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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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What it doesn’t tell me is how the hell to disassemble the damn thing. Fostex alignment By fred s. However, if you call their toll free service number and flstex for a different method of shipping that won’t require you to start your own Nigerian royalty scam, they’ll back off foostex bit. Full Screen Viewing – to easily view the user manual without downloading it to your computermanuap can use full-screen viewing mode.

However, if you do not want to take up too much of your disk space, you can always download it in the future from ManualsBase. Fostex R8 user manual User manual for the device Fostex R8. The key to twisting those screws is a lot of force Anyways, now the reels sit at the proper height, I’m on to adjusting the tension of the belts that connect the motors and the reel plates. The time now is The reel platters are too high. Enter your search terms Submit search form.

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 have no clue how to mqnual this though, since the service manual is hard to come by.

Fostex R8 8-track Multitrack Analogue Tape Recorder With Manual

As soon as I’ll find it I’ll send you a copy, please do the same g8 me. Now I can see the elusive ‘cap assy.


I’ve come to the realization that I need to buy a reference tape, and am forced to pay out my ass for an MRL product. 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.

Aren’t those guides to the left and right of the heads in the photo 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.

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The service manual says they should be 1. Hope this helps fosted guys a bit. Now I’m ready to start setting all those parameters on the cards. No, those orange rollers are oddly not adjustable. All times are GMT Fostex R8 user manual. I’m hardly looking for fostex r8 instructions manual and service manual. 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 R8 rewinds much slower than it fast forwards.

I probably should have cleaned up for the photo-op. 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. For this reason and for many others, i need a copy of the manual. To start viewing the user manual Fostex R8 on full screen, use the button Fullscreen. Today I noticed my R8 is out of alignment. Alignment for Fostex R8.

They ended up charging me 4 bucks, and it only took 3 days to get to me. I have the standard user manual. Our goal is to provide you with a quick access to the content of the user manual for Fostex R8. Lemontree Studio Not bitter, not twisted! Below you will find previews of the content of the user manuals presented on the following pages to Fostex R8.


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. How do I go about fixing this? Taking a look at the path, I noticed mahual tape sits a little too high. You do not have to print the entire manual Fostex R8 but the selected pages only. Enter your search terms Submit search form. Track 2 manuap faint but present on track 1, and the same with track 3 on 2, 4 on 3, etc. I wonder how the machine managed to get so far out of alignmentHow do you adjust the heads in the R8?

Can anyone help me out? 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. Here are some pictures. What manual do you have for your R8 i. Tighten the take-up hub, loosen the take-up hub?

A while back, I was in need of a Fostex manual that wasn’t on their website at the time. 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: Picks and Audio examples. If you want to quickly view the content of pages found on the following pages of the manual, you can use them.