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VF-16 Operation Confirmed Media Information
 

NOTE
The following listed HDDs/SCSI devices were confirmed to operate properly with VF-16 through our lab tests on drives Fostex optionally obtained from the market. This does not mean all the drives of the same manufacturer and of the same model number always work properly to subtle difference in manufacturing time and place. This should not be taken as an evaluation of general quality of each HDD/SCSI device.

Operation-Confirmed E-IDE Internal 3.5" HDD

Abbreviations
M:16-bit linear recording mode / B:Backup / CD:CD Burning

Number in the 1st place:Maximum number of simultaneous recording track
Number in the 2nd place:Maximum number of simultaneous playback track
ManufacturerModelSpeed TypeCapacityOPERATION
MaxtorD540X-4KNormal20GB - 80GB *2OK:16->M->16
D540X-4D *1Normal20GB - 80GBOK:16->M->16
Fireball 3 *1Normal30GB - 40GBOK:16->M->16
QuantumFireball Plus ASHigh10GB - 60GB *2OK:16->M->16
Fireball lct20Normal10GB - 40GB *2OK:16->M->16
Fireball lct15Normal7.5GB 1- 30GB *2OK:16->M->16
Fireball Plus LMHigh10.2GB - 30GB *2OK:16->M->16
Fireball lct 10Normal5.1GB - 30GB *2OK:16->M->16
FujitsuMPG3102AT-ENormal10.2GBOK:16->M->16
MPG3204AT-ENormal20.4GBOK:16->M->16
MPG3409AT-ENormal40.9GB *2OK:16->M->16
*1 : In order to use Maxtor Fireball 3 & D540X-4D, the VF-16 software must be updated to V3.04 or later.
*2 : In order to In order to correctly format a HDD with more than 30GB capacity, the VF-16 software must be updated to V1.03 or later. In order to use HD with more than 60GB capacity, the VF-16 software must be updated to V3.04 or later.
CAUTION
The number of simultaneous recording tracks in the above chart does not necessarily indicate the one using the analog inputs only.
There is a case that both analog and digital inputs are used or only digital inputs are used.

 

Operation-Confirmed SCSI Removable Devices

ManufacturerModelMedium TypeCapacityOPERATION
OlympusMOS331MO230MBOK:B
MOS332MO230MBOK:B
MOS341/350MO230/540/640MBOK:B
FujitsuFMO-230/SMB-230MO230MBOK:B
FMO-640/SMB-640MO230/540/640MBOK:B
MSC3064SSMO230/540/640MBOK:B
IOMEGAZIP100ZIP 100100MBOK:B
ZIP250ZIP 100/250100/250MBOK:B
JAZ1GBJAZ 1G1GBOK:B
JAZ2GBJAZ 1G/2G1GB/2GBOK:B
PanasonicLF-D200DVD-RAM4.7GBOK:B
PLEXTOR *3PX-W1210TSECD-R/RW640MBOK:B/CD
*3 : In order to use the Plextor SCSI external CD-R/RW drive PX-W1210TSE for backup, the VF-16 software must be updated to V2.00 or later. In order to burn an audio CD, the VF-16 software must be updated to V3.00. or later. In order to update the software or save / load WAV files using the Plextor CD-R/RW drive PX-W1210TSE, the VF-16 software must be updated to V3.10 or later.

 

Recording Mode

UnitREC ModeFsQuantizationNo. of tracks
VF-16Linear44.1kHz16-bit16 + 8 additional tracks