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Black Magic

Review | Sound On Sound, Feb 1986
Fostex Model 80 Tape Recorder

A second generation 8-track from Fostex that offers autolocate and timecode control to the budget studio. Paul Gilby opens the box to discover the secrets of the black magic.

Fostex A-8

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1982
8 Track Recorder/Reproducer

Fostex B16 Tape Recorder

Review | Home & Studio Recording, Jan 1984

Fostex E16 Multitrack

Review | Music Technology, Nov 1986
16-track Tape Recorder

Ever since its launch, the Fostex B16 has dominated the budget 16-track studio market Now Paul White tests its successor, the E16, and finds out if the improvements are worthwhile.

Fostex E16 Multitrack Recorder

Review | Sound On Sound, May 1988

Many people own one and even more would like to, for the E16 is the 16-track tape machine to aspire to. Gareth Stuart finds out why.

Fostex R8

Review | Music Technology, Mar 1989
Eight-track reel-to-reel recorder

As 8-track tape recording takes its first steps onto cassette, Fostex introduce another revolutionary idea: the reel-to-reel tape deck with a detachable control panel. Vic Lennard does it from a distance.

Fostex R8 - The 8-Track Take-Away

Review | Sound On Sound, Jan 1989

In these space-conscious times, Fostex have developed a diminutive new 8-track tape recorder you can store out of sight and control fully from its detachable front panel remote control/autolocator. David Mellor takes it for a spin...

Head To Head

Review | Recording Musician, Aug 1992
Fostex R8 & Tascam TSR8 Recorders

Paul White checks out Tascam's TSR8 and Fostex's R8 open reel, 8-track machines side by side.

Tascam TSR8 vs Fostex E8

Review | Sound On Sound, Jul 1989
The 8-Track Challenge

The 8-track challenge: with the release of a new Tascam machine and the recent price cut on the Fostex E8, we thought it opportune to compare the two models. David Mellor adjudicates in the battle of the budget 8-tracks.

We found these other (non-review) articles that are linked to this gear:-

Fostex 8-track.

User Report | One Two Testing, Jan 1983

Fostex A8 Tape Recorder and 350 Mixer

User Report | Home & Studio Recording, Nov 1983
User Report

Fostex A8 eight track and 350 mixer.

Fostex B16 Multitrack & RSD 16-16-2 Mixer

User Report | Home & Studio Recording, Sep 1984

 

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