Zoom Q8 Handy Video Recorder

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Zoom Q8 Handy Video Recorder
Key Features
  • Records up to 2304x1296 Video at 30 fps
  • Wide-Angle 160° Lens
  • Detachable X/Y Condenser Microphone
  • Compatible with Zoom Microphone Capsules
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.
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question

can i use the Rode smartLav+ Lavalier Condenser Microphone?
Asked by: Oliver
Yes you can use basic Lavalier Condesner microphones and to use the Rode SmartLAV+ you will need to use the Rode SC3 3.5mm TRRS to TRS Adaptor for smartLav.
Answered by: Whitney H.
Date published: 2018-08-26

Can Q8 output video and audio through ATEM Mini?

Can Q8 output video and audio through ATEM Mini?
Asked by: Scott
Yes. The Zoom Q8 Handy Video Recorder will send a clean HDMI output (both audio & video - 1080i)
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2021-11-04

CAN THIS CAMERA WORK ON PAL VIDEO SISTEM?

CAN THIS CAMERA WORK ON PAL VIDEO SISTEM?
Asked by: gilad
The recoring system of the Zoom Q8 Handy Video Recorder is NTSC.
Answered by: Whitney H
Date published: 2021-12-20

question

does it 25p recording ?
Asked by: Ngan
This camera does not offer 25p recording:Video Format:2304 x 1296p at 30 fps (24 Mb/s H.264)1920 x 1080p at 30 fps (H.264)1280 x 720p at 30/60 fps (H.264)800 x 480 at 30/60 fps (H.264)
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-26

question

I WANT TO KNOW IF COULD BE USED WITH ELECTRICITY AND BATTERY?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Q8 can be powered using either the internal rechargeable battery, or via USB. To power via USB, you can either use USB bus power from a computer or a Zoom AD-17 power adapter (sold separately) to connect to a wall outlet.
Answered by: Zoom Customer Support
Date published: 2023-09-13

Does it have cold shoe mounts?

Does it have cold shoe mounts?
Asked by: James
No. Unfortunately, it does not.
Answered by: Jabari
Date published: 2021-02-08

Is there a date/time stamp record setting?

Is there a date/time stamp record setting?
Asked by: Couirey
No, that we are aware of, no date/time stamp record settings are available on this product.
Answered by: Bruno
Date published: 2021-12-10

question

What are the audio input impedances and levels? Are they hardware or software switched? Can you provide audio specs?
Asked by: Anonymous
These audio specifications are not published. All camera controls are accessed from the camera's MENU. Here are the available details:Microphone Recording Angle: 120Channels: StereoAudio Format: AAC and WAVSampling Frequency:AAC: 48.0 kHzWAV: 96.0 kHzWAV: 48.0 kHzWAV: 44.1 kHzBit Rate: AAC: 320.0 kbpsAAC: 256.0 kbpsAAC: 192.0 kbpsAAC: 128.0 kbpsAAC: 64.0 kbpsWAV:24.0-bitWAV:16.0-bit Owner's Guide:<a href= http://static.bhphotovideo.com/lit_files/106913.pdf target= _blank >http://static.bhphotovideo.com/lit_files/106913.pdf</a>
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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