Zoom unveils the new R20 Multi-Track Recorder
Zoom is excited to introduce the new R20 Multi-Track Recorder. With a familiar touchscreen interface, the R20 makes it insanely simple to track, edit and mix your songs, letting you focus on the music.
With six XLR inputs, two combo inputs, and 16 tracks of recording (8 simultaneously), the R20 is perfect for solo musicians to full bands.
The R20 records directly to SDHC or SDXC cards up to 1TB. The colour coded faders, gain knobs and track regions on the 4.3-inch colour touchscreen ensure an unparalleled simple workflow. The R20 is the first multi-track recorder that allows accessibility for the visually impaired as the R20 app features VoiceOver and VoiceOver Gestures.
Furthermore, the R20 offers 150 internal rhythm patterns and supports Standard MIDI files to import and play back bass lines, melodies, piano parts, etc. to create backing tracks with an ease.
In addition, the R20 features an internal synthesizer with 18 sounds +1 drum kit, playable via a MIDI keyboard connected via USB-C. To spice things up, an EQ, compressor and gate as well as a full MFX processor, which is compatible with our Guitar Lab software, are at your fingertips. The R20 works also as an 8-in/4-out USB-C audio interface with a Mac or PC. The R20 makes it insanely simple to track, edit and mix your songs, letting you focus on the music.
The R20 will ship in Q1 2022.
MUSICIANS, BE PREPARED TO GET BLOWN AWAY
The R20 has the best preamps and noise floor of any multi track recorder Zoom has ever designed. With six XLR inputs, two combo inputs, and 16 tracks of recording, the R20 is perfect for singer-songwriters to full bands.
DRAG. DROP. PINCH. SWIPE. CREATE.
Navigate and edit with ease, via the R20’s 4.3-inch color LCD touchscreen interface.
COLOUR-CODED FOR CLARITY.
Improve your workflow with color-coded faders, gain dials, and touchscreen track regions, making sure you are always adjusting the correct channel.
PUT THE PIECES TOGETHER
Cut, copy, combine and loop. The R20’s interface provides intuitive editing. You’ll immediately feel at home.
SPICE THINGS UP!
Polish your tracks and mixes with professional effects such as EQ, compression, and more. The R20 provides a full MFX processor compatible with Guitar Lab software.
THE RHYTHM IS GONNA GET YA!
30 genres, 150 rhythm patterns and song form variations, it’s hard to find a drummer this versatile.
18 BUILT-IN SYNTH SOUNDS
Plug in a MIDI keyboard via USB-C or use the touchscreen to add sonic textures with the R20’s internal synthesizer.
The R20 can import and playback standard MIDI files allowing you to import bass lines, melodies, piano parts, and more.
RECORD TO SD
The R20 records directly to SDHC or SDXC cards up to 1TB, giving you plenty of space to track your next song or album.
MONITOR & PLAYBACK
The R20 has a headphone jack for monitoring while recording and dedicated outputs for mixing on your favorite monitors.
ATTENTION TO DETAIL
Locking AC Adapter
The new Zoom locking adapter ensures security against accidental unplugging.
WIRELESS CONTROL APP
Use the optional Zoom BTA-1* Bluetooth Adaptor to control the R20 wirelessly from your iOS device.
*BTA-1 available separately.
**R20 Control App available in 2022
LET’S MOVE FORWARD TOGETHER.
Accessibility for the Visually Impaired
The first multi-track recorder that allows accessibility for the visually impaired, the R20 app features VoiceOver and VoiceOver Gestures.
- 4.3” Full-color LCD touchscreen display
- Easy-to-use DAW-inspired interface
- Record up to 16 tracks (8 simultaneously)
- Eight XLR mic preamps, including two mic/line/instrument combo jacks
- Hi-Z available on input 1 and 48V phantom power available on inputs 5-8
- Color-coded volume faders, gain knobs and tracks
- Onboard editing and built-in effects
- Built-in MFX processor compatible with Guitar Lab Software
- 150 pre-loadeded drum loops
- Internal synthesizer with 18 sounds + 1 drum kit, playable over MIDI Keyboard connected to USB-C
- Load and playback standard MIDI files
- Optional BTA-1 Bluetooth enables wireless control via the R20 Control App
- USB-C audio interface up to 8-in / 4-out
- Records directly to SDHC cards up to 32GB and SDXC cards up to 1TB
- New locking-type AC adapter (ZAD-1220)
- Up to 24-bit /44.1kHz audio in BWF-compliant WAV
- Compatible with Guitar Lab software for Mac/Windows PC
WHAT’S IN THE BOX
Here’s what comes included with the R20:
- Zoom R20
- ZAD-1220 AC adapter
- Quick Tour
- Steinberg Cubase LE Software
About the Company Sound Service European Music Distribution
Founded in 1983, the Berlin based Sound Service European Music Distribution has been growing steadily from a one- product-distributor (MFB Fricke; the world’s first digital drummachine) to one of the major independent german distribution companies for musical instruments recording studio equipment and PA, Lightning and DJ products. Today Sound Service is one of the leading distribution companies in Europe with exclusive distribution rights for a lot of the A- List MI-brands covering most of the countries in Europe.
About the Zoom Corporation
WE’RE ZOOM. AND WE’RE FOR CREATORS.
Zoom designs and produces a wide array of recording devices, multi-effects processors, effects pedals, digital mixers, and samplers. Our innovative, cutting-edge technology is trusted world-wide by sound designers, musicians, podcasters, filmmakers, location sound professionals, electronic news gatherers, and pretty much anyone who creates amazing, important things.
Zoom’s corporate culture is a fusion of engineers and artists; a combination of advanced technological skills and the sense and desire to employ them creatively and imaginatively. Our mission is to design, develop and manufacture high- end, and easy-to-use creative tools that allow anyone, from amateur to professional, to more freely express their creative ideas in today’s digitally-driven world.
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