Mixer/Recorder: Fostex LR16
The Fostex LR16 is a live mixer with an integrated 16-track multi-track HD recorder.
The Fostex LR16 is a live mixer with an integrated 16-track multi-track HD recorder. It includes two components: a 16-channel digital mixer, with analog-style operation and recorder transport controls; and the connector box, with recorder and I/O panel. Both are connected by an off-the-shelf Cat-5 cable and can be separated up to 164 feet. The LR16 can serve as an front-of-house or on-stage mixer for the main sound system, and it record signals with CD quality onto its built-in HD recorder, which records individual .WAV track files as well as a simultaneous stereo mixdown. Other features include 44.1/48 kHz recording/playback, 16 channel strips with digitally controlled trim and limiter functions, and a FAT 32 file system. Price: $2,199. Fostex. 973-394-0015. www.fostexusa.com