The Zoom Q8 Handy Video Recorder
HD VIDEO + FOUR-TRACK AUDIO RECORDER
Think of the possibilities.
You’ve never seen—or heard—anything like it.
The Zoom Q8 marries high-definition video with high-resolution audio, making it the perfect camera for music and video creators everywhere. Its 160 degree wide-angle lens and digital zoom ensure that you’ll always capture the complete picture. Combine that with ZOOM’s groundbreaking interchangeable mic capsule system and two XLR-TRS combo inputs, and you have a world of audio options.
• Records directly to SD, SDHC, and SDXC cards, up to 128GB
• High-quality 160° wide angle lens with selectable viewing angles (F 2.0/16.6mm)
• Uses a system of interchangeable audio input capsules that can be swapped out as easily as the lens of a camera
• Supplied detachable stereo X/Y microphone (XYQ-8)
• Compatible with all Zoom microphone capsules (sold separately)
• 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 60 fps for capturing fast action video and slow motion playback
• Three imaging sense options (AUTO/CONCERT/NIGHT) for use in all lighting environments
• Self timer
• 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
• Built-in compressor, limiter, and leveler
• MS Matrix function converts Mid-Side signal from external mics to standard stereo
• 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
• Standard tripod mount
• Includes tripod-to-three-prong converter for compatibility with all action camera mounts
The Zoom SCQ-8 Case
This utility case has been specifically designed to protect and carry the Zoom Q8 Handheld Recorder.
Zoom BT-03 lithium Battery
The BT-03 is a rechargeable lithium-ion battery for the Q8 Handy Video Recorder. Battery life is more than two hours when shooting video at 720p/30fps. In audio recording-only mode, battery life is extended further still. You can use it as a spare battery for your Q8.
■ Maximum Voltage: DC 4.2V
■ Nominal Voltage: DC 3.7V
■ Capacity: 1700mAh
Zoom LBC-1 Lithium Battery Charger
This is the Zoom LBC-1 Lithium Battery Charger for the Zoom BT-02 and BT-03 batteries, which are for the Zoom Q4 and Q8, respectively.