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Zoom Q4 Handy HD Digital Video and Audio Recorder

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Product Description

The Zoom Q4 is the Camera for Musicians; it is all about easily adding a visual element to your productions, by recording live performance with some of the best audio in the business and easily sharing/streaming your videos to your online audience. The Zoom Q4 combines high-definition video with high-resolution audio, providing everything you need to shoot amazing videos with incredible sound. That means you'll never have to compromise on creativity.

Zoom Q4 Handy HD Digital Video and Audio Recorder Features:

  • High-quality wide angle lens with selectable viewing angles 
  • Removable full-color LCD 
  • Built-in stereo X/Y microphone
  • Records directly to SDXC cards (up to 128GB) 
  • Supports WVGA and HD video formats up to 1080 x 1920 pixels, with frame rates of 30/60 fps
  • Supports AAC and WAV audio formats up to 24-bit/96k
  • Flip screen function 
  • Three imaging sense options (AUTO/CONCERT/NIGHT) for use in all lighting environments
  • Mic/Line-level input for connection to external mics, portable recorders and personal music players
  • Three-position MIC GAIN switch with Auto-Gain control (CONCERT/MEETING/SOLO) and Peak LED
  • Supplied hairy windscreen and low-cut filter for the elimination of low-frequency noise and rumble
  • Built-in speaker for fast monitoring
  • Line-level/headphone output with dedicated volume control
  • HDMI video output for connection to HDTVs, selectable between NTSC and PAL
  • USB interface for live streaming and data transfer to and from computer editing software
  • Compatible with USTREAM Producer, Flash live Media Encorder, Skype and other streaming apps
  • USB mic function for use with external devices such as computers and iPads (with Apple Camera Connection Kit)
ZOOM Q4 VIDEOS - The Sound Is The Scene
Without sound, our creations would fall flat. The Q4 delivers audio nuance and quality that far surpass that of any other video camera. Its built-in X/Y microphone allows you to create stunning stereo recordings that cover a wide area while still capturing sound sources in the center with clarity and definition.

EXPLORE SUPERIOR SOUND - The Q4 built-in X/Y microphone
Use the Q4 to stream your performance, record on the road, or produce a high-quality demo, complete with video footage. Capture live concerts, auditions and band rehearsals with unique points of view. Create detailed video lessons — the Q4 is perfect for showing fingerings, bowings, and other playing techniques. Whatever your creative goal, the Q4 can help you achieve it.

EXPLORE MAKING MUSIC - Every Video Tells A Story
Tackle even the most challenging projects with ease, and let them live up to their full potential. Whatever the application — from YouTube video to indie film, music video to tutorial, video blog to streamed webcast — you can count on your Q4 to deliver powerful and evocative content.

EXPLORE MAKING VIDEOS - Be In The Moment
The Q4’s ultra-compact size and portability make it ideal for conducting video interviews and capturing late-breaking news or documentary footage in the field. In addition, a wide range of compatible mounts makes it easy to shoot from any angle, giving your broadcasts a creative edge that other cameras simply cannot deliver.

Product Specifications
Zoom Q4 Portable Video and Audio Recorder Specifications
  • Recording media: SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (up to 128 GB)
  • Image sensor: 1/3-inch 3-megapixel CMOS sensor
  • Lens: Fixed focal point (55cm – ∞), F2.8, focal distance about 22 mm (35 mm equivalent)
  • Video format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
  • Video resolutions: 
    • HD 1080p/30fps
    • HD 720p/60fps
    • HD 720p/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 frequency)
  • Image functions: Angle of view adjustment, Scene selection (Auto/Concert Lighting/Night)
  • Display: 2.0 inch full-color LCD (detachable)
  • Built-in speaker: 400mW 8Ω mono speaker
  • Built-in mic: X/Y stereo format (120°)
  • Maximum sound pressure input: 130 dB SPL
  • Input gain: +7db – +47dB
  • Input connector: Combined line/mic stereo mini jack (can supply plug-in power)
  • Input gain: +0db – +26dB
  • Output connectors: 
    • Combined line/headphones stereo mini jack
    • Type D micro HDMI
    • USB Mini B type
  • USB: 
    • Operation as mass storage:
    • Operation as audio interface:
    • Operation as webcam:
    • Note: Operation as audio interface and mass storage supported with iPad
    • Note: USB bus power supported
  • Power supply: Lithium ion battery (BT-02)
    • DC 4.2V maximum voltage,
    • DC 3.7V nominal voltage,
    • 1050mAh capacity
  • Battery operation time: 3 hours (when recording 720p/30fps
  • AC adapter: ZOOM AD-17, sold separately: DC 5V/1A
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 
    • Recorder (with X/Y mic stored): 4.2 x 2.3 x 1.2 inches (106.4 x 57.8 x 30.4 mm)
    • LCD unit: 1.6 x 1.9 x 2.9 inches (40.1 x 48.4 x 73.6 mm)
  • Weight: 
    • Recorder without battery: 5.9 oz (167 g)
    • LCD unit: 1.8 oz (51 g)

Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  631-542-5270 Warranty:  1 Year
Tim W. from Sarah ms , USA
Overall Rating
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Don't let it's size fool you, great little cam
General
Your general opinion of this product.
Got it to record my music videos and my jaw dropped when I listen to my first recording . Great sound , almost sounded live !
Quality
Would you consider this product to be made well? How dependable?
Looks fragile but well made , all plastic casing , and smaller than I expected . Worked fine on my tripod . But when recording hand held don't fumble it or records lots of bumps and fumbling . Very sensitive audio recording! But that's what I bought it for LOL .
Ease of Use
How easy is this product to use? How easy is the product to use with other products? Did it take long for you to learn to use this product? Was the manual helpful? How playable do you consider this product to be?
Very simple to use , no touch screen but figured it out easily .the manual spells it in layman terms and covers it pretty well.
Features
What do you consider to be the best features of this product? What features would you add to this product if you could?
The audio recording it great ! Several different audio setting for low to high quality .
Sound
How is the tone?
Has a internal speaker for quick viewing , but wait till you plug in your headphones ! Uploaded my first video on YouTube and was impressed with the sound quality .
Reliability
How has it stood up over time?
Holding up well but have only had for a few days . Still I handle it care . Think it will hold up well over time .
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