Zoom Q8 Video Recorder

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Zoom Q8 Video Recorder

The big brother of the Q4! Zoom Q8 gives you HD video in beautiful combination with High-Resolution audio. Zoom Q8 has a 160 wide angle lens and digital zoom which ensures you will always capture the full picture. Combine that with ZOOM's interchangeable mic capsule system and two XLR-TRS combo inputs, and you have a world of audio possibilities.


- Full High Definition (HD) image quality with 5 different HD video modes, up to 2304 x 1296 pixels and with a frame rate up to 60 frames/sec for fast action and slow motion videos.  
- 160 wide angle lens. 
- Choose between 3 light settings - auto, concert or night. 
- Easy USB connection to MAC/PC which can also be used as an external webcam for e.g. livestreams. 
- Two XLR-TRS combo inputs which allow you to add external microphones. 
- Detachable X/Y stereo microphone. Possibility to change capsule. 
- Dimensions: 158 x 48 x 69 mm
- Weight: 300g.

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  • HD video beautifully paired with High-Resolution audio.
  • 160 wide-angle optics and digital zoom
  • Choose from 3 light settings - auto, concert or night. 
  • Easy USB connection to MAC/PC 
  • Two XLR-TRS combo inputs that allow you to add external microphones. 
  • Detachable X/Y stereo microphone


Model/Product no.: ZOOMQ8
EAN: 4515260014699


Recording media: SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (up to 128GB)
Image sensor: 1/3-inch 3-megapixel CMOS sensor
Lens: Fixed focus (36cm - ) F2.0, focal distance approx. 16.6 mm (35mm equivalent)
Video format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
Video resolutions: 3M HD (2304 x 1296 pixels) 30fps
HD (1080 pixels) 30fps
HD (720 pixels) 60fps
HD (720 pixels) 30fps
WVGA 60fps
WVGA 30fps
Audio formats: WAV (16/24-bit quantization, 44.1/48/96kHz sampling frequency)
AAC (64-320kbps bit rate, 48kHz sampling
Audio functions: Low-cut filter, Auto Gain (Concert/Solo/Meeting), compressor, limiter
Image functions: Digital zoom (1.0x-4.0x)
Scene selection (Auto/Concert Lighting/Night)
Self timer (Off, 3 seconds, 5 seconds, 10 seconds)
Display: 2.7" full-color LCD touchscreen
Built-in speaker: 400mW 8 mono speaker
L/R inputs:
X/Y mic (XYQ-8): 120 X/Y stereo format
Maximum sound pressure input: 140 dB SPL
Input gain: to +52 dB
Equivalent input noise: - 120 dBu or less
INPUT 1/2 Input connectors: TRS/XLR combo jacks
Input gain (PAD OFF): - to 55 dB
Input gain (PAD ON): - to 35 dB
Input impedance: 1.8 k or more
Maximum input level: +22 dBu (PAD ON)
Phantom power: +12/+24/+48V (Global for INPUT 1 and 2)
Equivalent input noise: - 120 dBu or less
Output connectors: Combined line/headphones stereo mini-jack
Type D micro HDMI
Connector: USB Mini B type
Operation as mass storage: Class: USB 2.0 High Speed
Operation as audio interface: Class: USB 1.0 Full Speed
Operation as webcam: WVGA/720p video size, 48kHz 16-bit 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: 260g / 9.2oz (without battery, capsule)
XYQ-8 Mic Capsule: 40g / 1.4oz
Battery: 40g / 1.4oz