Capture audio in any setting, from live music performance, drums with multiple mics to music rehearsals and songwriting, even audio for film and video. The R16's simultaneous 8-track capability makes professionalism easy. Playback up to 16 tracks using its 16/24-bit linear WAV format and 44.1kHz sampling rate.

The R16 functions as an audio interface enabling direct input of sound to a computer. Support for high quality 24-bit/96kHz encoding ensures great sound. Eight input channels and two output channels can be used simultaneously. If you use the sampling rate of 44.1kHz, the internal DSP effects of the R16 are also usable on your computer tracks. A dedicated control lets you adjust the mixing balance between the DAW playback sound and the direct sound for monitoring.

Transport and mixing operations of the DAW software can be controlled using the R16. This gives you greater control and a better feel for mixing. In Mackie Control emulation mode, major DAW applications such as Cubase, Logic, and Sonar are supported.

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135 DSP Effects Including Guiltar AMP Simulations

The Zoom R16 comes pre-programmed with 135 types of digital effects for recording, mixing, and mastering. The insert effect has seven modules with algorithms optimized for guitar, bass and vocals. In addition, the R16 comes with models of 18 different guitar amps and 6 bass amps.

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Bulit-in High-sensitivity Stereo Microphones

The Zoom R16's built-in set of stereo mics help to record anything from songwriting ideas to ambient room audio. Vocals and acoustic instruments can be captured with excellent clarity.

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Support SDHC Cards up to 32GB

The Zoom R16 utilizes compact and readily available SD and SDHC memory cards as its recording media, so there is no motor that can cause noise as with tape or discs.

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USB 2.0 Hi-speed mode

The Zoom R16 has a USB 2.0 Hi-Speed compatible port, so file transfer to a computer is quick and painless. Computer-based tasks such as editing with DAW software, burning your original CDs and importing WAV files are integrated smoothly into your workflow.