Fostex MR-8 card error 09

Discussion in 'Recording' started by jagbetty, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. jagbetty

    jagbetty Active Member

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    Hi there. I'm having trouble with my Fostex MR-8 CF card. It's an intermittent problem that keeps popping up saying card error 09. I've reformatted (also from an external source as well as the MR-8). Sometimes I can get away with recording a song and immediately transfering onto the computer, but the next time it will get halfway through and then corrupt again. I'm using the same CF I got with the unit (about 2 years) do these cards get weary and need replaced? or is there something else I could try. Thanks for looking.
     
  2. TheJackAttack

    TheJackAttack Distinguished Member

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    Yes, these cards do go bad. You need to find their list of approved cards and get a new one. Get a bunch. They don't cost enough to dick with them. Keep them away from magnets and phones with very active data connections.
     
  3. jagbetty

    jagbetty Active Member

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    Ok, thanks for your quick response. I'll search online and see what I can find.
     
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