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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Website design by The Detective Agency In accordance with our policy of continuous development, we reserve the right to change specifications without notice. Each of the channel faders has its own effect send and pan knobs. The connection is complte, except possibly to be prinses RCA output to connect an amp show. I hardly even had to use the manual to figure things out. In the headphones there a little bit of noise but it’s not on the actual recording, just the headphones. With 8 tracks you have to bounce tracks to track 5, then record again to get all 8 tracks you are looking at a 3 minute song and no more.

I was able to record as soon as i got my compact flash card a MB card comes with a new unit for storage, but i bought a MB compact flash card because i heard the wasnt enough space.

Technology advancements have made home recording simple and affordable. This unit is great for rough mixes. The ultimate record-anywhere multitrack. AC or Battery operation Built-in microphone for quick memo recording Twin headphones outs. Capture inspiration whenever and wherever you are. 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. The new Fostex MR-8 is more than just another digital multitrack recorder.

I found many different options, though my price range was not significantly large. Capture inspiration whenever and wherever you are. The ultimate record-anywhere multitrack.


There’s a built-in mic so you can record notes to yourself about setting levels and such. For the price of the unit, its quality must be considered supreme. There are 38 buttons, 13 knobs, and 7 faders on the top panel, each clearly marked as to its function. The sky’s the limit on this powerful little machine and my home recordings have reached CD quality level because of this unit.

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. Request a new review. 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.


Log in Become a member. Of course, the type of mic you use has a huge effect, but these settings add some nice options to match your voice fosgex the song. If you continue using this website, we will assume that you are happy about that.

The mastering effects on the mr8 are pretty admirable for the low price. I also liked the fact that I was able to take all my old cassettes and convert them to. Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services.

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

Repeating that four times, I had four tracks of pristine, bit, 44kHz sound. I feel that the MR-8 was constructed very well. The EQ for mixing, however, are very effective, it gives me a potato acoustic electric guitar. See below, but to summarize: USB connection to computer works great.

The one thing that I don’t really like about the unit is the way that memory is stored.

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Fostex continue to develop quality products for Professionals and Hifi enthusiasts. Because of this, I was forced to settle for less. The guitar distortion sucks unless you want a very digital sound, then its OK.

I found the lower res was perfectly acceptable for the projects I work on at home. In Detail 8-track recording onto CompactFlash Card. I acquired this unit so that I could record different parts of the songs that I write in order to write new parts over them. But pretty much all digital recorders I’ve encountered up till now have required so much hard learning to operate that by the time I get them up and running, my jones to lay down tracks has evaporated.


Fostex MR-8 Digital Recorder Review

If you continue using this website, we will assume that you are happy about that. It uses batteries for added portability if it so suits you which was an attribute that i really liked. This is a great recorder for the price or for use as a scratch pad. I quickly able to record my keyboard parts that taient pr-dj mixes, then add the vocals, choirs and solo acoustic fostwx. Fostex was founded by Foster Electric who have been developing high quality speaker components since Currently I have sold a Boss BR, as the pace box to include am interested in my compositions.

I went online to research products that allow you to do so. Bottom line if your just looking for somthing to record ideas on and play with to actually recording your band with the help of a mixing board for multiple inputs its not bad for the money. Price is great for the unit and the built in effects are very good. I had begun to think there was fsotex inherent in the nature of digital recording that prevented a simple, straightforward user interface suitable for your average non-geek musician.

You seem to have Javascript disabled. 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. Also, the interface with the computer is very easy making it simple to burn CDs.