Zoom LiveTrak L-20 - 20-Input Digital Mixer & Multitrack Recorder

Zoom LiveTrak L-20 - 20-Input Digital Mixer & Multitrack Recorder

Zoom LiveTrak L-20 - 20-Input Digital Mixer & Multitrack Recorder

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  • Built-In 22-Track SD Recorder
  • USB Audio Interface (iOS Compatible)
  • 16 Mono Inputs + 2 Stereo Inputs
  • Channels 1-2 Offer Hi-Z Inputs
  • Phantom Power and -26 dB Pad
  • 16 Channels of Compression
  • Channel Strip with 3-Band EQ
  • Low-Cut Filter and 20 Digital Effects
  • 6 Headphone Outputs with Individual Mix
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Zoom LIVETRAK L-20 Overview

  • 1Description

The highly flexible Zoom LiveTrak L-20 is a 20-input digital mixer and multi-track recorder, well suited for live performances, studio recording, band rehearsals, podcasts, and more. The mixer features 16 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 two send FX for sending signals to the 20 built-in high-quality effects processor with two dedicated EFX Return channels.

The LiveTrak L-20 features balanced XLR main outputs, while the six monitor outputs utilize balanced TRS 1/4" connectors, each with the ability to set up customized mixes. Simply connect your headphones or a stage monitor 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 22 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-20 can also function as a 22-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 LiveTrak L-20 ships with a power cord and a USB cable.

  • 20 discrete channels (16 mono plus 2 stereo) with XLR or 1/4-inch connectivity
  • 22-track simultaneous recording, 20-track playback
  • 22-in/4-out USB audio interface connectivity
  • Records up to 24-bit/96 kHz audio to SD card
  • 48V phantom power
  • Hi-Z connectivity (channels 1-2)
  • 26 dB pad (channels 3-16)
  • Built-in compression control (channels 1-16)
  • Solo buttons for individual channels
  • Variable frequency low-cut control
  • Main outputs plus six customizable monitor outputs
  • Dedicated headphone output for sound engineer
  • Scene saving function, up to 9 scenes saved at a time
  • 20 built-in chorus, delay and reverb effects with adjustable parameters
  • Two effect busses
  • Built-in slate mic
  • Class-compliant mode (for iOS compatibility)
  • Compatible with Remote Mixer app for iPad
  • Automatic recording starting/stopping capability
  • Pre-record function
  • Import/export projects with USB 2.0 host port
  • Compatible functions for Zoom FS01 footswitch
  • Automatic power-save function
UPC: 884354019846
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Zoom LiveTrak L-20 - 20-Input Digital Mixer & Multitrack Recorder
  • Power Adapter
  • USB 2.0 Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Zoom LIVETRAK L-20 Specs

    Number of Inputs Mono (Mic/Line): 16 x Combo XLR-1/4" / 6.35 mm
    Stereo (Line): 4 x 1/4" / 6.35 mm TS, 4 x RCA (2 x stereo pairs)
    Number of Outputs Master Out: 2 x XLR
    Monitor/Headphone Output (A-F): 6 x 1/4" / 6.35 mm TRS
    Headphone: 1 x 1/4" / 6.35 mm
    Input Gain Pad Off: +16 to +60 dB
    Pad On: -10 to +34 dB
    Hi-Z ON: +6 to +50 dB
    Input Impedance XLR: 3 kOhms
    TRS: 10 kOhms/1 MOhm (when Hi-Z on)
    Maximum Input Levels Mono (Mic/Line)
    Pad Off: 0 dBu (at 0 dBFS)
    Pad On: +26 dBu (at 0 dBFS)
    Stereo (Line): +14 dBu
    Phantom Power 48 V
    Maximum Output Levels Master Out: +14.5 dBu
    Monitor A-F (TRS): +14.5 dBu
    Monitor A-F (Headphones): 42 mW + 42 mW at 60 Ohms
    Output Impedances 100 Ohms
    Buses Master: 1
    Monitor: 6
    Send EFX: 2
    Channel Control Channel Strip
    Comp: Yes, channels 1 to 16
    Low Cut: 40 to 600 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 Meters 12-segment
    Effects 20 types
    Recorder Maximum Simultaneous Recording Tracks:
    22 at 44.1/48/96 kHz
    Maximum Simultaneous Playback Tracks: 20
    Recording Format: WAV 44.1, 48, 96 kHz, 16/24-bit, mono/stereo
    Recording Media:
    16 MB to 2 GB SD cards
    4 to 32 GB SDHC cards
    64 to 512 GB SDXC cards
    Audio Interface 44.1 / 48 kHz Recording: 22 channels
    Playback: 4 channels
    Bit Depth: 24-bit
    Interface: USB 2.0
    Card Reader Mass Storage: SD, SDHC, SDXC
    USB Host Class-compliant USB 2.0 high-speed
    Sample Rate (Audio) 44.1, 48, 96 kHz
    Frequency Characteristics 44.1 kHz: 20 Hz - 20 kHz (-1.0 dB)
    96 kHz: 20 Hz - 40 kHz (-3.0 dB)
    Equivalent Input Noise Actual Measurements: 128 dB EIN (IHF-A) with +60 dB/150 Ohms input
    Display LCD with backlight (128×64 resolution)
    Power Supply AD-19 AC Adapter: 12 VDC / 2 A
    Power Consumption 24 W maximum
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 17.5 x 15.3 x 3.3" / 445.0 x 388.4 x 82.6 mm
    Weight 8.2 lb / 3.7 kg
    Packaging Infovrxebqbrsrr
    Package Weight 11.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.2 x 18.0 x 5.8"

    Zoom LIVETRAK L-20 Reviews

    LiveTrak L-20 - 20-Input Digital Mixer & Multitrack Recorder is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Zoom Livetrack L20 Easy to use, record, mix, light weight, portable, tool that can capture the entire band, vocals, instruments and now a full set of drums on individual tracks, for live enesemble sound capture and post manipulation as desired. Finally, decent live band performance sound capture for videos and other needs. Allows for moving a step beyond limits of just recording PA speakers by allowing individual sound source channel capture blended to taste, and all at a great price.
    Date published: 2018-10-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Zoom Live L-20 This is one handy mixing and recording device!  Ive only had one opportunity to use it since I purchased it.  I recorded a drum kit with 10 channels of the 20 available channels and the device didnt miss a beat (all puns intended).  I am very pleased to own it and will highly recommend it to anyone who needs up to 20 channels of signal inputs.
    Date published: 2018-11-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this thing Not as sophisticated as Logic Pro or Pro Tools, but great to capture the sound and can download wavs to other programs.
    Date published: 2018-12-04
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    Is it possible to “cascade” two of these mixers ...

    Is it possible to “cascade” two of these mixers together, to work as one, doubling track count, like you can with zoom R24/r16?
    Asked by: Michael
    Unfortunately, no, two L-20's cannot be synced in this fashion.
    Answered by: Zoom Customer Support
    Date published: 2018-12-13

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    Can you load a mix to two tracks and have it there for others to more add tracks later?
    Asked by: Brian
    Yes, you can import a file (such as the master bounce of a mix) into a project using a USB flash drive in USB HOST mode. After importing a file, you can use all other open channels to record more tracks.
    Answered by: Zoom Customer Support
    Date published: 2018-11-09

    Does it have an "auto mix" feature?

    Does it have an "auto mix" feature?
    Asked by: Marty
    No, there is no auto mix or Dugan option available on this mixer.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2019-03-04
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