3 Software Update

The FD-4 software can be updated through SCSI port. This means that unscrewing and opening up the FD-4 top panel is not necessary to change the EPROMs on the MAIN PCB assy. Please refer to the following explanation for correct software updating procedures. 3-1. Method of Sending Software from Fostex Japan There are two ways of sending the FD-4 updated software. 1. Updated software in a removable media (e.g. floppy disk, zip disk, etc.) to be sent via airmail 2. Updated software as an attachment...

Info

This mode initializes an external SCSI device connected to the SCSI port or a 2.5 internal E-IDE hard disk drive. The disk drive currently connected can be initialized. After pressing the EXECUTE YES key, SURE will start blinking in the LCD display. In this condition, pressing the EXECUTE YES key one more time would initialize the selected disk drive. This mode puts the disk back to the condition originally formatted and is equal to Quick Format. This mode is used when copying the system...

Safety Instructions

Read instructions - All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the appliance is operated. 2. Retain instructions - The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. 3. Heed warnings - All warnings on the appliance and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. 4. Follow instructions - All operating and use instructions should be followed. 5. Water and Moisture - The appliance should not be used near water - for example, near a bathtub,...

Sync Out

This Service Mode allows to check the Event Number recorded on each track in one program on the FD-4. In order to check, press the EXECUTE YES key while is blinking. The example in the left indicates that there are 3 events created on track 1. By turning the jog dial C.W., you can check the event number on track 2, 3, 4 If a long recording and or many editing is committed, the Event Number increases. If the Event Number is getting closer to its maximum limit (508), please save load the data to...

Table Of Contents

CONTROLS, INDICATORS AND CONNECTORS 7 3. SOFTWARE 4. SERVICE MODE 12 5. ERROR CODE 6. INSTALLING 2.5 INTERNAL HARD DISK DRIVE 20 7. EXPLODED VIEW, PCB ASSEMBLY AND PARTS LIST 24 8. CIRCUIT * Service mode, error code list, explode view, PCB assembly, parts list and circuit diagrams are given in this Parts marked with this sign are safety critical components. They must always be replaced with identical

Apunch Rhsl Take

This mode tests if all the segments on the LCD display and the LEDs on the FD-4 top panel are correctly working or not. To execute this test, press the EXECUTE YES key while is blinking. liiSi iiiii sssss I mTCi digital 32kHz 44.1kHz 48kHz j rMlDTI SLAV SETUP MTC OFFSET REMAIN ABS ff ff ft BAR ff ff J ft CLK ff MB F LOC MTC IN O O H O O M O O S _ O O D . O O SF HHHHHHHHHH VARI PITCH TEMPO PGM i i i i h h h h h h i sync out m drive i I CLK MTC I I IDE SCSI i h h h h h h h h i auto i i a.punch i...

Scsi Apunch

To start the Self Check mode, press the EXECUTE YES key when is blinking (condition indicated in the previous page). As shown in the left, SelfCheck, Initial , name of connected SCSI drive (The example in the left shows that the ZIP drive is connected to the FD-4 SCSI port.) and ATA Bus C (Check) appear on the FD-4 LCD display in order. Since a 2.5 internal E-IDE hard disk drive is not installed in the FD-4, the Self Check mode comes to a standstill at ATA Bus Check test. In order to continue...

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Fostex Fd4 Internal Drive

There was improper access when fading in out. 6. INSTALLING 2.5 INTERNAL HARD DISK DRIVE The Model 9045 and a 2.5 E-IDE hard disk drive installing procedures are explained below. Bracket, HD, FD-4 P N 8221234000 x 2 Connector, PI, header, 50P, AMPMOD P N 8245314000 x 1 Cable, flat, 2P, L150 P N 8276292015 x 1 Cable assy, flat, 50P, P1.0, AMPMOD, L150 P N 8277465015 x 1 1 Loosen 14 x screws BBT 3 x 8 BZn which fix the FD-4 Top Panel section to the Bottom Panel section. 2 Remove the following...

Risk Of Electric Shock Do Not Open

CAUTION TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER OR BACK . NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SOLT, FULLY INSERT. POUR VITER LES CHOCS LECTRIQUES, INTRODUIRE LA LAME LA PLUS LARGE DE LA FICHE DANS LA BORNE CORRESPONDANTE DE LA PRISE ET POUSSER JUSQU' AU FOND. The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important...