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Zoom

R8

Recorder Interface Controller Sampler

Zoom

R8

Recorder Interface Controller Sampler

Excl. Tax: £182.28 Incl. Tax: £218.74
RRP £248.00 Save £29.26 (11%)
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  • Key Info

The Zoom R8 combines multiple audio production tools in one compact device. In addition to being an 8-track recorder, it's a pad sampler and a rhythm machine, and can even serve as a DAW control surface and computer audio interface.

Delivery

UK Delivery

FREE Next Working Day Delivery on orders over £49.00.

Orders placed before 4pm will normally be dispatched the same day and will be delivered on the next working day between 9am and 6pm.

Delivery Upgrade Options (Over £49)

  • Pre 12.00pm Next Working Day - £4.99
  • Pre 10.30am Next Working Day - £14.69
  • Saturday / Sunday - £14.99

International Delivery

Delivery is charged at a flat rate of £21. The following list of countries are available at checkout:

Click here to view our delivery options

Returns

At Music Matter, our goal is to ensure complete satisfaction with your purchase.

If, for whatever reason, you are dissatisfied with your purchase, you can return it to Music Matter within 30 days of receiving the item, providing it arrives back in new condition.

You have the option of receiving a full refund / exchange within 14 days, or, exchange / credit only within 30 days.

Full Refund Within 14 days

In order to receive a full refund, you must notify us within 14 days of receiving the goods. Once you have notified us you will have 14 days to return the product to us.

Exchange Within 30 days

In order to exchange an item, you must notify us within 30 days of receiving the goods. Once you have notified us you will have days to return the product to us.

Goods received back 14 days after the cooling of period ends may be rejected.

Your returns period starts the day after you receive the item(s)

Click here to view our full Returns Policy.

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PayPal Credit is like a credit card without the plastic. And with 0% interest for 4 months on all purchases of £99 or more, it’s the perfect way to spread the cost of larger online purchases.

It’s quick and easy to apply for PayPal Credit – all you need to do is choose to pay with PayPal at checkout, complete a short application form and they will give you a decision instantly. 

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Representative: 19.9% APR (variable)
Purchase interest rate: 19.9% p.a. (variable)
Assumed Credit limit: £1,200

This example above illustrates the typical cost of using PayPal Credit as a standard funding method. If you take advantage of their offers and promotions, including their 0% for 4 months offer, the interest rate that applies will be lower in many circumstances.

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Warranty

Minimum 12 Months Warranty

All new & used goods supplied by Music Matter are warranted free from defects for 12 months from the date of supply (unless otherwise stated).

Extended Warranty

Many manufacturers offer a free extended warranty upon registration.

  • Details

  • Additional Info

Overview

Recording with Portability

Record 2 tracks simultaniously and playback 8 tracks. Record live music performances, rehearsals, songwriting sessions or even audio for film and video. You can playback up to eight tracks of audio at up to 24-bit/48kHz resolution as WAV files. There's even an UNDO/REDO function to cancel the last recording operation and restore the previous state should there be a mistake. You can even mix down completed songs inside the R8 and save a mix for each project.

An Interface with 2-in/2-out Capability

The R8 works as an audio interface which supports 2 inputs and 2 outputs. Connect it to your computer via USB, launch your favorite DAW or use the included Cubase LE software. With its simultaneous 2-in/2-out capability, you can record up to 24-bit/96kHz high definition audio. If you use the 44.1kHz sampling rate, the internal DSP effects of the R8 are also available for your computer tracks. Adjust the mixing balance between the DAW playback sound and the direct sound for monitoring with the dedicated control.

A Control Surface

The R8 can be used as a control surface for most DAW software. Use it for transport functions (play, record, stop) and mixing operations. It works with major DAWs such as Cubase, Logic, and Sonar. Furthermore, you can easily move multiple faders at the same time. No more mixing with a mouse!

An 8-Voice Sampler

With built-in sampler functions, you can loop audio data on any track. Play the 8 pads in real-time and combine loops to create a performance for an entire song. When setting loop intervals, you can see the waveforms for visual confirmation. Change the tempo without changing the pitch with time stretching and trim the unneeded parts of loops,. You can use the sampler and recorder functions together seamlessly to play back loop tracks while recording instrumental performances on other tracks.

Technical Specifications

  • Recorder
  • Track Count:: 8 (Mono)
  • Max. Number of Simultaneous Recording Tracks: 2
  • Max. Number of Simultaneous Playback Tracks: 8 Audio + Metronome
  • Recording Data Format: 44.1 / 48 kHz, 16 / 24-bit WAV
  • Maximum Recording Time: 200 Minutes/1 GB (44.1 kHz 16-bit, Mono Tracks)
  • Projects: 1000
  • Markers: 100/Project
  • Locator: Hours/Minutes/Seconds/Milliseconds and Bars/Beats/Ticks
  • File Editing: Divide, Trim
  • Track Parameters: 3-Band Equalizer, Pan (Balance), Effect Send x2, Invert
  • Stereo Link: Tracks 1 / 2 7 / 8 Selectable in Pairs
  • Other Functions: Punch-in/out (Manual, Auto), Bounce, A-B Repeat, Undo/Redo
  • Effects
  • Algorithms: 8 (Clean, Distortion, Aco/Bass Sim, Bass, Mic, Dual Mic, Stereo, Mastering)
  • Patches: 310 Insert, 60 Send-Return
  • Effect Modules: 7 Insert , 2 Send
  • Rhythm
  • Voices: 8
  • Format: 16-Bit Linear PCM
  • Precision: 48 PPQN
  • Rhythm Patterns: 511/Project
  • Tempo: 40.0 250.0 BPM
  • Sampler
  • Playback Formats: 44.1 / 48 kHz, 16 / 24-bit WAV Files
  • Editing Functions: Trim, Time-Stretch
  • Hardware
  • Recording Media: SD Card (16MB - 2 GB), SDHC Card (4 - 32 GB)
  • Analogue-Digital Conversion: 96kHz 24-Bit Delta-Sigma ADC
  • Digital-Analogue Conversion: 96kHz 24-Bit Delta-Sigma DAC
  • Display: 128 x 64 Pixel LCD (with Backlight)
  • Inputs: 8 x XLR/TRS Combo Jacks
  • Input Impedance: (Balanced Input) 1KΩ Balanced (2 Hot), (Unbalanced Input) 50 KΩ Unbalanced (1 with Hi-Z Input Impedance 470 kΩ (Hi-Z on), 2 with Phantom Power)
  • Phantom Power: 48V, 24V
  • Input level: -50 dBm < Continuous < +4 dBm
  • Built-In Stereo Microphones:
  • Type: Omnidirectional Condenser Microphones
  • Gain: -50 dBm < Continuous < +4 dBm
  • Outputs: TRS Phone (Balanced), Standard Stereo Phone Jack 20 mW x 2 (32 Ohm Load)
  • Mixer Faders: 9 (Mono × 8, Master × 1)
  • Pads: 8 (Velocity-Sensitive)
  • S/N Ratio: 93 dB
  • Control Input: FS01
  • Power
  • AC Adapter: DC 5V 1A (ZOOM AD-17)
  • Batteries:: 4 x AA (5.5-hour continuous operation time with backlight on and phantom power off)
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 257mm
  • Depth: 190mm
  • Height: 51mm
  • Weight:: 780g

System Requirements

PC

  • Operating System: XP SP3 or later (32-bit), Vista SP1 or later (32-bit, 64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Hardware:
  • 32-Bit: Intel Pentium 4 1.8 GHz or faster, RAM 1 GB or more
  • 64-Bit: Intel Pentium Dual Core 2.7 GHz or faster, RAM 2 GB or more

Mac

  • Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11
  • Hardware:
  • Intel® Core Duo 1.83 GHz or faster
  • RAM 1 GB or more
  • USB 2.0 compatible port, Intel chipsets recommended

Technical Specifications

  • Recorder
  • Track Count:: 8 (Mono)
  • Max. Number of Simultaneous Recording Tracks: 2
  • Max. Number of Simultaneous Playback Tracks: 8 Audio + Metronome
  • Recording Data Format: 44.1 / 48 kHz, 16 / 24-bit WAV
  • Maximum Recording Time: 200 Minutes/1 GB (44.1 kHz 16-bit, Mono Tracks)
  • Projects: 1000
  • Markers: 100/Project
  • Locator: Hours/Minutes/Seconds/Milliseconds and Bars/Beats/Ticks
  • File Editing: Divide, Trim
  • Track Parameters: 3-Band Equalizer, Pan (Balance), Effect Send x2, Invert
  • Stereo Link: Tracks 1 / 2 7 / 8 Selectable in Pairs
  • Other Functions: Punch-in/out (Manual, Auto), Bounce, A-B Repeat, Undo/Redo
  • Effects
  • Algorithms: 8 (Clean, Distortion, Aco/Bass Sim, Bass, Mic, Dual Mic, Stereo, Mastering)
  • Patches: 310 Insert, 60 Send-Return
  • Effect Modules: 7 Insert , 2 Send
  • Rhythm
  • Voices: 8
  • Format: 16-Bit Linear PCM
  • Precision: 48 PPQN
  • Rhythm Patterns: 511/Project
  • Tempo: 40.0 250.0 BPM
  • Sampler
  • Playback Formats: 44.1 / 48 kHz, 16 / 24-bit WAV Files
  • Editing Functions: Trim, Time-Stretch
  • Hardware
  • Recording Media: SD Card (16MB - 2 GB), SDHC Card (4 - 32 GB)
  • Analogue-Digital Conversion: 96kHz 24-Bit Delta-Sigma ADC
  • Digital-Analogue Conversion: 96kHz 24-Bit Delta-Sigma DAC
  • Display: 128 x 64 Pixel LCD (with Backlight)
  • Inputs: 8 x XLR/TRS Combo Jacks
  • Input Impedance: (Balanced Input) 1KΩ Balanced (2 Hot), (Unbalanced Input) 50 KΩ Unbalanced (1 with Hi-Z Input Impedance 470 kΩ (Hi-Z on), 2 with Phantom Power)
  • Phantom Power: 48V, 24V
  • Input level: -50 dBm < Continuous < +4 dBm
  • Built-In Stereo Microphones:
  • Type: Omnidirectional Condenser Microphones
  • Gain: -50 dBm < Continuous < +4 dBm
  • Outputs: TRS Phone (Balanced), Standard Stereo Phone Jack 20 mW x 2 (32 Ohm Load)
  • Mixer Faders: 9 (Mono × 8, Master × 1)
  • Pads: 8 (Velocity-Sensitive)
  • S/N Ratio: 93 dB
  • Control Input: FS01
  • Power
  • AC Adapter: DC 5V 1A (ZOOM AD-17)
  • Batteries:: 4 x AA (5.5-hour continuous operation time with backlight on and phantom power off)
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 257mm
  • Depth: 190mm
  • Height: 51mm
  • Weight:: 780g

System Requirements

PC

  • Operating System: XP SP3 or later (32-bit), Vista SP1 or later (32-bit, 64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Hardware:
  • 32-Bit: Intel Pentium 4 1.8 GHz or faster, RAM 1 GB or more
  • 64-Bit: Intel Pentium Dual Core 2.7 GHz or faster, RAM 2 GB or more

Mac

  • Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11
  • Hardware:
  • Intel® Core Duo 1.83 GHz or faster
  • RAM 1 GB or more
  • USB 2.0 compatible port, Intel chipsets recommended
SKU 317424
Brand Zoom
Condition New
Colour No
Recording Tracks No
Playback Tracks No
Connectivity No
Internal Memory Information Not Available
Microphone No
Storage Medium No
Rec Format No
EAN 4515260010042

Delivery

UK Delivery

FREE Next Working Day Delivery on orders over £49.00.

Orders placed before 4pm will normally be dispatched the same day and will be delivered on the next working day between 9am and 6pm.

Delivery Upgrade Options (Over £49)

  • Pre 12.00pm Next Working Day - £4.99
  • Pre 10.30am Next Working Day - £14.69
  • Saturday / Sunday - £14.99

International Delivery

Delivery is charged at a flat rate of £21. The following list of countries are available at checkout:

Click here to view our delivery options

Returns

At Music Matter, our goal is to ensure complete satisfaction with your purchase.

If, for whatever reason, you are dissatisfied with your purchase, you can return it to Music Matter within 30 days of receiving the item, providing it arrives back in new condition.

You have the option of receiving a full refund / exchange within 14 days, or, exchange / credit only within 30 days.

Full Refund Within 14 days

In order to receive a full refund, you must notify us within 14 days of receiving the goods. Once you have notified us you will have 14 days to return the product to us.

Exchange Within 30 days

In order to exchange an item, you must notify us within 30 days of receiving the goods. Once you have notified us you will have days to return the product to us.

Goods received back 14 days after the cooling of period ends may be rejected.

Your returns period starts the day after you receive the item(s)

Click here to view our full Returns Policy.

Payments

Secure Online Payment Powered By Sage Pay 

We accept the following debit / credit cards:

Card Payments

Paypal

Pay for your item(s) in just a few clicks with PayPal. PayPal

Finance

Buy now, pay later with PayPal Credit

PayPal Credit is like a credit card without the plastic. And with 0% interest for 4 months on all purchases of £99 or more, it’s the perfect way to spread the cost of larger online purchases.

It’s quick and easy to apply for PayPal Credit – all you need to do is choose to pay with PayPal at checkout, complete a short application form and they will give you a decision instantly. 

Representative Example:
Representative: 19.9% APR (variable)
Purchase interest rate: 19.9% p.a. (variable)
Assumed Credit limit: £1,200

This example above illustrates the typical cost of using PayPal Credit as a standard funding method. If you take advantage of their offers and promotions, including their 0% for 4 months offer, the interest rate that applies will be lower in many circumstances.

Simply choose to pay with PayPal at checkout and apply for PayPal credit.

or

Pay Later with PayPal Pay in 3

Split purchases into three interest-free monthly payments at millions of stores online.

Subject to status. UK residents only. Late fees apply. PayPal is a responsible lender. Pay in 3 performance may influence your credit score. T&Cs apply.

Simply choose to pay with PayPal at checkout and select PayPal Pay in 3 from your account.

Warranty

Minimum 12 Months Warranty

All new & used goods supplied by Music Matter are warranted free from defects for 12 months from the date of supply (unless otherwise stated).

Extended Warranty

Many manufacturers offer a free extended warranty upon registration.

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