Zoom Releases Next-Generation Camera for Creators
Q4n offers 3M HD video, wide-angle lens, and a touchscreen display, along with configurable A/B to X/Y stereo mics and high-resolution audio
Ronkonkoma, New York - January 21, 2016 — Zoom North America today announced the debut of the next-generation Q4n Handy Video Recorder.
Equipped with a bright-apertured 160˚ wide-angle lens, the new Q4n captures sharp, brilliant video — in bright daylight, vivid sunset, or low-lit club — with resolutions up to 2.3k (2304 x 1296 pixels) 3M HD, bitrates of up to 24 Mbps, and frame rates of 30 and 60 fps. It comes with nine "Scene" presets for various environments, as well as four levels of digital zoom. SD cards up to 128 gigabytes can be used for extended recording times, great for capturing performances and podcasting.
The Q4n's dual built-in microphones can be configured for A/B or X/Y stereo recording, handling high sound pressure levels up to 140 dB SPL. External microphones or devices such as music players can also be connected. Audio is embedded in the MOV video data stream or, when used as a standalone audio recorder, stored as AAC or WAV files, up to high-resolution 24-bit / 96 kHz.
The Q4n offers a full-color touchscreen display and rechargeable Li-on battery, along with a built-in tripod mount and a three-prong adapter for compatibility with all action camera mounts, including Zoom's optional guitar headstock and microphone stand mounts. A USB port allows for live streaming and enables the Q4n to act as a web camera or USB microphone, and an HDMI video output allows connection to HDTVs.
The Zoom Q4n Handy Video Recorder will be available in March for $299.99. For more information including specs and videos, please visit zoom-na.com/Q4n or contact Zoom North America at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Zoom North America:
Zoom North America is the U.S. affiliate of the Zoom Corporation (Japan). The company prides itself on offering its customers the very highest level of service and support.