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Fostex MR16 HD/CD Digital Recorder with CD-R/RW Drive

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More recording power for less money and a compact footprint.

Ever since they pioneered the first 8-track recorder that could use 1/4" tape (without the expected crosstalk), Fostex has found new ways to give you more in less space and for less money.

The MR16 gives you 4-track simultaneous recording and 16-track playback, plus the ability to bounce 16 tracks to a new song file, so you get your full 16 tracks at mixdown. A built-in 40GB hard drive gives you up to 8 hours of recording (16-track). A built-in CD-R/RW drive lets you create your own audio CD or import/export WAV files.

The MR16 recorder also provides 4 x analog inputs (mic/line) with phantom power, one of which features built-in analog distortion, amp simulation, or mic simulation, for guitar. Input EQ for sound-shaping is also available. Input signals can be assigned to the stereo buss to output through the monitor and stereo output along with playback audio.

On the output side, the Fostex MR16 offers 2 x aux output so you can use outboard signal processors, S/PDIF digital out (optical) for digital dubbing to MD/DAT recorder, and a MIDI output to send MTC or MIDI Clock to an external sequencer or recorder.

You also get built-in digital effects including reverb and delay, plus dedicated mastering effects (3 presets) on a stereo bus (good for track bouncing or stereo mixing). The MR16 recorder also features powerful audio editing functions including Copy/Paste, Move, Import, Exchange, Erase, etc of selected tracks or part.

A USB 1.1 host port lets you to connect an external CD-R for creating audio CDs and a USB 2.0 port gives you high-speed transfer to a PC, plus easy file conversion of audio data on Track 15-16 to stereo WAV file. Used with the bounce function, this provides a convenient way to create audio CDs on PC, or music files for a portable player.

FEATURES
  • Records to 40GB HD 4-track simultaneous record
  • 16-rack playback
  • Approx. 8 hours recording (16-track)
  • 4 x analog inputs (mic ” line level) with phantom power
  • 1 Guitar input
  • Guitar analog distortion, amp simulation, and mic simulation
  • Input EQ
  • Assignable stereo bus
  • Monitor and Stereo Out for audio
  • 2 x Aux Out
  • Reverb and delay effects
  • Dedicated mastering effects (3 Presets)
  • File conversion to stereo WAV file
  • Bounce function
  • Editing function such as Copy/Paste, Move, Import, Exchange, and Erase
  • USB 2.0 port
  • S/P DIF Digital Out
  • MIDI output to send MTC or MIDI Clock to an external sequencer or recorder
  • CDR/RW drive
  • Track at Once and Disk at Once burning
SPECIFICATIONS
Recording/reproduction
  • Recording Medium: 3.5 inch, hard disk (E-IDE type)
  • Recording Time: Approx. 472 minutes (16-track on 40GB)
  • Recording Format: FAT32
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1 kHz
  • Quantization: 16-bit linear (non-compression)
  • A/D Converter: 24-bit Delta-Sigma
  • D/A Converter: 24-bit Delta-Sigma
  • No. of Recording Track: 16 tracks maximum
  • No. of Simultaneous Rec: 4 tracks
  • Recording/Reproduction Frequency 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Dynamic Range: 89dB or more (typical)
  • T.H.D.: 0.06% or less (typical)
Inputs/outputs
  • Analog In (4ch)
  • Connector: XLR-3-31 type (Pin2:hot) and ¸ 6mm TRS phone
  • Input Level: -48dBV (MIC) - +4dBV (LINE)
  • Input Impedance: 1.5k ohm or more (MIC/BAL, 400k ohm or more
(GUITAR/UNBAL)
  • Phantom Power: P48V
  • Insert (Input A)
  • Connector: ¸ 6mm TRS Phone
  • Output Level: -10dBV
  • Load Impedance: 10k ohm or more
  • Input Level: -10dBV
  • Input Impedance: 10k ohm or more
AUX Out
  • Connector: ¸ 6mm stereo phone
  • Output Level: -10dBV
  • Load Impedance: 10k ohm or more
Stereo Out (L, R)
  • Connector: ¸ 6mm stereo phone
  • Output Level: -10dBV
  • Load Impedance: 10k ohm or more
Headphones
  • Connector: 2 x ¸ 6mm stereo phone
  • Max. Output: 50mW or more (@32 ohm)
  • Load Impedance: 16 ohm or more
MIDI Out
  • Connector: DIN 5 pin
  • Format: MIDI Standard
Foot Switch
  • Connector: ¸ 6mm phone
  • Level: TTL level
Digital Out
  • Connector: Optical
  • Format: IEC 60958 (S/P DIF) 44.1kHz
USB (USB2.0 Hi-Speed)
  • Connector: B type (data save/load controlled from PC)
USB HOST (USB 1.1)
  • Connector: A type (external CD recorder)
General
  • Dimensions: (W x D x H): 19 in x 15 x 6.3 in, (400 mm x 264 mm x 85 mm)
  • Weight Approx.: 10.2 lbs, (3.5kgs)
  • Power Requirement: 100V - 230V, 50/60Hz
  • Power Consumption: 14W
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