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11 Jan 2018

Zoom release the new H1n Handy Recorder

producer/hardware Zoom release the new H1n Handy Recorder

Designed for ultimate portability and versatility, the H1n is an essential for creators who are looking to capture professional-quality audio on-the-go. The H1n`s sleek design features a protective mic enclosure, a bright graphic LCD screen, and easty-to-access buttons and menus options. Its built-in X/Y microphone captures high-quality stereo sound in any environment; and a convenient stereo 1/8“ mini phone jack mic/line input allows creators to connect external microphones or other digital devices for even more versatility. A newly-designed onboard limiter enables distortion-free recording up to 120 dB SPL, so creators can capture concerts, band practice, or other loud settings without compromising sound quality. A low-cut filer helps eliminate pops, wind noise, and other unwanted low frequency rumble.

Advanced functions like Playback Speed Control and A-B Repeat provide greater flexibility during playback. Stereo Bounce makes it easy to overdub new sounds. and the Voice Emphasize filter are designed specifically for dictation, making it incredibly useful for interviews, lectures, or podcasting. For filmmakers using DSLRs, the H1n is equipped with all-new Test Tone and Slate Tone generators to mark audio start and stop points for syncing audio to video. Two AAA batteries provide up to 10 hours of recoding time, making the H1n a perfect companion for on-location shoots or traveling. The Zoom H1n Handy Recorder will be available in January 2018. 

Technical Specifications

  • Recording media: microSD/microSDHC cards (Class 4 or higher, up to 32 GB) Recording formats
    • WAV: 44.1 kHz/16-bit, 48 kHz/16-bit, 48 kHz/24-bit, 96 kHz/24-bit

    • MP3: 48 kbps, 128 kbps, 192 kbps, 256 kbps, 320 kbps

  • Power

    • 2 AAA batteries (alkaline, NiMH or lithium)

    • AC adapter (ZOOM AD-17): DC 5V/1A

  • Estimated continuous recording time using batteries

    • About 10 hours (alkaline batteries, using built-in mic, 44.1 kHz/16-bit) Note: The above value is


  • External dimensions: 50.0 mm (W) × 137.5 mm (D) × 32.0 mm (H)

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