- For Videographers & Sound Recordists
- Ultralow-Noise Mic Pres via XLR Jacks
- No Gain Adjustment Needed
- 32-Bit Float Recording Avoids Clipping
Small Design, Big Sound
With 32-bit float recording, the F3 effortlessly captures the quietest raindrops and the loudest explosions. Its small footprint allows for this recorder to be placed anywhere, as you capture and monitor up to 192 kHz of high-quality audio.
Focus on the Scene
When you’re working in the field or on set, sound levels can fluctuate often and quickly. The F3 allows you to adapt to your scene without having to set the gain or worry about clipping. In post, you’ll be able to work with your capture, regardless of extremely low or high levels.
Award Winning Audio
Featuring the dual A/D converters and low-noise preamps found in our professional F-Series recorders, the F3 guarantees high-quality recordings in any setting or situation.
The F3 is built with durable side bars, standard tripod mount and slide-resistant rubber feet ensuring that you can mount it on your gear or hide it in any scene. It’s sturdy metal casing and locking XLR connectors is designed for use in a variety of environments.
Monitor your recordings with seamless accuracy as the F3 displays your audio as real-time waveforms.
Record & Listen
The headphone output allows you to keep an ear on your recordings, plus a line output enables you to go to your camera or other gear.
30' of Control
Versatile control options give your production more flexibility than ever. Stay out of the shot and record from a distance of up to 30-feet (10m) using the F3 control app for iOS and Android*. (BTA-1 Bluetooth adapter sold separately)
Audio Interface & Streaming
Connect your F3 to a computer or iOS device via USB as an audio interface and record or stream up to two channels in crystal-clear 32-bit float/96 kHz resolution. The loopback function allows you to combine your computer’s audio with the F3 inputs to complete the sound for your stream.
|Form Factor||Handheld Recorder|
|Primary Use Applications||Audio-for-Video|
|Number of Tracks||2|
|Number of Input Channels||2|
|Maximum Sampling Rate||192 kHz / 32-Bit|
|Number of Microphone Preamps||2 Preamps|
|Memory Card Support||microSDHC (4 GB to 32 GB) microSDXC|
(64 GB to 1 TB)
|Special Features||Remote Control Capable (Remote Available Separately)|
|Audio File Formats||BWF, iXML|
|Sample Rates||44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 192 kHz|
|Analog I/O||2 x XLR 3-Pin Female Balanced Line/Mic Input (Lockable) |
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Line Output
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Headphone Output
|Phantom Power||+24 / 48 V, Selectable On/Off|
|Phantom Power Current||10 mA per Channel|
|System Connection||1 x USB-C (2.0)|
|Audio Interface Capability||Stereo Only|
|Max Input Level||Mic Inputs: +4 dBu|
Line Inputs: +24 dBu
|Max Output Level||Line Outputs: +1 dBu|
|Headphone Output Power||50 mW per Channel into 32 Ohms|
|Power Options||Battery, USB Bus Power, or AC/DC Power Adapter|
|Battery Type||2 x AA (Not Included)|
|Approximate Battery Life||48 kHz/32-Bit:|
8 Hours (AA Alkaline, 2 Channels, Recording)
8.5 Hours (AA NiMH, 2 Channels, Recording)
18 Hours (AA Lithium, 2 Channels, Recording)
|AC/DC Power Adapter||5 VDC at 1 A (Not Included)|
|Dimensions||3 x 1.9 x 3"|
|Weight||8.5 oz / 242 g (with Batteries)|