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Format the H.Drive thru HD24

Discussion in 'Recording' started by ray1018, Nov 2, 2006.

  1. ray1018

    ray1018 Active Member

    Hey,

    I'll get my Babe-Alesis HD24 soon,waiting for shipping.
    I'm wondering that is the Alesis HD24 do have the 'Hard Drive Formating Function' instead of Format on Computer??

    IF that's no Format H.Drive Function in the HD24,so what format s'ld i do for the H.Drive in Mac for the HD24??
     
  2. sheet

    sheet Well-Known Member

    There is a format hard drive function.

    If you want to use the drive with your computer/DAW, you simply connect it to the Fireport, then import the files into your computer's drives. You do NOT format the HD24 drive with your computer's OS. You cannot simply open the file folder, drag and drop files. They are imported and converted from the Alesis drive files to your drive as AIFF, WAV, SD2, DIG/SD.
     
  3. ray1018

    ray1018 Active Member

    Sheet,

    So,if let say i wish to replace a Bigger Capacity of H.Drive for my HD24,i'm just straight away put in my new H.Drive(which not Format yet) into the HD24,and Press the Format H.Drive Function to FORMAT my Drive??
     
  4. sheet

    sheet Well-Known Member

    Yeah. As long as it is a supported drive, you will be good to go. Buy extra hard drive carriers, $20 a pair most places.
     
  5. ray1018

    ray1018 Active Member

    that's Good man.
    Again,so i have no need to format the H.Drive on Computer and just Format it on HD24,am i right??

    So,how it function with 2 H.Drive??Is it posible to the Second Drive when the 1st Drive is full while in the half way of Recording??
     
  6. sheet

    sheet Well-Known Member

    Nope.
     

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