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Tascam 2488 mk2 cannot boot. Not detect hdd correct

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SOURCE: TASCAM 2488 won't boot up..HELP!

reseat the HDD cables, just unplug them and blow on them to remove any dust or anything on the cables and the connectors and plug them back in, but first make sure it is unplugged from the socket and once it is press the power button to let all the power out of it so you don't shock yourself , i hope I was helpful and it solves your issue

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

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Repartition and format the hard drive. There are specific instructions elsewhere on the Internet. I did this about six months ago. I believe my problem came about after I stored my 2488 on top of my monitors - I believe the exposure to the magnetic fields corrupted the boot partition on the drive.

Posted on May 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Boot Problem in TASCAM 2488

Turning the power off with out going through the shut-down process will sometimes trash the hard drive making it un readable. To force format of hard drive hold down the shut down, send, shift and quick routing keys at the same time then turn power on. This will format the HD. When finished the display will show "Factory initalize complete" "please power off" NOTE you will lose every thing on the HD including the demo song.

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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Secure the connection of the hard drive by pushing if firmly or
by pulling the connection, then reconnect it again.

Posted on Oct 05, 2010

Dave

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SOURCE: Check H/W?

All I get is a blank green screen. I changed the hard drive and the same problem. Unhooked the connections to the mother board and the cd will open.

Posted on Apr 06, 2013

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MY PC wont recognize my Tascam Portastudio device2488, i have Vista


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I use Vista and my 2488 MK1.

When you plug in the USB cable from the 2488 into your Vista PC, Vista will always say 'not recognised'.
You do not need any PC drivers for the 2488. On the Tascam 2488, go to 'Menu', then 'Disk', then 'USB Open/Close', then click 'Yes'.
On your PC the 2488 will appear as a new hard drive in the 'Computer' folder, called HDR2488.
You'll see three folders in there: WAVE, SMF and BACKUP.
Use the WAVE folder to import and export WAV files, the SMF folder to import midi files to the 2488, and the BACKUP folder is where you can import and export Backup files to and from the 2488.
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Your HD risk to be corrupted, probably need to be removed and tested on a different device, I see if I can find the schematics

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When I turn on my Tascam 2488 it says Cannot BOOT !! Not Detect HDD correctly Please POWER OFF And Check H/W


Secure the connection of the hard drive by pushing if firmly or
by pulling the connection, then reconnect it again.

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Cannot boot not detect hdd correctly power off and check h/w


Usual suspect is a faulty power adapter which is failing to provide enough power for the drive to spin up to speed. Try another adapter with the same ratings.

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HI I have the tascam 2488 mk11....have only had it a little over a year....has about 20 hrs. playing time on it as I haven't had time to use it.....Today it gave me the following message; CANNOT BOOT...


This is often due to the HD not getting enough power to spin up to proper speed when booting. Usual suspect is the power adapter. You might try picking up an after market one that matches the specs before going through the expense and trouble of shipping the unit back.

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Boot Problem in TASCAM 2488


Turning the power off with out going through the shut-down process will sometimes trash the hard drive making it un readable. To force format of hard drive hold down the shut down, send, shift and quick routing keys at the same time then turn power on. This will format the HD. When finished the display will show "Factory initalize complete" "please power off" NOTE you will lose every thing on the HD including the demo song.

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Tascam 2488


Repartition and format the hard drive. There are specific instructions elsewhere on the Internet. I did this about six months ago. I believe my problem came about after I stored my 2488 on top of my monitors - I believe the exposure to the magnetic fields corrupted the boot partition on the drive.

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TASCAM 2488 won't boot up..HELP!


reseat the HDD cables, just unplug them and blow on them to remove any dust or anything on the cables and the connectors and plug them back in, but first make sure it is unplugged from the socket and once it is press the power button to let all the power out of it so you don't shock yourself , i hope I was helpful and it solves your issue

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Check H/W?


sounds like a problem with the internal disk drive, could be damaged and may need replacing... if its still within the warranty return it for repair or replacement.

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