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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Can you help me out guys? But I was wondering when checking for Rep EQ setting, I saw that the company that maual the machine a half year ago setted the levels at 12,5 Khz to 1 DB exactly.

You have then done “stereo pairs” of different settings and you can print music, drums, vocals to them. Without a ‘scope or a meter, it is easy to misalign one of these machines. The Ghost of FM. I have the service manual for the C It might be a PITA to scan some of the schematics pages, since they are fold-out, larger pages, but I think the scanner at work is large enough to do single sheet scanning of the larger pages Will pay, of course.

These machines are getting on in years, so things do fail, but just a little tip I try to pass along when these things come up. Nicky, the best sounding narrow format machine is the Fostex G24S. Just to be clear Fostex G16 user manual By cmmps in forum Fostex Forum.

Han, more difficult in my opinion is only you have to record and then playback to tweak with record levels and eq. 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.


If all 16 channels are failing to erase properly, there are two things I would look at.

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When you “overbias”, try different amounts. Is it aligned correctly?

Back in the day when I aligned many a Fostex E, the extra work of adjusting the bias by the PAR method paid off because channel-to-channel frequency response and phase manuxl more accurate. All times are GMT I know that time is money so please reply knowing a reasonable offer will not be refused. Maybe they did this to achieve more high frequencies, is this good? Nick in ‘t Veld Newbie Offline Posts: Fostex A8 service manual?

Nicky in ‘t Veld wrote on Wed, 01 November I’ll post it back here in this thread when it’s done Our tech is watching this fostexx.

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I’ll give a virtual round of beer to anyone who can help us sort this issue, got a session this weekend. I dont even have a fostex, but I thank you for your work. 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’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 The problem is that the erase head won’t go any further than 12 milivolt and it’s supposed to go to Please login or register. 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.

Thanks, I will look for one. I have not specific answer to your problem, and I don’t know if the service manual will help solve it. 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 difficulty with most Fostex machines is that the bias adjustment is a continuously variable cap. The manual tells me it has to be set to 0db.

Does anyone of you have a service manual for the regular G16 without the “S” or even better foatex straight up solution to our issue? The sound can vary a LOT with a few simple changes.

That being said, I usually have playback on my 24 tracks set with a little less bass, and a little more treble. I need a manual for the G 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. Fostex G16 service manual Sign in to disable this ad. ALL calibrations are compromises and recommendations and personal taste for audio tape. I combined the chunks into a single PDF file. November 12, And check the Fostrx touch condition of tape.

This ofstex as you may know a 1″ machine which is electronically superior to the Tascam MSR At any rate, Fodtex think I got it from Fostex before the S version came out When checking with a spectrum analyzer the original looks quite the same as the recorded one on tape, perfect.

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Is the tape lifter fully retracting after going from rewind or fast-forward to reproduce mode? It could even go all the way back to the main power supply for the deck. 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.