Zoom F4 Multitrack Field Recorder
Multitrack Field Recorder with Timecode – 6 Inputs / 8 Tracks
THE ZOOM F4
Professional Field Recording Has Never Been So Accessible.
Creators are making more waves in film than ever before. Thanks to affordable technology and distribution channels like YouTube, we’re ushering in a new era of creativity…and it’s only just begun.
The Zoom F4 propels your film’s sound to a whole new level.
With 6-input/8-track recording, super-low-noise mic preamps, and time code with pinpoint accuracy, the F4 offers Hollywood sound at an indie budget.
The F4 comes with free download licenses for Steinberg’s Cubase LE music production software and WaveLab LE audio editing software, representing a complete audio production toolkit.
Currently shipping with:
Cubase LE8 for Mac OS X 10.9/10.10/10.11 and Windows 7/8/8.1/10
WaveLab LE9 for Mac OS X 10.10/10.11 and Windows 7/8/8.1/10
Features at a glance
6-input/8-track multitrack field recorder with integrated mixer
6 discrete inputs, including with 4 locking Neutrik XLR/TRS combo connectors,
a stereo 3.5mm input, and Zoom mic capsule input
Input 5/6 can be used as a camera return for monitoring only.
Compact and lightweight metal chassis, weighing just 2 pounds (without batteries)
High-quality mic preamps with up to 75 dB gain, less than -127 dBu EIN, and
+4 dB line inputs
Support for up to 24-bit/192 kHz recording as well as 96 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 48 kHz, 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) I/O on standard BNC connectors; drop frame/non-drop
formats with Jam Sync
Three different power supply options: 8x AA batteries, external DC battery pack
with 4-pin HIROSE connector, and Zoom AD-19 12V AC Adapter with
DHC-1 DC-HIROSE cable (included)
Dedicated gain control knob, 6-segment LED level meter, and PFL/Solo switch for
Phantom power (+48V/+24V) on every preamp
High pass filter, phase invert, and Mid-Side decoder
Advanced onboard limiters for input and output
Input delay of up to 30 msec per channel / output delay of up to
10 frames per output
Compatible with all Zoom mic capsules; optional ECM extender cable
enables remote positioning
Dedicated headphone output (100 mW) with front panel volume control
Dual XLR balanced Main Outs plus 1/8″ stereo mini-jack Sub Out
Front panel OPTION button gives quick access to important shortcuts
1.9” white, backlit monochrome LCD
Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC card slots, up to 512 GB each
Support for extensive metadata (BWF and iXML); input time, date,
project, scene number, etc.
Built-in tripod mount; camera mount adapter also included
Use as a 6-in/4-out USB audio interface (@ 96 kHz)
The F4 can also be mounted to a tripod and attached to your
camera using the included mounting bracket.
*The F4 does not have Bluetooth capabilities and
is not compatible with the Zoom F8 iOS app.
What’s included with the F4:
Camera mount adapter
Zoom AD-19 12V AC Adapter
DHC-1 DC-HIROSE cable
Cubase LE and WaveLab LE download codes