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It’s a very cool machine. Enter your search terms Submit search form. Thanks so much for that site man!!!! I really have no clues though. Manuql they have some neat, unique and handy features. Have a third party company create a new belt from the same specs?

So the bonds on the pulleys hold well so far. Thank you so much. Those pulleys are an unfortunate weak-point on these machines.

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In any case, if anybody needs the info about the pins jack and where the wires go Just curious fosetx to the options. Originally Posted by sweetbeats. The time now is So if the capstan belt starts slipping, what does one do? 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.


Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Too damn bad that it’s not built of solid heavy metal Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

I has srrvice ideas about how to implement long cord for the control unit, as it’s pretty hard to find that special Fostex extension cable. OK, guys, I was spinning the machine today, Also had to tighten up the tostex a bit.

I was also tracing the wires from the control unit jack to the control board and got it all figured. Kudos to you for putting some needed attention and support to these machines and their users.

Originally Posted by miroslav. Went through fixing a very popular problem with R8 – cracked plastic pulleys Rep points on the way! I have an electronics shop manul 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.

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If it’ll fail some day I’ll sure let you know and then will have to try something different 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.

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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. Fostex R8 belt replacing I’m looking to get an R8 and the info you have will be invaluable. All times are GMT I’ll put this info out on the web-page too when ever I get time.

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I remember 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? Knowledge is calculable, Ignorance has no limits. Also it has a pretty unique pin connector. Once again the good Doc has outdone himself.

Results 1 to 10 of But that’s how I do most of “repair”but I can’t recommend this to anybody I’m not a “certified mqnual and ain’t got no licence no permit granted from the agency 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