Zoom R16 Multitrack Recorder, Audio Interface & Controller

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Whether you're recording 8 tracks simultaneously, using the R16's eight input channels and two output channels as an audio interface or using it as a controller for transport and mixing operations, it's all possible with the Zoom R16.


Record 8 tracks simultaneously and easily with 16-track playback

Capture audio in any setting, from live music performance, drums with multiple mics to music rehearsals and songwriting, even audio for film and video. You can playback up to 16 tracks using its 16/24-bit linear WAV format and 44.1kHz sampling rate.


Audio interface with 8-in/2-out capability

The R16 functions as an audio interface enabling direct input of sound to a computer. It features support for high quality 24-bit/96kHz encoding, it has eight input channels and two output channels which can be used simultaneously.


Control surface for all major DAW functions

Use the R16 to control Transport and mixing operations of the DAW software. Get greater control and a better feel for mixing. Major DAW applications such as Cubase, Logic, and Sonar are supported.


  • Includes download code for Cubase LE8
  • Built-in high-sensitivity stereo microphones
  • Supports SDHC cards up to 32 Gb
  • Versatile inputs for guitars, mics and line sources
  • Use master track for final mix
  • 135 DSP Effects including guitar amp simulations
  • Tuner and metronome onboard
  • Locate function makes editing easy
  • Power options (Supplied AC Adaptor or 6 AA/LR6 batteries)
  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed mode for fast file transfer
  • USB host capability with connecting USB memory


  • Recording Media: SD Card (16MB-2GB), SDHC Card (4-32GB)
  • A/D Conversion: 96kHz 24bit delta-sigma ADC
  • D/A Conversion: 96kHz 24bit delta-sigma DAC
  • Display: 20-digit 2-line custom LCD (with backlight)
  • Inputs: 8 x XLR-1/4''Phone Combo Jack / Input Impedance: (Balanced input) 1kΩ balanced, 2nd hot, (Unbalanced input) 50kΩ unbalanced, (Hi-Z Input) 470kΩ / Input Level: -50dBm to +4dBm continuously variable
  • Built-in microphones: Omnidirectional condenser microphones Gain: -50dBm to +4dBm continuously variable
  • Phantom Power Supply: 48V (with On/Off switch)
  • Master Output: 1/4"TRS Phone (balanced) / Output Impedance: 1kΩ / Rated Output Level: +4dBm
  • Headphones Output: 1/4''Stereo Phone Jack, 20mW x 2 (at 32Ω load)
  • USB: [B type (USB2.0 High-Speed compatible)] Audio Interface / Control Surface or Mass Storage Class operation [A type (USB2.0 High-Speed compatible)] USB Host capability
  • Power Requirements: AC adaptor (DC5V/1A/center positive) or AA size (LR6) battery x6
  • Battery Life: 4.5 hours (with backlight on and phantom power off)
  • Dimensions: W 376 mm x D 237.1 mm x H 52.2 mm
  • Weight: 1.3kg (without batteries)