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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Fostex R8 Service Manual

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. By tarnationsauce2 in forum Mixing Techniques. Fostex alignment By fred s. Full Screen Viewing – to easily view the user manual without downloading it to your computermanal can use full-screen viewing mode.


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You do not have to print the entire manual Fostex R8 but the selected pages only. I’ve discovered that the biggest issue. Picks and Audio examples. They ended up charging me 4 bucks, and it only took 3 days to get to me.

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. EDIT I’ve finally managed to pry yes, you have to pry off the rear plastic case.

Hope this helps you guys a bit. Below you will find previews of the content of the user manuals presented on the following pages to Fostex R8. It’s OK to use digital audio to calibrate a tape machine, right? EDIT Well, the transport is functioning very well. I wonder how the machine managed to get so far out of alignmentHow do you adjust the heads in the R8?

Now I can see the elusive ‘cap assy. Tighten the take-up hub, loosen the take-up hub?

The reel platters are too high. I’m hardly looking for fostex r8 instructions manual and service 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. This results in the tape rubbing against the side of the take-up reel, as well as the alignment issues I’ve been experiencing. After fiddling around for a bit, I discovered that the metal supports under both of the heads are indeed adjustable, and I now know how to fix the problem I described.

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Track 2 sounds faint but present on track 1, and the same with track 3 on 2, 4 on 3, etc. For this reason and for many others, i need a copy of the manual.

Sign in to disable this ad. Now I’m ready to start setting all those parameters on the cards.

No, those orange rollers are oddly not adjustable. Using the online preview, you can quickly view the contents and go to the page where you will find the solution to your problem with Fostex R8. I probably should have cleaned up for the photo-op. Results 1 foostex 7 of 7.