I also break each song apart and this takes a vew seconds to do between songs. You can mix and add effects to up to 8 tracks over two sessions, more than enough room to be creative. Because of this, I was forced to settle for less. Price is great for the unit and the built in effects are very good. 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. It has only been good to me so far.

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About this product Product Information The Fostex MR-8 8-Track Digital Recorder is a fantastic entry-level product for aspiring musicians or pros looking for a simple and accessible digital reproduction system. Write a user review Ask for a user review. I could quickly and foshex lay down a number of tracks from my keyboard.

Fostex MR-8 Digital Recorder Review

This multitrack MR-8 reproduction system comes with a flash drive and a compact flash card to store your recordings. This item may or may not mmr-8 in original packaging. Alternately, this sound equipment has the capability to mix and master full recordings using just the user interface. Fostex Pro Audio Recorders. Only real issue is length of recordings are limited to size of media card which is 2Gb max. The connection is complte, except possibly to be prinses RCA output to connect an amp show.


With the touch of a button you can record tracks onto tracks 5 and 6, which are essentially one stereo track fowtex with the same fader and the faders feel fantastic. Cepndant, it is impossible to record over a collection’s outdoor distortion and distortion intgre trs is bad. It uses batteries for added portability if it so suits you which was an attribute that i really liked.

Then with the touch of another button you can turn tracks 7 and 8 into a dostex WAV file ready for export to a computer.

Hands on recorder I’ve had my fostex for 10 years now and im pretty happy with it. Fsotex that’s not why I took it. The built in reverbs sound very digital, but the del ay effect is pretty useful. Or you can fill up all eight tracks and send them out as audio signal.

Acqurir before, I had tried any other models, especially j’tais ran away upon seeing the m-8 of other devices. I was an ASCAP songwriter for 19 years, and these little babies produce tracks as good as any studio I ever used, without leaving home.

Real PHAT 1- I’ve had my fostex for 10 years now and im pretty happy with it. There’s a built-in mic m-8 you can vostex notes to yourself about setting levels and such. My band has been looking for a multi-track recorder so that we can finally but some decent quality samples on our website.


You then mix tracks plus 5 together onto track 6 to get all 8 tracks. Mastering effects for stereo buss. Skip to main content. I hardly even had to use the manual to figure things out. 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 lowest-priced item that has been restored to working order by the manufacturer ‘manufacturer refurbished condition’ or an eBay seller or a fosrex party not approved by the manufacturer ‘seller refurbished condition’.

Fostex MR-8 Mk2 Digital Recorder

Easy to move from basement studio to computer. The settings panel is also backlit for easy use in low-light environments.

That is especially cool because there’s built-in analog distortion with a level control right there plus a three-setting amp simulator that really sounds good. I don’t recommend sandisk ultra, I’ve had bad luck with those.

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

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