Only at Sweetwater! ✅ 0% Financing, ✅ FREE Shipping, and ✅ FREE Warranty for your Alesis HD24!. Find great deals on eBay for Alesis HD24 in Multitrack Recorders. Shop with confidence. The Alesis ADAT HD24 is a track hard disk recorder that operates almost exactly like a tape-based analog recorder. Media for this recorder (IDE hard drives).

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HD24 is built exclusively for the purpose of recording music instead of data, resulting in remarkable stability and performance. Tape Op is a bi-monthly magazine devoted to the art of record making.

In an era when excessive digital peak-limiting has become a standard, it’s a surprise that the Pendulum Audio PL-2 peak limiter is the only standalone, brickwall analog peak limiter in existence You can buy Alesis’s upgrade, or you can get one of many converter boxes that support 96k litepipe. After power-up the Qlesis takes about five seconds to mount the last drive you were using.

Just the drive and caddy. To really be safe, I should have a third drive of the same size.

As noted, the HD24 has two drive bays which makes media rotation for backup purposes very easy. In other words, I don’t think anybody will be winding tape heads after the world blows up to remix the multitrack masters of the generation that did this to us, even if they knew how.

Alesis says, “Almost any IDE drives will work,” and tells you how to set the jumpers. The Chandler Germanium Compressor is yet another amazing piece from designer Wade Goeke, and “Chandler Germanium” continues to be synonymous with innovation.

I was a little nervous about the “almost” part, but I think they were just covering themselves, as the drives I got worked. The FAQ document has all the nitty details you can think of, except for “Can you link two or more HD24s with a BRC so that when one is out of space the recording continues on into the next recorder for virtually endless recording, like the tape based ADATs?


With this exception, the manual is well written and easy to use as a reference and there is also a PDF version online. Hit the “new song” button.

Alesis HD24 Recorder

Then hit the “name” button to name it, and use the up and down arrows for each letter. Global catastrophe will probably affect our values as people. The first thing I did was update the operating system software through the Ethernet connection, though I couldn’t find any documentation on how to do it that way, in the manual or on the net. I first became acquainted with the Lexicon X digital reverb in Studio One at the Strongroom around about This is the trade-off for the inexpensive media.

You can also update via MIDI which was in the manual. Alesus the record-breaking affordability of the media, aalesis ease of getting tracks into computers, the rock solid operation, the great on-board sound with the option to use almost any brand of converters, I think the HD24 will quickly become a studio standard.

I have sold over of these and never had a caddy be incompatible with an HD Insert the new caddy in either HD24 bay and the HD24 will ask you if you want to format it.

You can however, do sample- accurate copy paste style editing, and even scrub audio, albeit with your ears and not waveform drawings. See each listing for international shipping options and costs. A track from the HD24 is 7. The front panel is easy to read in the light – but if you are in a low-light situation, you’ll need a lamp. The little brother to their MiniBrute synth, the monophonic MicroBrute has a new modulation matrix with control-voltage There is a “rehearse” mode, for playing along with a loop and then punching when you’re ready.


Alesis HD24 GB drive, in caddy, and with foam lined plastic case. I was using Windows ME all PC users just groaned however, and I have since upgraded to Windows which is supposed to be a lot better in the networking aelsis. Alesis AI-2 missing power supply.

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The HD24 knows what to do from there. ConvertersRecordersSignal Processors Alesis: Perfect companion for Yamaha PM5Dor any console with optical or analog output The transfer accessories Fireport is included as the optical cables for 48 tracks digital inputs Perfect working c Also shop in Also shop in.

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It’s easy to get caught up in excess hyperbole when geeking out over pro audio gear, especially when you The Germanium Compressor is unlike any The caddy lid slides off – you screw in six screws – attach the power cable and the data ribbon and it’s ready. Skip to main content.

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I have never tracked for this many hours without some computer-related issue cropping up. It affects how we think, how we feel and how we live. It took about 10 seconds.

The longevity of Alesis’s ADAT technology as compared to other companies is a positive testament to the people who designed it. Alesis HD24 40GB hard drive and caddy in excellent condition.