10 "Scene" options for use in different lighting environments,
plus ‘Auto’ setting for automatically adjusting how the camera
captures specific scene conditions
Built-in X/Y stereo microphones capable of handling sound
levels up to 120 dB SPL
Can be used as standalone audio recorder, with data saved
in WAV format, up to 24-bit/96 kHz
5 field of view (FOV) settings
Records directly to micro SD/SDHC/SDXC cards up to 128 GB
for extended recording times
Easy one-button recording
Support for two HD video modes, 720p and 1080p
Video bitrates up to 24 Mbps for improved image quality
Frame rates: 1080p/30fps HD, 1080p/24fps HD, 720p/30fps HD,
HDMI video output for connection to HDTVs, selectable between NTSC
Records video (with audio) in MOV format
Analogue-style level control with onscreen level metering and
2-color status LCD on lens
Auto Gain function automatic control over audio input level
Stereo input for use with external devices plus support for
Headphone/line-level for fast audio monitoring
Low-cut filter for the elimination of low-frequency noise
USB interface for live streaming and data transfer
Compatible with USTREAM Producer, Flash Live Media Encoder, Skype,
and other popular streaming applications
Webcam and USB mic function (with direct monitoring) when
used with computers and iOS devices (Apple Camera Connection Kit or
Lightning to USB Camera Adapter required for use with iOS devices)
Operates with just two AA batteries
Built-in standard tripod mount
• Class Leading Sound and
Vision in one package
you’re an aspiring musician, video plays an important role in helping
you reach a wider fan base. It’s a digital world and that means an
inspiring performance can take the Internet by storm. But you can’t
capture your music with just any camera. You need one that records
The Zoom Q2n gives you a fast and easy way to create HD videos with
high-impact audio. The built-in X/Y microphones capture sound with
beautiful stereo imaging. And the 160-degree wide-angle lens excels in
an array of lighting conditions—whether you’re filming at home, in a
rehearsal space, a classroom or at a club.
With the Q2n in hand, you can finally make videos that sound as great as
they look - at a price more affordable than ever.
• Experience Legendary Sound
the camera for musicians, the Q2n gives performers the
ability to get up close and personal with their fans. The Q2n’s audio and
video quality make it simple for them to capture the essence of their
performances so fans can enjoy them time and time again.
• A Portable Camera That
High-resolution 24-bit/96 kHz audio delivers studio-quality recording,
no matter where you’re filming. And the camera’s built-in X/Y
microphones can handle sound pressure levels up to 120 dB SPL, for
• It Can Handle the Pressure
Since the Q2n can handle high sound pressure levels, it records loud
music without distortion or clipping. There are some great drummers out
there who rely on their Q2n to capture full and beautifully balanced snare, bass, tom, and
• Capture Your Best Moments in
"Scene" presets allow you to record in a wide range of environments,
including low-light locations where the Q2n is designed to thrive. The
presets range from "Concert Light", which automatically adjusts for
changing lighting conditions, to "Concert Lo-Lit" for dimly lit rooms.
And there are scene settings tailored specifically for filming in jazz
clubs and rehearsal studios, as well as outdoors.
• Up Close and Personal
The Q2n features a 160-degree wide-angle lens that captures stunning
video. And it records in 720p or 1080p HD resolution, using the same 24
fps or 30 fps frame rate used in cinematic film. An F2.0 aperture makes the Q2n
perfect for musicians who perform in a wide variety of lighting
environments. Capture the full band or focus on an individual performer
using five field of view (FOV) settings. Plus, a colour LCD screen makes
it easy to create the perfect shot or review your videos.
• Small Enough to Go Everywhere
The Q2n is small enough to carry anywhere, so you’ll always be prepared
to capture impromptu performances or record new ideas. It records up to
two hours of footage on two standard AA batteries, providing more than
enough juice for concerts, rehearsals, jam sessions, and more.
• Capture the Essence of Your
an acoustic guitarist, nothing's more important than mic placement.
Placing the Q2n ten feet away from your guitar achieves beautiful stereo
sound. For more nuanced string sound and finger/neck detail, place the
Q2n within three feet of your guitar.
• Don’t Let Technology Get in
Intuitive controls and simple one-button recording make the Q2n easy to
use. Just power it up and start recording.
• Record Audio Only
The Q2n is also capable of recording audio only. Simply use the ‘Camera
Off’ setting to capture demos or live performances in stereo sound using
the built-in X/Y mics.
• Enjoy the Clarity of Sound
If you’re like most accomplished pianists, you strive for clarity
in your videos. The Q2n captures a full range of frequencies—from
delicate to more thunderous sounds—so fans can re-experience your
performances with the same detail and accuracy as if they were hearing
• Connect and Listen
The Q2n features a 1/8" stereo input jack that lets you connect external
mics and other audio devices. And the 1/8” stereo output jack makes it
simple to listen to audio with headphones or on your home stereo.
• Play it Back on TV
To view your video recordings in high definition, you can connect to an HDMI TV using the HDMI micro Type D video output. A USB port allows for
connection to any computer or iOS device* so you can use the Q2n as a
web camera for live streaming, as a USB microphone for podcasts, or as a
card reader to transfer recordings**.
* iPad Camera Connection Kit or Lightning to USB Camera Adapter required
** Computer connection only