Good point, it is a strange thing to omit, especially when there are so many competitive products.
I watched this whole video and didn't even think about that until your comment. For those needing to sync this up with other equipment via MIDI, you are out of luck. The TASCAM DP-24 might be a better option for those needing MIDI, and does most of what this Zoom does, and the Tascam is about the same price at most retailers, around £349.00 at the moment.
Do shites really fly?