Zoom, who are well known for making quality audio recorders have just launched a pocket camcorder with built in high quality sound recording, the Zoom Q3 Pocket Camcorder.
The Zoom Q3 Pocket Camcorder features built in stereo condenser microphones with X/Y configuration for stereo imaging, it also has a 2.4 inch LCD display with a resolution of 320 x 240.
It can record video at 640 x 480 at 30fps in MPEG-4, and connects to your PC via USB, it comes with a 2GB SD card, and the storage can be expanded up to 32GB via an SDHC card which will give you around 16 hours of recording.
Here are the specifications.
- 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)
- 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
- Includes on-board editing software, YouTube uploader software, Apple Quicktime, TV cable, softcase, windscreen, 2GB SD card, two AA Batteries
The Zoom Q3 Pocket Camcorder will go on sale shortly for around $249.
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