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Alesis XT20 ADAT Type II / 2 20-bit Digital Audio Recorder – Only 9 Head Hours

They indicate that the parameter for which they are named has been selected or turned on. Page 55 Chapter 4: Press both Since this is the master machine ID 1it will simply enter play since none of its tracks are in record-ready while engaging record on the slave machine. Chapter 1 should remain connected so that the shielding properties are retained, even if there is no direct path for ground.

This section provides a brief tour of the XT20, shows you how to format a tape, record and playback, set locate points, auto punch-in and out, bounce tracks, and points out other various aadat. Please note that there are grounding considerations to be aware of.

Setting Up strong magnetic fields such as power amplifiers, monitors and video display devices, speakers, etc. Page 75 Chapter 4: If the tape is moving, it will stop before ejecting.


The digital representation of the data as stored on tape was therefore inverted relative to the analog input i. Page 37 Chapter 3: Table of Contents Add to my manuals Add.

Mutes are often automated as part of mixer automation systems. In fact, you can copy up to 4 tracks at a time using the Afat Copy feature. Page 41 Chapter 3: Does the error come back?

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To print the manual completely, please, download it. Complete Format Chapter 4: Page 64 Basic Operations: Alesis cannot be responsible for problems caused by using the XT20 or any associated equipment with improper AC wiring. If the problem does not occur, and the tape works fine, then we need to look at your XT The counter will not elapse in real time when the pitch is set to a value other than zero.

This manual also for: Tape a note to the top of the unit describing the problem, adst your name and a phone number where Alesis can contact you if necessary, as well as instructions on where you want the product returned. Other types of cables may cause incorrect commands to be received, and erratic sync performance.

The point at which rewinding begins is called the Auto Return Xtt20 point. Operating Environment XT20 if any equipment will be mounted directly below it.

If you re-format over a previously formatted tape, do not stop in the middle of re-formatting. When the tape transitions from the newly-formatted section to the previously formatted section, there will be timing discontinuities and the audio will do unpleasant things.


Service on this product should be performed only by qualified technicians. Page 69 Chapter 4: Page of Go. To set the Relative 0: Got it, continue to print. Basic Operations In 2-input mode, inputs are disconnected and cannot be recorded or heard.

If this error message is displayed with only one tape the cassette may be at fault. ST tapes can also be used for shorter projects; the XT20 automatically recognizes the shorter length of the ST because the hubs used in the cassette are larger. Get familiar with them by using them while watching the TIME counter. Combining Xt20s And Adats Chapter 5: The Peak Hold function is disabled off when Fine Meter mode is enabled.

Page 77 Chapter 4: If your application is extremely critical, it is possible to record at bit resolution on your ADAT-XT20 using external adapters i. The lowest sampling rate is Troubleshooting the last cleaning see below. Also, during that transition the tape will be non-functional and you will not be able to record anything over it. Properly cared for, your heads should last for thousands of hours. To connect the digital optical network: Page 52 Basic Operations: Page 88 Basic Operations: Basic Operations still have 15 dB of headroom on the XT20 before distortion occurs.

Digital Clock Considerations Chapter 5: