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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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. All times are GMT Nick in ‘t Veld Newbie Offline Posts: At any rate, I think I got it from Fostex before the S version came out I think it was a typo by Fostex when they put the service manual together. 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 Our networked scanners at my day job scan directly to your email account Is the tape lifter fully retracting after going from rewind or fast-forward to reproduce mode?

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


Results 1 to 10 of 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? 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. I’m glad you are “enthusiastic” about calibration! It is cheating, but only enough to minimize mistracking of the noise reduction system—dbx noise reduction multiplies low-frequency errors by 2, so a 1.


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Partially rewind the tape to retain a section of the 1KHz signal and fsotex record over the remaining section without any signal at the input.

It’s all a compromise between high end and saturation levels.

It just makes the tracks sit better in a mix. Please login or register. The problem is that the erase head won’t go any further than 12 milivolt and it’s supposed to go to I’ve bought it new in manuzl it still works like a charm, though I don’t use it often since I have a two foste machine. By being meticulous about the bias adjustment on all machines, you may discover track-to-track anomalies that could either be caused by aging components or a head near the end of its life.

Are there portable machines with more bandwidth, like 16 track 1 inch? When you “overbias”, try different amounts. 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. Fostex stopped support fostec they are a dead end.

Nicky, the best sounding narrow format machine is the Fostex G24S.

Anyway, if you want to record on location and per s. Monitor the Erase current waveform on the oscilloscope at adjusting and set the core just before the waveform begins to deteriorate. EQ is not something you can mnaual as much – if you want “flat” response they have probably set it as close as it should be. ALL calibrations are compromises and recommendations and personal taste for audio tape.

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Is it aligned correctly? The first is mechanical So I was trying to scan it first in one shot, but it was way to big for the email. If not of course it’s going to be interfering with tape to head contact by pushing the tape away from tostex heads ever so slightly. The sound can vary a LOT with a few simple changes.


The last narrow-format tip concerns tape thickness. It could even go all the way back to the manuxl power supply for the deck. Fostex G16 service manual Sign in to disable this ad. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: I would consider what Beck is telling you before you do costex else. Fostex A8 service manual? Many of these machines perform better with 1-mil tape rather than 1.

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The difficulty with most Fostex machines is that the bias adjustment is a continuously variable cap. And yeah, it’s the version with Dolby C. Willing to pay for your time. Han, more difficult fostwx my opinion is only you have to record and then playback to tweak with record levels and eq.

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A higher current will heat the Erase head and result in damage to the tape. Anything that interferes with tape to head contact is going to reduce performance. Yesterday I did some tests with recording different music to two tracks Left and Right and it sounds amazing, never sounded so good.

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But otoh the Tascam is mechanically superior to the Fostex.