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Quick Links. Table of Contents. Fostex digital multitracker owner's manual vf08 pages. Page 4 This index is provided for searching the page of the desired application. I want to try recording a musical instrument. Please read pages 31 and I want to partially rerecord a previously recorded performance.

Please read page I want to manage the programs by naming them. I want to use the optional CD-RW drive. Please read pages and You have chosen a truly unique multitracking device.

These include a digital mixer incorporates high-performance DSP multi-effect made possible using the Fostex-original A. Page 9: Before Operating Before Operating This section defines the contents, names and terms the user should know prior to actually operating the VF Please read the overview before going any farther with your new recorder as it will save you a lot of time in the long run.

Page Recording System In the following example, channel 16 which accepts input H is selected as a source channel. If you select channels 1 through 4 and 16 here, tracks 1 through 4 and input H are set as recording sources.

Therefore, you can record mixed signals of track and input signals. Page Channel And Track A mono-track refers to one track. Therefore, a mono-track REMAIN time is the recordable length on the hard disk space available when recording only one track. Therefore, if four tracks are simultaneously recorded, then the recordable time is 46 minutes 3 hours 7 minutes divided by 4.

All channels are selected up to this point. Page 18 Page 20 Page 21 Eight additional tracks can be used in addition to recording and playing tracks of uncompressed Page Replacing A Hard Disk Also note that Fostex will not be held liable for any accidents that may occur during the replacement process or any hard disk damages, if the customer decides to replace their own hard disk on their own.

Page 25 1. Unscrew the four screws fixing the panel to the bottom of the VF main unit. If the panel is removed, the hard disk covered with a cushion can be seen.

Bottom Panel 2. Turn ON the VF after plugging the power cable in the electric outlet. The VF will startup. About a demonstration song! Your VF may have a demonstration song on program 1 P01 when shipped note that some VF units may not have a demonstration song, depending on the production.

The description of each display is defined below. Hints and tips to successfully operate the VF are included according to the workflow, ranging from the actual recording to mix down process. Both experienced and novice users of multitracker should try this process so as to learn the VF operations. Page Track Exchange Up to now, we changed the input channel according to the track to record. However, there is also a way to record all tracks with one input jack.

You can do this by exchanging a recorded track that was recorded normally with an unrecorded track. This section describes how to adjust the level, PAN, equalizer, effect send level and effect. Then turn the [JOG] dial to modify the parameter. Connect a headphone or speaker to monitor the sound. Details are described later. Locate the time to start recording on the VF Ch is ready to start signals of input A to H.

Page Channel Parameter Edit You can edit the various parameter settings such as pan and equalizers for channels 1 through 16 and the master channel. We refer this type of editing as "Channel parameter edit". There are several channel parameter edit keys on the top panel as shown below and pressing the dedicated key for the parameter you want to edit brings up the corresponding edit screen.

Page Controlling Effect Send Level Controlling Effect send level You can control send levels of channels 1 through 16 pre- or post-fader to the two internal A. The master channel controls the effect send master level. Page Controlling Aux Send Level 5. The VF exits the channel edit mode and the display returns to the Normal display. Page Controlling Fader Levels 5. Controlling fader levels You can control fader levels for channels 1 through 16 and the master channel while viewing the numeric values.

Page Channel View 4. With the A. In addition to these typical Reverbs, the VF provides not only various practical algorithms such as Delay, Cho- rus, Flanger and Pitch Bend, but some combinations of these are also available, e. A variety of effect types are preset for each effect unit. By selecting a suitable effect type, you can process the sound as you wish. You can also edit the parameters of the selected effect type to create your own effect sounds.

The following 28 effect types are preset for EFF 1. For details refer to the preceding page. Effect parameter settings Here's how to set the effect parameters. Range: bpm 3. Rate Adjust the speed of modulation. Range: 0. However, a temporary memory stored in the Temporary numbers disappear and all the parameters return to the default "Un-defined" settings when the power is turned off, though they do not disappear when changing the pro- gram.

The fader icon for the even channel as shown in a dotted line, indicating that you do not have to adjust it. The fader icons below are examples of indicating differ- ent status. Page Scene Event Map By creating a scene event map, you can recall desired scene memories mixer settings at desired positions during playback. The corresponding scene names are also shown below.

If no scene memory except the initial setting "S00 Init Mix" is stored, selecting any scene number 01 to 99 except 00 shows "Un-defined" Page Variable Pitch Control 3. Turn the [JOG] dial left and right to hear the playback sound of only the track selected. The center line indicates the current location. Page Program With the VF, the music is managed according to programs numbered 99 programs. These programs are independent of each other and can be recorded or played separately. This section describes the instructions of how to operate the program.

Page Selecting A Program Selecting a Program If there are several programs set on the disk, there may be a need to select a target program. Page Editing The Track 3. The title can contain up to 16 characters form the following alphanumerics and symbols. Please read the instructions in its entirety prior to actual operations, to prevent any erroneous understanding of the description.

First, start the desired program if there are several programs set. DO NOT change a program in the middle of the erase procedure. The erase process will takes place. Flashing 2. Flashing 3. The internal mixdown mode, allows you to mix 16 internal tracks recorded on a program down to stereo signals and record them to the current drive of the unit. Select the program to be mixed down. Page Rehearsing Internal Mixdown Recording Rehearsing internal mixdown recording Before performing the actual mixdown recording, you can rehearse it while adjusting level, balance and sound character EQ, effect, etc.

In the following description, we assumes that you are going to mixdown all program tracks 1 through 16 on which instruments or vocals are recorded, and headphones for monitoring are connected to the [PHONES] jack. Here we will ping-pong record the sound recorded on tracks onto tracks 15 and 16 for temporary mix down. It is possible to output a metronome sound, according to the setting of the tempo map. This allows for recording in sync with the rhythm output from the VF without having to use an external metronome or rhythm box.

It is not possible to apply equalization or ef- fect on the signals recorded. Check to see that ch9-ch16 are all set to "TRK". Set the VC-8 or VM88 so it outputs adat digital signals.


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Manual zz. In addition, functions described in "Making an audio CD" on page of the main owner's manual are expanded. You can now burn more than one disc continuously. Even if a disc has enough recording space, you cannot record data for more than one program to it.


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