Zoom FRC-8 Mixing Control Surface for F4 & F8
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- For Location-Sound Recordists
- 9 Faders (8 Channel + 1 Master)
- 1/4" Headphone Jack
- USB Connection and Keyboard Input
- Trim, Pan, Track-Arming Controls
- 12-Segment LED Meters
- Track Scene Edit Buttons
- Battery or DC Power
- USB Bus Power for F4 Only
- Includes Batteries, USB and Audio Cables
Designed for the location-sound recordist, the F-Control from Zoom is a mixing control surface designed for the F8 and F4 multitrack field recorders. It creates a complete and professional audio rig that offers a broad spectrum of creative possibilities with complete control over sound design and mixing.
The interface provides nine 60mm faders (eight + Master) and hands-on input/output control for trim, pan, and track arming. Monitoring channel and output levels is simple with 12-segment LED meters, three user-programmable buttons, and a dedicated time-code button.
Additional controls include Track Scene Edit buttons, which provide shortcut commands to Track Name, Scene Increment, Scene Name, Notes, and False Take. The unit connects to the F8/F4 recorder via USB for a seamless and uncluttered setup, while an additional USB port lets you connect an external keyboard to quickly enter metadata while out in the field. An included 1/4" stereo cable connects the F8/F4 phone out to F-Control's phone in, so you can monitor audio via F-Control's headphone jack.
The durable metal chassis is robust enough to go anywhere and is small and light enough to fit into gear bags and backpacks. The F-Control can be powered by an optional DC power supply or via the included four AA batteries. Additionally, the unit can be USB-powered when using the F4 (not available with the F8). The F-Control ships with a stereo audio cable and a USB cable.
- 9 faders (eight + Master), each 60mm
- 1/4" headphone jack
- USB port for external keyboard connection
- Hands-on input/output control for trim, pan, and track arming
- 12-segment LED meters for monitoring channel and output levels
- Dedicated time-code buttons
- Track Scene edit buttons: Shortcut commands to Track Name, Scene Increment, Scene Name, Notes, and False Take screens
- Power options: 4 x AA batteries, 4-pin HIROSE connector with external battery pack, and USB bus power via the F4 (not available with the F8)
- Durable metal chassis
- Compatible with Zoom F8 and F4 Multitrack Field Recorders
Faders: 9 x 2.4" / 60.0 mm
Trim/Pan Knobs: 8
Active Track: 8 buttons
Pre-Fade Listen: 8
User Buttons: 3
Dedicated Function Buttons: Scene Inc, Scene Name, Note, Track Name, False Take, and Time Code (TC)
Transport Controls: Play/Pause, Rec, REW, Stop, FF
Headphone Knob: Volume control
Output Button: Toggles L/R, Main, and Sub
Menu: Button and endless encoder
|Display & Indicators||
Channels: 8 x 12-segment LED display
Main Output: Stereo 12-segment LED display
To F Series: USB Type-A
Keyboard: USB Type-A
Headphone In: 1/4" / 6.35 mm unbalanced stereo phone
Headphone Out: 1/4" / 6.35 mm unbalanced stereo phone
9-16 VDC IN: HIROSE HR10A-7R-4S 4-pin connector (1 pin: −, 4 pin: +)
4 x AA size (LR6) batteries
External Power Supply: 9-16 VDC
|Power Consumption||2.5 W|
|Battery Operation Time||
When using 8 channels at once, LED Brightness = 60, without keyboard
Alkaline Batteries: 8.5 hours or more
NiMH (2450 mAh): 10 hours or more
Lithium Batteries: 18 hours or more
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||9.6 x 7.1 x 1.8" / 243.8 x 180.6 x 45.7 mm|
|Weight||2.2 lb / 1.0 kg (without batteries)|
|Package Weight||4.0 lb|
|Box Dimensions (LxWxH)||11.8 x 10.3 x 3.1"|
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