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Review | Home & Studio Recording, Dec 1985
It's more than a Portastudio; 8-track reel-to-reel and mixing facilities all in one unit - the Tascam 388.
Review | Home & Studio Recording, Oct 1984
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.
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1982
8 Track Recorder/Reproducer
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.
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...
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.
Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Sep 1985
A ‘portable’ 8 track recorder/mixer
Review | Home & Studio Recording, Nov 1983
Review | Sound On Sound, Jan 1986
Continuing the tradition that began with their 144 Portastudio, Tascam have created a combined package of mixer and 8-track recorder - the 388 Studio 8 - whose compact dimensions belie its true versatility. Dave Lockwood assesses its performance.
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.