How To Set Up Timecode On Your Zoom F8

August 4, 2022

Step-By-Step User Guide

Zoom F8 sound mixer BNC input

Step #1

First things first, grab a BNC to 3.5 TRS cable. Next, locate the timecode port on the back of the Zoom F8 and plug it in.

Step #2

Really quickly, confirm your frame rate with your Cinematographer, in this case we’re using “24.”

On your TC-1, scroll over to the frame rate section and match it to the camera.

Deity TC-1 time code generator frame rate setting
Deity TC-1 time code generator out type setting. L-Out

Step #3

Next, scroll over to the out type section and select “L-Out.”

Step #4

Open the Zoom F8 menu and scroll down to the timecode tab, inside that go to your mode setting and make sure “External” is selected.

Back in the timecode tab, make sure your frame rate is matching your camera.

Zoom F8 sound mixer timecode menu
Zoom F8 sound mixer with Deity TC-1 timecode generator

You’re Connected!

With that your Zoom F8 is now ready to be synced with the rest of your set!

If you need help syncing your Deity TC-1 to your other Deity TC-1 timecode generators, here is a User Guide!

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