ZOOM has built up a huge fan base among both amateur and professional musicians and engineers for its large collection of attractive sound gear concentrating on its advanced, high cost performance effect processors. Ever since the company surprised the music industry with the debut of its super-compact, Multi-effect Processor 9002 in 1990, ZOOM has not let up, churning out a diverse line of highly original and innovative products ranging from effect processors to Rhythm machines, Samplers and Recorders and just about everything in between. Nearly all of Zoom products have been developed with an eye to providing something new and different from conventional rival products, thereby winning a solid base of devotees. Here's a brief look at the history of the company and some of its major products.
ZOOM's current product lineup can be largely categorized as follows: Guitar/Bass compact multi-effects pedals and floor-type multi-effects processors; Studio-use, rack-type multi-effects processors; Desktop drum & bass machines and samplers; Other products including composite devices with multiple functionality