Zoom F8n Multi Track Field Recorder

Zoom F8n Multi Track Field Recorder

The Zoom F8n is an advanced, budget-friendly multitrack field recorder that builds on the success of the F8. Need more gear? Click here for a full kit. Key features include:

  • Improved monitoring

  • Supports SMPTE timecode

  • Bluetooth control via iOS devices

  • Dual SDXC card slots

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In General

The Zoom F8 is an incredibly versatile field recorder providing high-quality audio. The eight-input/ten-track recording provides high-resolution audio while being small enough to fit in your hand (...

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Audio Type

Field Recorder




Mic/Line Inputs

  • 8x XLR/TRS combo jacks
  • Phantom (+ 24/+ 48v) 9910mA max for each XLR channel
  • 1x Zoom mic capsule (not included)
  • Built-in mic
Main Outs
  • 2x TA3 mini-XLR jacks (balanced)
Sub Outs
  • ⅛” stereo mini-jack (unbalanced)
Headphone Out
  • 1x ¼” stereo jack (unbalanced)
Additional Inputs/Outputs
  • BNC – Timecode (internal and external)
  • USB mini (data transfer)

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Dimensions (WxHxD)

  • 7” x 5.5” x 2.1”
  • 2.1 lbs
  • ¼-20 female inset (recorder base)
  • ¼-20 male stud (camera mounting plate)

Power Supply

AC Adapter

  • AD-19 DC12V 2A (included)
Battery Compatibility
  • 8x AA (not included)
  • Alkaline, NiMH (2450mAh), Lithium


Supported Media

  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Maximum Card Capacity
  • SD: Up to 2Gb
  • SDHC: 4GB-32GB
  • SDXC: 64GB-512GB
Supported Formats
  • iXML (wav)
  • BWF (wav)
  • Mono/stereo/2-10 ch poly (wav)
  • WAV: 16/24-bit, 44.1-192kHz
  • MP3: 128/192/320 kbps, 44.1/48kHz
Approximate Record Times
  • 48kHz/24-bit WAV: 56 Min/GB
  • 192kHz/24-bit WAV: 15 Min/GB
Max Simultaneous Recording Tracks
  • 10: WAV/8 Inputs + stereo mix
  • 8: WAV 192kHz
  • 2: MP3
Special Recording Modes
  • Ambisonic Mode
  • Track 1-8 Mono Mode
  • Stereo Pair Mode