ZOOM F8N MultiTrack Field Recording and Sound Design

869.00

Description

TOUR THE F8N

front panel of the F8n

FEATURES

  • 8-channel/10-track field audio recorder/mixer
  • 8 discrete inputs with locking Neutrik XLR/TRS combo connectors
  • Compact and lightweight aluminum chassis, weighing just
    2 pounds (without batteries)
  • High quality mic preamps with up to 75 dB gain and less than -127 dBu EIN
  • Switchable +4dB inputs with mic/line options for both XLR and TRS
  • Advanced Look-Ahead Hybrid Limiters
  • Zoom AutoMix™ software
  • Support for up to 24-bit/192 kHz recording, and 44.1 kHz, plus 47.952 kHz/48.048 kHz for HD video compatibility;
    16-/24-bit resolution
  • Accurate Time Code (0.2 ppm when on and up to 0.2 ppm when powered off) I/O on standard BNC connectors; dropframe/non-drop formats with Jam Sync
  • Three different power supply options: 8x AA batteries, external DC battery pack with Hirose connector, or 12V AC adapter (AA’s and DC battery pack not included)
  • Dedicated gain control knob, 6-segment LED level meter, and PFL/Solo switch for each channel
  • High pass filter, phase invert, and Mid-Side decoder
  • Input delay of up to 30 msec per channel / output delay of up to 10 frames per output
  • Compatible with Zoom microphone capsules; optional extender cable enables remote positioning
  • 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 monochromatic mode
  • Dedicated PFL display with viewable trim settings
  • Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC card slots, up to 512 GB each
  • Records in BWF-compliant WAV or MP3 file formats
  • Support for extensive metadata (BWF and iXML); input time, date, project, scene number, etc.
  • Built-in slate mic/slate tone with front panel switch
  • Use as an 8-in/4-out USB audio interface (@ 96 kHz)
  • Free Zoom F8 Control App for iOS allows wireless remote control, file renaming, and metadata entry

SPECS

RECORDING MEDIA

DUAL SD CARD SLOTS SUPPORTS: 16MB–2GB SD cards, 4GB–32GB SDHC cards and 64GB–512GB SDXC cards

INPUTS 1-8

CONNECTORS: XLR/TRS combo jacks (XLR: 2 hot, TRS: TIP hot)

INPUT SOURCE SET TO MIC

INPUT GAIN: +10 – +75 dB
INPUT IMPEDANCE: 2 kΩ
MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL: +14 dBu (at 0 dBFS, limiter ON)
PHANTOM POWER: +24/+48V 10mA maximum for each channel

INPUT SOURCE SET TO LINE

INPUT GAIN: -10 – +55 dB
INPUT IMPEDANCE: 2.6 kΩ
MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL: +24 dBu (at 0 dBFS, limiter ON)

INPUTS: ADDITIONAL INFO

EQUIVALENT INPUT NOISE: −127 dBu or less (A-weighted, +75dB input gain, 150Ω input)
FREQUENCY CHARACTERISTICS: 10 Hz – 80 kHz +0.5dB/−1dB (192kHz sampling rate)
A/D DYNAMIC RANGE: 120 dB typ (−60dBFS input, A-weighted)
CROSSTALK: −90 dB or less (between adjacent channels, 1kHz)
MIC IN: ZOOM mic capsule input (use disables Inputs 1/2)
SLATE MIC: Built-in mic for voice memos can be assigned to tracks freely

OUTPUTS : MAIN OUT 1/2

CONNECTORS: TA-3 connectors, balanced output (2: hot)
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: 150 Ω or less
REFERENCE OUTPUT LEVEL: −10 dBV (normal output level), +4 dBu (Output Level: Line), 1 kHz, 600Ω load
MAXIMUM OUTPUT LEVEL: +10 dBV (normal output level), +24 dBu (Output Level: Line), 1 kHz, 600Ω load

OUTPUTS: SUB OUT 1/2

CONNECTOR: 3.5mm stereo mini unbalanced output jack
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: 100 Ω or less
REFERENCE OUTPUT LEVEL: −10 dBV (normal output level), −40 dBV (mic output level), 1 kHz, 10kΩ load
MAXIMUM OUTPUT LEVEL: +10 dBV (normal output level), -20 dBV (mic output level), 1 kHz, 10kΩ load

HEADPHONE

CONNECTOR: 1/4″ unbalanced stereo output jack
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: 15 Ω or less
MAXIMUM OUTPUT LEVEL: 100mW + 100mW (32Ω load)

D/A

D/A DYNAMIC RANGE: 106 dB typ (−60dBFS input, A-weighted)

RECORDING FORMATS: WHEN WAV SELECTED

SUPPORTED FORMATS: 44.1/47.952/48/48.048/88.2/96/192kHz, 16/24-bit, mono/stereo//2-10ch poly, BWF and iXML
MAXIMUM SIMULTANEOUS RECORDING TRACKS: 10 (8 inputs + stereo mix)
8 (at 192kHz sampling rate)

RECORDING FORMATS: WHEN MP3 SELECTED

SUPPORTED FORMATS: 128/192/320kbps, 44.1/48kHz, ID3v1 tags
MAXIMUM SIMULTANEOUS RECORDING TRACKS: 2

RECORDING TIME

USING A 32GB 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
SUPPORTED INPUT LEVELS: 0.2 – 5.0 Vpp
INPUT IMPEDANCE: 4.6 kΩ
OUTPUT LEVEL: 3.3 Vpp
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: 50 Ω or less

POWER SUPPLIES

BATTERIES: 8 AA
AC ADAPTER: AC adapter: AD-19 DC12V 2A (center plus)
EXTERNAL DC POWER SUPPLY: HIROSE HR10A-7R-4S 4-pin connector
(1 pin: −, 4 pin: +), 9–18 V
POWER CONSUMPTION: 15 W

CONTINUOUS RECORDING TIME WHEN RECORDING 2 CHANNELS AT 48KHZ/16-BIT TO SD1 WITH MAIN/SUB OUT OFF, TIME CODE OFF, LED/LCD BRIGHTNESS 5, 32Ω HEAD- PHONES, PHANTOM OFF

ALKALINE BATTERIES: 6 hours or more
NIMH (2450MAH): 8.5 hours or more
LITHIUM BATTERIES: 12 hours or more

CONTINUOUS RECORDING TIME WHEN RECORDING 8 CHANNELS AT 48KHZ/24-BIT TO SD1 WITH MAIN/SUB OUT OFF, TIME CODE OFF, LED/LCD BRIGHTNESS 5, 32Ω HEAD- PHONES, PHANTOM OFF

ALKALINE BATTERIES: 3.5 hours or more
NIMH (2450MAH): 6 hours or more
LITHIUM BATTERIES: 8 hours or more

CONTINUOUS RECORDING TIME WHEN RECORDING 8 CHANNELS AT 192KHZ/24-BIT TO SD1 WITH MAIN/SUB OUT ON, TIME CODE INT FREE RUN, LED/LCD BRIGHTNESS 60, 32Ω HEADPHONES, PHANTOM 48V

ALKALINE BATTERIES: 1 hour or more
NIMH (2450MAH): 2 hours or more
LITHIUM BATTERIES: 3 hours or more

DISPLAY

2.4″ FULL-COLOR LCD: 320×240

USB: MASS STORAGE OPERATION

CLASS: USB 2.0 High Speed

USB: MULTI TRACK AUDIO INTERFACE OPERATION (DRIVER REQUIRED FOR WINDOWS, NOT REQUIRED FOR MAC)

CLASS: USB 2.0 High Speed
SPECIFICATIONS: 44.1/48/88.2/96kHz sampling rate, 16/24-bit , 8 in/4 out

USB : STEREO MIX AUDIO INTERFACE OPERATION (NO DRIVER REQUIRED)

CLASS: USB 2.0 Full Speed
SPECIFICATIONS: 44.1/48kHz sampling rate, 16-bit , 2 in/2 out

AUDIO INTERFACE WITH REC. (DRIVER REQUIRED FOR WINDOWS, NOT REQUIRED FOR MAC)

CLASS: USB 2.0 High Speed
SPECIFICATIONS: 44.1/48 kHz sampling rate, 16/24-bit , 10 in/4 out
*Note: iOS device audio interface operation supported (stereo mode only)

EXTERNAL DIMENSIONS

MAIN UNIT: 7.0 in. (W) × 5.5 in. (D) × 2.1 in. (H) 178.2 mm (W) × 140.3 mm (D) × 54.3 mm (H)
WEIGHT
MAIN UNIT ONLY: 2.2 pounds (1000 g)