MR-8HD Owner’s Manual (Basic operations)
The MR-8HD operates by AC power. Before you start using the MR-8HD, you must connect the
supplied power cord.
INPUT A SEL
USB USB HOST
OUT FOOT SWMIDI OUT
GTR CLEAN MIC/LINE
Connect between the [AC IN] connector on the MR-8HD rear panel and an AC outlet using the sup-
plied power cord. The MR-8HD enters the standby mode when the power cord is connected.
Supplied power cord
You can turn on or off the MR-8HD power using the [POWER] switch (pointed by an arrow below).
To turn off the power, press and hold down the [POWER] switch for a few seconds.
Turning on the unit
MIN MAX LINE MIC LINE MIC LINE MIC LINE MIC
LOCATE REC END
LOCATE ABS ZERO
RECORD REWIND F FWD
1-6 > 7/8
1-4 > 5/6 STEREO
B / OUT
A / IN
STOREPLAY MODEAUTO PUNCH
MENU / ENTER
DYNAMIC CONDENSER TUBE
REVERB / DELAY TIME
INPUT A SELECT
INPUT A INPUT B INPUT C INPUT D
ABC1 DEF2 GHI3
PQR6 STU7 VWX8 YZ9 +-_0 DELETE
TO STEREO BUSS
[AC IN] connector
When you do not operate the MR-8HD for a long period of time, we recommend
disconnecting the power cord.
About the standby mode
The standby mode is the condition when the power cord is connected and the [POWER]
switch is set to OFF. In the standby mode, a small amount of power is consumed and the
indicator of the [POWER] switch flashes slowly.
When you press the [POWER] switch to
turn on the power for the first time, the
MR-8HD starts up and the display shows
the screen as below (note that it takes
some time until the screen as below is
This screen shows that the demo song is
loaded and stopped at the beginning (ABS
0) of the song named "FOSTEX_FEVER".
Follow the procedure described on the
next page to play back the demo song.