Fostex G16S Pdf User Manuals. View online or download Fostex G16S Owner’s Manual. Does anyone of you have a service manual for the regular G16 without the ‘S’ or even better a straight up solution to our issue? One of our. Free TASCAM Semi-Pro tape Recorder manuals and schematics. the Fostex G16 / G24 manual (21 megs large) ReUpped 9/07/14 Link GOOD.

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So I was trying to scan it first in one shot, fostwx it was way to big for the email. I’ve had the manual safely tucked away for years, so it hasn’t seen a lot of handling, and I don’t think the page fell out Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Our tech is watching this thread.

Nick in ‘t Veld Newbie Offline Posts: Nicky, the best sounding narrow format machine is the Fostex G24S.

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I’m glad you are “enthusiastic” about calibration! There’s some valuable advice there guys, thanks a bunch.

I need a manual for the G Partially rewind the tape to retain a section of the 1KHz signal and then record over the remaining section without any signal at the input. Fostex G16 user manual By cmmps in forum Fostex Forum. Narrow-format machines offer little in the way of Record EQ adjustment, and there is no low-frequency playback compensation for worn heads.

These machines are getting on in fstex, so things do fail, but just a little tip I try to pass along when these things come up. I fosrex that time is money so please reply knowing a reasonable offer will not be refused. Can you help me out guys?

Using the maximum volume approach across all the channels will get you closer. I have not specific answer to fosttex problem, and I don’t know if the service manual will help solve it.


This is as you may know a 1″ machine which is electronically superior to fistex Tascam MSR Similar Threads service manual for fostex vfex By pepodwyer in forum Fostex Forum. Fostex G16 service manual Sign in to disable manuxl ad. I combined the chunks into a single PDF file. I have the service manual for the C Are there portable machines with more bandwidth, manaul 16 track 1 inch? I need a manual for my “new” Fostex G Maybe they did this to achieve more high frequencies, is this good?

You can do the same for Operating Record levels: I’ll give a virtual round of beer to anyone who can help us sort this issue, got a session this weekend. And check the Head touch condition of tape.

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Is the tape lifter fully retracting after going from rewind or fast-forward to reproduce mode? November 12, I do almost all the time location work When t16 levels I was setting the erase head That’s why the levels didn’t change very much All is set now.

He’s been looking for a service manual all over the web and was only able to find it for the S version.

That being said, I usually have playback on my 24 tracks set with a little less bass, and a janual more treble. Anyway, if you want to record on location and per rostex.

Fostex A8 service manual? If I find it, I will scan it and add it Nicky, make sure that you are doing your record calibration while actually monitoring the levels going to tape off the repro head as oppsed to recording tones, then playing them back and adjusting record electronics. One of our G16’s won’t erase properly on all tracks and our tech who’s usually a wizard can’t figure out how to sort it.


The time now is The problem is that the erase head won’t go any further than 12 milivolt and it’s supposed to go to Fostex stopped support so they are a dead end.

Only tape looks and sounds smoother Han, I know the Fostex G24 indeed, but I realize now that it has more bandwidth per track because it uses 1″ tape. If it were more than ever so slightly you wouldn’t be able to record or playback at all, but ever so slightly is enough to screw up your erasure spec, which should foxtex 70dB down or more. You have then done “stereo pairs” of different settings and you can manuao music, drums, vocals to them.

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I’ll send this thread to the tech and I’m sure he’ll get it running. The last narrow-format tip concerns tape thickness.

ALL calibrations are compromises and recommendations and personal taste for audio tape. It’s all a compromise between high end and saturation levels. Thanks, I will gg16 for one. I’ve bought it new in and it still works like a charm, though I don’t use it often since I have a two inch machine.

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Scott, It indeed only have two heads, so got to do it in the way of first record then playback. Fostex G16 service manual. I dont even have a fostex, but I thank you for your work. Fostex recommends for those machines and to keep these things running well into the future that’s what we should be using or bias compatible, SM, SM, 3Metc.