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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It’s all a compromise between high end and saturation levels. Is the tape lifter fully retracting after going from rewind or fast-forward to reproduce mode? Thanks, I will look for one.

Fostex G16 user manual By cmmps in forum Fostex Forum. Willing to pay for your time.

Fostex G16S Owner’s Manual

When checking with a spectrum analyzer the original looks quite the same as the recorded one on tape, perfect. I only have the G16S service manual as well, but I’m certain the Dolby C version and S version are going to be the same when it comes to erasure and bias circuits, as you switch NR off to adjust them anyway.

I’ll give a virtual round of beer to anyone who can help us sort this issue, got a session this weekend. 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. It just makes the tracks sit better in g166 mix. Using the maximum volume approach across all the channels will get you closer.

All ofstex are GMT Monitor the Erase current waveform on the oscilloscope at adjusting and set the core just before the waveform begins to deteriorate. Narrow-format machines offer little in the way of Record EQ adjustment, and there is no low-frequency playback compensation for worn heads.


Nicky, the best sounding narrow format machine is the Fostex G24S. Fostex stopped support so they are a dead end.

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Scott, It indeed only have two heads, so got to do it in the way of first record then playback. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: 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 be 70dB down or more. I’m not at my studio. He’s been looking for a service manual all over the web and was only able to find it for the S version.

Many of these machines perform better with 1-mil tape rather than 1.

That being said, I usually costex playback on my 24 tracks set with a little less bass, and a little more treble. Miroslav Music – YouTube. Just to be clear I do almost all the time location work When checking levels I was setting the erase head That’s why the levels didn’t change very much All is set now.

Does anyone of you have the whole manual in digital format? The copyright date for the manual is But otoh the Tascam is mechanically superior to the Fostex. By being meticulous about the bias adjustment on all machines, you may discover track-to-track anomalies that could fostec be caused by aging components or a head near the end of its life. Results 1 to 10 of Is it aligned correctly?


The problem is that the erase head won’t go any further than 12 milivolt and it’s supposed to go to Yesterday I did some tests with recording manul music to two tracks Left and Right and it sounds amazing, never sounded so good.

I dont even have a fostex, but I thank you for your work.

Fostex G16S Manuals

Nick in ‘t Veld Newbie Offline Posts: If I find it, I will scan it and add it Fostex D5 service manual By robyxrd in forum Fostex Forum. Full Member Offline Posts: I need a manual for the G I combined the chunks into a single PDF file. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. At any rate, I think I got it from Fostex before the S version came out Can you help me out guys?

If not of course it’s going to be interfering with tape to head contact by pushing the tape away from the heads ever so slightly. But I was wondering when checking for Rep EQ setting, I saw that the company that serviced the machine a half year ago setted the levels at 12,5 Khz to 1 DB exactly.

I have not specific answer to your problem, and I foatex know if the service manual will help solve it. Are there portable machines with more bandwidth, like 16 track 1 inch? I know that time is money so please reply knowing a reasonable offer will not be refused.