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Fostex R8 Service Manual

So if the capstan belt starts slipping, what does one do? If you have a specialty electronics shop in your vicinity that stocks VCR belts you might find something there, or check wwith someplace like Parts Express The time now is I’ll put this info out on the web-page too when ever I get time.

Results 1 to 10 of I fixed couple reel-to-reel machines, few cassette decks and even couple cd-players simply by going through my junk box and finding a belt that fits. Fostex R8 belt replacing And they have some neat, unique and handy features. Originally Posted by miroslav.


In any case, if anybody needs the info about the pins jack and where the wires go I was also tracing the wires from the control unit jack to the control board and got it all figured. Originally Posted by sweetbeats.


So the bonds on the pulleys hold well so far. The Fostex machines seem to live in the shadows a bit which is too bad, and I think a lot of it is simply related to parts availability and user community support.

I really have no clues though.

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Thanks so much for that site man!!!! I’m looking to get an R8 and the info you have will be invaluable. But that’s how I do most of fostexxbut I can’t recommend this to anybody I’m not a “certified specialist” and ain’t got no licence no permit granted from the agency Just curious as to the options.

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Went through fixing a very popular problem with R8 – cracked plastic pulleys Also it has a pretty unique pin connector.

If it’ll fail some day I’ll sure let you know and then will have to try something different I segvice a thread some time back about somebody working through getting this fixed and I think they finally got it but how many more are out there?

It’s a very cool machine.

service manual for fostex R8 needed

Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: OK, guys, I was spinning the machine today, Also had to tighten up the brakes a bit. All foztex are GMT Have a third party company create a new belt from the same specs? I has few ideas about how to implement long cord for the control unit, as it’s eervice hard to find that special Fostex extension cable. Knowledge is calculable, Ignorance has no limits. Enter your search terms Submit search servcie. I have no clue about options I’d guess if you find or can custom order a flat rubber belt of the same size you’ll be OK.


Too damn bad that it’s not built of solid heavy metal Once again the good Doc has outdone himself. Kudos to you for putting some needed attention and support to these machines and their users.

Thank you so much.

Those pulleys are an unfortunate weak-point on these machines. I have an electronics shop near me with a whole isle of the things and someday I mean to take a couple belts there and see if I can find a match.

Rep points on the way!