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Fostex 820

820, Analog Mixer from Fostex.

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Zflow 10/24/2002

Fostex 820 : Zflow's user review

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Value For Money : Excellent
This is an analogue desk with 20 tracks, 8 output groups (bus), two effects sends (mono) Stereo aux send and one for simple management of effects processors.
She teams with jacks for inputs and XLR and RCA outputs.
It possde a powerful equalizer trs team of two semi-paramtriques cells in addition to the traditional bass / treble, giving more flexibility in processing sounds.
She has three effects returns stro adaptsa all types of effects processors to maintain the maximum input channels open.
It is a team of more than 24 V DC power fantme (required when using electrostatic condenser microphones)

UTILIZATION

The connectors are located on the rear panel of the table.
It possde more an indicator of saturation of a quip for every track led to a rglage intuitive and easy for novices.
It possde four basic modes of use the corresponding sequence of steps of the modern recording:
- Recording basic tracks
- The "overdubbing"
- The "tracking" or "ping pong"
- Mixing
the "overdubbing": This mode allows you to add a new track while one instrument supplmentaire costing tracks dja registered.
the "tracking": This mode allows you to send multiple instruments dja recorded on a same track to compensate for the lack of available tracks.
Both modes work in partnership with a multitrack such as FOSTEX R8, TASCAM SERIES 40 ...
It is team of VU meters bargraphs indicating the level of output groups 1 8.
The VU meters 7 and 8 also show the output level Master Stereo.
It is a book with clear instructions explaining each feature and sections of the table.

SOUNDS

Each track is clearly dlimite colorize with buttons for easy visual diffrent included sections such as rglages pan, effects sends ... IDAL for novices.
It possde a qualiseur into 3 parts:
- A marker for the grave paramtriques and downs mdiums
- A second corrector for paramtrique mdiums and high mdiums
- A sharp correction
APRS my use I have noticed no breath even if it is it does not even possde all of the components of some tables present latest issue.

OVERALL OPINION

It's been four years since I use it without incident.
It possde many attractive features and a number of tracks that consquents, over current, make a table with an excellent qualitprix.