Zoom Q4n Handy Video Camera

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Main Features
  • 10 "Scene" options for use in different lighting environments
  • Easy one-button recording
  • Records video and audio in MOV format
  • 3 Auto Gain presets for automatic control over audio input level
  • USB interface for live streaming and data transfer
  • High-quality 160˚ wide-angle lens (F2.0/16.6 mm)
  • Records directly to SDXC cards up to 128 GB
  • Full-color rotating touchscreen LCD
  • Can be used as standalone audio recorder
  • Stereo input for use with external devices plus support for plug-in power

With its 10 advanced lighting presets, the Q4n captures our highest-quality video ever — from bright daylight to a low-lit club to striking sunset. And with Zoom's superb audio quality, the Q4n provides a combination no other camera can match.
From Sunlight to Low-Light

10 “Scene” presets ensure great results in various environments—even low-light venues like nightclubs. These include “Concert Lighting” (where adjustments are made for lighting conditions that can drastically change) and “Concert-Low Light”, both designed for dimly lit locations. There are also specific Scene settings tailored for shooting at jazz clubs and rehearsal studios, as well as outdoors—even at sunset and at night.

The Q4n shoots in a variety of HD and WVGA formats, from high-resolution 2.3k video (2304 x 1296 pixel/30fps/24Mbps 3M HD) down to compact 30fps/5Mbps WVGA files. It has a greatly improved aperture (F2.0 to be exact) for bright, brilliant video, as well as a 160˚ wide-angle lens, and five steps of digital zoom.

Unrivaled Audio

Zoom has a long-standing reputation for products with outstanding audio, and the Q4n is no exception.

It supports high-resolution 24-bit / 96 kHz stereo sound and its built-in microphones can handle high sound pressure levels (up to 140 dB SPL) for distortion-free recording in even the loudest environments.

You can also connect external mics and other devices via a 1/8" stereo input jack, and monitor with either headphones or its built-in speaker. There's also an HDMI video output for connection to HDTVs, making it easy to view your creations on location or at home.

We're Tweaky About Audio
(but you already knew that)

The Q4n's built-in microphones can be instantly configured for either A/B or X/Y stereo recording. So what's the difference?

A/B Recording
A/B is a great way to record vivid stereo that provides a realistic sense of space and ambience—ideal when you want to capture the reverb of a concert hall. It's also well-suited for situations where you want to record the sound of people talking in different parts of a room.

What is X/Y Recording?
Glad you asked. X/Y stereo recording captures audio with natural depth and width, while still delivering a strong center image. It's ideal for recording musical performances and for video blogging.

Fresh Perspectives

Attach the Q4n to your guitar with Zoom's optional GHM-1 guitar headstock mount to get a close-up of your technique, or use the MSM-1 microphone stand mount to place one or more Q4n’s around various areas of the stage and complete the experience. With its included adapter, the Q4n is compatible with all three-prong action camera mounts and accessories, providing limitless possibilities.

Point. Shoot. Done.

The Q4n offers features that make it easy to use, including one-button recording, automatic microphone gain adjustment, and a rotating full-color touchscreen LCD.

The Camera for Creators

Whether it's used for YouTube videos, podcasts, or streaming live performances, you can count on your Q4n to capture bright, clear video with exceptional audio quality.

Connect and Share

A USB port lets you connect your Q4n to any computer or iPad* so you can use it as a web camera or USB microphone. You can also stream live, transfer recordings, and recharge your battery.**

* Apple Camera Connection kit required
** Computer connection only

Card Types, Power Options, and File Formats

Extended recording times
The Q4n records directly to SD/SDHC/SDXC cards up to 128 GB. It’s perfect for podcasts, blogs, and capturing performances.

Rechargeable battery
The Q4n’s included Zoom BT-02 lithium-ion battery is rechargeable by USB or optional AC adapter (sold separately), providing up to 3 hours of shooting time.

Video and audio file types
Video (with audio) is recorded as MPEG-4 (MOV) files. Audio data can be saved separately, in either uncompressed WAV (up to 24-bit / 96 kHz) or compressed AAC format.

Features at a Glance

High-quality 160° wide-angle lens (F2.0/16.6 mm)
10 “Scene” options for use in different lighting environments, plus five steps of digital zoom
Records directly to SDXC cards up to 128 GB for extended recording times
Easy one-button recording
Full-color rotating touchscreen LCD
Support for five HD video modes, up to 2304 x 1296 pixels (3M HD), as well as two WVGA modes
Video bitrates up to 24 Mbps for extended image quality and frame rates of up to 60 fps (at 720p) for capturing fast-action video
Self-timer function to delay video recording by 3, 5, or 10 seconds
HDMI video output for connection to HDTVs, selectable between NTSC and PAL
Records video and audio in MOV format
Can be used as standalone audio recorder, with data saved in AAC and WAV formats, up to 24-bit / 96 kHz
Built-in stereo microphones can be configured for A/B or X/Y, capable of handling sound levels up to 140 dB SPL
Analog-style level control with onscreen level metering and 2-color status LCD on lens
3 Auto Gain presets for automatic control over audio input level
Stereo input for use with external devices plus support for plug-in power
Headphone / line-level output and built-in speaker for fast audio monitoring
Supplied windscreen and 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 low-latency direct monitoring) when used with computers and iPads (Apple Camera Connection Kit required for use with iPad)
Includes rechargeable Li-ion battery (chargeable via USB or optional AC adapter) with battery life of more than 3 hours
Built-in standard tripod mount and included tripod-to-3-prong adapter for compatibility with all action camera mounts

SPECIFICATIONS

Recording media:     
SD/SDHC/SDXC cards
(Class 10 or higher, up to 128 GB)

Image sensor:     
1/3-inch 3-megapixel CMOS sensor

Lens:     
Fixed focus (36 cm – ∞), F2.0,
Focal distance approx. 16.6 mm (35 mm equivalent),
160˚ FOV

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

Video resolutions:     
3M HD (2304×1296) / 30 fps / 24 Mbps,
HD1080p / 30 fps / 24 Mbps,
HD1080p / 30 fps / 16 Mbps,
HD720p / 60 fps / 15 Mbps,
HD720p / 30 fps / 8 Mbps,
WVGA 60 fps / 8 Mbps,
WVGA 30 fps / 5 Mbps

Audio formats:     
WAV (16-/24-bit quantization, 44.1/48/96 kHz sampling frequency)
AAC (64–320 kbps bit rate, 48 kHz sampling frequency)

Audio functions:     
Lo-Cut filter, Auto Gain

Image functions:     
Digital zoom (×0.75/×0.85/×1.00/×1.30/×1.50),
Scene selection (Auto / Concert Lighting / Night / Concert-Low Light / Dance Club / Jazz Club / Concert Hall / Rehearsal-Studio / Garage / Outdoor / Sunset)

Self-timer:     
(Off/3sec/5sec/10sec)

Display:     
2.0" full-color touchscreen LCD

INPUT: MIC

Type:     
120° A/B and 120° X/Y stereo

Maximum sound pressure input:     
140 dB SPL

Input gain:     
-30 to +44 dB

INPUT: EXTERNAL INPUT

Input connector:     
Stereo mini jack

Input gain:     
–∞ to +26 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

USB: Operation as audio interface

Class:     
USB 2.0 Full Speed

Specifications:     
44.1 kHz sampling rate, 16-bit

USB: Operation as webcam

Specifications:     
WVGA/720p video size,
48 kHz / 16-bit audio
    
Note: Audio interface and mass storage operation with iPad is supported.
Note: USB bus power supported

GENERAL

Power supply:     
Lithium-ion battery: DC 4.2V maximum voltage,
DC 3.7V nominal voltage, 1,050mAh capacity

AC adapter:     
ZOOM AD-17, sold separately: DC 5V/1A

Recharging times:     
Using USB: about 3 hours
Using ZOOM AD-17: about 2 hours

Battery operation time:     
About 3 hours or more
(when recording 720p/30 fps video with LCD closed)

External dimensions:     

Main unit (mic stored):
119 (length) × 51 (width) × 62 (height) mm

Main unit (mic extended):
119 (length) × 39 (width) × 86 (height) mm

Weight:     
6.0 oz / 178.6 grams with battery
5.5 oz / 155.9 grams without battery

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  • Q:

    I want a quality camera I can stream with (Ustream or Skype).
    I would also like to record the video/audio.
    Will the Q4n do this?

    Kind regards,
    Stephen Hicks
    Asked on 11/4/2017 by Stephen_RCC from Warragul, Victoria, Australia

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    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Hi Stephen,

      That would be a good way to go. Certainly will work with Skype & Ustream also.

      If you wanted extra audio inputs/ future expansion options, possibly consider the Zoom Q8 also.

      Answered on 11/4/2017 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Colour compression ratio does this camera record in? 4:4:0, 4:4:2 or 4:4:4
    Asked on 19/5/2016 by Andrea from Brisbane

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Hi Andrea,

      There is no spec published regarding colour compression, I've even downloaded the manual & nothing is even mentioned. I definitely wouldn't expected anything highly colour accurate though, it's a good video camera with ever better audio aimed a consumer type audience.

      Answered on 19/5/2016 by Anonymous
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UPC: 884354015732
Zoom Q4n Handy Video Camera
  • Operation manual
  • Lithium-ion battery (1050mAh BT-02)
  • 3-prong action camera mount adapter
  • USB to mini-USB cable
  • Sponge windscreen
  • Lens cover
  • Lens hood
  • Strap

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What's in the box
Zoom Q4n Handy Video Camera
  • Operation manual
  • Lithium-ion battery (1050mAh BT-02)
  • 3-prong action camera mount adapter
  • USB to mini-USB cable
  • Sponge windscreen
  • Lens cover
  • Lens hood
  • Strap
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