The Zoom Q3 is the latest invention among the mobile gadgets. It is retailed by AMP3 and it is a really good audio recorder; the device is also a mini-camcorder. This device makes both audio and video work great.
The Zoom Q3 comes with the following features: built-in stereo condenser microphones with X/Y configuration for great stereo imaging; 1 hour of video with 2GB SD card, but it accepts up to a 32GB SDHC card for 16 hours of recording; a large 2.4â€ LCD display with a resolution of 320 x 240; video resolution of 640 x 480 at 30 frames/sec, and MPEG-4 SP video format; NTSC / PAL TV output; fixed focus (0.8m to infinity) optic lens; audio formats with video include 44.1/48kHz 16/24-bit Linear PCM or MP3 up to 320kbps; Auto Record Level which automatically adjusts the audio levels during the recordings; two standard AA batteries or NiMH rechargeable batteries; USB 2.0; Windows and Mac OS compatible; built-in speaker and tripod mount; the audio recorder comes with on-board editing software, YouTube uploader software, Apple Quicktime, TV cable, softcase, windscreen, 2GB SD card, and two AA Batteries.
The Zoom Q3 is available at the price of Â£229.00, in UK, through AMP3. I think it’s worth the price, taking into consideration that the Zoom Q3 is a very good audio/video gadget.