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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
Manufacturer Model Speed Type Capacity OPERATION
Maxtor D540X-4K Normal 20GB - 80GB *2 OK:16->M->16
D540X-4D *1 Normal 20GB - 80GB OK:16->M->16
Fireball 3 *1 Normal 30GB - 40GB OK:16->M->16
Quantum Fireball Plus AS High 10GB - 60GB *2 OK:16->M->16
Fireball lct20 Normal 10GB - 40GB *2 OK:16->M->16
Fireball lct15 Normal 7.5GB 1- 30GB *2 OK:16->M->16
Fireball Plus LM High 10.2GB - 30GB *2 OK:16->M->16
Fireball lct 10 Normal 5.1GB - 30GB *2 OK:16->M->16
Fujitsu MPG3102AT-E Normal 10.2GB OK:16->M->16
MPG3204AT-E Normal 20.4GB OK:16->M->16
MPG3409AT-E Normal 40.9GB *2 OK: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

Manufacturer Model Medium Type Capacity OPERATION
Olympus MOS331 MO 230MB OK:B
MOS332 MO 230MB OK:B
MOS341/350 MO 230/540/640MB OK:B
Fujitsu FMO-230/SMB-230 MO 230MB OK:B
FMO-640/SMB-640 MO 230/540/640MB OK:B
MSC3064SS MO 230/540/640MB OK:B
IOMEGA ZIP100 ZIP 100 100MB OK:B
ZIP250 ZIP 100/250 100/250MB OK:B
JAZ1GB JAZ 1G 1GB OK:B
JAZ2GB JAZ 1G/2G 1GB/2GB OK:B
Panasonic LF-D200 DVD-RAM 4.7GB OK:B
PLEXTOR *3 PX-W1210TSE CD-R/RW 640MB OK: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

Unit REC Mode Fs Quantization No. of tracks
VF-16 Linear 44.1kHz 16-bit 16 + 8 additional tracks