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Click here to buy Fostex MR-8mkII 8-Track Digital Recorder by Fostex.
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List Price: $399.00
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An easy-to-use, go-anywhere multitrack recorder.

The Fostex MR-8 Mk II Digital Multitrack Recorder makes capturing your music a snap thanks to its intuitive design and wealth of controls. All of the unit's major controls are placed on the top panel for easy access and a smooth workflow. Killer digital effects are built right in, as well as guitar amp and microphone simulators and handy mix-down effects. USB connectivity makes it simple to transfer your data for computer editing or CD burning with an external burner.

The MR-8 Mk II records in 16-bit/44.1kHz Normal Mode or 16-bit/22.05kHz LP Mode for double the recording time. Records to CompactFlash (128MB card supplied). Self-illuminating keys and a 132x64 dot-matrix keep your status up-to-date at all times. Analog guitar distortion on Input A and DSP effects including reverb and delay give you no-fuss enhancement to your recordings.

Fostex MR-8mkII 8-Track Digital Recorder Features:

  • 8-track recording onto CompactFlash Card (128MB card supplied )
  • High-quality sound recording and playback with uncompressed linear 16-bit/44.1kHz digital audio (normal mode)
  • 2 track simultaneous recording and 8 track playback
  • LP Mode (16-bit/22.05 kHz) doubles the recording time
  • Dial knob for menu selection
  • +48V Phantom Power on both mic inputs
  • USB Host functionality
  • Improved 132 x 64 dot-matrix LCD and self-illuminating keys show current status
  • Improved built-in digital effects including reverb and delay
  • Guitar amp and microphone simulations
  • Black top panel design
  • Analog guitar distortion with dedicated knob on Input A
  • Full-track (8-track) bouncing to a new song (track 7/8) for PC transfer and CD burning
  • Mastering effects for stereo bus
  • USB port for stereo WAV file transfer to and from PC
  • AC and Battery (6 x AA alkaline cells) operation (Approx. 4 hours maximum
  • operation time with batteries)
  • Built-in microphone
  • Two headphone outs
  • Free WAV Manager software available for multiple mono files transfer to and from PC

If you can operate a tape recorder, you'll be recording and multitracking within minutes of opening the box. Call or click to order now!

Fostex MR-8mkII 8-Track Digital Recorder Specifications:

  • Recording/Reproduction
  • Recording Medium: CompactFlash
  • Recording Time: Approx. 6 minutes (8-track on 256MB CF) Normal Mode
  • Recording Format: FAT16
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1 kHz (Normal Mode), 22.05 kHz (LP Mode)
  • Quantization: 16-bit linear (non-compression)
  • A/D Converter: 24-bit Delta-Sigma
  • D/A Converter: 24-bit Delta-Sigma
  • No. of Recording Track: 8 tracks maximum
  • No. of Simultaneous Rec.: 2 tracks
  • Recording/Reproduction Frequency: 20 Hz-20 kHz (Normal Mode)
  • Dynamic Range: 87dB or more (typical) (Normal Mode)
  • T.H.D.: 0.05% or less (typical) (Normal Mode)

  • Analog In (INPUT A/B)
  • Connector: XLR-3-31 type (Pin2:hot) and 1/4" TRS phone
  • Input Level: -48dBV (MIC) - +4dBV (LINE)
  • Input Impedance: 1.5k ohm or more, 400k ohm or more (GUITAR on INPUT A)
  • Phantom Power: P48V (on/off selectable)
  • Stereo Out (L, R)
  • Connector: 1/4" stereo phone
  • Output Level: -10dBV (unbalance)
  • Load Impedance: 10k ohm or more
  • Headphones (PHONE 1, 2)
  • Connector: 2 x 1/4" stereo phone
  • Max. Output: 30mW or more (@32 ohm)
  • Load Impedance: 16 ohm or more

    MIDI Out
  • Connector: DIN 5 pin
  • Format: MIDI Standard

    Foot Switch
  • Connector: 1/4" phone
  • Level: TTL level

    USB 2.0 HI-SPEED
  • Connector: B Type
  • USB 1.1 (Host Function)
  • Connector: A Type

  • Dimensions: 11-1/4"W x 2-1/2"H x 8-3/5"D
  • Weight: 4 lbs.
  • Power Requirement: DC12V, 400mA

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