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Fostex D-30 Professional Time Code DAT Recorder

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Fostex D-30 Professional DAT Recorder

Fostex D-30 Professional Time Code DAT Recorder


Flagship of the Professional Timecode DAT range, the
D-30 is the fully fledged post-production tool.

With all the features expected such as RS422, full chase lock, four-head confidence monitoring, jog/shuttle control & 8Mbit x 2 of RAM, it is ideally suited to the edit suite.

It is designed around a large, easy to read LCD display, similar in style to a VTR, giving instant access to the many functions as well as offering clear and full data display.

It includes a 37-pin for RMC-2 support.

D-30's two RS422 allow it to seamlessly integrate into a video post environment.

Port A allows the
D-30 to be controlled from external 9-pin devices whilst port B is configurable for send or receive RS422.

Original suggested retail price was 10,995 US Dollars


  • 4-Head Drum - With off-tape Confidence Monitoring
  • 4-motor Direct-drive Transport - Includes separate reel motors for unparalleled performance
  • 16MB RAM Buffer Built-in
  • Dual RS-422 Data Com Ports - Includes an additional port for machine-to-machine editing.
  • On-board Full-function Timecode Generator/Reader
  • Separate Audio channels and +- 12% Vari-speed Control - Via front panel controls for easy access or via RS-422 port
  • Machine-to-machine Editing - Two D-30s can be interfaced via a 9-pin connector
  • 18 bit A/D and D/A Conversion
  • Comprehensive High-contrast Display - With intuitive soft-key functions for clear operation
  • Jog/Shuttle Wheel
  • Designed For Easy Maintenance - Clean heads without removing from rack

Fostex D-30 User Manual (D-30.PDF)

Fostex D-30 User Manual

Number of Pages 334 User Manual: D-30.PDF
File Size 12.6 MB
Instant Download Yes
Code Language Price Purchase
UMD30_EN English
Operating Instructions
15.99 GBP

User Manual: D-30.PDF

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Fostex D-30 Service Manual (D-30SM.PDF)

Fostex D-30 Service Manual

Number of Pages 95 Service Manual: D-30.PDF
File Size 5.1 MB
Instant Download Yes
Code Language Price Purchase
SMD30_EN English 18.99 GBP

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