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Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller

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You Pay: $399.99
Product Highlights
  • Stand-Alone Multi-Track Recorder
  • USB 2.0 Computer Interface & Controller
  • Field Recorder & Portable Mixer
  • AC or Battery Power for 5 Hours of Use
  • Built-In Stereo Condenser Microphones
  • Supports 32GB SD Cards
  • Mac & Windows Compatible

The R16 from Zoom unites many different audio tools into a single powerful unit; it's a stand-alone multi-track recorder, and a USB 2.0 computer audio interface/control surface, as well as a battery powered field recorder & mixer. Whether you're recording a full band, working on an indie film, or just using the built-in mics to demo a new song on your acoustic guitar, you'll always have a use for the Zoom R16.

Using the R16 as a stand-alone recorder could mean many different things to different people. If you're a musician, this means that you can record a full live band and overdub up to 16 tracks, without ever touching a computer. If you're a film maker, you can record all of your lavalier and shotgun microphones in the field, and mix them to camera as well. If you're a photographer, you can record ambient sounds for use in a slide show presentation, and use the R16 as the playback device at the installation.

Using the R16 as a USB 2.0 audio interface to record into a computer also opens up different possibilities. Musicians can use it to track and mix with their favorite music production program, or use the included Cubase 4 LE software. Film makers and photographers can record voice overs and ADR (additional dialog recording) directly into their favorite non-linear editing programs like Final Cut Pro.

The control surface capabilities of the R16 will also benefit Final Cut Pro users (and other NLE programs). Its dedicated transport controls and jog/shuttle can be used to control the software, allowing the user to be less dependent on their mouse and keyboard. This is a huge benefit for musicians as well. Control surfaces help people focus on their creative work, rather than make them feel like they're checking their email.

With all of the potential uses and creative possibilities the R16 provides, it truly stands in a class of its own. When you factor in its budget-friendly price-tag, it really becomes an incredible option for any aspiring creative person.

Note! This item does not support 64-bit computer operating systems.

Stand-alone multi-track recorder and mixer, USB 2.0 computer audio interface and control surface
Operates on AC or battery power, can be used as a field mixer & portable recorder
Features built-in stereo condenser microphones, as well as inputs for 8 external microphones
Supports up to 32GB SD Cards for over 100 hours of recording time
Operates on bus power from USB when used as a computer interface/control surface
Over 100 built-in effects, from guitar amp modeling to mastering effects
Effects can be used when recording in stand-alone mode, or when recording into a computer
USB port can be used to back-up projects on thumb drives
8 microphone preamps, 2 with phantom power, Hi-Z guitar/bass input
Inputs 8 x XLR and 1/4" TRS Combo Inputs (with Hi-Z input for guitar & bass)
Outputs 2 x 1/4" TRS Master Outputs
1 x 1/4" Headphone Output
Digital I/O Options 1 x USB 2.0
Memory Card 1 x SD Card Slot
Compatible with up to 32GB SD Cards for over 100 hours of recording time
Sampling Frequency 44.1 kHz 16/24-bit WAV when recording to SD Card
96 kHz 24-bit when recording into a computer
Tracks 16 Tracks
Records up to 8 tracks simultaneously when recording to SD Card
Phantom Power Yes - 2 channels feature phantom power
Metering 8 x 4-segment track meters
1 x Stereo 4-segment master output meter
Effects Over 100 built-in effects
Can be used in stand-alone mode and when recording into a computer
Control Protocol Mackie control emulation
Power Operates on AC power or 6 AA batteries
When used as a computer interface/control surface it operates on bus power from USB
Dimensions Not Specified by Manufacturer
Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller
  • 1GB SD Card
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Steinberg Cubase LE Recording Software
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
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    ZoomR16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller
     
    4.1

    (based on 22 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (10)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    81%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (13)
    • Compact (10)
    • Versatile (9)
    • Excellent sound (5)
    • Lightweight (4)

    Cons

    • Unnecessary functions (3)

    Best Uses

    • Home studio (9)
    • Amateur recording (7)
    • Outdoor events / games (6)
    • Performances (6)
    • Professional recording (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Exactly what I've been waiting for!

    I've been a drummer for over 27 years and I play in a couple of bands. About 7 years ago I got into recording. I built a studio in my new house with Pro...Read complete review

    I've been a drummer for over 27 years and I play in a couple of bands. About 7 years ago I got into recording. I built a studio in my new house with Pro Tools as my DAW platform and have the ability to record 18 tracks simultaneously. However, the Pro Tools recording option is not portable and I've been wanting something light, compact and easy to use to record live shows. Until now there was nothing on the market portable enough that offered 8 simultaneneous track recording.

    Enter the Zoom R16. I read about this product in Recording Magazine and started to do some research. Three weeks ago I finally decided to buy it. Wow! I have been totally impressed. So far I've recorded two band rehearals and have been completely blown away with the results. After the first practice session I attempted to mix in the box (meaning totally with the R16). It's a bit cumbersome, but possible. The next practice session I exported the individual tracks to Pro Tools. The transfer process was a breeze and all the tracks lined up beautifully without any nudging or manipulating on my part. I was able to mix and master the whole session as if I recorded it directly into Pro Tools and it sounded great. This will likely be my primary method of using the R16. I don't need a control surface as I have the Digi 002, but for portability and convenience this thing cannot be beat.

    In a nut shell, if you are looking for a feature packed portable recording device and 8 simultaneous tracks fit your recording requirements then you need not look any further than the R16. It's priced right and has tons of features. Couple of things to note however; you only get two tracks with phantom power, there is no way to pad the input signal on the tracks and the batteries don't last long at all (at least with phantom power turned on).

    So, aside from that this is an outstanding piece of equipment. Well, what are you waiting for?...order yours today!

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    OK but noisy....

    have used this and the R24 for 6 months now, in various situations, with ac, as well as batts only, with at least 14 different mics, half dynamic and half...Read complete review

    have used this and the R24 for 6 months now, in various situations, with ac, as well as batts only, with at least 14 different mics, half dynamic and half condenser...
    but
    unfortunately...this is NOT a CLEAN way to record...due to the PRE AMP noise, no matter which mic u use, and what wires you use and how you set up...

    the pre amp noise is just about always there, on all channels, some more, some less,, and after 2 pm position, it gets worse...

    for kidding around, cheap and fast home recording, these machines are great... to use nero and make your own CD, good... but
    if you wish to really make even a semi quality
    LOW HISS CD, PLS LOOK ELSEWHERE.
    thanks

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    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Just don't

    By Y-knot audio

    from Puerto Rico

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Frisbee
    • Looks Cool

    Cons

    • Difficult To Use
    • Maddening
    • Not Even Flammable
    • Unnecessary Functions
    • Weak

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Home Studio

    Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

    Mainly, I purchased this product cause I needed a recorder with at least six xlr inputs and didn't have the cash for a Sound Devices. I thought this was gonna be something like an H4n with multiple channels but what I got was the least efficient piece of equipment I have ever owned or even used. I started using it to record a guitar and to set things up took me an hour and once I recorded and passed it onto a computer it didn't sound like what I was recording and it didn't record any of my effects. After a while of figuring out what I was doing wrong, I still don't feel it's got what it promises and regret buying it. Save up and buy anything else, even a donkey.

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    5.0

    Well worth the money A++++

    By Guidi

    from San Diego, CA

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Easy To Use
    • Excellent Sound
    • Low Distortion

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Events
      • Performances

      Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

      I needed this unit to record several microphones for video interviews. It is easy to use and clean sound. The files end up on your SD card in a .wav file. Very easy. I was using a AW16G Yamaha and this is WAY BETTER.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Versatile, portable and affordable

      By Alicouscous

      from New Zealand

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy To Use
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Home Studio
        • Performances

        Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

        Eight-track simultaneous recording is ideal for a large number of recording scenarios and this gadget is affordable enough to buy two of for 16-track recording if necessary. The instructions are comprehensive; the versatility of this device is astonishing! I wish it had been invented 20 years ago.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Recording Option

          By Lezkicit

          from Gainesville, FL

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy To Use
          • Excellent Sound
          • Low Distortion
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Mobile DJ
            • Performances
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

            Great recording option for the price. Easy to use and straight forward. Can be paired with additional R16 to record 16 tracks at once.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Cheap field audio

            By Eleven Mass Media

            from Charlotte, NC

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Affordable
            • Easy To Use
            • Portable
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • Poor Quality Construction

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Field Audio Recording
            • Home Studio

            Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

            I kept finding myself saying "I wish Zoom made a big brother to the H4N." I finally decided to google that question, and here it is.

            Pros:
            Affordable. Only $100 more than the H4N.
            Intuitive for non-experts.
            Records to SD cards
            Runs on batteries (if you're desperate)
            Doubles as a hardware interface for your computer (I haven't used it for that, but it's a cool concept)

            Cons:
            The menu system is kludgy, but it works.
            It's sort-of portable. Granted, I'm using it for something it isn't really designed to do. It chews through batteries very quickly. It doesn't feel very rugged. But for the price, it was exactly what I needed.

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            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            OK but noisy....

            By kbharv

            from nyc

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Difficult To Use
              • Poor Sound Quality
              • Unnecessary Functions

              Best Uses

                Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                have used this and the R24 for 6 months now, in various situations, with ac, as well as batts only, with at least 14 different mics, half dynamic and half condenser...
                but
                unfortunately...this is NOT a CLEAN way to record...due to the PRE AMP noise, no matter which mic u use, and what wires you use and how you set up...

                the pre amp noise is just about always there, on all channels, some more, some less,, and after 2 pm position, it gets worse...

                for kidding around, cheap and fast home recording, these machines are great... to use nero and make your own CD, good... but
                if you wish to really make even a semi quality
                LOW HISS CD, PLS LOOK ELSEWHERE.
                thanks

                Share this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great way to record multiple microphones

                By bsatchfield

                from Tampa Bay, Florida

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Excellent Sound
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Discrete multitrack
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                  I purchased two of the R16 recorders for a video project where I needed to have discrete recordings of up to 12 wireless microphones. This product, synched with another of the same model, worked flawlessly. Records separate audio tracks to SDHC cards. Each of the 8 channels has its own fader, pan and signal level. Sound quality is fine, especially at this price point.

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                  (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Good, but not what we needed

                  By ReKon Productions

                  from Santa Monica, CA

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Amateur Recording
                    • Home Studio

                    Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                    The product is advertised as use by musicians and to use to record music, which I am sure it is very good at. We purchased it, hoping it would also function well as a field mixer and recorder for video productions, seeing that it has battery power options, we figured it should work, and 16 channels is pretty awesome! It probably would have worked, but the biggest issue we had was that when you stop or pause recording you can't tell the mixer to record to a new file when you start recording again. Once again for music this is probably great, but for video productions it makes it virtually useless.

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                    4.0

                    Excellent for Guerilla!

                    By Vega

                    from San Juan, PR

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Excellent Sound
                    • Reliable
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Documentaries
                      • Events
                      • Home Studio
                      • Professional Recording
                      • Short films

                      Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                      Pretty easy to use, its the perfect tool for independent filmmakers on the run. Good for Documentaries and works of fiction.

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                      5.0

                      Excelent for the price

                      By SoD

                      from Bogota, COL

                      About Me Audio Engineer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact Design
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Professional Quality

                      Cons

                      • Small Preamp Range

                      Best Uses

                      • Foley
                      • Independent Films

                      Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                      The preamp's quality is not the best but it is almost there, has a little restricted range in dynamics but we can make great things with it.

                      Its portability is awesome, 8 tracks wherever you want to record.

                      It would be great that all the inputs had phantom power, but being objective the zoom r16 brings us a lot for this price.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      "Love It!"

                      By Eddie Merino

                      from Yonkers, NY

                      About Me Business Owner

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Compact Design
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Highly Compatible
                      • Professional Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Home Movies
                        • Independent Films
                        • In The Studio

                        Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                        Work for endless applications. Battery life is good and phantom power is great on a device like this. On board mics are good and the interface is very user friendly. I use it at least 3 times a week for filming, recording bands and also as an interface for Logic. One thing, doesnt effect it that much but the levels after recording are a bit low, but better then peaking :-)

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Perfect

                        By Igor

                        from Macedonia

                        About Me Business Owner

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact Design
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Professional Quality

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Complex Projects
                          • Independent Films
                          • In The Studio

                          Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                          Perfect quality for all money.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Great Product... Could be better

                          By Orlando Mergal

                          from Puerto Rico

                          About Me Experienced

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Excellent Sound
                          • Unheard for the price
                          • Versatile

                          Cons

                          • No sensitivity control

                          Best Uses

                          • Events
                          • Home Studio
                          • Performances
                          • Professional Recording

                          Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                          I purchased this product to record interviews for our weekly podcast. I love the fact that you can record 8 tracks simultaneously. The audio quality is clean. However, I find that the channel sensitivity is a little too low and there's no way to increase it. In order to get a halfway decent recording I have to bring the channel input gain almost to the maximum and the volume slider to 0dB. Anything higher than this will produce hiss. These levels will give me a recording that I have to normalize in post. This adds more work to the process. I've tried with hi Z lavalier mikes, low Z dynamic mikes and even with large capsule condensers. Maybe it's a software thing and they'll fix it in the future. In any case, being able to record panel discussions with up to 8 people at a time alone is worth every penny.

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                          (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Don't judge a book by its cover

                          By PABLO ALARCON

                          from SANTIAGO, CHILE

                          About Me Experienced

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Versatile

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Professional Recording

                            Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                            COMPACT PRODUCT AND OF EASY OPERATION, EXCELLENT FOR AUDIO-VIS

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                            (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            1.0

                            Rating retracted!

                            By Jim the drummer

                            from philadelphia

                            About Me Professional Musician

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

                              Cons

                              • Poor Quality Construction
                              • Unnecessary Functions
                              • Weak

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                                Don't ever run into a problem with this thing! All of a sudden the unit didn't turn on even in usb mode. My warranty ends at the end of next month. Samson's warranty department hasn't been returning my phone calls! AHHHHH [$]! Don't even get me started on how the cuebase software doesn't even work and their customer service is even worse!

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                                4.0

                                Outstanding Piece of Equipment

                                By Barney

                                from Florida

                                About Me Experienced

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Clear Sound
                                • Compact
                                • Lightweight
                                • Versatile

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Amateur Recording
                                  • Events
                                  • Home Studio
                                  • Performances
                                  • Professional Recording

                                  Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                                  This mixer/recorder does a great job of live recording. The effects and patches need a lot of work in that there is no metering, for example, on limiting or compression. The extremely poor user manual make using the effects and patches a real learning experience. (Why won't mfgs hire someone who can communicate with people to write user manuals?) A good product that deserves a better manual.

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                                  5.0

                                  Does what it's supposed to do....

                                  By Progressive Arts Media

                                  from Greenville, SC

                                  About Me Experienced

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Clear Sound
                                  • Compact
                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Events
                                    • Performances

                                    Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                                    This is a great unit for capturing ideas quickly, sound effects recording, and small live recording projects; such as jazz trios and acoustic projects.

                                    For the price, you get great bang for the buck.

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                                    4.0

                                    My first multitrack recorder - Awsome!

                                    By Tom

                                    from Pasadena, CA

                                    About Me Experienced

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Clear Sound
                                    • Compact
                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Versatile

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Amateur Recording
                                      • Home Studio

                                      Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                                      I use this Zoom R16 to record one track at a time, primarily electric and accoustic guitars. The built-in mikes work extremely well, though I am defaulting to a Shure SM58 on a boom to provide better mike placement.

                                      The R16 has a ton more functionality than I currently need and I selected it primarily for the 24 bit recording capability plus the opportunity to expand my recording options in the future.

                                      Overall it is fairly easy to use, though more complicated than a handheld recorder due to the need to create projects, and assign tracks. Still after 15 minutes it is easy to get the hang of it. As noted in other reviews, it is fairly solidly built even if in a plastic housing.

                                      Play back, mix down and file transfer functions have presented no problems. I use a Line6 POD X3 for effects so have not experimented with the R16 features. However, recording dry and applying effects afterwards is a best practice if you want to get the best mix.

                                      Haven't used this as an interface for Cubase yet, though I have an older version of Cubase and like the program. If it is possible to update this review I will comeback and provide additional detail on this function.

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                                      3.0

                                      Future

                                      By Keith

                                      from New York City

                                      Verified Reviewer

                                      Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                                      This is a bridge for future multi-tracks.
                                      Why doesn't the maker provide us consumers with everything we need at once??? because they would rather ration the product to provide themselves with longevity. The Zoom R-16 is a good product.
                                      However, it has its problems. Such as not syncing with video very well. If you roll with video it will drift a bit every minute. Plus it only records remotely at 44.1khz, but it also records simultaneously at 24bit which is different and good quality. I wish it had time=code. I wish it recorded at 48/24. I wish i could wait for roland tascam and korg to catch up but I can't. The R-16 is "socialism" because it gives us what we need for basically no charge.
                                      good luck sound techs!

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                                      5.0

                                      Exactly what I've been waiting for!

                                      By nothingbutsticks

                                      from Richmond, VA

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Compact
                                      • Easy to use
                                      • Inexpensive
                                      • Light
                                      • Tons of Features

                                      Cons

                                      • Battery pwr is limited
                                      • No pad feature
                                      • Only 2 phantom pwr tracks

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Live Recording
                                      • Reference recording

                                      Comments about Zoom R16 Multi-Track Recorder & Mixer, Computer Interface & Controller:

                                      I've been a drummer for over 27 years and I play in a couple of bands. About 7 years ago I got into recording. I built a studio in my new house with Pro Tools as my DAW platform and have the ability to record 18 tracks simultaneously. However, the Pro Tools recording option is not portable and I've been wanting something light, compact and easy to use to record live shows. Until now there was nothing on the market portable enough that offered 8 simultaneneous track recording.

                                      Enter the Zoom R16. I read about this product in Recording Magazine and started to do some research. Three weeks ago I finally decided to buy it. Wow! I have been totally impressed. So far I've recorded two band rehearals and have been completely blown away with the results. After the first practice session I attempted to mix in the box (meaning totally with the R16). It's a bit cumbersome, but possible. The next practice session I exported the individual tracks to Pro Tools. The transfer process was a breeze and all the tracks lined up beautifully without any nudging or manipulating on my part. I was able to mix and master the whole session as if I recorded it directly into Pro Tools and it sounded great. This will likely be my primary method of using the R16. I don't need a control surface as I have the Digi 002, but for portability and convenience this thing cannot be beat.

                                      In a nut shell, if you are looking for a feature packed portable recording device and 8 simultaneous tracks fit your recording requirements then you need not look any further than the R16. It's priced right and has tons of features. Couple of things to note however; you only get two tracks with phantom power, there is no way to pad the input signal on the tracks and the batteries don't last long at all (at least with phantom power turned on).

                                      So, aside from that this is an outstanding piece of equipment. Well, what are you waiting for?...order yours today!

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                                      • Price: $749.00
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                                      • You Pay: $549.00
                                       

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                                      Gator Cases -  G-MULTIFX-1510 Effects Pedal Bag 15x10"
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                                      QuikLok -  QL-400 Roll-Around Stand
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