Zoom PodTrak P4 – The Ultimate Recorder for Podcasting.
Compact, affordable, and loaded with features, the PodTrak P4 makes it easy to capture professional quality audio wherever you’re recording your podcasts.
High Quality Mic Inputs
The P4’s mic inputs feature Zoom’s professional quality preamps. Providing up to 70dB of gain, the P4 can be used with the most demanding microphones.
Headphones for Everyone
With 4 independent headphone outputs, each with a dedicated volume control, everyone can hear it all.
The P4 makes it easy to incorporate remote interviews. Just connect your phone to the P4 with a TRRS cable. Or connect your computer via USB to your favorite conferencing software. With the P4’s built-in mix-minus feature, echo and feedback will automatically be eliminated.
Use the optional Zoom BTA-2* Bluetooth Receiver to wirelessly connect your phone to record remote guests.
*BTA-2 available separately.
Produce Like a Pro
The P4’s customizable Sound Pads can instantly trigger music, ads, jingles and pre-recorded interviews. Easily load your own sounds or choose from 11 pre-recorded presets.
Go Where the Story Takes You
The P4 operates up to 4 hours on 2 AA batteries, or you can also use a USB battery for extended recording time.
The P4 can serve as a 2-input, 2-output audio interface, allowing you to record directly to your computer, Android or iOS* device. With the P4 you can also live-stream your podcast.
* Apple Lightning to USB camera adapter required.
Four mic inputs with XLR connectors
Four headphone outputs with individual volume control
Gain control knobs and mute buttons for each input
Phantom power for all XLR inputs
Automatically prevent feedback from call audio using the Mix-Minus function
Easily connect your phone using the TRRS connection
Trigger sound effects using four assignable Sound Pads with 11preset sounds
All input sources can be recorded on separate tracks
16-bit /44.1kHz audio WAV
Records directly to SD, SDHC and SDXC cards up to 512 GB
2-input, 2-output USB audio interface
Class-compliant mode for iOS compatibility
Up to four hours of use with just two AA batteries or a USB power supply
What’s in the Box;
• PodTrak P4
• AA Batteries (x2)
• Quick Start Guide
INPUTS & OUTPUTS
Number of input channels; 4 (mono/stereo)
Number of output channels; 1 (headphone ~ 4)
MIC; XLR jacks (2: HOT)
Smartphone connection jack ; TRRS mini jack (4 contacts, TIP: L, RING1: R,RING2: GND, SLEEVE: MIC)
USB; USB Type-C (audio interface and mass storage functions) Note: Use a USB cable that supports data transfer. USB bus power is supported.
DC 5 V; USB Type-C (for power supply)
Headphones ; 3.5 mm stereo mini
Phantom power; +48 V
Formats: WAV 44.1 kHz, 16-bit, mono/stereo
Recording media: 4 GB−32 GB SDHC-compliant cards (Class 10 or higher);
64 GB−512 GB SDXC-compliant cards (Class 10 or higher)
Audio interface; 44.1 kHz, 16-bit, 2-in/2-out
2 AA batteries (alkaline, NiMH or lithium)
• We recommend using NiMH
AC adapter (ZOOM AD-17): DC 5 V/1 A (USB bus power is supported.)
Est. continuous operation time using batteries;
Recording 44.1 kHz/16-bit/4ch audio to SD card (when 48 V is OFF and headphone impedance is 63 Ω)
Alkaline batteries: about 4 hours
NiMH batteries (1900 mAh): about 4.5 hours
Lithium batteries: about 9 hours
• The above values are approximate.
• Continuous battery operation times were determined using in-house testing methods. They will vary greatly according to use conditions.