Yes, the TRACK E is compatible with your 1st generation Tentacle timecode generator and the Tentacle SYNC E timecode generator.
In order to synchronize your TRACK E with an ORIGINAL timecode generator do the following:
- Turn on your TRACK E
- Start the ORIGINAL in "Green Mode"
- Connect both units with the ORIGINAL black mini jack cable
- ORIGINAL 3.5mm socket > TRACK microphone input
- Wait until the TRACK E status LED starts blinking green