Fostex MR MR-8, Digital Multrack-studio from Fostex. 10 user reviews · avg used price: $99 Warning, this average price is older than 6 months. Find great deals for Fostex Mr-8 Digital Multitracker 8 Track Recorder With Mastering Effects. Shop with confidence on eBay!. Fostex MR-8 8 tracks of ultra-friendly digital at a cassette-recorder price. By Reg Hamilton. I had begun to think there was something inherent in the nature of.

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And that’s not why I took mmr8. It runs on batteries or included power supply so you can take it anywhere, and it gives you simple yet effective options you’ll actually use. There are 38 buttons, 13 knobs, and 7 faders on the top panel, each clearly marked as to its function. Cepndant, it is impossible to record over a collection’s outdoor distortion and distortion intgre fodtex is bad.

The Flashcard that came with the recorder had very little room for songs, so I have been forced to by more flashcards to suffice my recording desires. Mastering effects fostec stereo buss.

I use Cakewalk studio pro and bounce back and forth between the two so the card isnt an issue for me. Finally, we released a CD of high quality trs with a rate of almost no wind. I play many instruments including guitar, mandolin, banjo, bass guitar, didgeridoo, jaw harp, keyboards and various types of flutes.

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Vostex MR-8 has put an end to that once and for all. I personally use audio technica for my budget. I hardly even had to use the manual to figure things out. I have had no problems as of yet. See below, but to summarize: There are all the primary functions you expect from a digital recorder-copy, move, paste, and so on-plus a whole raft of things you wouldn’t expect from such an affordable unit.


MR-8 MkII : 8-Track Digital Multitracker

This is a great recorder for the price or for use as a fosttex pad. There’s even a mic simulator that lets you choose between dynamic, condenser, and tube mic sounds. Subscribe to our free newsletter Subscribe. In Detail 8-track recording onto CompactFlash Card.

In the headphones there a little bit of noise but it’s not on the actual recording, just the headphones. I found the lower res was perfectly acceptable for the projects I work on at home.

Repeating that four times, I had four tracks of pristine, bit, 44kHz sound. Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. When I finally dug into the menus, I found an impressively sophisticated operating system so intuitively designed I could figure most of it out without the manual.

Of course, the type of mic you use has a huge effect, but these settings add some nice options to match your voice and the song. Mastering effects and reverb are decent. XLR output without phantom power supplyoutput jack instruments, micro Intgr many effet. I like this unit very much. I quickly able to record my keyboard parts that taient pr-dj mixes, then add the vocals, choirs and solo acoustic guitar.

All of this for just You MUST look at the list off of the fostex website to make sure you’re buying a good compact flash card if you chose to buy one with more storage, which would be smart that is compatable with the mr8 because not all of them are. Or you can settle for a little less resolution bit, This unit is great for rough mixes. I was disappointed that it is billed as an 8 track when to get 8 tracks, you have to first record 4 tracks and then bounce them and submix to track 5 and then record tracks again.

I could quickly and easily lay down a number of tracks from my keyboard. It is compact and very user friendly. Our members also liked: By putting all the major controls and functions right there on the top panel instead of buried in a confusing menu system, the MR-8 Mk II, unlike some other recorders, actually aids you in capturing your musical ideas.


User reviews: Fostex MR-8 – Audiofanzine

Capture inspiration whenever and wherever you are. I just plugged in, armed the track, hit Play and Record at the same time, and did my stuff. But I was wrong. This review was originally published on http: Price is great for the unit and the built in effects are very good. Load up tracks again, then hit another button and mix down tracks directly onto tracks 7 and 8, which are also controlled with one slider. Also, there is really no way to have two different effects.

The Fostex engineers put some heavy thought into how to make this thing run just like the cassette multitrackers of yore. Six double-As in the back and it’s a free-roaming machine.

The ultimate record-anywhere multitrack. Or you can fill up all eight tracks and send them out as audio signal. Request a new review. The new Fostex MR-8 is more than just another digital multitrack recorder.

Recording quality is good. Each of the channel faders has its own effect send and pan knobs.

Fostex Mr-8 Digital Multitracker 8 Track Recorder With Mastering Effects

One of the things I really like about this unit is that you can operate it without getting too involved in layers of menus. Real PHAT 1- Well worth the money. A new dial knob for menu selection.