How do I record my tr-8 onto ardour

The same way you would in any other software?

This is a very open ended question, what exactly are you having problems with?


read the manual :

and it ofcourse depends on the inputs of your soundcard, adat or analog…


The flossmanual is out of date (ardour 2.X). While many of the concepts are the same, there are updated versions: is the reference manual and points to an updated version of the old flossmanual for Ardour 4. The latter has a chapter on recording multi-tracks.