Zoom LiveTrak L-12 - 12-Channel Digital Mixer & Multitrack Recorder

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Zoom LiveTrak L-12 - 12-Channel Digital Mixer & Multitrack Recorder
Key Features
  • Built-In 14-Track SD Recorder
  • USB Audio Interface (iOS Compatible)
  • 8 Mono Inputs + 2 Stereo Inputs
  • Channels 1-2 Offer Hi-Z Inputs
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The highly flexible Zoom LiveTrak L-12 is a 12-channel digital mixer and multitrack recorder, well suited for live performances, studio recording, band rehearsals, podcasts, and more. The compact mixer features 8 mono channels, each with combo mic/line XLR-1/4" inputs with high gain, low-noise microphone preamps, +48V phantom power, and a single compression knob, while the two stereo inputs offer dual 1/4" and RCA inputs. Channels 1-2 also offer Hi-Z inputs for connecting guitars and basses. All channels work with the on-board channel strip, which provides a low-cut filter, a 3-band EQ, a pan control, and a send FX for sending signal to the 16 built-in high-quality effects processor with a dedicated EFX Return channel.
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Zoom L-12 Overview

The highly flexible Zoom LiveTrak L-12 is a 12-channel digital mixer and multitrack recorder, well suited for live performances, studio recording, band rehearsals, podcasts, and more. The compact mixer features 8 mono channels, each with combo mic/line XLR-1/4" inputs with high gain, low-noise microphone preamps, +48V phantom power, and a single compression knob, while the two stereo inputs offer dual 1/4" and RCA inputs. Channels 1-2 also offer Hi-Z inputs for connecting guitars and basses. All channels work with the on-board channel strip, which provides a low-cut filter, a 3-band EQ, a pan control, and a send FX for sending signal to the 16 built-in high-quality effects processor with a dedicated EFX Return channel.

The main output utilizes balanced XLR outputs, while a stereo monitor send is available via two 1/4" outputs. Additionally, the Zoom LiveTrack L-12 offers five headphone outputs, each with the ability to set up customized mixes. Simply connect your headphones and adjust the levels to taste. There are nine snap-shot presets, which allow you instant recall of different setups and sessions.

The built-in SD recorder can simultaneously record every channel and the master fader stereo signal output for a total of 14 tracks at resolutions up to 24-bit / 96 kHz. Files can easily be copied to a computer and used in a DAW. In addition, overdubbing and punching in/out can be done as expected when using the unit as a multi-track recorder. The L-12 can also function as a 14-in/4-out USB audio interface, allowing you to record directly to your favorite software DAW or to iOS devices. Other notable features include 12-segment LED meters on all channels, a built-in metronome, and a built-in slate mic for identifying takes. The Zoom LiveTrack L-12 ships with a power cord and a USB cable.

  • 12 discrete channels (8 mono plus 2 stereo) with XLR or 1/4" connectivity
  • 14-track simultaneous recording, 12-track playback
  • 14-in/4-out USB audio interface connectivity
  • 5 powered headphone outputs, each with a customizable and savable mix
  • Add backing/click tracks from your computer to your live mix and recording
  • RCA and TRS line inputs
  • 48V phantom power (channels 1-4 and 5-8)
  • Hi-Z connectivity (channels 1 and 2)
  • 26 dB pad (channels 3-8)
  • Built-in compression control (channels 1-8)
  • 12-Segment Digital Level Meters: -48 to 0 dB
  • Master mute button
  • Low-cut control
  • Stereo panning
  • Master and monitor outputs (A-E)
  • Scene saving function, up to 9 scenes saved at a time
  • 16 built-in delay and reverb effects with adjustable parameters
  • Built-in slate mic
  • Class-compliant mode (for iOS compatibility)
  • SD card input
  • Built-in metronome
  • Automatic recording starting/stopping capability
  • Project protection
  • Import/export projects with USB 2.0 host port
  • Latency adjustment for A-to-D conversion
  • Compatible functions for optional Zoom FS01 footswitch
     
UPC: 884354018054

Zoom L-12 Specs

Number of InputsMono (Mic/Line): 8 x Combo XLR-1/4" / 6.35 mm
Stereo (Line): 2 x 1/4" / 6.35 mm TRS, 4 x RCA (2 x stereo pairs)
Number of OutputsMaster Out: 2 x XLR
Monitor Out: A-E
Monitor A: 2 x 1/4" / 6.35 mm TRS
Monitor A-E: 5 x Headphone 1/4" / 6.35 mm TRS
Input GainPad Off: +16 to +60 dB
Pad On: −10 to +34 dB
Hi-Z ON: +6 to +50 dB
Input ImpedanceXLR: 3 kOhms
TRS: 10 kOhms/1 MOhm (when Hi-Z on)
Maximum Input LevelsMono (Mic/Line)
Pad Off: 0 dBu (at 0 dBFS)
Pad On: +26 dBu (at 0 dBFS)
Stereo (Line): +16 dBu
Phantom Power48 V
Maximum Output LevelsMaster Out: +14.5 dBu
Monitor A (TRS): +14.5 dBu
Monitor A-E (Headphones): 42 mW + 42 mW at 60 Ohms
Output Impedances100 Ohms
BusesMaster: 1
Monitor: 5
Send EFX: 1
Channel ControlChannel Strip
Comp: Yes, channels 1 to 8
Low Cut: 75 Hz, 12 dB/oct
EQ
High: 10 kHz, ±15 dB, shelving
Mid: 100 Hz to 8 kHz, ±15 dB, peaking
Low: 100 Hz, ±15 dB, shelving
Level Meters12-segment
Effects16 types
RecorderMaximum Simultaneous Recording Tracks:
14 at 44.1/48 kHz
12 at 96 kHz
Maximum Simultaneous Playback Tracks: 12
Recording Format: WAV 44.1, 48, 96 kHz, 16/24-bit, mono/stereo WAV format
Recording Media:
16 MB to 2 GB SD cards
4 to 32 GB SDHC cards
64 to 512 GB SDXC cards
Audio Interface44.1 / 48 kHz Recording: 14 channels
Playback: 4 channels
Bit depth: 24-bit
Interface: USB 2.0
Card ReaderSDHC
USB HostClass-compliant USB 2.0 high-speed
Sample Rate (Audio)44.1, 48, 96 kHz
Frequency Characteristics44.1 kHz: 20 Hz - 20 kHz (-1.0 dB)
96 kHz: 20 Hz - 40 kHz (-3.0 dB)
Equivalent Input NoiseActual Measurements: 128 dB EIN (IHF-A) with +60 dB/150 Ohms input
DisplayLCD with backlight (128×64 resolution)
Power SupplyAD-19 AC Adapter: 12 VDC / 2 A
Dimensions (W x D x H)17.5 x 11.1 x 2.8" / 445.0 x 282.0 x 70.5 mm
Weight5.6 lb / 2.5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight8.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)21.25 x 13 x 4.5"
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