ZOOM Q8 HD VIDEO / FOUR–TRACK AUDIO RECORDER
ZOOM Q8 HD VIDEO / FOUR–TRACK AUDIO RECORDER
ZOOM Q8 HD VIDEO / FOUR–TRACK AUDIO RECORDER
ZOOM Q8 HD VIDEO / FOUR–TRACK AUDIO RECORDER

ZOOM Q8 HD VIDEO / FOUR–TRACK AUDIO RECORDER

Regular price $569.00 CAD

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Q8 FEATURES

  • Records directly to SD, SDHC, and SDXC cards, up to 128GB
  • High-quality 160° wide-angle lens with selectable viewing angles (F2.0/16.6mm)
  • Uses a system of interchangeable microphone capsules that can be swapped out as easily as the lens of a camera
  • Supplied detachable stereo X/Y microphone (XYQ-8)
  • Compatible with most Zoom microphone capsules (sold separately); not compatible with EXH-6 TRS/XLR Combo Input Capsule
  • Full-color rotating LCD touchscreen
  • Support for five HD video modes, up to 2304 x 1296 pixels (3M HD), as well as two WVGA modes
  • Frame rates of up to 60fps for capturing fast action video and slow motion playback
  • Self-timer
  • 4x digital zoom
  • Records video in MOV format (with or without audio)
  • Records audio in AAC and WAV formats, up to 24-bit/96k
  • Up to four tracks of simultaneous audio recording
  • Two mic/line inputs with XLR/TRS combo connectors, each with selectable phantom power and -20dB pad
  • Analog-style gain controls for each input
  • Built-in audio mixer
  • Stereo link function
  • Supplied foam windscreen and low-cut filter for the elimination of low-frequency noise and rumble
  • Dedicated Headphone output/Line out
  • Built-in speaker for fast monitoring
  • HDMI video output for connection to HDTVs, selectable between NTSC and PAL
  • USB interface for live streaming and data transfer to and from computer editing software
  • Webcam and USB mic function for use with external devices such as computers and iPads (Apple Camera Connection Kit required)
  • Direct monitoring for zero latency during use as a USB mic
  • Compatible with USTREAM Producer, Flash Live Media Encorder, Skype, and other popular streaming applications
  • SD card reader function
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery (chargeable via USB or optional AC adapter)
  • Battery life of more than 2 hours
  • Built-in standard tripod mount
  • Includes tripod-to-three-prong converter for compatibility with all action camera mounts

 

SPECS

General Specifications

RECORDING MEDIA SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (up to 128GB)
IMAGE SENSOR 1/3-inch 3-megapixel CMOS sensor
LENS Fixed focus (36cm - ∞) F2.0, focal distance approx. 16.6 mm (35mm equivalent)
VIDEO FORMAT MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
VIDEO RESOLUTIONS 3M HD (2304 x 1296 pixels) 30fps, HD (1080 pixels) 30fps , HD (720 pixels) 60fps , HD (720 pixels) 30fps , WVGA 60fps , WVGA 30fps
AUDIO FORMATS WAV (16/24-bit quantization, 44.1/48/96kHz sampling frequency) , AAC (64-320kbps bit rate, 48kHz sampling
AUDIO FUNCTIONS Low-cut filter, compressor, limiter
IMAGE FUNCTIONS Digital zoom (1.0x-4.0x) , Scene selection (Auto/Concert Lighting/Night) , Self timer (Off, 3 seconds, 5 seconds, 10 seconds)
DISPLAY 2.7" full-color LCD touchscreen
BUILT-IN SPEAKER 400mW 8 Ω mono speaker

L/R inputs

X/Y MIC (XYQ-8) 120° X/Y stereo format
MAXIMUM SOUND PRESSURE INPUT 140 dB SPL
INPUT GAIN ∞ to +52 dB
EQUIVALENT INPUT NOISE − 120 dBu or less

INPUT 1/2 Input

CONNECTORS TRS/XLR combo jacks
INPUT GAIN (PAD OFF) −∞ to 55 dB
INPUT GAIN (PAD ON) −∞ to 35 dB
INPUT IMPEDANCE 1.8 k Ω or more
MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL +22 dBu (PAD ON)
PHANTOM POWER +12/+24/+48V (Global for INPUT 1 and 2)

Output

CONNECTORS Combined line/headphones stereo mini-jack . Type D micro HDMI

USB

CONNECTOR USB Mini B type
OPERATION AS MASS STORAGE Class: USB 2.0 High Speed
OPERATION AS AUDIO INTERFACE Class: USB 1.0 Full Speed
OPERATION AS WEBCAM WVGA/720p video size, 48kHz 16-bit audio
Note: Operation as audio interface and mass storage supported with iPad (Apple Camera Connection Kit required) Note: USB bus power supported

Power

POWER SUPPLY Lithium ion battery | DC 4.2V maximum voltage, | DC 3.7V nominal voltage, | 1700mAh capacity

Battery recharging times

USB 4 hours, 30 minutes (approximate)
AC ADAPTER 2 hours, 45 minutes (approximate)
BATTERY OPERATION TIME More than 2 hours (when recording 720p/30fps)

Dimensions

MIC LOWERED 158mm (L) x 48mm (W) x 69mm (H)
MIC RAISED 158mm (L) x 48mm (W) x 119mm (H)
X/Y MIC (XYQ-8) 50mm (L) x 37mm (W) x 32mm (H)

Weight

RECORDER 260g / 9.2oz (without battery, capsule)
XYQ-8 MIC CAPSULE 40g / 1.4oz
BATTERY 40g / 1.4oz