The Zoom R16 is a multitrack recorder brimming with functionality making it an all-in-one studio you can take with you to unleash your creativity at any time or place. The R16 is capable of doing everything from being a desktop audio interface mixer and DAW controller for a home studio to field recording and everything in-between. Featuring eight microphone and instrument inputs that can be recorded simultaneously and up to 16 tracks of multitrack information total you can build a full song with just this one device. And just in case that wasnt enough thanks to the R16s expansive effects suite you can process your recordings with preamp emulations guitar and bass amp emulations send effects and even mastering processing allowing you to achieve complete studio-grade tracks with this one easy-to-use piece of gear. While the R16 is a powerhouse even while used standalone where it truly shines is when connected to other devices. Plug it into your DAW and you have an eight-channel audio interface natural DAW controller for editing and automation and an expansive effects suite that can compete with a studio jam-packed with racks and racks worth of gear. Plus with a stereo condenser microphone with design inspired by Zooms portable field recorders you have a record-ready microphone that provides clarity and detail for whatever you need. The Zoom R16 is the ultimate studio workhorse for any creative soul.