each input features a three position attenuator, lcr pan and selectable filtering as well as p48v. A cue track is located in the centre between the two tracks for recording and playback of. Fostex model 20 reel to reel repair and restoration. The ff165k is run full range with a fre quency re sponse out to 15khz. A couple of the leds on the meter face are not functioning on channel 7 but the rest work fine. Service manuals, schematics, eproms for electrical technicians. Analogdigital hybrid studio, fostex 80 reel to reel. The vc8 is an adatanalog converter which allows connections to be made with adat optical exclusive digital multirecorder such as the vr800 and various analog mixers. Im trying to get an analogdigital hybrid home recording studio going and get the best of both worlds. Its a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at. Or if anyone owns this ancient piece of equipment could they answer a couple of my questions regarding this mixer.
Fr2 field memory recorder model fr2 field memory recorder fostex co. Fostex model 80 manual 8 track recorder reproducer. Fostex model 80 service manual download, schematics. Model rm3 is a rack stereo powered monitor speaker system to succeed the current model rm2. The average used price for gear manufactured by fostex. It works plays records but it has a lot of hours of use. The m85rp is a super hypercardioid microphone which picks up the sound directly in front and extremely close. And one that fostex has addressed as they released their d80 rackmount hard disk recorder to handle this exact situation.
The ff165k has a kenaf fi ber cone, in verted foam sur round and alu mi num dust cap. Fostex model 80 manual 8 track recorder reproducer hifi. Some audiophiles describe its sound as noble and delicate. Fostex was then established in june 1973 to brand components manufactured by foster electric. Apr 30, 20 im trying to get an analogdigital hybrid home recording studio going and get the best of both worlds. Fostex fp203 fullrange loudspeaker measurements data and. Made in china do not let water or other liquid, or metal objects such as pins, accidentally enter the inside of the unit especially inside of the card slots because this may lead to electric shock or damage. Using the model 80 with drum machines and keyable synths.
Fostex, 80, reel to reel, user manual, 1985 a series model 80 8track. Quoted from fostex marketing brochure number 1429600010, dated june, 1988 m85rp cutaway view showing the printed ribbon transducer facing the end of the mic. Fostex fp203 is a driver for audiophiles, who love bright and in the same time nonintrusive midrange performance. Apr 12, 2016 fostex model 80 reel to reel recorder ser. The 6301nb from fostex is a compact monitor speaker for use in professional mobile, project, or home studios and features a single 14 unbalanced input and a 4 fullrange driver powered by an integrated 20w dclass amplifier. Heres the premier noisecanceling microphone designed for those critical jobs where side and background noise are unwanted. If you are having problems downloading zip files i. I had trouble with the shitty boss re20 space echo nice and trouble trouble with the. This means it will have the same amount of track width as a 2 16 track recorder.
Ive removed the front panel control knobs for cleaning with warm water, dish soap and a toothbrush. I do like the the fostex model 80 r8 but the 388 is such a unique, allinone weird little studio thing that is. Fostex de1 dual effects unit in perfect working condition with original packaging. I do like the the fostex model 80 r8 but the 388 is such a unique, allinone weird little studio thing that is such a cool example of 1980s home recording stuff. The fostex model m85rp hypercardioid printed ribbon microphone microphone courtesy of jeff rudisill. Fostex model 80 hey guys, i have recently picked up one of these machines for next to nothing and have come to really like it particularly for slamming drums and bass. It operates at a sample rate of 32khz, rather than the mor. Hey, i went to a place where i have some old gear stashed and just pulled out a fostex model 80. The rm3 rackmount 20w speaker system from fostex is designed to fit the monitoring needs of spacechallenged environments like machine rooms, surveillance operations, and mobile or stationary control rooms. For the first time dub on my new fostex model 80 8 track recorder. For those changing tweeter level regularly this is the most optimal. Fostex model 20 manual two track recorder reproducer. The front panel provides a power switch and a rotary level control for easy volume adjustments. The following documents are available for download listed by model.
Fostex model 20 reel to reel repair and restoration open. Analogdigital hybrid studio, fostex 80 reel to reel, tascam. Whats really great about how this was designed is the speed that you can make your changes. The unit accepts both digital and analog source inputs for compatibility with a wide range of systems, while featuring a thru output that allows you to send the audio to another destination. Fostex model 250 recordermixer service manual service manual. A cue track is located in the centre between the two tracks for recording and playback of smpte time code signals. The budgetpriced fostex de1 is a halfrack, 20bit effects processor, with the ability to act as two individual units. Fostex model 80 multi track reel to reel tape recorder. Fostex model 80 is an 8 track 8 channel recorder reproducer which uses 14 inch tape and has the capability of multitrack and live recording. Visit our web page for more spec i fi ca tions and cab i net. The open type tr70, closed type tr80, and semiopen type tr90 are the same variations found in the newly redesigned trp series headphones. This manual covers all about how to use the fostex fr2le field memory. The data sheet indicates that the fe206en model uses a new diaphragm material which aids in improving the mid to high frequency reproduction. Fostex was awarded 20 international patents on this unique transducer technology.
The fostex model 20 is a 14 inch tape, 3 head, 2 track, 2 channel master recorder. The line consists of three versions of the same headphones and each of the three models come in both 80 or 250 omhs versions. Visit our web page for more spec i fi ca tions and cab i. The transformer attenuator addresses the problem of attenuation by using a transformer rather than a resistor to decrease voltage. Fostex 3070, 2 channel compressor limiter, 120v, vintage rack. The model fr2le is a portable twotrack field memory recorder for professional use, which. Nov 26, 2016 first start in many years cold start after years even a time cant kill old cars duration. However, the manual carefully lists all messages, and many sequencers will allow you. Please feel free to contact the nearest fostex dealer and distributor, or write directly to a fostex office, the addresses of which are printed on the back cover of this manual noise reduction system manufactured under license from dolby laboratories licensing corporation. The t90a super tweeter has been added to cover the up per fre quen cies.
View and download fostex d 80 owners manual online. Fostex b16d 16track recorder service manual supplement contents. This is the b16d supplement to the b16 service manual. To open downloaded files you need acrobat reader or similar pdf reader program.
I just picked up a fostex model 80 reel to reel 8 track and an old tascam m312b mixer. All are dynamic headphones and weigh around 300 grams. Fostex high quality service manuals user owner instruction. One of the major advantages the r8 has over its predecessor, the model 80, is the removable front panel.
The fostex model 80 is a two track reel to reel recorder than prints to 14 tape on 7 or smaller reels in one direction. In 1978, fostex started to develop speakers for professional use, becoming very well known in both consumer hifi and professional fields. And one that fostex has addressed as they released their d 80 rackmount hard disk recorder to handle this exact situation. Visit us online for more information or to download service manuals today. Fostex model 80 wont record tried tracks 1 through 4, hitting the red for levels coming in, but playback is not showing any signal on the level meters nor can i hear anything audible in the mixer. Madisound is pleased to of fer the bk16 folded horn kit. Fostex 450 mixer does anyone have or know where i can get the manual for the fostex model 450 mixer.
Fostex model 80 8 track reel to reel recording forums. New features include a thru out, brightness adjustment of led, and auto memory of input output status etc. Fostex r80b 100w lpad madisound speaker components. Cleaned heads, werent really dirty at all some of the rollers were though. This fact results in an extremely low noise floor due to the elimination of the condensers electronic circuitry, which would normally be required. Schematics, test procedures, calibration alignment instructions, timing diagrams, assembly disassembly guide, interconnection diagram, pc board layout, parts list, semiconductor generic reference numbers. An additional benefit of the fostex printed ribbon technology is the clarity and sheen of a highquality condenser microphone, without the need for phantom power. Fostex fe127e speaker driver datasheet created date. To purchase model 80 spares or accessories, please contact the company via their website or visit an authorised retailer. Very clean 100 watt transformertype attenuator from fostex. The fostex model m11rp cardioid printed ribbon microphone. Ideal for use with fostex tweeters and supertweeters. Fostex fe206en fullrange speaker driver transducer the fostex fe206en fullrange driver is the updated model of the fostex fe206e. View and download fostex 2016 owners manual online.1457 362 463 1316 190 772 443 420 313 739 103 265 1528 1103 1265 704 1241 655 152 602 739 1070 935 904 907 1494 696 557 884 621 321 43 676 1351 898 217