Zoom new Q2HD handycam with Mid-Side recording

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 | In Electronic Gadgets | Tags: ,

Zoom, the company that creates innovative and inspirational music products, has announced the new Q2HD handycam, which was first introduced at March 2012.

Zoom new Q2HD handycam with Mid-Side recording
~ Zoom new Q2HD handycam with Mid-Side recording ~

It comes with Mid-Side stereo microphone technology to offers precision control over the width of the stereo field and allowing users to decide how much of the surrounding noise/ ambient sound gets through the recording.

Mid-Side recording combine a unidirectional Mid microphone that captures sound directly from the front and a bidirectional side microphone that captures sound from both left and right side. The stereo sound captured by the Mid-Side microphone can be recorded to linear PCM WAV files.

Also, the Q2HD handycam features an upgraded 5-megapixel CMOS sensor; a new fixed-focus larger aperture (F3.2) lens; and four times digital zoom. It is capable to record Full High-Definition video with 30 frames per second (fps) in MPEG-4 AVC/ H.264 format and WVGA resolution.

There is a 2-inch, 320 x 240 pixel resolution of the LCD screen for easy playback the recorded video clips by pressing and holding the play button. Users can view the videos on portrait or landscape mode. The Q2HD handycam has a lighting selection function that allows users to record using the best setting for any given lighting condition.

Besides these, the Q2HD handycam is powered by two standard AA batteries for about two hours of recording. It is also compatible with NiMH batteries that can be recharged using a charger. Q2HD handycam will be available start from August 2012 for $199.99 including the batteries and a 2GB SD card as well as some editing, uploading software.

Information via zoom.


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