FOSTEX FR2LE MANUAL PDF
The Fostex FR2LE is something of a less expensive sequel to the popular Fostex FR2 supply, remote control, draw‑string carrying bag and instruction manual. Fostex FR2-LE Portable Digital Solid State Sound Recorder. FOSTEX FR-2LE SPECIFICATIONS | info | pdf | manual | accessories | media | buy |. View and Download Fostex FR-2LE owner’s manual online. FIELD MEMORY RECORDER. FR-2LE Recording Equipment pdf manual download.
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Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. Before using the FR-2LE Connecting to an external microphone Exporting audio files to a PC Its explanations assume that you have basic knowledge and experience of professional digital recording.
Should water enter the tr2le of the unit, turn off the power, unplug the AC adaptor and remove fostwx, and consult your dealer or the nearest FOSTEX service station. Do not drop the mznual or give it a strong shock.
In such a case, leave the unit for a while until it warms up and evaporates any moisture. The manual is divided into Chapters.
Each Chapter covers instructions for a specific subject or feature of the FR-2LE which you should know for using the unit, as well as safety instructions, precautions, fr2ld. FR-2LE functions by looking through this chapter. It includes details about how to connect analog audio signals, as well as how to connect a PC to the unit via [USB] connector.
Includes 19 menu items for FR-2LE preferences, etc. Used to enable or disable the auto level control or the limiter. Used to enable or disable the high pass filter.
The following abbreviations mwnual sometimes used. Field Memory Recorder Chapter 1: Get commercially available batteries or a USB cable if necessary. FR-2LE by following the procedure below see the reference pages for details. If you cannot download the software from the Fostex web site, ask your local Fostex dealer or service station. Access the Fostex web site http: Do not forget to make the following setting.
Field Memory Recorder Chapter 2: Pull the hook in the arrow direction and lift the cover. After making cable connection, insert the battery case or a Tamiya battery to the compartment. The FR-2LE can indicate remaining battery life, as well as can generate the error tone when the power voltage drops down to the specific level.
See “Battery remain- ing indication” The following is assumed that a CompactFlash card is set to the card slot as when the unit is shipped.
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FR-2LE Battery remaining indication When the FR-2LE operates with batteries, you can roughly know the battery condi- tion via the battery indicator at the bottom of the display. We recommend paying attention to the battery indicator in order not to miss the timing of battery change.
When you use an unformatted memory card or a card which is formatted with a file system other than FAT32, format it by the following procedure. You can now make recording to the formatted memory card using the FR-2LE. For details, see “Chapter 5: The current time data of the realtime clock is shown on the display.
The time data of the realtime clock can be used as a file name when a new audio file is created on the card i. Also be sure to insert a card in the correct direction and side. Note that Fostex is not responsible for any damage of a card caused by incorrect card handling.
It is assumed that a memory card regardless of whether it is the supplied memory card or another one is inserted to the slot. In the following description, it is assumed that the unit is powered off. If any data is recorded on the card, the remaining space which can be used for recording by the FR-2LE may be smaller.
Therefore, we recommend formatting the card using the “For- mat” Otherwise, the unit may fall down, resulting in human injury or damage of the unit.
Names and functions Front panel Field Memory Recorder Chapter 3: See “About memory cards” on page 32 for details. See “Adjusting the display contrast” on page 30 for details. If any cue points CUE 01 through 99 are stored in the current file, pressing this key while holding down the [SHIFT] key skips forwards to the next cue point.
During playback, pressing this key cues the transport in the forward direction at up to double speed.
To turn off the power, hold the switch up for two seconds. By connecting a PC to this port, you can transfer audio files between the unit and PC. Home screen After the unit is turned on and starts up, the “Home screen” This message appears when the battery for operating the in- ternal realtime clock is exhausted.
This message appears when turning on the power. Ask your local Fostex dealer or sales office for replacing the battery. This message appears when the memory card inserted to the slot has a problem. Names and functions FR-2LE This message appears when you cannot create an audio file to the current memory card any more. To create a new audio file, delete an unnecessary file or re- place the card to another one. Field Memory Recorder Chapter 4: These connectors accept a wide range of inputs from microphone level to line level.
The FR-2LE uses the “1 take – 1 file” system. You can set them up using the “Setup” menu in the MENU mode, however, you can also set up the first four items below using the quick setup mode. See the following pages for details about each item. FR-2LE ALC Auto Level Control setting if needed The “ALC” item in the quick setup mode allows you to enable the auto level control function or the limiter When you record a microphone signal, use of the limiter func- tion will help prevent clipping audio and keep the appropriate recording signal level.
Field Memory Recorder Chapter 5: Default file name setting if needed When you starts recording, an audio file is newly created on the memory card and its file name is automatically given.
We recommend you to set the maximum file size depending on the file size your personal computer can import. Each time the unit makes recording, it creates an audio file on the memory card.
Note that the unit cannot make additional recording to an existing audio file. You can manually set and store a cue point at the desired position during recording or while stopped. For example, if the cue point information on the Home screen shows “C 03” as below, oper- ating as above deletes cue FR-2LE In the following description, it is assumed that more than one audio file is recorded to the card and the recorder is stopped at the beginning of the first created audio file.
Press the [PLAY] key to start playback. When more than one audio file is created on a memory card, you can immediately skip to the beginning ABS 0 of a desired track.
This function is useful when upgrading the FR-2LE. In the following procedure, it is assumed that the file for upgrading the FR-2LE has been already downloaded to your PC see page for manusl about upgrading the software. Field Memory Recorder Chapter 6: For details about instructions of Pro Tools, see the instruction manual supplied with Pro Tools.
Exporting audio files to a PC Select a desired audio file in the “bwff” directory on the card see arrow 4 below. The selected audio file is shown in “Region in current file”. The “Spot Dialog” window appears. Click on ” ” in the “Spot Dialog” window, followed by “OK” see arrow 9 below.
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To prevent this kind of an accident, we recommend pro- tecting a memory card in use. When you select the File menu in step 2executing step 3 brings up mamual screen for selecting an audio file in the ADL. See “File menu” described later for details. Field Memory Recorder Chapter 7: Locating the beginning of the selected file Locate You can locate the beginning of a desired audio manial in the ADL.
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The restored audio file can be played back, as well as its file name can be edited. In the following description, it is assumed that: If you attempt to insert a free file to the previous position of the audio file selected in step 2select “Prev.
You can edit the default reel number which is given when a memory card is formatted.
By default, the resume function is disabled. Enabling or disabling the auto level control and limiter functions ALC The “ALC” item enables or disables the auto level control and limiter functions.
Enabling or disabling the high pass filter HPF This item enables or disables the high pass filter. This item selects the default audio format of a memory card when it is formatted.
Selecting the recording sources Source Sel This item selects the recording sources between the internal microphones and external sources. When you use a microphone which requires the phantom power, use this menu item to turn the phantom power on. This item sets the scene name and take number manuaal are used in a file name when the file name mode is set to “Take” see the previous page. The take number currently set starts flashing by default, “”.