Zoom’s Q8 Handy Video Recorder has been designed for both music and video creators. The sleek and stylish camera is capable of HD video capture and high-quality audio recording. Video-wise, you can capture HD 2304 x 1296 at 30 fps with the 160-degree wide-angle lens. This camera can also be connected to your computer via USB and used as a high-quality webcam. When it comes to audio, the Q8 can record up to 24-Bit / 96 kHz audio in both ACC and WAV formats. This can be recorded using the detachable X/Y condenser microphone, but also compatible Zoom microphone capsules. The Zoom Q8 also features a 2.7” LCD touchscreen which makes for quick and easy changes to settings as well as being able to view your footage as your record it - Especially useful for vloggers!
Zoom Q8 Handy Video Recorder Key Features:
- Designed for music and video creators
- HD Video with high-quality audio capture
- Video capture of up to HD 2304 x 1296 at 30 fps
- Removeable X/Y Condenser Microphone
- Versatile 160 degree wide angle lens
- Compatible with Zoom’s microphone capsule
- Useful Dual XLR/TRS Combo Inputs
- Can simultaneously record 4 channels
- You can record in AAC and WAV formats
- Records up to 24-Bit / 96 kHz audio
- Valuable 2.7" LCD Touchscreen
- Can be used as a USB webcam or audio Interface
- Records directly to SD cards (not included)
- Will accept SD cards up to 128gb
- 1700mAh Lithium-ion battery for long recording
- A 1/4"-20 to three-prong adapter for GoPro-style mounting
- Scene presets and Auto lighting settings
Expanded Zoom Q8 Handy Video Recorder Key Features:
High-Quality Video Footage
The Zoom Q8 is able to capture HD 2304x1296 video at 30 fps, resulting in a resolution that’s higher than Full HD 1080p. This makes for impressive video content for professional use and with that extra resolution, you’re able to crop or reframe your shot to suit your media. But of course, you aren’t confined by this resolution. You’re able to record standard 1080p at 30 fps and 720p video at 30 or 60 fps. Furthermore, if you’re audience calls for it, you’re able to record lower resolution WVGA formats for smaller file sizes but as a standard, videos are recorded in .MOV format.
All of the above is captured using the Zoom Q8’s wide 160-degree angle lens. This lens allows you to capture almost everything in front of you when recording and capture unique perspective shots. But just as the Q8 gives you the option to shoot at lower resolutions, the Q8 understands the need for versatility when filming. If a wide-angle shot doesn’t suit your scene, you can use the step-zoom feature which allows you to select between 5 narrow fields-of-view which will give you a tighter crop whilst retaining quality.
Impressive Audio Recording
Zoom is well known for creating high-quality, high-performance audio recorders, and they have taken those same features over to the Q8. Because of this, you’re able to record AAC and WAV formats up to 24-bit/96 kHz. The audio can be recorded alongside a video or can be recorded separately which in turn, enables the Q8 to be used as a four-channel audio recorder. In addition to this, the Q8’s X/Y stereo microphone capsule is detachable, meaning you can swap this in and out with compatible Zoom capsules e.g. from the Zoom H5 and Zoom H6 (not compatible with the EXH-6 TRS/XLR Combo Capsule).
However, the included microphone is very impressive in itself. It features two matched unidirectional condenser microphones that are set at 120° apart. Together they have a maximum sound pressure input of 140 dB SPL and an input gain of up to +47 dB. This microphone is more than capable of capturing crisp, clear and distortion-free audio.
What's in the box?
- 1 x Zoom Q8 Handy Video Recorder
- 1 x Detachable Stereo X/Y Microphone Capsule
- 1 x Foam Windscreen
- 1 x Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
- 1 x Attachment Screw for Hairy Windscreen
- 1 x USB Cable (3.3')
- 1 x 1/4"-20 to Three-Prong Action Camera Mount Adapter
- 1 x Lens Cover
- 1 x Lens Hood
- 1 x Strap
Zoom Q8 Handy Video Recorder Product Video:
Zoom Q8 Product Video
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Buy Now Pay Later
With the no deposit Buy Now Pay Later option, pay nothing for six months when you spend £250 or more, then either settle the cash price in full by paying a £29.00 settlement fee, or choose to spread the cost over 36 months at 19.9% APR Representative. Call us to place your order and you can also make a partial payment, the interest charged will be based on the remaining balance. Please see the repayment example below to see how much purchasing this item on finance would cost.
|Item Value (Cash Price)
|Total Amount Credit
||35 x £13.66
|Total Amount Payable
|Annual Rate of Interest
Are you eligible for finance?
Applicants must be:
- Aged 18 years or older from the application date
- In permanent UK residence for a minimum of three years
- Fulfil at least one of the following employment criteria:
- In regular, permanent employment.
- Retired from regular employment - With a minimum age of 50.
- Not working through disability.
Note: All applicants will be subject to a credit reference check by the lender.
The approval of your application depends on your financial circumstances and borrowing history. Warehouse Express Ltd trading as Wex Photo Video act as credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance act as the lender.
Can I repay early? If so how?
No repayments are scheduled in the initial six-month deferral period. However, it is possible to pay off the loan, either by way of a lump sum or in smaller amounts. If the loan is fully repaid within the six-month deferral period, then no interest is payable, but a £29.00 early-settlement will be incurred. Such repayments may be made to Barclays Partner Finance by cheque, debit card or standing order. Unfortunately it is not possible to set up a direct debit within the deferral period. Further information on how to make such repayments will be set out in the loan agreement pack provided by Barclays Partner Finance.
What happens if I don't repay within the first six months (deferral period)?
Following the six month deferral period, Barclays Partner Finance will initiate a monthly direct debit payment for the remaining duration of the loan. Interest will be charged at a rate of 19.9% APR on outstanding balances (backdated to the first date of the loan). Late payment penalties and early repayment charges will apply from this point. Barclays Partner Finance will send a reminder letter approximately one month before the six month deferral period is due to elapse. Note: If you chose to spread the cost and pay monthly, interest is charged from the start of the loan, not from the start of the repayment period.
What will I receive from the finance provider (lender)?
Barclays Partner Finance will send a loan agreement pack approximately four weeks after delivery of the goods, confirming that the account has been activated and, from this point, it is possible to make repayments against the loan. You will also receive reminder letters and text at the end of the deferral period to remind you when your first payment is due.
For further information on how our finance product work, see our Finance help section.
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† Once your application has been accepted, usually within minutes, we will immediately dispatch your equipment.