Reference Manual. INTRODUCTION Thank you for purchasing the Alesis ADAT- XT Digital Multitrack Tape Recorder. To take full advantage of the XT’s functions, . User manual for the device Alesis ADAT-XT. Online user manual database. musical instrument, dj equipment manuals, user guides, spec sheets. Alesis ADAT-XT Recording Equipment User Manual. Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4.

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Pitch Control Chapter 2: Page 58 Chapter 4: Over the course of time, depending on the quality of the tapes used and the environmental conditions where the ADAT and its tapes are stored, head cleaning may become necessary.

Locate Points 2 and 3 determine the in and out points. The track copies will be an exactduplicate of the original i. The edges of the tape have become damaged.

Similar to formatting afloppy disk to use on a computer or sampler, formatting an XT tape time-stamps thetape to single-sample accuracy so that audio is referenced to an accurate time base. The digital representation of the data as stored on tape was therefore invertedrelative to the analog input i. Sample Rate clock Chapter 4: Page 16 Push gently on the center of the tape cassette until the XT draws the tape inward; never force the tape into the cassette door.

Page 80 Appendix B: If the problem is seen with several tapes, the machine should be taken in for service.


Basic OperationsBe sure the tape is completely rewound. Get familiar with them by using them while watching the TIME counter. Until you need more than 8 tracks, you may want toavoid inserting tape s into the slave unit s. The VU meters will also show a bar-graph representation of the currentdelay values for all eight tracks. Creatinga Loop Chapter 2: Thisallows you to bounce audio between multiple machines within the digital domain.

Xf, whereapplicable you will need to refer to other sections of this manual for instructions onhow to setup the XT for a particular job.

asat Insert the tape into the transport. House Sync A video signal distributed to any device that requires a reference to maintain proper sync relationship with other devices. Enter text from picture: Basic Editing Chapter 4: To set the Crossfade Time: In a mixer, a bus is usually awire that is or can be made common to the outputs of any or all channels in themixer. They indicate that adar parameter for which they are named has been selected or turned on.

Page 86 Appendix D: Page 85 The edges of the tape have become damaged. Alesis will pay for standard one-way shipping back to you on any repair covered under the terms of this warranty. The digital bus is connected in much the same way as the sync cables,and should be done in the ,anual order.

Then, by offsetting the original machine the track s came from, you couldbounce back the vocals at the positions corresponding to the other choruses. Er 0 Tape Load Error: A bus generally refers to any common signal pathway.



Don’t see a manual you are looking for? Input 1 feeds Tracks 1 and 5. ApplicationsIf your sequencer generates MMC commands, you should be able to put yoursequencer into play and have the XT follow along.

With analog recording, tape containing millions xdat tiny magnetizable particles move past a record head.

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Input 2 feeds Tracks 2 and 6. Page 11 Chapter 1: Page 59 Combine this feature with the ability to bounce tracks in the digital domain, and you have the ability to perform cut-and-paste style assembly editing.

Use only Alesis cables. Alesis Sync Cables are available in threedifferent lengths: Page 91 GlossaryBouncing means taking audio from one track and placing it on another. Digital signals for the same 20 kHz audio requires a frequencyresponse of several million Hertz. Reading The Display Chapter 4: Glossaryby the motion picture and television industries.

Auto Record and Rehearse. Of course, multiple machines may beinterconnected and synchronized to allow for more tracks. Other types of cables may cause incorrect msnual to be received, and erratic sync performance.