Ronkonkoma, NY (June 23, 2015)—Zoom North America has unveiled its new F8 MultiTrack Field Recorder, aimed for use by filmmakers and sound designers.
The F8 sports 8 XLR/TRS combo inputs that utilize new Zoom mic preamps, which reportedly offer “a super low noise floor” (-127 dBu EIN) and high input gain (up to 75 dB), recording at up to 24-bit/192 kHz resolution.
Weighing 2 lbs, the F8 features include time code with 0.2 ppm accuracy; dual SD Card slots, each compatible with SD/SDHC/SDXC cards of up to 512 GB; and wireless Bluetooth control, allowing control of the unit through the Zoom F8 Control iOS app via Bluetooth LE. Controls on the app include transport, level monitoring, and metadata editing.
The Zoom F8 MultiTrack Field Recorder will be available in July 2015.