Zoom is another popular brand that makes a wide array of recording devices, including multi-track recorders.
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Best Zoom Multi-track Recorders
You get flexible input and output options for any situation, lots of controls, have built-in audio interface & controllers, and many more features. Zoom’s innovative recorders now bring professional-quality audio to a consumer market.
Zoom’s multi-track recorders are portable (run on batteries) and are great for capturing live performances or a band rehearsal. Use them to record Scratch tracks or to overdub voice-overs in post-production.
Here are some of their best multitrack recorders.
Zoom F8 MultiTrack Field Recorder
Great compact and lightweight multitrack recorder for filmmakers, sound designers, and production sound recordists. Its among the smallest eight-input field recorder you could lay your hands on. Time code with pinpoint accuracy. Dual SD card recording. Dual-channel recording.
8-channel/10-track field audio recorder/mixer. 8 high-quality, super low-noise mic preamps with up to 75 dB gain, less than -127 dB EIN, and +4 dB line inputs.
Rock-solid Time Code with 0.2ppm accuracy – I/O on standard BNC connectors; drop frame/non-drop formats with Jam Sync. Free Zoom F8 Control App for iOS allows wireless remote control.
Zoom R16 Multitrack SD Recorder Controller and Interface
The Zoom R16 Multitrack is basically a portable, battery-powered studio-in-a-box. It easily and instantly transforms any place into a 16-track recording studio. You get 8 inputs for connecting mics, instruments, and line-level devices, with built-in high-sensitive stereo microphones. You may also use the R16 as a DAW control surface (with physical faders) or as an 8-input audio interface.
16-channel playback, 8-channel simultaneous recording. USB interface and control surface. 48V phantom power available on 2 tracks 135 types of digital effects available for recording, mixing, and mastering. Eight balanced XLR-1/4-Inch combination inputs.
Zoom H4N PRO Digital Multitrack Recorder
The Zoom H4N PRO is a portable, field (handy) recorder. This four-Track audio recording is quite popular among Music, Film profesionals, and even journalists and lecturers. It records almost anything with extraordinary realism.
Advanced X/Y microphones, natural-sounding preamps, super-low noise floor.Four-channel recording up to 24-bit, 96 kHz. Built-in stereo X/Y microphones, up to 140 dB SPL. 2 XLR/TRS inputs with locking connectors. 4-in/2-out USB audio interface. Records on SD/SDHC cards up to 32 GB (not included).
Zoom R8 Multitrack SD Recorder Controller and Interface
The Zoom R8 Multitrack recorder’s portability, design, and affordability makes it a popular product. Offers 16-track playback and 8-track simultaneous recording.It also has a a 2×2 USB audio interface and DAW control surface. Built-in stereo condenser microphones, Includes 1GB SD card and supports cards up to 32GB SDHC
Zoom R24 Digital Multitrack Recorder
The Zoom R24 is an excellent portable, battery-powered digital Multitrack recorder, that also includes a 8-in/2-out audio interface, DAW controller, and sampler/sequencer/drum machine. Has built-in high-sensitivity stereo condenser mic, Onboard phantom power with high-quality Mic preamps and vocal effects.