The 8-channel, 4-buss, Fostex cassette multitracker

famous beagle

Well-known member
Wow.. this is a real blast from the past. I was using the 450 Mixer (no tape) in the late 80's for my bedroom studio and stage mixing our gigs. Beautiful piece of gear. I see there's a 460 on eBay now for $300 - that's a nice price even if the recorder section isn't working.
I asked the seller about that listing. He said he powered it on but that was all the "testing" he did.
When I see that, I read that as "I tested a bunch of things, and most of them didn't work."
 

spantini

COO of me, inc.
I asked the seller about that listing. He said he powered it on but that was all the "testing" he did.
When I see that, I read that as "I tested a bunch of things, and most of them didn't work."
I'd go along with you on that. That's what makes me leery of buying used gear without having tested it myself. I wouldn't care if the tape section was inop, but you never know how many beers were spilled on that board :drunk:
 
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