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Zoom Q3HD Handy Recorder & APQ-3HD Accessory Pack Bundle

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Product Highlights
  • Built-in stereo condenser microphones
  • Video resolution upto 1080p at 30 fps
  • Large 2.4-inch 320 x 240 color LCD display
  • Built-in NTSC/PAL TV and HDMI output
  • 4x digital zoom
  • Video format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
  • Audio formats: 44.1/48/96kHz 16/24-bit WAV (PCM) or AAC up to 320kbps
  • Uses two standard AA batteries or NiMH rechargeable batteries
  • USB 2.0 with built-in cable
  • Windows and Mac OS compatible
  • Built-in speaker and tripod mount
  • Includes HandyShare editing and, YouTube uploader software, Apple Quicktime, 2GB SD card, two AA batteries
  • Accessory package (APQ-3HD) Included
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  • Zoom Q3HD Handy Video Recorder

    Zoom brought unrivaled HD audio to your movies with the Q3 Handy Video Recorder.

    Now, with the Q3HD, thereís only one handheld camcorder that does it all in 1080p.

    The Q3HD Handy Video Recorder takes Zoomís renowned audio technology and combines it with HD video, allowing you to capture every moment with stunning clarity and resolution.

    With two studio-quality condenser microphones configured in a wide 120 X/Y pattern, your Q3HD can capture even the loudest live concerts in HD with incredibly clear audio.

    Time lags generated by differences in distances from sound sources are eliminated by aligning the left and right recording positions on the same axis.

    In addition to left-right stereo width, a sense of depth from front to back is also captured faithfully, allowing your recordings to sound three-dimensional.

    Your HD Videos are recorded in MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format, which can be played on a computer using QuickTime player.

    The Q3HD can record video in full HD at 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, allowing you to enjoy your finely-detailed audio and video on your large HDTV.

    You can also select 720p HD for longer recordings, as well as SD formats when smaller file sizes are needed.

    A USB cable is conveniently built into the unit, allowing the Q3HD to be connected directly to a Mac or PC. The USB 2.0 Hi-Speed standard allows even large video files to be transferred smoothly and quickly.

    The Q3HDís bundled HandyShare editing and uploading software lets you to manage and edit your videos easily as well as upload them to social networking sites.

    From live musical performances, rehearsals and recitals to journalism, education and sports, you can easily share your movies with everyone on your favorite websites like YouTube or Vimeo.

    Moreover, effect functions in the software allow you to bring the sound of video recordings up to the level of a finished product.

    Normalize a recording for a consistent volume level, add reverb to give rich reflections to the sounds of instruments and voices and use a mastering effect to enhance the impact of a performance with compression. Just select a preset. Itís easy enough for anyone to use.

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  • Zoom Q3HD Handy Video Recorder

    Recording Media: SD/SDHC card (up to 32GB)  *Class 4 or higher recommended.

    Imaging Device: 1/3.2-inch 5M pixels CMOS sensor

    Optics Lens: Fixed Focus (1.0m to infinity), F2.8

    Video Format: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264(MOV)

    Video Resolution: HD1080p 30fps、HD720p 60fps、HD720p 30fps、WVGA 60fps、WVGA 30fps

    Audio Format: PCM (Quantization : 16/24bit, Sampling Frequency : 44.1/48/96kHz) AAC (Bit Rate : 48 to 320kbps, Sampling Frequency : 48kHz)

    Sound Functions: Lo-cut filter, Auto REC level

    Video Functions: 4x digital zoom, Scene select, Divide, Trim

    Display: 2.4-inch full color LCD (QVGA)

    Built-in Mic: Unidirectional, 120-degree X/Y stereo Maximum Sound Pressure Level: 130dB SPL

    Built-in Speaker: Monaural, 400mW 8Ω

    Input: LINE IN (1/8" Stereo phone jack)

    Outputs: Mini-HDMI (Type C) TV OUT (NTSC / PAL compatible) LINE/PHONES OUT (1/8" Stereo phone jack)

    USB: USB2.0 High speed compatible, Mass storage class operation

    Power Requirements: 2 x AA batteries (LR6 or Ni-MH) AC adapter(AD-14): DC5V/1A/center positive

    Battery Life: 2 hours (Movie mode), 4 hours (Audio mode)

    Dimensions: 51(W) x 132.9(D) x 23(H) mm

    Weight: 105g (without batteries)

    Accessories: SD memory card (2GB), 2 x AA/LR6 batteries (for testing the unit)

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Zoom Q3HD Handy Recorder & APQ-3HD Accessory Pack Bundle
 
4.3

(based on 3 reviews)

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4.0

All bases covered

By Buckshot George

from North West NSW

About Me Gearhead, Technically Challenged

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • 1080 HD picture quality
  • Compact Design
  • Good connectivity options
  • High Quality Sound

Cons

  • Base is wobbly
  • Short battery life

Best Uses

  • Concerts
  • Conversations
  • Lectures
  • Music practice n playback
  • Youtube

Comments about Zoom Q3HD Handy Recorder & APQ-3HD Accessory Pack Bundle:

I use it for school concerts and general home video but intend to use it for home music recording.
It is very easy to use and play back with USB,AV or HDMI.
Battery life is a bit short (around 30 mins) but no problem when using adaptor.

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5.0

High Definition Video and amazing sound!

By Haydyho

from Melbourne, Victoria.

About Me Musician, Technically average

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact Design
  • Great value
  • High Quality Sound
  • Reliable

Cons

  • Battery Life Limited

Best Uses

  • Concerts
  • PRACTICE
  • Rehearsals

Comments about Zoom Q3HD Handy Recorder & APQ-3HD Accessory Pack Bundle:

I mainly use the Zoom Q3HD for filming gigs that I play, rehearsals for learning songs and to document my practice. It really has amazed me at the quality of both audio and video. One thing that would be awesome is if there was a remote available.

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4.0

ZoomQ3HD

By shooter

from Melbourne Australia

About Me Tech Savvy

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Interesting

Cons

  • Volume control is difficu

Best Uses

  • Quieter concerts

Comments about Zoom Q3HD Handy Recorder & APQ-3HD Accessory Pack Bundle:

generally quite happy with the qual. Sound became hard to monitor as the meter was not visually in sync with the auto slide setting. Has little control over settings - especially when filming at concerts where they prohibit it's use (red light on front of camera needs to be covered over, screen monitoring impossible to view from any angle but eye level)
Playback is disappointing but on transfer to computer is surprisingly good!

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