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Clearance H1 Handy Recorder - Limited Edition Silver

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Don't let its size fool you. The H1 Handy Recorder has Zoom's renowned recording technology and studio-quality microphones in their easiest, most portable device ever, and now the H1 comes in a limete... Read More

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Don't let its size fool you. The H1 Handy Recorder has Zoom's renowned recording technology and studio-quality microphones in their easiest, most portable device ever, and now the H1 comes in a limeted edtion color so you can show your passion for handheld recording in style.

Now Zoom recording technology is available to everyone. And with an infinite variety of applications, you'll want to take your H1 everywhere. From musical performances, songwriting sessions and rehearsals to seminars, conferences, journalism or capturing audio for video, the H1 gives you clean, clear stereo sound effortlessly.

What sets Zoom apart?
Like all Zoom recorders, the H1's onboard microphones are configured in an X/Y pattern, for stunning stereo imaging. Because both mics are arranged on the same axis, they are equidistant from the sound source for perfect localization and no phase shifting. The result is great stereo recordings with natural depth and accurate imaging.

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With its newly designed user interface, the H1 is also Zoom's easiest recorder to use. All its functions are at your fingertips, such as track marker, auto record, low cut filter, level and volume controls with on-board buttons No menus required.

Intuitive controls make it easy to capture the audio you need with ease. But Zoom still provides the versatility you've come to expect. So you get total recording format flexibility from 16-bit/44.1 kHz to 24-bit/96 kHz WAV, or MP3 from 48 kbps to 320 kbps and enough tools onboard to make impeccable recordings.

Everything you need to get started recording is included. Your H1 comes with an AA battery for 10 hours of operation and a 2 GB microSD card.

In addition, an H1 accessory package (APH-1) is also available (see sku # H70260) with an array of accessories that make your recordings even more pristine and easier to capture. The accessory kit includes a windscreen, AC adapter (USB type), USB cable, adjustable tripod stand, padded-shell case and a mic clip adapter.

Combining powerful recording capability with elegance and simplicity, the H1 Handy Recorder is our smallest, most affordable recorder ever.

  • Stereo X/Y mic configuration captures perfect stereo images
  • Same frequency and SPL handling as popular Zoom H2
  • Records Broadcast WAV (BWF) at 96kHz/48kHz/44.1kHz at 16-bit or 24-bit
  • Records MP3 from 48 to 320kbps for maximum recording time
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port
  • Built-in reference speaker
  • Includes 2GB microSD memory card and one AA battery
  • One AA size battery (included) allows 10 hours operation
  • Accommodates up to 32GB microSDHC memory cards
  • Track marker function
  • Low-cut filter
  • Built-in tripod mount
  • 1/8" external mic input
  • 1/8" stereo line output
  • Simultaneous Recording Tracks: 2
  • Simultaneous Playback Tracks: 2
  • Functions: Lo-cut Filter, Auto REC Level, Marker
  • Recording Format: WAV (Quantization: 16/24-bit, Sampling Frequency: 44.1/48/96kHz) MP3 (Bit Rate:48/56/64/80/96/112/128/160/192/224/256/320kbps, Sampling Frequency: 44.1kHz)
  • Playback Format: WAV (Quantization: 16/24-bit, Sampling Frequency: 44.1/48/96kHz), MP3 (Bit Rate: 32/40/48/56/64/80/96/112/128/160/192/224/256/320kbps, Sampling Frequency: 44.1/48kHz)
  • A/D Conversion: 24-bit, 128 times oversampling
  • D/A Conversion: 24-bit, 128 times oversampling
  • Signal Processing: 32-bit
  • Recording Media: microSD card (16MB - 2GB), microSDHC card (4GB - 32GB) Display: 127 segment custom LCD (with backlight)
  • Built-in Stereo Mic: Unidirectional condenser microphone
  • Gain: 0 to +39dB (Minimum gain with digital attenuation: -28dB)
  • Maximum Sound Pressure Level: 120dB SPL
  • Mic/Line Input: 1/8" stereo phone jack (Plug-in power supported)
  • Input impedance: 2kΩ (Input level: 0 to -39dBm)
  • Phones/Line Output: 1/8" stereo phone jack
  • Output Load Impedance: 10kΩ or more
  • Rated Output Level: -10dBm
  • Phones Output Level: 20mW + 20mW into 32Ω load
  • Built-in Speaker: 400mW 8Ω
  • USB Interface: Mini-B type (USB2.0 high-speed compatible), Mass Storage Class operation
  • Power Requirements: (LR6 or Ni-MH) AA battery x 1, or AC adapter (AD-17, USB to AC type)
  • Battery Life (LR6 batteries): 10 hours (MP3), 9.5 hours (WAV)
  • Dimensions (mm): 44(W) x 136(D) x 31(H)
  • Weight: 60g (without batteries)

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H1 Handy Recorder Dissapointing


from Trona, Ca

I bought the H1 Handy Recorder for this xmas.I had never used a digital recorder and was excited to have something to record on instead of a cassette player. But i was very disappointed with this unit. Even with the audio turned up 100% and input audio set to 100% this unit could barely be heard from 1.5ft away on a table in front of me. I did not want to have to plug this unit into a amplifier or headphones to hear it as the GC rep recommended. Am going to return it. I have a $20 cassette unit that is 5 times louder than the digital unit was. R Faulk

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