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Zoom PodTrak P4 Portable Multitrack Podcast Recorder with 2-Person Podcast Mic Pack Kit

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Zoom PodTrak P4 Portable Multitrack Podcast Recorder with 2-Person Podcast Mic Pack Kit
Key Features
  • PodTrak P4 Multitrack Podcast Recorder
  • 2 x ZDM-1 Dynamic Mics & Windscreens
  • 2 x Headphones, Tabletop Stands, XLRs
  • 4 x High-Gain XLR Mic Inputs with +48V
Bundled to provide everything you need to start producing high-quality two-person podcasts at any location, this B&H Kit includes the Zoom PodTrak P4 portable multitrack podcast recorder and two Zoom Podcast Mic Packs, each featuring the ZDM-1 large-diaphragm dynamic microphone, a custom windscreen, closed-back headphones, a tabletop tripod mic stand, and an XLR cable. Even batteries are included, so all that's left for you to do is brainstorm your next podcast and choose a guest.
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Zoom PodTrak P4 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Zoom PodTrak P4 Portable Multitrack Podcast Recorder
  • 3Zoom ZDM-1 Dynamic Microphone
  • 4Zoom ZHP-1 Over-Ear, Closed-Back Headphones
  • 5Zoom TPS-4 Tabletop Tripod Mic Stand

Bundled to provide everything you need to start producing high-quality two-person podcasts at any location, this B&H Kit includes the Zoom PodTrak P4 portable multitrack podcast recorder and two Zoom Podcast Mic Packs, each featuring the ZDM-1 large-diaphragm dynamic microphone, a custom windscreen, closed-back headphones, a tabletop tripod mic stand, and an XLR cable. Even batteries are included, so all that's left for you to do is brainstorm your next podcast and choose a guest.

Zoom PodTrak P4 Portable Multitrack Podcast Recorder

Purpose-built for producing polished multi-person podcasts anywhere you go, the Zoom PodTrak P4 is a cost-effective portable multitrack podcast recorder that lets you quickly record up to four mics, handle 2 echo-free remote call-ins simultaneously, trigger sound samples, and provide separate headphone feeds for all your guests, all at the same time and with refreshing simplicity.

From the intuitive, tactile controls to the plentiful battery life and powerful audio processing functions, the PodTrak P4 is well equipped to help you record or stream pristine audio for panel podcasts. Dynamic and condenser mics, customizable sound pads, call-ins via your smartphone or computer, and independent headphone outs; the PodTrak P4 can manage everything you need a podcast production station to do.

Extra touches including built-in limiters and low-cut filters for enhancing your tracks, an integrated mix-minus function to prevent echo and feedback for remote guests, and multiple powering methods make the PodTrak a truly powerful all-in-one solution for podcasting.

Four High-Gain Mic Inputs
Whether you rely on announcer-style dynamic microphones such as the Zoom ZDM-1 (available separately) or prefer the sheen of crisp condenser mics, the PodTrak P4's four mic preamps are up to the task. Each features a balanced XLR input jack, selectable +48V phantom power, and up to 70 dB of gain, plenty of boost to ensure optimal recording levels with all kinds of mics, such as the venerable Shure SM7B.
Headphone Mixes for You and Your Guests
Outfitted with four 3.5mm stereo headphone outputs, the PodTrak P4 can provide you and your guests with independent headphone mixes, each with its own level control above the corresponding headphone jack. No matter the scenario—an exclusive interview or a raucous panel podcast, everyone will be able to clearly hear what's going on.
Echo-Free Remote Call-Ins
Knowing how frequently podcasters collaborate with remote guests, Zoom integrated two ways to accommodate call-ins—plug your smartphone directly into the 3.5mm TRRS phone port, connect a computer via USB to pipe in the audio from your conferencing software of choice, or do both at the same time to feature two remote guests.

Whether you use TRRS, USB, or both, the PodTrak P4 automatically prevents echo and feedback with its built-in mix-minus feature; your remote guests will never be distracted by hearing their own voice echo back to them.
Supports BTA-2 for Wireless Remote Guests
If you prefer to go wire-free for call-ins, connect the Zoom BTA-2 Bluetooth receiver (available separately) to the PodTrak P4 and use your smartphone to wirelessly pipe in your call audio via Bluetooth.
Assignable Sound Pads with Preset Sounds
The PodTrack P4 is equipped with four sound pads next to the LCD screen, perfect for elevating your podcast production quality with music, jingles, ads, sound effects, or pre-recorded interviews triggered at the push of a button. Use the 11 preset sounds or load your own samples for even more versatility. Plus, a dedicated knob allows easy adjustment of the sound pad output volume.
Instant Access to Gain and Mute for Each Input
Each mic input on the PodTrak P4 has its own dedicated gain control knob. There's no track selection or button pressing required to optimize your recording levels; just turn the dials (clearly labeled from 0 to 10) anytime you need to adjust the gain. Additionally, a mute button is provided for every input, so you can quickly mute/unmute guests without having to navigate through menus.
Record up to 10 Tracks Simultaneously
With the PodTrak P4, you can simultaneously record up to 10 tracks to an SD card—four tracks from the input channels, four tracks from the sound pads, and two tracks from the overall stereo mix.
SD Card Recording and Audio Interface Functionality
Designed for truly convenient portability, the PodTrack P4 can record directly to an SDHC card (up to 32GB capacity) or an SDXC card (up to 512GB capacity). A 4GB card will yield over three hours of 16-bit / 44.1 kHz 4-channel recording time using the BWF-compliant WAV format for uncompressed audio quality and industry-standard file compatibility. Note that media cards are available separately, and larger capacity cards may increase startup times.

Alternatively, use the PodTrak P4 as a 2-in/2-out USB 2.0 audio interface (at 16-bit / 44.1 kHz) with your Mac/Windows computer or iOS/Android mobile device (separately available Apple Camera Connection Kit is required for use with iOS devices).
Powered via AA Batteries, AC Adapter, or USB
Power the PodTrak P4 via two AA batteries, plug it into a wall outlet with an AD-17 AC adapter (available separately), or use an external USB battery. Alkaline batteries can keep the P4 running for up to four hours of continuous recording. When using the P4 in the stereo USB audio interface mode, USB bus powering is also possible.
Signal Processing Adds Sonic Polish
The PodTrak P4's onboard effects allow you to add polish to your recordings without resorting to postproduction processing on a computer. Built-in limiters compensate for fluctuations in input level, while low-cut filters help eliminate wind noise, blowing, and other kinds of low-frequency rumble.
UPC: 884354023522
Zoom ZDM-1 Dynamic Microphone
Tuned to deliver a robust vocal tone with smooth highs and tight lows, the Zoom ZDM-1 is an affordable dynamic microphone that's ideal for podcasters, radio show announcers, rappers, and singers. Thanks to its high SPL handling and broad frequency response, this end-address mic makes it easy to capture your voice with mix-ready broadcast quality.
The large-diaphragm dynamic capsule utilizes a supercardioid pickup pattern to effectively reduce ambient sound such as room noise at the sides of the mic. To isolate the pickup element from handling noise, vibrations, and rumble, the ZDM-1 employs an integrated shock-absorbing mechanism. The ZDM-1's integral humbucking circuit improves the signal-to-noise ratio by inhibiting electromagnetic interference from common sources such as wireless devices, power lines, computer displays, and more.

The all-metal body and grille afford ruggedness and durability for reliable use session after session. The ZDM-1 includes a pivoting mic stand mount for easy positioning and a custom windscreen for attenuation of plosives and breath noise.
This microphone is part of the B&H Virtual Mic Locker, an online tool to help our valued customers determine the sonic differences between popular microphones for podcasting and voice over work. Each microphone was recorded using a Grace Design M103 preamp into a Presonus Quantum 2626 interface.
Features at a Glance
  • Large-diaphragm dynamic design captures smooth, broadcast-quality sound
  • Classic end-address style
  • Supercardioid polar pattern provides focused pickup and excellent isolation
  • High 135 dB SPL handling ensures clean recordings every time
  • 50 Hz to 18 kHz frequency response with tight bass and smooth highs enhances vocal tone for radio, podcasting, and more
  • Internal shockmount provides isolation from bumps and handling noise
  • Built-in humbucking circuit rejects electromagnetic interference
  • Balanced XLR output connector
  • All-metal body and grille stands up to daily use
  • Includes pivoting mic stand mount, threaded adapter, and custom windscreen
Zoom ZHP-1 Over-Ear, Closed-Back Headphones

The Zoom ZHP-1 are over-ear headphones designed to deliver a neutral, transparent sound for music tracking, editing, and mixing applications, location recording, and monitoring film sound on set. The 40mm neodymium dynamic drivers provide high sensitivity and a wide frequency response of 10 Hz to 20 kHz while the closed-back design enhances acoustic isolation.

Thanks to the self-adjusting headband and replaceable leatherette earpads, the ZHP-1 offer comfort and a fit that accommodates a variety of head sizes. The earcups are rotatable to allow easy single-ear monitoring for vocal sessions and quick signal checks.

The detachable single-sided cable is terminated with a 3.5mm TRS mini plug for compatibility with mobile devices and portable audio recorders, and a 1/4" adapter is included for hookup to audio interfaces, headphone amps, and mixers.

High-sensitivity neodymium dynamic drivers provide a neutral, transparent sound and a frequency response of 10 Hz to 20 kHz
Self-adjusting headband and leatherette earpads ensure comfortable wearing and help your ears stay cool and dry
Over-ear, closed-back design prevents sound from your headphones bleeding into your microphone, keeping noise out so you can critically focus on editing and mixing
Long single-sided cable attaches to the earcup, and an included clasp keeps the cable securely in place
Rotating earcups allow for easy single-ear monitoring
Replaceable leatherette earpads extend the life of the headphones
Sturdy, lightweight construction
Includes a 3.5mm to 1/4" adapter
Zoom TPS-4 Tabletop Tripod Mic Stand

The Zoom TPS-4 is a tripod mic stand offering a compact and lightweight solution for positioning your favorite microphone on a table or desk. Its universal 5/8"-27 thread is made of metal to ensure durability while accommodating most mic clips, shockmounts, and integral mic threads. The height of the TPS-4 can be adjusted from 3.85 to 5" via a simple twist clutch for optimal placement.

UPC: 884354023836

Zoom PodTrak P4 Portable Multitrack Podcast Recorder Specs

Portable Recorder
Form Factor
Handheld Recorder
Primary Use Applications
Music Recording, Podcasting
Number of Tracks
WAV:
10 (4 Inputs + Stereo Mix)
Number of Input Channels
4
Maximum Sampling Rate
44.1 kHz / 16-Bit
Microphone
No
Number of Microphone Inputs
4
Built-In Speaker
No
Display
Monochrome LCD
Memory Card Support
SDHC (4 GB to 32 GB)
SDXC (64 GB to 512 GB)
Internal Storage
No
Special Features
No
Recording
Audio File Formats
WAV
Sample Rates
44.1 kHz (Record/Playback)
Bit Depth
16-Bit (Recording)
Signal Processing & FX
Limiter, Low-Cut Filter
Timecode Support
No
Included Software
No
Connectivity
Analog I/O
4x XLR 3-Pin Female Balanced Mic Input
4x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Headphone Output
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS Female Unbalanced Aux Input
1x 2.5 mm TRRS Female Unbalanced Remote Input
Digital I/O
No
Phantom Power
+48 V, Selectable On/Off (Selectable on Individual Inputs)
System Connection
1x USB-C (I/O)
1x USB-C (Bus-Power Only)
Audio Interface Capability
Multi-Track
Wireless
Bluetooth
*Via Optional Adapter
Mobile App Compatible
No
Performance
Gain/Trim Range
Mic Inputs:
Up to 70 dB
Power
Power Options
Battery, USB Bus Power, or AC/DC Power Adapter
Battery Type
2x AA (Included)
Approximate Battery Life
WAV 44.1 kHz/16-Bit:
4 Hours (AA Alkaline, Phantom Off)
4.5 Hours (AA NiMH, Phantom Off)
9 Hours (AA Lithium, Phantom Off)
AC/DC Power Adapter
5 VDC at 1 A (Not Included)
Physical
Included Accessories
No
Mounting Options
No
Dimensions
4.4 x 1.9 x 6.1" / 112 x 47 x 155 mm
Weight
10.2 oz / 290 g (without Batteries)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.21 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.3 x 6.4 x 2.4"

Zoom ZDM-1 Dynamic Microphone Specs

Key Specs
Form Factor
Stand/Boom Mount
Element Type
1x Dynamic
Polar Pattern
Supercardioid
Frequency Range
50 Hz to 18 kHz
Maximum SPL
135 dB SPL
Microphone
Form Factor
Stand/Boom Mount
Sound Field
Mono
Operating Principle
Pressure Gradient
Element Type
1x Dynamic
Polar Pattern
Supercardioid
Orientation
End Address
Circuitry
Solid-State
Performance
Frequency Range
50 Hz to 18 kHz
Maximum SPL
135 dB SPL
Sensitivity
-54 dBV/Pa
Physical
Color
Black
Mounting Thread Size
5/8"-27 Female (3/8"-16 Female with Included Adapter)
Included Case
No
Included Filters
No
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.31 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.4 x 5.1 x 3.5"

Zoom ZHP-1 Over-Ear, Closed-Back Headphones Specs

Key Specs
Open/Closed-Back
Closed-Back
Foldable
No
Impedance
68 Ohms
Active Noise Cancellation
No
Frequency Response
10 Hz to 20 kHz
Audio Connector
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Male Straight
Included Adapter
1/4" TRS
Headphone
Open/Closed-Back
Closed-Back
Earpiece Connection / Wearing Style
Headband
Foldable
No
Driver Type
Dynamic
Driver Size
1.57" / 40 mm
Magnet Type
Neodymium
Impedance
68 Ohms
Active Noise Cancellation
No
Contact Pressure
4.5 N
Performance
Frequency Response
10 Hz to 20 kHz
Sensitivity
102 dB SPL at 1 kHz / 1 mW
Maximum Power Handling
200 mW
Wired Connectivity
Audio Connector
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Male Straight
Included Adapter
1/4" TRS
Cable Design
Single-Sided, Detachable
Audio Connector to Earpiece
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Male
Cable Length
9.84' / 3 m
Cable Color
Black
Material of Construction
Leatherette
Weight
6.7 oz / 190 g

Zoom TPS-4 Tabletop Tripod Mic Stand Specs

Key Specs
Item Type
Straight Stand
Microphone Mount
No Mount Included
Mic Mount Thread Size
5/8"-27 Male
Maximum Height
5" / 12.7 cm
Minimum Height
3.85" / 9.78 cm
Adjustment Type
Twist Clutch
Base Type
Tripod
Color
Black
Microphone Mount
No Mount Included
Mic Mount Thread Size
5/8"-27 Male
Stand & Base
Maximum Height
5" / 12.7 cm
Minimum Height
3.85" / 9.78 cm
Adjustment Type
Twist Clutch
Base Type
Tripod
Physical
Color
Black
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.3 x 1.5 x 1.5"

Zoom PodTrak P4 Reviews

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Can it support 1TB SDXC card?

Can it support 1TB SDXC card?
Asked by: Alexey
The P4 can support a 1 TB card. Here is a link to the full list of compatible SD cards for the P4: https://zoomcorp.com/media/documents/P4_compatible_cards_E.pdf
Answered by: Zoom Customer Support
Date published: 2023-04-26

SMPTE in or out?

SMPTE in or out?
Asked by: Charalambos
The Zoom PodTrak P4 Portable Multitrack Podcast Recorder does not have timecode support.
Answered by: Calvin M
Date published: 2024-02-29

Can it support 1TB SDXC?

Can it support 1TB SDXC?
Asked by: Alexey
Memory Card Support: SDHC (4 GB to 32 GB) SDXC (64 GB to 512 GB)
Answered by: Mark S
Date published: 2021-08-24

Can I use this system to livestream webinars and ...

Can I use this system to livestream webinars and lectures through a computer, as the audio solution?
Asked by: Hamad
Yes, this can be used to live stream a mix of all channels.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2020-10-05

How does this unit interface with telephone ...

How does this unit interface with telephone lines? Analog or digital.
Asked by: Wayne
You can connect smartphones to the recorder using a 3.5mm TRRS cable.
Answered by: daniel
Date published: 2021-02-23

Is there any way to enable and configure ...

Is there any way to enable and configure noisegate in Zoom P4? If yes, can you do this through built controls, or do you need an app or computer program to configure it?
Asked by: Andrzej
The Zoom P4 does not have a specific noise reduction option. For a recorder with built in noise reduction features, the Zoom P8 would be a better choice.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2020-10-12

Can you use this to record non podcast audio? ...

Can you use this to record non podcast audio? Example for recording audio via shotgun mic for commercial video work?
Asked by: Jarod
yes you can use it as a multi track recorder without podcasting
Answered by: George
Date published: 2021-07-09

How is this unit for connecting to a vid cam? ...

How is this unit for connecting to a vid cam? less sync work on the back end!
Asked by: Damon
The Zoom PodTrak P4 Portable Multitrack Podcast Recorder does not have any dedicated main outputs for sending signal to a camera or other source, however if a headphone jack output could be spared, it could in theory be used for this purpose with the proper cabling.
Answered by: Matt Z
Date published: 2024-01-30
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