ZOOM F8N Audio Recorder Mixer
The Zoom F8n Audio Recorder Mixer is an advanced audio recorder and mixer, designed to deliver high-quality sound for film and television productions. This portable device is packed with features that make it an essential tool for any professional sound engineer.
- 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;
- 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
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- 8 x XLR/TRS Combo Jacks with +75 dB Gain
- Up to 192 kHz/ 24-Bit PCM Recording
- Record up to 10 Tracks Simultaneously
- Look-Ahead Limiters Eliminate Clipping
- Zoom AutoMix: Automatic Level Adjustment
- 2 x SD Card Slots
- Built-In Slate Microphone
- 8 x AA Batteries, AC, External Power Pack
- Time Code at 0.2 ppm Accuracy
- Simultaneous Recording to SD Card & USB
- 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
With eight XLR/TRS combo inputs and six discrete outputs, the F8n can handle complex recording setups. The preamps are incredibly low-noise, with a maximum gain of 75 dB, allowing for clean recordings even with low-output microphones. The built-in limiters prevent distortion, and the high-pass filters eliminate unwanted low-frequency noise.
The F8n supports 24-bit/192kHz audio resolution, providing an incredibly detailed and accurate sound. The Timecode I/O allows for easy syncing with other devices, while the advanced monitoring features, such as the dual headphone outputs and the built-in speaker, make it easy to monitor recordings on the go.
The F8n is also incredibly durable, with a robust build quality that can withstand the demands of professional use. It is powered by four AA batteries, which can provide up to 12 hours of continuous recording time. With its compact size and advanced features, the Zoom F8n is the perfect tool for any professional audio recording project.