Zoom Q8 Video Recorder Including USB Cable, Rechargeable Battery, Lens Cap, and X/Y Mic Capsule

Support Documentation:
User Guide_ZOOM_Q8.pdf

Think of the possibilities. You've never seen—or heard—anything like it.

The 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.

  • Recording media SD/SDHC/SDXC card (up to 128GB)
  • Imaging sensor 1/3-inch 3-megapixels CMOS sensor
  • Optics lens Fixed Focus (36cm to ∞), F2.0,
  • Focal distance about 16.6 mm (35 mm equivalent)
  • Video format MPEG-4 AVC / H.264ï1/4ˆMOVï1/4‰
  • Video resolutions 3M HD (2304 x 1296) 30fps, HD1080p 30fps, HD720p 60fps, HD720p 30fps, WVGA 60fps, WVGA 30fps
  • Audio formats WAV (Quantization: 16/24bit, Sampling Frequency: 44.1/48/96kHz)
  • AAC (Bit Rate: 64 to 320kbps, Sampling Frequency: 48kHz)
  • Audio functions Lo-cut filter (80Hz, 120Hz, 160Hz), Dynamics control (Limiter, Compressor, Leveler)
  • Image functions Digital zoom (5 steps), Scene selection (Auto / Concert Lighting / Night), Self timer (off / 3sec / 5sec / 10sec)
  • Display 2.7" wide full-color LCD, Touch screen
  • Built-in mic
    • X/Y stereo mic (XYQ-8)
    • 120° XY stereo format
    • Maximum sound pressure input: 140dB SPL
    • Input gain: -∞ to 52dB
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    • TRS/XLR combo jacks
    • Input gain (PAD off): -∞ to 55dB
    • Input gain (PAD on): -∞ to 35dB
    • Input impedance: 1.8 k ohms or more
    • Maximum input level: +22 dBu (PAD on)
    • Phantom power: +12 / +24 / +48V
    • Equivalent input noise: -120 dBu or less
  • Output connector Combined line/headphones stereo mini jack microHDMI (Type D)
  • Built-in speaker 400mW 8 ohms, monaural speaker
  • USB
    • Mini B type
    • [Operation as mass storage] Class: USB2.0 High Speed
    • [Operation as audio interface] Class: USB2.0 Full Speed, 16-bit/44.1kHz
    • [Operation as webcam] WVGA/720p video size, 16-bit/48kHz audio
    • Note: Operation as audio interface and mass storage supported with iPad (Apple Camera Connection Kit required)
    • Note: USB bus power supported
  • Power supply
    • Lithium-ion battery
    • DC 4.2V maximum voltage
    • DC 3.7V nominal voltage
    • 1700mAh capacity
  • Battery recharging times
    • USB: 4 hours, 30 minutes (approximate)
    • AC adapter: 2 hours, 45 minutes (approximate)
  • Battery operation time More than 2 hours (when recording 720p/30fps)
  • AC adapter ZOOM AD-17, sold separately: DC 5V/1A
  • Dimensions
    • Mic lowered: 158mm (L) x 48mm (W) x 69mm (H)
    • Mic raised: 158mm (L) x 48mm (W) x 119mm (H)
    • X/Y mic (XYQ-8): 50mm (L) x 37mm (W) x 32mm (H)
  • Weight
    • Recorder (including battery): 300g
    • XYQ-8 capsule: 40g)
  • Included accessories Detachable stereo X/Y microphone capsule (XYQ-8), Foam windscreen, Rechargeable Li-ion battery(BT-03), USB cable (1m), Tripod to three-prong action camera mount adapter, Lens cover, Lens hood, Strap, Operation manual
  • Optional accessories XYH-5 X/Y mic capsule, XYH-6 X/Y mic capsule, MSH-6 Mid-Side mic capsule, SGH-6 Shotgun mic capsule, SSH-6 Stereo Shotgun mic capsule