Your Tracker MT16 is covered by a 1-year warranty against manufacturer’s defects
for all new, first-owner units. To register your Tracker, e-mail your name, address,
place of purchase, and the serial number from the bottom of your unit to:
FCC Warning
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference,
and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation. Changes or modifications not expressly
approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority
to operate the equipment.
Model #: Tracker MT16
Operating Voltage: 5V DC
Power Consumption: 19W Max
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions,
may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this
equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which
can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to
try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
» Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
» Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
» Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
» Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Declaration of Conformity
JamHub Corporation hereby declares that this Tracker MT16™ multitrack recorder is
in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of
Directive 1999/5/EC. JamHub Corp., 1 Research Drive, Westborough, MA, 01581, USA
TRACKER MT16™ Portable Multitrack Recorder
Single cable connection to any JamHub®
Studio. Use the JamHub Splitter Cable
(not included) to connect to mixers.
8 - 1/4” mono jacks on the side for
connecting line level instruments or
the insert jacks on a mixer.
WiFi and Ethernet jack for
uploading tracks and upgrading
the firmware. Free software
updates; just plug in and Tracker
MT16 does the work for you.
for track uploading, sharing and
more. Learn more at
USB port for connecting external Hard
Disk storage. (Powers most external disks)
SD RAM Slot. (SanDisk Extreme or Extreme Pro SD cards recommended)
Aux/Headphone jack for sound and level monitoring.
The LCD will display the duration of your recording, sample rate, remaining
memory, the name of your file, along with all control and status changes.
◀ Back takes you to the previous menu.
▶ Select your current option, or start and
stop recording. Hold for 3 seconds to save
name or password changes.
▲ Up through the menu or character list.
▼ Down through the menu or character list.
Basic Controls
Start Recording
File Name:
Back to move one space back, Select to move one space forward, Up and Down to
navigate the characters. Hold Select for 3 seconds to save.
When your screen displays the “Record” option, press Select. Press Up to scroll to
the “On” option, and press Select. The “ARMED” light will turn on. You are now
ready to sound check and record. Press Select to begin recording. Press Select
again to stop recording. Tracker MT16 will name each new recording sequentially,
TAKE1 then TAKE2, TAKE3, etc.
PRO TIP: Be sure to take your Tracker MT16 out of “Armed mode” before
removing your SD card. To record at 24/96 use an external hard disk and
Tracker’s USB port.
Up and Down to select a channel. Back and Select toggle On/Off. Hold Select for 3
seconds to save.
Channel Mapping presets:
Snake Cable, JamHub, or TRS mode. Each preset is the ideal starting place for
your connection setup.
Record Mode:
Combined or Split.
PRO TIP: We highly recommend that you use Combined Mode, unless Split is
required for your application, as it let’s your Tracker MT16 perform at its best!
Sample Rate:
44.1, 48, or 96kHz. Note, due to SD RAM card limitations, 96kHz will only work with
USB hard disk storage [see D].
Audio Format:
WAV or MP3. Combined mode only captures WAV.
Tracker Connect is a free service that allows your Tracker MT16 to upload, process
and store your music in the cloud. Today you can connect your Tracker MT16 to
this cloud service (free of charge) and it will upload, split and move your files to
your DropBox account for sharing with the band and other services are coming
soon. Go to for the latest news on this exciting feature.
Please, please, please…
Remember to go to our site often and see what new
features and capabilities we’ve added to the Tracker MT16 and Tracker
Connect service. We may have software updates, bug fixes and new features
in place even by the time you read this brochure. We like building cool stuff,
it’s our job.
Connecting to a JamHub studio:
Use the included TrackerConnect cable to plug directly into the Remote Port on
any JamHub studio to capture up to 7 stereo sections (14 channels) individually.
We know of no easier way to record multitrack audio while providing individual
monitoring for the band.
PRO TIP: While recording, pressing Up will start a new song file. It’s great for
finding individual songs after those long jam sessions (instead of sifting through
one large file).
Connecting to a mixer:
Use the Tracker MT16 16-channel Breakout Cable (sold separately) or standard
TRS cables with the 8 mono inputs to connect your Tracker MT16 directly to any
analog mixer through the insert jacks on the mixer. Put your Tracker MT16 in
“ARMED” mode to check your levels. You can listen through the Aux/Headphone
jack [F] to monitor sound quality and use the CLIP light to monitor signal level. If
an instrument is coming in too “hot”, you will need to adjust the level using the
input trim on the mixing board.
Combined Recording:
Your JamHub Tracker MT16 is designed to capture all 16 .WAV files in a single BND
file. BND files are more streamlined to encode, and easy to move. To access
the .WAV files within, download the free BND Splitter from our website or open BND files natively with the free open-source
DAW Audacity.
We want you to get the most out of your Tracker MT16. For more help and
support with your, please visit us online at or contact
us at You will find helpful “how to” videos on our channel.
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