Zoom North America today unveiled the new F4, a 6-input/8-track field recorder that offers creators Hollywood-quality sound for film at an unprecedented price. With four super-low-noise mic preamps, precise time code, and a solid metal build, the F4 is the ideal recorder for creators looking to take their filmmaking projects to the next level.
Like the multi-award-winning Zoom F8, the F4 is equipped with high-quality mic preamps, offering pristine recording and playback at resolutions up to 24-bit/192 kHz. For precise audio/video syncing, the F4 uses a Temperature Compensated Crystal Oscillator (TCXO) that generates time code at 0.2 ppm accuracy—a first at this price point.
For recording flexibility, the F4 features four locking Neutrik XLR/TRS combo connectors, a 3.5mm stereo input, and a Zoom mic capsule input for a total of six discrete inputs, all of which enable it to record up to eight tracks. The F4 also provides two Main Outs and two Sub Outs as well as a 1/4” headphone jack with dedicated volume control.