Anyone who's ever experienced a film with great audio knows how vital sound is to the movie. The Q3 Handy Video Recorder brings Zoom's renowned audio technology to the camcorder, making it the best so... Click To Read More About This Product
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Anyone who's ever experienced a film with great audio knows how vital sound is to the movie. The Q3 Handy Video Recorder brings Zoom's renowned audio technology to the camcorder, making it the best sounding video camcorder you've ever heard.
Brilliant Stereo Recording... Now on your videos
The Q3 uses the same microphone capsules as our industry-leading H4n Handy Recorder and is perfect for recording anything where great audio and video are a must. From live musical performances and rehearsals, interviews, conferences to video podcasts, journalism, education, recitals, weddings or sports, the Q3's pristine audio quality takes your videos to another level.
Designed with everything you need to make your movies right out of the box, the Q3 includes HandyShare software for editing, and a 2GB SD card for up to 1 hour of video recording time. And the Q3 will also accept up to 32GB SDHC cards for a staggering 16 hours of moviemaking.
Cutting room and distribution included...
When your shoot is complete, the Q3's cleverly designed USB cable lets you upload your movies to your computer. Then use HandyShare to edit and share them on your favorite websites including YouTube, Facebook and MySpace. Or, plug in the included TV cable and watch your videos on television.
With its high-quality, MPEG-4 SP video format at 30 frames per second, the Q3 renders crystal-clear video at 640 x 480 resolution. And the Q3's large, 2.4" LCD screen with a resolution of 320 x 240 makes viewing easy on the go. Its display also includes audio meters so you can quickly set and monitor your levels as you shoot.
True Stereo Sound
The Q3 has two condenser mics on-board, engineered in the same X/Y pattern that gives recording pros the best stereo recording possible. Arranged with the right and left mics on the same axis, this design ensures that the mics are always an equal distance from the sound source for perfect localization without phase shifting. The result is a great sounding recording with natural depth and highly accurate stereo imaging every time... all at the touch of a button.
The Q3 puts a little bit of video and a whole lot of audio together in one quick and easy to use camcorder that lets you produce great movies on the go.
Built-in stereo condenser microphones with X/Y configuration for true stereo imaging
Get up to 1 hour of video with bundled 2GB SD card
Accepts up to a 32GB SDHC card for 16 hours of recording time
Large 2.4" LCD display with a resolution of 320 x 240
Video resolution of 640 x 480 at 30 frames/sec
Video Format: MPEG-4 SP
NTSC / PAL TV output
Optics Lens Type: Fixed Focus (0.8m to infinity) with 2x digital zoom
Audio formats with video include 44.1/48kHz 16/24-bit Linear PCM WAV or MP3 up to 320kbps
Audio only formats include 96kHz 16/24-bit Linear PCM WAV
Auto Record Level automatically adjusts audio levels during recordings
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
HandyShare editing software, YouTube uploader software, Apple Quicktime, TV cable, softcase, windscreen, 2GB SD card, two AA Batteries
Recording Media: SD memory card (16MB-2GB), SDHC memory card (4GB-32GB) (2GB SD included)
Image Sensor: VGA CMOS sensor
Focal Length: 0.8m to infinity
Video Compression: MPEG4-SP
Video Resolution: 640 ï½˜ 480 pixels (VGA)
Video Format: MOV
Frame Rate: 30 frames/sec
Audio Format: PCM (Quantization : 16/24bit, Sampling Frequency : 44.1/48/96kHz), MP3 (Bit Rate: 48/56/64/80/96/112/128/160/192/224/256/320kbps)
*96kHz sampling is not available in Movie mode
Functions: Lo-cut filter, Auto REC level, 2x digital zoom
LCD Screen: 2.4" QVGA
Built-in Mic: 120-degree X/Y stereo (Maximum Sound Pressure Level: 130dB SPL)
Built-in Speaker: Monaural, 400mW 8Î
Phones/Line Output: 1/8" Stereo phone jack
TV Out: NTSC/PAL compatible, Stereo audio
USB: USB2.0 High-speed compatible, Mass storage class operation
Power Requirements: 2 x AA battery (Alkaline / Ni-MH), AC adaptor (DC5V/1A/center positive)
Battery Life: 2 hours (Movie mode), 4 hours (Audio mode)
Dimensions (mm): 55(W) x 132.5(D) x 32(H)
Weight: 130g (without batteries)