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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I got very professional sounding recordings.

MR-8 MkII : 8-Track Digital Multitracker

I went online to research products that allow you to do so. The new Fostex MR-8 is more than just another digital multitrack recorder. All of this for just AC or Battery operation Built-in microphone for quick memo recording Twin headphones outs. Each of the channel faders has its own effect send and pan knobs.

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Technology advancements have made home recording simple and affordable. Ultra-high quality sound – up to bit resolution at 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.

One of the things I really like about fosted unit is that you can operate it without getting too involved in layers of menus. It’s a good idea to invest in a seperate mixer to hookup to the mr-8 so that you can feed in more than 2 mics at a time and have more control over the sound than you would have with just the unit itself.

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

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. You seem to have Javascript disabled.

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Fostex continue to develop quality products for Professionals and Hifi enthusiasts. Been trying to get ahold of someone at fostex to get replacement buttons but no luck yet Its a really easy to use digital 8 track, even though its more like a digital 6 track casue 4 of the channels are split into 2 dedicated mixdown channels, you can still record on them only on the left or right channell, if you want stero you take up two tracks, other then that a great piece of euipment.

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. 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. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.

MR-8 : 8 Track Digital Multitracker

At the same time, it provided all of the functions that I had been searching for in a recording unit. The guitar distortion sucks unless you want a very digital sound, then its OK. Fostex continue to develop quality m8 for Professionals and Hifi enthusiasts. Easy to move from basement studio to computer.

I love my unit and even if i could afford it right now, i don’t believe i’d be purchasing a bigger unit simply because of the mmr8 of use and portability of the mr8.

Originally posted on FutureProducers. After spending five minutes diddling around with it-with fkstex manual-I had all the basic functions wired.


In the headphones there a little bit of noise but it’s not on the actual recording, just the headphones. If you continue using this website, we will assume that you are happy about that. For my demo, i used foxtex berhinger because they tend to have decent quality gear for a fraction of other brands equipment. Then with the touch of another button you can turn tracks 7 and 8 into fsotex stereo WAV file ready for export to a computer.

I feel that the MR-8 was constructed very well. Capture inspiration whenever and wherever you are. The effects arent the best but you can use them just to play around with new stuff and give ideas for new material.

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. Fosstex up tracks again, then hit another button and mix down tracks directly onto tracks 7 and 8, which are also controlled with one slider. The quality is great, i couldnt aske for more.

Currently I have sold a Boss BR, as the pace box to include am interested in my compositions. I could quickly and easily lay down a number of tracks from my keyboard. Also, there is really no way to have two different effects. Sampling excellent, high quality sound. This web site uses cookies to deliver the best possible browsing experience for our visitors. Real PHAT 1- All this for a price I still can’t believe.