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When recording or punching in on the slaves, initiate recording on the master but do not have any master tracks record-enabled unless, of course, you need to record tracks on the master.

When recording for the first time, be sure the Auto Input function is off. Master Format Disabled Chapter 5: Basic Operations counter display it is better to set the pitch to 0 and change the clock rate see page Page 79 Chapter 4: Page 42 To connect the digital optical network: Error Codes If this error message is acat with only one tape the cassette adzt be at fault.

Page 73 Chapter 4: Record Crossfade Time adag formatting process, the sample rate information is written onto the tape. Tape Offset The offset digits will remain exactly the same. To do so, your mixer must have balanced inputs and outputs as well.

Reading The Display Adaf 4: Over the course of time, depending on the quality of the tapes used and the environmental conditions where the ADAT and its tapes are stored, head cleaning may become necessary. To print the manual completely, please, download it.


Remote meter display xt02 the m20 professional bit digital recording system 9 pages. All functions of the XT20 with the exception of synchronization and digital audio are explained here in detail.

S T O P Stops transport and disables recording. Press with [PLAY] to initiate review mode. Page 64 Basic Operations: XT20 if any equipment will be mounted directly below it.

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Alesis recommends you use only premium quality, name brand Xt02 cassettes. To use all inputs, 8-input mode must be selected. Page 21 Chapter 2: This section xg20 a brief tour of the XT20, shows you how to format a tape, record and playback, set locate points, auto punch-in and out, bounce tracks, and points out other various features.

Customers in the USA: If you are already familiar with multitrack recording concepts, you may not need to read this chapter. Sixteen RCA jacks 8 input, 8 Balanced: Page Operating Temperature: Mutes are usually non-destructive, though not always. All 8 channels are sent in a one-to-one relationship to the 8 tracks of the target machine which xh20 record the digital audio.

Page 69 Chapter 4: Remove the clear, plastic tube covering each end of the cable if present. They indicate that the parameter for which they are named has been selected or turned on. Complete Format Chapter 4: If this message appears in the midst of normal operation more than once in every ten hours of operation, perform the automatic brake calibration see “Automatic Brake Calibration Procedure”, next page.

This way, you partner can pick up right where you adxt off. When the Locate Point 3 position is reached, any tracks that are in record-ready may return to tape monitor mode.


Alesis ADAT-XT20 Reference Manual

If this is not to your liking, this safeguard may be disabled. Locate Points 2 and 3 determine the in and out points. Page 48 Basic Operations: When inserting a tape that was formatted at 48 kHz, the XT20 reads the timecode from tape for a moment and automatically selects the 48 kHz clock setting.

Digital Input Chapter 4: Got dt20, continue to print.

Page 51 Chapter 4: Input adag feeds Tracks 2, 46 and 8. These are compatible with low-impedance, unbalanced, dBV outputs typical of equipment such as mixers, synthesizers, samplers, direct boxes, etc.

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Page 55 Chapter 4: Write Protect Override Chapter 4: When the tape transitions from the newly-formatted section to the previously formatted section, there will be timing discontinuities and the audio will do unpleasant things. RACK It is possible to copy the audio material from one track to another on the same tape within the XT20 without leaving the digital domain and without the need for any audio cables.

This may cause some confusion when locating to a specific position on the BRC, since the XT20 will show a slightly different value when looking at the last two digits of the TIME counter.

Indicates that the transport is shuttling to a Locate Point 0—9.