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Zoom iQ5 Stereo Microphone for iOS, Black

Record better audio on your iOS Lightning device with the Zoom iQ5. This middle/side stereo condenser microphone has a gain wheel for setting precise levels. Rate and review this product
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Zoom iQ5 Stereo iOS Mic Black

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Product Description

The Zoom iQ5 is a high-quality mid-side stereo condenser mic, perfect for recording music and compact enough to be slipped into your pocket. Simply connect it to the Lightning connector of your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and get ready to do some serious stereo recording any time, any place.

Get a quick introduction to Zoom iQ5:


Up Your Impact

The iQ5 enables you to create anywhere and stir the world around you. Blur the line between observer and instigator by matching significant content with quality sound.

Versatility For Audio And Video

The iQ5 employs a unique rotating mechanism that enables audio recording with correct left-right stereo orientation whether used vertically or horizontally. Use it in standard "audio" position or simply rotate it to the "video" position in order to record video with the attached iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch held horizontally.

Mid-Side Stereo Made Easy

Mid-side recording makes it easy for anyone to record in realistic (and fully mono-compatible) stereo. The iQ5 contains two microphone elements: a directional "mid" mic that captures audio coming from in front and a bidirectional "side" mic that covers ambient signal.

Stereo width can be customized to the precise recording situation: Set it to 90* to hone in on an individual sound, or 120* for a wider image that includes the surrounding ambience and reverberation. For even more control, record the mid and side mic signals as raw MS data so that you can later adjust the stereo width from 30o to 150o with Zoom's free Handy Recorder iOS app.

Control + Monitor - Precision gain control

The iQ5 makes it easy to capture great sound no matter what type of material you're recording. Dial in the exact input level you need with the analog-type MIC GAIN wheel, choose one of the three Auto Gain presets to automatically set the perfect recording level, or use the Limiter setting to avoid overloads.

Headphone monitoring

The iQ5's dedicated headphone jack enables direct monitoring during both recording and playback.

The Handy Recorder app

Zoom's free Handy Recorder app is specially designed for use with the iQ5. Simply download it from the App Store and install it on your iOS devices. The Handy Recorder app allows you to record in linear PCM (WAV) 16-bit/44.1kHz format for CD-quality audio that accurately captures the full subtlety of acoustic instruments and spaces. When you need to conserve storage space for long recordings, you can alternatively record in compressed AAC format for smaller file sizes and faster data transfer.

Effects to shape the sound

The Handy Recorder effects presets enable you to easily shape and control your sound. Add reverb for added richness, or dynamics processing to give performances more punch. Six-band EQ enables full tonal control, and there's also a normalization feature that allows you to increase the volume of your recordings to the maximum possible level.

File division

With the DIVIDE function, you can break up files into their important components. By deleting unnecessary sections, you can increase the amount of open space on your iOS device and extend the available recording time.

Automatic recording

The Handy Recorder's automatic recording function can be used to start recording when a preset level is reached--convenient when recording meetings or speeches and in other situations when you want to capture sound only when it rises above a certain level.

A World Of Possibilities

The iQ5 can be used with most iOS apps that support audio input from an external microphone. Use it with the standard iOS Camera app to record high quality audio to go with your video and then use streaming apps to broadcast live performances. Record vocals and instruments with music apps like Apple's GarageBand and take your Instagram and Vine creations to a greater level of excellence.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Zoom products.
- Microphone: Mid-side (M-S) stereo condenser mic(90*/120*/M-S)
- Output connector: Stereo mini jack (combined headphone/line level output)
- Audio quality: 44.1kHz/16bit
- Input gain: + 0 to + 40dB
- Maximum input sound pressure: 120dB SPL
- Connector: Lightning connector
- USB: Mini-B connector (only for recharging the connected iOS device)
- Power: Powered by the connected iOS device. The connected iPhone/iPod touch should be powered with the genuine Apple power adapter that was included with it. (iPad/iPad mini does not support this function.)
- Compatible devices: iPhone 5, iPod touch (5th generation), iPad (4th generation), iPad mini
- Supported OS: iOS 6.0 or newer
- Dimensions: (W x D x H)58.6 x 62.4 x 38.5 mm
- Weight: 30.5g
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Black
Shipping Weight: 0 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 6 x 2 in
White
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 6 x 2 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 631-784-2200
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