Zoom R16.....

Max Output Level: -86 dBFS
  • Total Posts : 240
  • Joined: 2007/11/06 12:19:41
  • Location: London, Ontario, Canada
  • Status: offline
2012/01/16 09:01:09 (permalink)

Zoom R16.....

Here's some good news... I installed sonar x1 studio 64bit on my Win 7 laptop, installed the 64bit driver for the Zoom R16, a little bit of configuration in sonar's audio setting section, and I'm able to use the R16 as an 8 input/2 output audio interface. I know others have had trouble with the R16 in the past but just thought I'd report a success with this combination of hardware and software.

Sonar X1 Studio, Win 7 64bit , Alesis MultiMix16 USB 2.0 , Zoom R16, M Audio KeyRig 49 USB controller ezDrummer, NI Studio Drummer, Groove Monkee MIDI loops, PODxt,

4 Replies Related Threads

    Max Output Level: -76 dBFS
    • Total Posts : 712
    • Joined: 2005/06/07 08:25:15
    • Location: Kansas City, MO, USA
    • Status: offline
    Re:Zoom R16..... 2012/04/07 09:39:36 (permalink)
    hey Mitch-
    How does the zoom work as a control surface? 

    Win7 Pro 64 bit sp1, i7-960 Intel processor, 8 gig RAM, SSD 64gig boot drive, Samsung F3 1TB D drive, nVidia Quadro 600 video card, Gigabyte X58A mobo, LG Blu-ray drive, 500 Gig E, F Drives, dual-monitors: 26" each, 2 X Focusrite Saffire Pro 40 ASIO hardware I/O's, Tascam US-428 control surface, Sonar 8.5.3 and X1 Producer, Avid Media Composer 5.0.4, Vintage 42-input Amek console, much outboard analog audio gear, acoustic world instruments, and noise toys! 
    Max Output Level: -44 dBFS
    • Total Posts : 3135
    • Joined: 2010/12/09 12:51:08
    • Status: offline
    Re:Zoom R16..... 2012/04/07 09:43:53 (permalink)
    Good job Mitch.  I use the Zoom R24.  It really is great to be able to take it remotely to capture anything.  It is really simple to use and works fine with Sonar.  Have fun.



    Sonar Platinum, Studio One V3, Notion 5.1, Steinberg UR44, Zoom R24, Purrrfect Audio Pro Studio DAW (Case: Silent Mid Tower, Power Supply: 600w quiet, Haswell CPU: i7 4790k @ 4.4GHz (8 threads), RAM: 16GB DDR3/1600 
    , OS drive: 1TB HD, Audio drive: 1TB HD), Windows 10 x64, Equator D5 monitors, Faderport
    Max Output Level: 0 dBFS
    • Total Posts : 9205
    • Joined: 2012/02/07 09:42:07
    • Status: offline
    Re:Zoom R16..... 2012/04/07 19:25:01 (permalink)
    I just bought an R24 and configuration was a breeze....

    No problem whatsoever....

    It works GREAT as a control surface...

    And 8 simultaneous inputs is SWEET!!

    The headphone output is cleaner and clearer then my UA-55 Quadcapture...

    I haven't tested the preamps yets....we shall see how they stack up to the VS Preamps..

    If they are anywhere near as good....it'll be a keeper!!!

    Sonar Platinum, All PC Modules,K10U, IK Ttl Studio 3, too many others..., Focusrite Forte, Win 10 Pre, FX-8300, Gigabyte 990FXA UD3, 16 Gb Ram, MSI R7 250X 2Gb Gddr5, 128 Gb SSD  - OS and X3e, 128 Gb SSD - Samples and Audio, 320 & 500 Gb Storage, 1 TB Samples, 1.5 TB Storage, 2 Tb EastWest    

    Not only do we make the music... 
    the music makes us...
    Max Output Level: -47.5 dBFS
    • Total Posts : 2760
    • Joined: 2003/12/24 11:30:04
    • Location: Las Cruces, NM, USA
    • Status: offline
    Re:Zoom R16..... 2012/05/19 20:00:20 (permalink)
    I could sure use some help from you guys that have had success.
    With (64 bit) drivers that came with an R16 delivered a few days ago, Win 7 64 OS doesn't even see the drivers (when I try to install again I get a message they're already installed...I select install anyway and get "the installation was interrupted" (every time)).
    When I plug the R16 usb in there are a couple of lights that blink on for a second on the R16 so I would think that rules out it being a physical connection issue? 
    I'll contact the seller for an RMA on Monday unless you guys have any suggestions?
    Thanks very much,
    post edited by g_randybrown - 2012/05/20 09:13:20

    G. Randy Brown 
    Windows 7, 64 bit, Platinum
    Intel Core i7-3770S
    Asus P8Z77-V LK mobo   
    4X8GB Corsair XMS3 memory 
    500 GB Crucial BX100 SSD (OS)
    two WD Black 1 TB HDD
    SAPPHIRE DUAL-X 100314-4L Radeon HD 6970 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 
    Focusrite 2i2
    Jump to:
    © 2015 APG vNext Commercial Version 5.1