Fostex MR16HDCD Multitrack Digital Recorder

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The Fostex MR16HD/CD 16-Track Digital Multitracker
When inspiration hits, the last thing you need is a user interface that gets in the way. Slows you down. Turns you off. No fear of that. 25 knobs and 13 sliders get you immediate access to where the action is.
Unique to the MR16HD are 33 stellar EQ presets available to each input and 2 AUX sends for connecting to external gear. Add to this the convenience of WAV file recording, digital effects, mastering effects, analog guitar distortion and mic simulation and you’ve got just about the slickest, highest quality and downright easiest to use 16 track available on the market.

Fostex MR16HD Features

  • 16 Recording Tracks to Hard Drive 16-bit resolution at 44.1 kHz - no compression
  • 4 track Simultaneous Recording Great for capturing multiple instruments / vocal parts
  • 4 XLR Inputs With phantom power and trim control
  • Extended Recording Time More than 7.5 hours of 16-track recording at CD quality
  • Full 16-track bouncing Mix-down all tracks in stereo
  • FAT32 Disc Format and WAV Recording Plus USB port for easy transfer of recordings to PC
  • 2 x AUX For connection to outboard gear
  • S/P DIF Digital Out For digital mastering to external CD recorder, MD etc.
  • Input EQ Library 33 sound shaping presets available for all inputs
  • Fantastic Built-In Digital FX Reverbs, guitar amp simulations etc. (see MR-8HD)
  • Analog Guitar Distortion Awesome distortion (see MR-8HD)
  • Direct CD-RW Connection via USB Master direct to USB CD-RW (no PC required)
  • MR16HD/CD model Features as above with in-built CD-RW

WavManager(Windows) ver 2.01 WAV Manager is a utility software application that enables you to import each audio track from a song created using the MR-8, MR-8mk2, MR-8HD, and MR16HD (hereinafter called MR-8/HD) Multitrackers into your PC as a standard mono WAV file (eight files for an 8-track song). In addtion, WAV file data created and edited on the PC can be exported to MR-8/HD.

The new version 2.01 now features:

  • CD Writing function (now you can burn a CD from your MR-8/HD using the CD-R/RW drive in your computer
  • A-B part Import Function
  • New Song Creating Function.

WavManager (Mac OS) ver 2.0 WAV Manager for Mac is a utility software application that enables you to import each audio track from a song created by the MR-8 and MR-8HD (hereinafter called MR-8/HD) into the Mac as a standard mono WAV file (eight files for an 8-track song). Also, WAV file data created and edited in the Mac can be exported to MR-8/HD.

Product Specifications

Fostex MR16HD Specifications

  • Recording Medium: 3.5 inch, hard disk (E-IDE type)
  • Recording Time: Approx. 471 minutes (16-track on 40GB)
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1 kHz (Format FAT32)
  • Quantization: 16-bit linear (non-compression)
  • A/D & D/A Converters: 24-bit Delta-Sigma
  • Number of Recording Tracks: 16 tracks maximum
  • Number of Simultaneous Recordable Tracks: 4 tracks
  • Recording/Reproduction: Frequency 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Dynamic Range: 93dB or more (typical)
  • T.H.D.: 0.01 or less (typical)


  • Analog In (4 channels) Connector: XLR-3-31 type (Pin 2:hot) and 1/4-inch phone
  • Input Level:
    • Mic: -48dBu
    • Line: +4dBu
  • Input Impedance:
    • Mic Balanced: 1.5k ohm
    • Line Unbalanced: 40k ohm
  • Phantom Power: +48v (on/off selectable)
  • AUX Out Connectors: 1/4-inch phone x 2
    • Output Level: -10dBV (unbalance)
    • Load Impedance: 10k ohm or more
  • Stereo Out (L, R) Connector: 2 x 1/4-inch stereo phone
    • Output Level: -10dBV (unbalance)
    • Load Impedance: 10k ohm or more
  • Headphones Connector: 2 x 1/4-inch stereo phone
    • Maximum Output: 50mW or more (@32 ohm)
    • Load Impedance: 16 ohm or more
  • MIDI Out Connector: DIN 5 pin
  • Foot Switch Connector: 1/4-inch
  • Digital Out Connector: Optical
    • Format: IEC 60958 (S/P DIF) 44.1kHz
  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed: B Type connector
  • USB 1.1 Host: A Type connector


  • Dimensions (mm): 400(W) x 264(H) x 85(D)
  • Weight: 3.5 kgs
  • Power Consumption: 14W

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Phone:  973-394-0015 Warranty:  1 Year Parts, 90 Days Labor
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