Introduced on DTM station!
"The convenience of ZOOM LiveTrak L-8 is amazing. Recording, mixing, audio IF, live distribution...A super machine that can do anything."
■ Main features
・8ch digital mixer + multi-track recorder
・Up to 12 tracks can be recorded simultaneously and 10 tracks can be played simultaneously.
・Smartphone input with mix-minus function that allows guests to join the podcasting call
・Six sound pads to play jingles and sound effects at any time
(13 sample sound sources preloaded)
・4 headphone outputs: 3 monitor outs to send individual mixes
・3 band EQ and low cut function
・8 types of send/return effects such as chorus, delay, and reverb
・Up to 7 types of scene memory functions
・Hi-Z switch (CH1?2) corresponding to the instrument input such as guitar/bass
・Recording on SD card with high resolution sound up to 24-bit/96kHz
■ Portable 8 channels
From rock bands to singer-songwriters, the "L-8" is a live mixer and recorder ideal for musicians who want big sound even with a small number of people.
■ Clear & Loud
Equipped with 6 high-performance mic preamps with phantom power supply, low noise floor, and maximum input gain of +54 dB. It also supports Hi-Z input that can connect guitar bass directly, line level and USB input. You can adjust the tone and sound with the EQ and built-in effects of each channel.
■ Multi-track recording
Up to 10 tracks of multi-track recording and stereo master tracks (L/R) can be recorded directly on an SD card at up to 24-bit/96kHz*. You can easily punch in and overdub, and transfer the recorded data to a computer for DAW finishing.
* Effects, EQ, overdubbing, and audio interface functions cannot be used when operating at 96 kHz.
■ Play anywhere
Even without a power outlet, the "L-8" can be driven for about two and a half hours with four AA alkaline batteries. Commercially available USB mobile battery can also be used. High-quality recording and mixing can be done anytime, anywhere.
■ Monitor mix without compromise
The "L-8" can create 3 monitor mixes, and can be monitored not only for recording but also on the live stage with an easy-to-listen balance.
■ USB audio interface
Also works as a 12in/4out USB audio interface. You can directly record the audio from the "L-8" to your DAW, or input the backing track from your computer to the "L-8" via USB.
"L-8" supports class compliant mode. You can also connect to iOS devices. An Apple Lightning USB Camera Adapter is required separately.
The LiveTrak L-8 is a podcaster-specific live mixer that responds not only to the good sound quality that podcast creators demand from a mixer, but also to the flexibility to invite guests to perform background music, jingles, and phone appearances.
■ Sound pad
Equipped with 6 sound pads that can play intros, outross, jingles, commercials, sound effects, etc. with one button push Sounds can be easily assigned, and sound can be output instantly at any time.
■ Invite phone guests
It's easy to get phone guests to join the talk. Just connect your smartphone to the "L-8" with the included TRRS cable. Equipped with a mix-minus function that prevents feedback from the caller's voice returning to the caller again. With the USB audio function, guests can join using call apps such as Skype, Facetime, Hangouts, and Slack.
■ Let's talk freely
The LiveTrak series of mic preamps can be greatly amplified with clear sound quality, and have a powerful and sufficient dynamic range. The "L-8" is equipped with 6 preamplifiers, and it clearly records all voices, from quiet speech to the debate of blowing bubbles.
■ One truck per person
If you record each person's voice separately for each track, you can adjust the volume and sound quality later. With the "L-8" capable of recording up to 8 tracks on an SD card, you can easily adjust the balance after recording.
■ Bundled items
AC adapter (AD-17)
268 mm (W) × 282 mm (D) × 74 mm (H)