View and Download Fostex R8 service manual online. R8 Tape Deck pdf manual download. Specifications. Track system: 8-track, 8-channel system. Heads: 1 x record/ playback, 1 x erase. Motor: 1 x capstan, 2 x reel, 1 x loading. Reel size: up to 7 inch. Service Manual. Model. 8 Track Recorder/Reproducer. Fostex schematic diagrams to assist the service technician in maintaining the Model R8. Please feel.

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Now I’m ready to start setting all those parameters on the cards. All times are GMT I wonder how the machine managed to get so far out of alignmentHow do you adjust the mamual in the R8? It’s OK to use digital audio to calibrate a tape machine, right? Can anyone help me out? I have the standard user manual. As soon as I’ll find it I’ll send you a copy, please do the same for me.

Fostex R8 8-track Multitrack Analogue Tape Recorder With Manual

Aren’t those guides to the left and right of the heads in the photo adjustable? You do not have to print the entire manual Fostex R8 but the selected pages only. What it didn’t tell me is fosex it’s sealed with glue, so I can’t twist it. All times are GMT I’ve discovered that the biggest issue.

They have a link on their site that allows you to order their manuals, but for an absolutely ridiculous shipping cost. The time now is Lemontree Studio Not bitter, not twisted! I have no clue how to fix this though, since the service manual is hard to come by. Alignment for Fostex R8. Enter your search terms Submit search form. I just got some tape for it, but haven’t tried to spool it up or whatever, as i’m completely new to analog tape.


What manual do you have for your R8 i. Many people prefer to read the documents not on the screen, but in the printed version. Tighten the take-up hub, loosen the take-up hub? Track 2 sounds faint but present on track 1, and the same with track 3 on 2, 4 on 3, etc. I figured I might as well give the machine a complete servicing, so I’m going to use my computer to produce some test tones.

I probably should have cleaned up for the photo-op. The reel platters are too high.

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Sorry, manual briefs data are unavailable at this moment. How do I go about fixing fosfex The R8 rewinds much slower than it fast forwards. Originally Posted by sweetbeats. Getting the front plastic faceplate off is simple enough, but after removing every visible screw, the back plastic plate will not come off, and I cannot get access to the part I need to adjust. After fiddling around for a bit, I discovered that the fostdx supports under both of the heads are indeed adjustable, and I now know how to fix the problem I described.

They ended up charging me 4 bucks, and it only took 3 days to get to me. However, if you call their toll free service number and ask for a different method of shipping that won’t require you to start your own Nigerian maual scam, they’ll back off a bit. Now I can see the elusive ‘cap assy. Fostex alignment By fred s.

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Fostex R8 user manual. Today I noticed my R8 is out of alignment. To start viewing the user manual Fostex R8 on full screen, use the button Fullscreen. The service manual says they should be 1.

Picks and Audio examples. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: For your convenience If looking through the Fostex R8 user manual directly on this website is not convenient for you, there are two possible solutions: EDIT Well, the transport is functioning very well. By tarnationsauce2 in forum Mixing Techniques. EDIT I’ve finally managed to pry yes, you have fosrex pry off the rear plastic case.

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This results in the tape rubbing against the side of the take-up reel, as well as the alignment issues I’ve been experiencing. I’m hardly looking for fostex r8 instructions manual and service manual. If you want to quickly view the content manuual pages found on the following pages of the manual, you can use them. Tighten the supply hub, loosen the supply hub? The time now is Another one here in need of R8 manual Hi guys, if ya find one let me know i also need a manual for a fostex R8 recorder, i bought one and it didnt have one with it Kim.

A while back, I was in need of a Fostex manual that wasn’t on their website at the time. What it doesn’t tell me is how the hell to disassemble the damn thing.