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Zoom North America Releases Three New Products at NAMM 2014

Ronkonkoma, New York, January 23, 2014 —Zoom North America today announced the release of three new products at NAMM ’14 — the Zoom iQ5 Stereo Microphone, Zoom Q4 Handy Video Recorder and Zoom TAC-2 Thunderbolt Interface.

Zoom iQ5: The world’s first lightning connected Mid-side stereo microphone

Zoom iQ5 White Zoom iQ5 Black

  • Two microphone elements in Mid-side configuration with portrait or landscape recording modes
  • 16-bit/44.1kHz recording with analog-type Mic Gain wheel for precision adjustment of input level
  • Three auto gain presets, built-in limiting, automatic recording and dedicated headphone jack
  • Used in conjunction with Zoom’s Handy Recorder app as well as Camera, Garage Band and other popular audio and video streaming apps
  • Works with any iPhone 5 (or later), iPod Touch (5th gen or later), iPad (4th gen or later), or iPad mini running iOS 6 or newer
  • Price: $99.99
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Zoom Q4 Handy Video Recorder: The camera for creators where high definition video meets high definition audio

Zoom Q4 Mic and Curve

  • 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
  • Price: $299.99
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Zoom TAC-2 Thunderbolt Interface: Blazing speed and ultra-low latency for the ultimate in high-resolution audio

Zoom TAC-2 Front Zoom TAC-2

  • Simple user interface with a single large rotary knob controlling all parameters
  • Compatible with all Thunderbolt-equipped Macintosh computers running OS X 10.6.8 or later
  • Supports up to 24-bit/192kHz audio and permits vocal/instrumental recording into DAWs
  • Two combo XLR/TRS input jacks allowing mic- and line-level signal connections with front panel 1/4″ high impedance input for direct connection of instruments
  • 7-position LED metering for input, output and headphone volume with +48V phantom power can for each input
  • Three auto gain presets, built-in limiting, automatic recording and dedicated headphone jack
  • Price: $399.99
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Each product is available at Guitar Center, Sweetwater, B&H Photo and Video, American Music Supply as well as other online and offline retailers nationwide.

Zoom North America will be exhibiting at the 2014 NAMM Show in Hall C, Booth 4696. For more information, please visit, contact Zoom North America at or follow us on Twitter @ZoomSound.

About Zoom North America:

Zoom North America is the U.S. affiliate for products manufactured by the Zoom Corporation (Japan). The company prides itself on offering its customers the very highest level of service and support. Their first product, released in July 2013, is the H6 Handy Recorder.

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