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Zoom F8 MultiTrack Field Recorder

$799.99
SKU
52969
MPN
F8
  • 8-channel/10-track field audio recorder/mixer
  • Light, aluminum chassis
  • High quality mic preamps
  • Support for up to 24-bit/192 kHz recording
  • Accurate Time Code (0.2 ppm) I/O on standard BNC connectors
  • Compatible with Zoom microphone capsules
  • Dual mini-XLR (TA3) balanced Main Outs plus ⅛" stereo mini-jack Sub Out
  • Dedicated headphone output (100 mW) with front panel volume control
  • 2.4" full-color backlit LCD with monochrome mode
  • Use as an 8-in/4-out USB audio interface (@ 96 kHz)

The Zoom F8 MultiTrack Field Recorder features:

  • 8-channel/10-track field audio recorder/mixer 
  • Light, aluminum chassis
  • High quality mic preamps 
  • Support for up to 24-bit/192 kHz recording 
  • Accurate Time Code (0.2 ppm) I/O on standard BNC connectors
  • Compatible with Zoom microphone capsules
  • Dual mini-XLR (TA3) balanced Main Outs plus ⅛" stereo mini-jack Sub Out
  • Dedicated headphone output (100 mW) with front panel volume control
  • 2.4" full-color backlit LCD with monochrome mode
  • Use as an 8-in/4-out USB audio interface (@ 96 kHz)
More Information
SKU 52969
Specifications "

Inputs

Connectors 8x XLR/TRS combo jacks

XLR Inputs

Input Gain +10 to +75 dB
Input Impedance 3.3 kOhms
Maximum Input Level +14 dBu (at 0 dBFS, limiter ON)
Phantom Power +24/+48 V 10 mA maximum for each channel

Line Inputs

Input Gain -10 to 55 dB
Input Impedance 22 kOhms
Maximum Input Level +34 dBu (at 0 dBFS, limiter on)
Equivalent Input Noise -127 dBu or less (A-weighted, +75 dB input gain, 150 ohms)
Frequency Response 10 Hz to 80 kHz
Dynamic Range 120 dB typ (-60 dBFS input, A-weighted)
Crosstalk -69 dB or less (between adjacent channels, 1 kHz)
Mic Capsule: Zoom mic capsule input (use disables inputs 1/2)
Slate Mic: Built-in mic for voice memos can be assigned to tracks freely

Main Outputs

Connectors Main Out 1/2: TA-3 Connectors, balanced output (2: hot)
Sub Out 1/2: 3.5 mm stereo mini unbalanced output jack
Headphone: 1/4" unbalanced stereo output jack
Output Impedance Main Out 1/2: 150 ohms or less
Sub Out 1/2: 150 ohms or less
Headphones: 15 ohms or less
Reference Output Main Out 1/2: -10 dBV (normal output types), -40 dBV (mic output type, 1 kHz, 600 ohms load
Sub Out 1/2: -10 dBV (normal output types), -40 dBV (mic output type, 1 kHz, 10 kOhms load
Maximum Output Level Main Out 1/2: +10 dBV (normal output type), -20 dBV (mic output type), 1 kHz, 600 ohms load
Sub Out 1/2: +10 dBV (normal output type), -20 dBV (mic output type), 1 kHz, 600 ohms load
Headphone: 100 mW + 100 mW (1% or lower THD+N, 32 ohm load)
Dynamic Range D/A: 106 dB typ (-60 dBFS input, A-weighted)

Recording Formats

Supported Formats WAV: 44.1/47.952/48/48.048/88.2/96/192 kHz, 16/24-bit, mono/stereo//2-10 ch poly, BWF and iXML
MP3: 128/192/320 kbps, 44.1/48 kHz, ID3v1 tags
Number Of Simultaneous Record Tracks WAV: 10 (8 inputs + stereo mix)
MP3: 2

Recording

Time Using a 32 GB card: 30:51:00 (48 kHz/24-bit stereo WAV), 7:42:00 (192 kHz/24-bit stereo WAV)

Time Code

Connector BNC
Modes Off, Int Free Run, Int Record Run, Int RTC Run, Ext, Ext Auto Rec (audio clock can be synchronized to Timecode)
Frame Rates 23.976ND, 24ND, 25ND, 29.97ND, 29.97D, 30ND, 30D
Precision ±0.2 ppm
Input Level 0.2 - 5.0 Vpp
Input Impedance 4.6 kOhms
Output Level 3.3 Vpp
Output Impedance 50 ohms or less

Power

Batteries 8x AA
AC Adapter AD-19 DC12V 2A (center plus)
External DC Source HIROSE HR10A-7R-4S 4-pin connector (1 pin: −, 4 pin: +), 9-16 V
Battery / Runtime When recording 2 channels at 48 kHz/16-bit
Alkaline Batteries: 7 hours or more
NiMH (2450 mAh): 9.5 hours or more 

When recording 8 channels at 48 kHz/24-bit
Alkaline batteries: 2.5 hours or more
NiMH: 7 hours or more 

When recording 8 channels at 192 kHz/24-bit with headphones, phantom power and display backlighting
NiMH (2450 mAH): 1.5 hours or more
Display 2.4" full-color LCD (320 x 240)
USB Class: USB 2.0 high speed
Interface As multi-track audio interface operation 
Class: USB 2.0 high speed
Specifications: 44.1/48/96 kHz sampling rate, 16/24-bit bit rate, 8 in/4 out 

Stereo Mix audio interface operation (no driver required)
Class: USB 2.0 full speed
Specification: 44.1/48 kHz sampling rate, 16-bit rate, 2 in/2 out
Dimensions (W x D x H) 7.02 x 5.50 x 2.16" (178.2 x 139.8 x 54.8 mm)
Weight 2.1 lb (0.95 kg)
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