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Q8 Handy Video Recorder
USD $329.99
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12 Months
Warranty
14 Days
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Overview
Designed for both music and video creators, the Zoom Q8 Handy Video Recorder combines HD video recording with Zoom's high-quality audio capture technology. It features a wide-angle 160° lens to capture the entire scene or stage, and records beyond Full HD resolution video up to 2304x1296 at 30 fps. On the audio side, the Q8 records up to 24-bit/96 kHz audio and inherits the interchangeable microphone system of Zoom's H5 and H6 recorders, making it compatible with a variety of optional mic capsules. Included with the Q8 is a 120° X/Y stereo condenser microphone capsule well-suited to capturing live events, concerts, or videos of yourself playing with studio-quality sound. The Q8 also features dual XLR/TRS inputs for inputting professional microphone and line-level sources, giving you up to four simultaneous channels of audio when combined with the X/Y mic capsule.
Highlights
  • Records up to 2304x1296 Video at 30 fps
  • Wide-Angle 160° Lens
  • Detachable X/Y Condenser Microphone
  • Compatible with Zoom Microphone Capsules
  • Dual XLR/TRS Combo Inputs
  • Records up to Four Simultaneous Channels
  • Record up to 24-Bit / 96 kHz Audio
  • 2.7" LCD Touchscreen
  • Doubles as USB Webcam & Audio Interface
  • 1/4"-20 to Three-Prong Adapter Included
In The Box
  1. Zoom Q8 Handy Video Recorder
Specifications
Camera
Sensor
3 Megapixel 1/3" CMOS
Optics
35mm Equivalent Focal Length
16.6
Maximum Aperture
f/ 2
Lens
Fixed Focus
Focusing Distance
14.2" / 36.0 cm - Infinity
Angle of View
160°
Zoom
Digital
Recording
System
NTSC
Recording Media
SD/SDHC/SDXC Up To 128 GB
Video Format
High Definition
MPEG4-AVC/H.264
2304 x 1296p / 30 fps (24 Mbps)
1920 x 1080p / 30 fps
1280 x 720p / 60 fps
1280 x 720p / 30 fps
Standard Definition
WVGA
800 x 480 / 60 fps
800 x 480 / 30 fps
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Microphone Recording Angle
120°
Channels
Stereo
Audio Format
AAC
WAV
Sampling Frequency
AAC: 48.0 kHz
WAV: 96.0 kHz
WAV: 48.0 kHz
WAV: 44.1 kHz
Bit Rate
AAC: 320.0 kbps
AAC: 256.0 kbps
AAC: 192.0 kbps
AAC: 128.0 kbps
AAC: 64.0 kbps
WAV:24.0-bit
WAV:16.0-bit
Display
Display Type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes
Screen Size
2.7"
Exposure Control
Self Timer
3 Sec, 5 Sec, 10 Sec
Features
Scene Modes
Preset: Yes
Built-in Mic
Yes
Built-in Speaker
Yes
Accessory Shoe
None
Tripod Mount
1/4" - 20
Input/Output Connectors
Inputs
2x XLR / TRS combo jacks
Outputs
1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Stereo Output (Jack) combined line/headphone
1x HDMI D (Micro)
1x USB Mini-B USB 2.0
Microphone Input
Yes
Headphone Jack
Yes
General
Battery
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack Batteries, 3.7-4.2 VDC, 1700 mAh,
Providing up to 2 Hours per Charge
Charging Method
USB
Charging Time
4.5 hours
Dimensions (WxHxD)
6.2 x 1.9 x 2.7" / 15.8 x 4.8 x 6.9 cm Mic lowered
6.2 x 1.9 x 4.7" / 15.8 x 4.8 x 11.9 cm Mic raised
2.0 x 1.5 x 1.3" / 5.0 x 3.7 x 3.2 cm X/Y mic capsule
Weight
10.58 oz / 300 g Recorder
1.41 oz / 40 g X/Y mic capsule