Zoom LiveTrak L-8 Podcasting Console

The Zoom LiveTrak L-8 is a portable podcasting console / 8-Channel Digital Mixer. Making it easier than ever to record, mix and monitor professional sounding podcasts or performances wherever you may be.

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Zoom LiveTrak L-8

The Zoom LiveTrak L-8 is a portable podcasting console / 8-Channel Digital Mixer. Making it easier than ever to record, mix and monitor professional sounding podcasts or performances wherever you may be. Featuring 6 independent Zoom preamps, your Livetrak L-8 is built to handle anything from a whisper to a raucous debate. While combining the professional audio performance renowned with Zoom products, with additional features specifically for podcasters.

A built-in sound pad on the LiveTrak L-8 means you can easily press buttons to play intros, outros, jingles, ads, and sound effects. Giving you 6 easily-assignable sound pads, so the right sound is at the ready.

Additionally, if you plan on doing live phone call interviews on your podcast, the Livetrak L-8 makes it a breeze. Simply connect your phone via the provided TRRS cable, while the Mix-Minus function automatically prevents unwanted echo and feedback from the caller. Alternatively, you can use the USB connection to route audio from Skype, Facetime, Hangouts, Slack and more. Ensuring you’re only capturing high-quality sound from your interviews.

Make sure each guest can clearly hear what’s happening with the four built-in headphone outputs. While the LiveTrak L-8 also records separate tracks for each microphone directly to your SD card. Enabling you to easily edit individual tracks later on.

Finally, the Zoom LiveTrak L-8 can run for up to 2 and a half hours with four AA batteries or USB battery. Offering the ultimate high-quality and ultra-portable podcasting experience.









  • 8-channel digital mixer with 12-track simultaneous recording and 10-track playback
  • Perfect for podcasters with six sound trigger pads, mix-minus function to reduce feedback and echoes during call-in interviews, and four headphone outputs for multiple participants
  • Store up to seven recallable scenes for different recording and mixing configurations
  • Ideal mixer for coffeehouses and other small venues, featuring up to three customizable monitor mixes, FX section, 3-band EQ, and live recording capabilities
  • Doubles as a 24-bit/96kHz 12-in/4-out digital recorder for cutting tracks in your home studio
  • Battery-powered and portable for use in the field


2 x XLR-1/4″ TRS Combo Balanced/Unbalanced Mic/Line/Hi-Z Inputs

4 x XLR-1/4″ TRS Combo Balanced Mic/Line Inputs

2 x 1/4″ TS Unbalanced Line Inputs

1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm TRRS Unbalanced Smartphone I/O


2 x 3-Pin XLR Male Balanced Line Outputs

4 x 1/4″ TRS Female Unbalanced Headphone Outputs

Input Gain

Mic/Line Inputs: +10 to +54 dB

Input Impedance

XLR: 3 Kilohms

1/4″ TRS/TS Line: 3 Kilohms

1/4″ TS Hi-Z: 510 Kilohms

3.5 mm TRRS: 3 Kilohms

Maximum Input Level

Mic/Line Inputs (Pad Off): -2 dBu at 0 dBFS

Mic/Line Inputs (Pad On): +24 dBu at 0 dBFS

1/4″ TS Line Inputs: +4 dBu

3.5 mm TRRS: +4 dBu

Phantom Power +48 VDC

Output Impedance

XLR: 100 Ohms

1/4″ TRS: 10 Ohms

Maximum Output Level

XLR: +14.5 dBu

1/4″ TRS: 10 mW per Channel (60-Ohm Load)


Master: 1

Monitor: 3

Send EFX: 1

Channel Control

Low-Cut Filter: 75 Hz at 12 dB/Octave

High EQ (Shelving): ±15 dB at 10 kHz

Mid EQ (Peaking): ±15 dB at 2.5 kHz

Low EQ (Shelving): ±15 dB at 100 Hz

Level Meters

12 x 9-Segment LEDs


8 Types


Maximum Simultaneous Recording Tracks: 12

Maximum Simultaneous Playback Tracks: 10

Format: WAV

Bit Depth: 16-Bit or 24-Bit

Sample Rate: 44.1, 48, or 96 kHz

Supported Media Card Types

SDHC: 4 to 32 GB (Class 10 or Higher)

SDXC: 64 to 512 GB (Class 10 or Higher)

Audio Interface

Recording: 12 Channels

Playback: 4 Channels

Bit Depth: 24-Bit

Sample Rate: 44.1 or 48 kHz

Interface: USB 2.0

Card Reader

Class: Mass Storage USB 2.0 High Speed

Frequency Response

20 Hz to 20 kHz -1 dB at 44.1 kHz

20 Hz to 40 kHz -3 dB at 96 kHz

Equivalent Input Noise 121 dB EIN (IHF-A) at +54 dB, 150-Ohm Input

Display 96 x 64 Backlit LCD

Power Requirements

Battery: 4 x AA Batteries (Alkaline, NiMH, or Lithium)

AC: Zoom AD-17 AC Adapter

DC: 5 V, 1 A

USB Bus Power

Battery Life

Alkaline: Up to 2 Hours (Battery Save On, Phantom Power Off)

NiMH: Up to 3 Hours (Battery Save On, Phantom Power Off)

Power Consumption 5 W

For more information, please visit the manufacturer's website.