A Multi Track Recorder
That Redefines 'Easy'

With a familiar touchscreen interface, the R20 makes it insanely simple to track, edit and mix your songs, letting you focus on the music.

The Zoom R20 Multi Track Recorder
Omar Hakim recording tracks to the R20

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.

R20 touchscreen

Drag. Drop. Pinch. Swipe. Create.

Navigate and edit with ease, via the R20’s 4.3-inch color LCD touchscreen interface.

color coordinated faders, knobs and touchscreen tracks

For Clarity.

Improve your workflow with color-coded faders, gain dials, and touchscreen track regions, making sure you are always adjusting the correct channel.


Ozmosys being recorded in different locations

Put the Pieces Together

Cut, copy, combine and loop. The R20’s interface provides intuitive editing. You'll immediately feel at home.

Spicing things up with Omar and Keyboardist Rachel Z

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.

Omar Hakim drumming

The Rhythm is Gonna Get Ya!

30 genres, 150 rhythm patterns and song form variations, it’s hard to find a drummer this versatile.

Rachel Z using her electric keyboard as a midi controller

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.


Importing SMF files

Backing Tracks

The R20 can import and playback standard MIDI files allowing you to import bass lines, melodies, piano parts, and more.

R20 unit in use with view of the SD card slot

Record to SD

The R20 records directly to SDHC or SDXC cards up to 1 TB, giving you plenty of space to track your next song or album.


Omar Hakim mixing live sound through the R20 with studio monitors

Monitor & Playback

The R20 has a headphone jack for monitoring while recording and dedicated outputs for mixing on your favorite monitors.


R20 connected via USB to a laptop

A versatile Audio Interface

You can use the R20 as an 8-in/4-out or a 2-in/2-out audio interface with PC, Mac and iOS.

Control Surface

The R20 utilizes the Mackie control Protocol to allow you to use the faders and transport controls while recording with your computer and DAW.

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H1-Z is available on input 1, while 48V phantom power is available on inputs 5-8.


Locking AC Adapter

The new Zoom locking adapter ensures security against accidental unplugging.



Access the fully adjustable click track with just a press of a button.

inserting the BTA-1 Bluetooth adapter into the R20

Wireless Control App

Use the optional Zoom BTA-1* Bluetooth Adaptor to control the R20 wirelessly from your iPad.

*BTA-1 available separately.


The Zoom R20 app for Accessibility and remote control of the recorder


Accessibility for the Visually Impaired

The first multi-track recorder that allows accessibility for the visually impaired, the R20 Control App features VoiceOver and VoiceOver Gestures.


Omar Hakim and Jonathan Toscano of Ozmosys

What’s In The Box

What’s In The Box?

  • R20 MultiTrak
  • ZAD-1220 AC adapter
  • Quick Tour

Optional Accessories

  • BTA-1 Bluetooth Adaptor
  • CBR-16 Carrying Bag
  • CBA-96 Creator Bag
  • XLR-4c/CP Mic Cables and Color ID Rings Pack
  • ZDM-1PMP ZDM-1 Podcast Mic Pack
  • ZDM-1 Dynamic Microphone
  • ZHP-1 Dynamic Stereo Headphones
  • XLR-6c Mic Cable Color ID Rings
R20 packaging