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Zoom Q2n Handy Video Recorder

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Q2n Handy Video Recorder

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Q2n Handy Video Recorder
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Q2n Handy Video Recorder
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The Zoom Q2n gives you a fast and easy way to create HD videos with high-impact audio. High-resolution 24-bit/96 kHz audio delivers studio-quality recording, no matter where you're filming. And the camera's built-in X/Y microphones can handle sound pressure levels up to 120 dB SPL, for distortion-free recording. The 160-degree wide-angle lens excels in an array of lighting conditions - whether you're filming at home, in a rehearsal space, or at a club.

Since the Q2n can handle high sound pressure levels, it records loud music without distortion or clipping. Famed drummer Dave Weckl relies on his Q2n to capture full and beautifully balanced snare, bass, tom, and cymbal detail. The Q2n is also capable of recording audio only. Simply use the 'Camera Off' setting to capture demos or live performances in stereo sound using the built-in X/Y mics.

Ten "Scene" presets allow you to record in a wide range of environments, including low-light locations where the Q2n is designed to thrive. The presets range from "Concert Light" - which automatically adjusts for changing lighting conditions - to "Concert Lo-Lit" for dimly lit rooms. And there are scene settings tailored specifically for filming in jazz clubs and rehearsal studios, as well as outdoors.

The Q2n features a 160-degree wide-angle lens that captures stunning video. And it records in 720p or 1080p HD resolution, using the same 24 fps or 30 fps frame rate used in film. An F2.0 aperture makes the Q2n perfect for musicians who perform in a wide variety of lighting environments. Capture the full band or focus on an individual performer using five field of view (FOV) settings. Plus, a colour LCD screen makes it easy to create the perfect shot or review your videos.

With the Q2n in hand, you can finally make videos that sound as great as they look, at a price more affordable than ever.

Features at a Glance:

• High-quality 160 degree wide-angle lens (F2.0/16.6 mm)
• 10 "Scene" options for use in different lighting environments, plus 'Auto' setting for automatically adjusting how the camera captures specific scene conditions
• Built-in X/Y stereo microphones capable of handling sound levels up to 120 dB SPL
• Can be used as standalone audio recorder, with data saved in WAV format, up to 24-bit/96 kHz
• 5 field of view (FOV) settings
• Records directly to micro SD/SDHC/SDXC cards up to 128 GB for extended recording times
• Easy one-button recording
• Colour LCD
• Support for two HD video modes, 720p and 1080p
• Video bitrates up to 24 Mbps for improved image quality
• Frame rates: 1080p/30fps HD, 1080p/24fps HD, 720p/30fps HD, 720p/24fps HD
• HDMI video output for connection to HDTVs, selectable between NTSC and PAL
• Records video (with audio) in MOV format
• Analog-style level control with onscreen level metering and 2-colour status LCD on lens
• Auto Gain function automatic control over audio input level
• Stereo input for use with external devices plus support for plug-in power
• Headphone/line-level for fast audio monitoring
• Low-cut filter for the elimination of low-frequency noise and rumble
• USB interface for live streaming and data transfer
• Compatible with USTREAM Producer, Flash Live Media Encoder, Skype, and other popular streaming applications
• Webcam and USB mic function (with direct monitoring) when used with computers and iOS devices (Apple Camera Connection Kit or Lightning to USB Camera Adapter required for use with iOS devices)
• Operates with two AA batteries for approximately two hours
• Built-in standard tripod mount

Specs:

Recording media: micro SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (Class 10 or higher, up to 128 GB)
Image sensor: 1/3-inch 3-megapixel CMOS sensor
Lens: F2.0, 160 degree FOV, fixed focus (36 cm ∞),
Focal distance approx. 16.6 mm (35 mm equivalent)
Video format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
Video resolutions and frame rates:
HD 1080p / 30 fps
HD 1080p / 24 fps
HD 720p / 30 fps
HD 720p / 24 fps
Audio formats: WAV (24-bit/96 kHz, 24-bit/48 kHz, 16-bit/44.1 kHz)
Audio functions: Lo-Cut filter (off, 80Hz, 120Hz, or 160Hz), Auto Gain
Image functions:
Five FOV (field of view) steps: (0.75 / 0.85 / 1.00 / 1.30 / 1.50)
Scene selection: (Auto / Outdoor / Sunset / Night / Concert Light / Concert Lo-Lit/ Concert Hall / Jazz Club / Dance Club / Rehearsal Studio / Garage)
Power Save: (Off, 1, 3 or 5 minutes)
Auto Power Off: (Off, 1, 3 or 5 minutes)
Display: 1.77" full-color LCD (160 x 128)

INPUT: MIC
Type: 120 X/Y stereo
Maximum sound pressure input: 120 dB SPL
Input gain: ∞ to +39 dB

INPUT: EXTERNAL INPUT
Input connector: Stereo mini jack
Input gain: ∞ to +39 dB
Input impedance: 2 k Ω or more, Supports plug-in power

OUTPUTS
Output connector: Combined line/headphones stereo mini jack
HDMI connector: Micro Type D
Built-in speaker: 400 mW 8 Ω mono speaker

USB: OPERATION AS MASS STORAGE
Class: USB 2.0 High Speed
Note: Mass storage operations are supported with iOS devices
Note: USB bus power supported

USB: OPERATION AS AUDIO INTERFACE
Class: USB 1.0 Full Speed
Specifications: 44.1 kHz sampling rate, 16-bit
Note: Audio interface operations are supported with iOS devices
Note: USB bus power supported

USB: OPERATION AS WEBCAM
Specifications: WVGA/720p video size, 48 kHz/16-bit audio
Note: USB bus power supported

GENERAL
Power supply: 2 AA batteries
AC adapter: ZOOM AD-17, sold separately: DC 5V/1A
Battery operation time:
About 2 hours or more (when recording 720p/30 fps video using alkaline batteries)
About 3 hours or more (when recording 720p/30 fps video using Ni-MH batteries)
Included accessories: User guide, AA batteries

DIMENSIONS
Maximum dimensions of main unit (DxWxH): 1.8 x 2.5 x 3.3 inches
Weight: 0.2 lb

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Zoom has been producing high quality products for some time. We have several in our music filled house! For the first time I dealt with customer service about an issue with one unit. The service I received was top notch and the issue was solved very quickly! Can’t say enough about this company!
Posted by anonymous on Sep 12, 2020
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Do yourself a favour and forget about that junk! Cracking noise at recording, eat batteries like candies. I should have listen to my guts when the salesperson at L&Mc said "i tried it and took it back after 1 week"...Now I'm stuck with it! I guess you have to make mistakes to learn.
Posted by Philippe on Nov 15, 2019
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battery and cord 3 of 4 customers found this review helpful
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Battery life socks. Doesn't come with USB cord, I had problems, three cords didn't work, forth one did. Other wise great camera with amazing sound quality.
Posted by anonymous on Apr 12, 2017
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Movie studio in a box 6 of 7 customers found this review helpful
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Does what its supposed to and does it really well.
Posted by Trevor on Feb 23, 2017
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