The Zoom HQ4 Handy Video Recorder is an audio-focused video camera featuring a built-in 120° X/Y mic with up to 24-bit/96k audio capture to go alongside its 1080/30p video.
The Q4 features a removable LCD screen and uses a GoPro-style action mount in addition to a traditional tripod mount.
Zoom Q4 Handy Video Recorder Key Features
- Records directly to SDXC cards up to 128GB, in a variety of HD, WVGA, AAC and WAV file formats, up to 1080p/30fps video and 24-bit/96k audio
- Detachable full-color LCD, built-in speaker for instant monitoring, stereo mic/line-level input and line-level/headphone output with dedicated volume control
- Built-in 120° X/Y microphone and three-position Mic Gain switch with Auto-Gain control and Peak LED to help prevent signal overload
- Compatible with three-prong action mounts
- USB port enables live streaming to DAWs, iMovie, Final Cut Pro or included HandyShare software
The Zoom HQ4 retails for $299.99 and is available here at B&H Photo.