Zoom PodTrak P8 Complete Podcast Studio
The Zoom PodTrak P8 gives you an easy to use, complete podcast studio capable of handling the most ambitious podcasts. Boasting all the functions you need to record, edit and mix; the PodTrak P8 is the perfect solution for any podcaster!
Touch Screen Controls
With a colour touchscreen interface, the PodTrak P8 makes monitoring, adjusting and audio editing seamless. With every setting you need only a touch away. Firstly, the Mic Preamp Slider allows you to dial in the desired level of gain for each mic. Make adjustments until the signal is in the perfect range, and avoid any distortion or clipping. There’s also a limiter for preventing distortion if the volume does suddenly get too loud.
On top of that, the Low Cut option reduces low-frequency noise that you’ll find in almost every recording environment. Whether its air conditioning, cars driving past, or vibrations, turning this on can help add that extra finish to your sound. While the Tone Adjustment options allow you to make your voice darker or brighter, so you can find the perfect podcasting voice.
Then you’ve got the compressor/de esser that again allows you to give your voice more presence for the perfect studio sound. Finally, Noise Reduction settings allow you to automatically decrease background noise by automatically turning don the mic levels for tracks not currently in use.
The PodTrak P8 features colour-coded inputs, outputs and controls. Making on the fly adjustments a breeze and keeping you focus on what’s important, the conversation.
Crystal Clear Recordings
Additionally, the PodTrak P8 features 6 of the best-sounding Zoom mic preamps. Ensuring you enjoy pristine audio quality for both you and your guests. It also supports up to 70dB of gain so it’s capable of handling even the most demanding microphones.
Want to make calls on air? The PodTrak P8 features a dedicated channel for recording phone calls. It can also be switched to USB mode to record guests straight from your computer. Both of these options include a Mix-Minus feature that works to prevent echo and feedback for the caller.
Disable a channel’s ON AIR function, and you’ll still hear the tracks through your headphones. But they just wont be recorded or go through the speakers. This is a great feature for when you’re having side conversations or prepping guests during an ad break.
Using the optional Zoom BTA-2 adapter (sold separately), you can wirelessly connect to your phone to record remote guests
Added Production Value
Make your podcast sound professional by triggering sound effects, intro music, jingles. pre-recorded interviews and more; thanks to nine multi-coloured sound pads. There’s 13 pre-loaded sounds, but you’re free to load your own. Use up to four banks of sounds for a total of 36 sounds at your fingertips.
The Zoom PodTrak P8 features six independent headphone outputs that each have individual volume control. For professional playback, the main outputs also allow you to connect your studio monitors.
On Board Editing
Thanks to onboard editing functionality,the PodTrak P8 allows you to easily trim, split, and fade audio clips to produce a finished episode. All on the one device. But you can always transfer track files to your computer for a final, more complete mix.
Finally, the PodTrak P8 offers maximum portability. Providing up to two hours of recording using four AA batteries, or plug into a USB power supply for even longer use. You can also use the PodTrak P8’s USB-C port to use as a fully functional audio interface for recording and streaming.