Zoom F-Control for F8n, F8, F6, and F4 Multitrack Field Recorders

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Zoom F-Control for F8n, F8, F6, and F4 Multitrack Field Recorders
Key Features
  • For Location Sound Recordists
  • 9 Faders (8 Channel + 1 Master)
  • 1/4" Headphone Jack
  • USB Connection & Keyboard Input
Designed for the location sound recordist, the F-Control from Zoom is a mixing control surface designed for the F8n, F8, F6, and F4 multitrack field recorders. It creates a complete and professional audio rig that offers a broad spectrum of creative possibilities with complete control over sound design and mixing.
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Zoom FRC-8 Overview

Designed for the location sound recordist, the F-Control from Zoom is a mixing control surface designed for the F8n, F8, F6, and F4 multitrack field recorders. It creates a complete and professional audio rig that offers a broad spectrum of creative possibilities with complete control over sound design and mixing.

The interface provides nine 60mm faders (eight + Master) and hands-on input/output control for trim, pan, and track arming. Monitoring channel and output levels is simple with 12-segment LED meters, three user-programmable buttons, and a dedicated timecode button.

Additional controls include Track Scene Edit buttons which provide shortcut commands to Track Name, Scene Increment, Scene Name, Notes, and False Take. The unit connects to the F8/F4 recorder via USB for a seamless and uncluttered setup, while an additional USB port lets you connect an external keyboard to quickly enter metadata while out in the field. An included 1/4" stereo cable connects the F8/F4 phone out to F-Control's phone in, so you can monitor audio via F-Control's headphone jack.

The durable metal chassis is robust enough to go anywhere, and yet small and light enough to fit into gear bags and backpacks. The F-Control can be powered by an optional DC power supply or via the included four AA batteries. Additionally, the unit can be USB-powered when using the F4 (not available with the F8). The F-Control ships with a stereo audio cable and a USB cable.

  • Nine faders (eight + Master), each 60mm
  • 1/4" headphone jack
  • USB port for external keyboard connection
  • Hands-on input/output control for trim, pan, and track arming
  • 12-segment LED meters for monitoring channel and output levels
  • Dedicated timecode buttons
  • Track Scene edit buttons: Shortcut commands to Track Name, Scene Increment, Scene Name, Notes, and False Take screens
  • Power options: 4 x AA batteries, 4-pin Hirose connector with external battery pack, and USB bus power via the F4 (not available with the F8)
  • Durable metal chassis
  • Compatible with Zoom F8n, F8, F6, and F4 multitrack field recorders
UPC: 884354017606

Zoom FRC-8 Specs

ControlsFaders: 9 x 2.4" / 60.0 mm
Trim/Pan Knobs: 8     
Active Track: 8 Buttons
Pre-Fade Listen: 8    
User Buttons: 3
Dedicated Function Buttons: Scene Inc, Scene Name, Note, Track Name, False Take, and Timecode
Transport Controls: Play/Pause, Rec, REW, Stop, FF
Headphone Knob: Volume Control
Output Button: Toggles L/R, Main, and Sub
Menu: Button and Endless Encoder
Display & IndicatorsChannels: 8 x 12-Segment LED Display
Main Output: Stereo 12-Segment LED Display
ConnectorsTo F Series: USB Type-A
Keyboard: USB Type-A
Headphone In: 1/4" Unbalanced Stereo
Headphone Out: 1/4" Unbalanced Stereo
9-16 VDC IN: Hirose HR10A-7R-4S 4-Pin Connector (1 Pin: −, 4 Pin: +)
 
Power Requirements4 x AA (LR6) Batteries
External Power Supply: 9-16 VDC
Power Consumption2.5 W
Battery Operation TimeUsing 8 Channels at Once, LED Brightness at 60, without Keyboard:
Alkaline Batteries: 8.5 Hours or More
NiMH (2450 mAh): 10 Hours or More
Lithium Batteries: 18 Hours or More
Dimensions9.6 x 7.1 x 1.8" / 243.8 x 180.6 x 45.7 cm
Weight2.2 lb / 1.0 kg (Without Batteries)
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.785 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.8 x 10.4 x 2.95"
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