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Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter

You Pay: $19.95
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  • For Q3, H4n or R16

The AD-14 AC Adapter from Zoom is designed for use with the Q3, H4n or R16.

Compatibility H4n
R16
Q3
Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    ZoomAD-14 AC Adapter
     
    4.5

    (based on 26 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (19)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    90%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (17)
    • Lightweight (11)
    • Compact (7)
    • Durable (5)
    • Versatile (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur recording (10)
      • Professional recording (10)
      • Home studio (8)
      • Performances (8)
      • Outdoor events / games (6)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (11), Professional musician (10)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Most Useful and Necessary!

      I bought this adapter because the Zoom Q3 doesn't ship with one. The thing EATS aa batteries, so this adapter is not only useful, it's necessary.

      I bought this adapter because the Zoom Q3 doesn't ship with one. The thing EATS aa batteries, so this adapter is not only useful, it's necessary.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Zoom Q3 Adapter

      Works well, and is a necessary addition to a Q3, unless you are happy replacing batteries after every hour of use, since no adapter is included with the product. However, cord is...Read complete review

      Works well, and is a necessary addition to a Q3, unless you are happy replacing batteries after every hour of use, since no adapter is included with the product. However, cord is unusually short, which limits its use, since recording video/audio often requires being distant from an outlet. In addition, the adapter cannot be used to charge indwelling batteries (as with, for example, a cellphone or ipod adapter), and the battery life of the Q3 is quite limited. Zoom should sell the Q3 with an adapter that also serves as a recharger, despite the extra cost to the consumer.All that said, B+H was a great company to do business with-[...]

      Reviewed by 26 customers

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      5.0

      Great Replacement

      By TvPat

      from Washington, DC

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

      Had the AC adaptor go bad on our Zoom H4N. This replacement works great.

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      5.0

      When you need some juice

      By Hitmanhink

      from Oceanside, CA

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Mobile DJ
        • Performances

        Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

        Lost the adapter that came with the zoom and this is a great replacement. I've found it's much more effective to just plug in your zoom and leave the power on while recording any live events, that way you can just hit record and your rolling, otherwise you've got to be concerned about battery life and every time you turn off the H4N takes forever to power back on. So just use this AC adapter and leave the thing on.

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        5.0

        Great Power Supply

        By AudioGuy

        from La Plata, MD

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

          We use it with the Zoom H4-N. Works great.

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          5.0

          Zoom Power Adapter

          By Cappy

          from Oxnard, CA

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Performances
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

            I own a Zoom R24 Digital Recording station. Though with the new unit comes an AC adapter, plus the machine also works on batteries, I always like to keep an extra AC power adapter in case of failure.

            B&H had the best price on this accessory. It is up to you obviously, but because my R24 is moved from my home studio to an "on location" basis, the extra power supply is like an insurance policy for me.

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            5.0

            Fast delivery

            By FXtras

            from Cranston, RI

            About Me Experienced

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Events
                • Home Studio
                • Performances
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                It was just a replacement cord but they shipped it out lightning fast!

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                5.0

                Works flawlessly - "nuf said"

                By PMP

                from Harwood, Maryland

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Performances
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                  Use it to conserve battery life.

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                  5.0

                  Works great

                  By C

                  from New York

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Professional Recording

                    Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                    This is used to power the Zoom H4N when recording interviews for a documentary we're shooting. Our audio supervisor requested an ac power cord to use whenever we have electricity available so he doesn't have to rely on batteries. Works great. Simple to use - just plug it in and you've got steady, ac power, no worries. Shipping was fast. Surprised it didn't come standard with the Zoom, but it's a great add on.

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                    5.0

                    It is the right apdaptor by Zoom.

                    By Henry

                    from San Jose CA

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                          Great product and very good service from B&H.
                          It arrives on time as promised.

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                          5.0

                          Just spend the money and buy OEM

                          By Channel 70 Video Productions

                          from Asheville NC/Hollywood CA

                          About Me Professional Musician

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Professional Recording

                            Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                            Tried to save a few bucks and bought an Brand X adapter only to have it generate RFI across the spectrum. The Zoom adapter fixed all of that.

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                            5.0

                            Perfect for my Zoom H4n

                            By Jo Jo

                            from Ossining, NY

                            About Me Professional Musician

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Amateur Recording
                              • Home Studio
                              • Professional Recording

                              Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                              I lost the original plug and was glad to be able to find the replacement here.

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                              5.0

                              It works

                              By mp

                              from Jax FL

                              About Me Experienced

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Amateur Recording
                                • Home Studio

                                Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                                It saves on batteries

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                                5.0

                                Works Great

                                By Losifer

                                from NY, NY

                                About Me Experienced

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Compact
                                • Durable
                                • Easy To Use
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Amateur Recording
                                  • Events
                                  • Performances
                                  • Professional Recording

                                  Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                                  Bought this for my Zoom Hand-Held Recorder and works like a charm. Does NOT overheat and the cord is a decent length.

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                                  5.0

                                  just as expected

                                  By Veign

                                  from North Brunwick, NJ

                                  About Me Professional Musician

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Versatile

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                                      I use this to power a Zoom Q3. I can now record as many hours as a want without worrying about batteries. I use it to record gigs or band rehearsals. The cord for the adapter is longer than I thought it would be, which is a big plus. Definately get this adapter, you NEED IT!

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                                      5.0

                                      It's an adapter

                                      By Dan

                                      from RI

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                                      What is there to say. It's an adapter. Plug it in and it works.

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                                      5.0

                                      Works Great for the Zoom Q3

                                      By violinist

                                      from New York, NY

                                      About Me Professional Musician

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Compact
                                      • Easy To Use
                                      • Lightweight

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                                          I use this as an adapter for my Zoom Q3 audio/video recorder. It works great, and saves me from having to use new batteries all the time. Inexpensive and decent quality.

                                          I have owned it for over 2 weeks now and use it 3-4 times a week for an extended period of time.

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                                          4.0

                                          A must have for the Zoom Q3

                                          By Bob

                                          from Central New Jersey

                                          About Me Experienced

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                                                If you buy a Zoom Q3 you must have this AC adapter, unless you own a battery company. ;)

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                                                4.0

                                                I got exactly what I expected!

                                                By Jack-a-bob

                                                from Central California

                                                About Me Professional Musician

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Compact
                                                • Durable

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                                                    I needed a second power supply for another workstation. This one is identical to the one that came with my R16 at the time of purchase.

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                                                    4.0

                                                    Sturdy and Reliable

                                                    By Paganini Disciple

                                                    from New London, CT

                                                    About Me Professional Musician

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Compact
                                                    • Durable
                                                    • Easy To Use
                                                    • Lightweight

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Amateur Recording
                                                      • Events
                                                      • Home Studio
                                                      • Performances

                                                      Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                                                      I ordered this adapter to use with my Zoom Q3. It works just fine so far, and certainly beats using batteries (except in the kind of situation where no outlets are available). The only reason that I didn't give it 5 stars is that the price is a little steep.

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                                                      5.0

                                                      Works as promised

                                                      By Music Teacher

                                                      from Glen Burnie, Maryland

                                                      About Me Professional Musician

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Easy To Use

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • Amateur Recording
                                                        • Performances

                                                        Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                                                        We are using the Q3HD in our school to record instrumental and singing tests for our students. The Q3HD works well for this function, but did not come with a power supply and batteries were becoming costly.

                                                        Quality of the product is good and I do not foresee any problems with this product.

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                                                        5.0

                                                        Easy to use

                                                        By 'J' (Iammusic)

                                                        from Queens, New York

                                                        About Me Professional Musician

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Easy To Use
                                                        • Lightweight

                                                        Cons

                                                        • Easy to carry

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • Use instead of batteries

                                                        Comments about Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter:

                                                        This is the power adapter for the Q3.

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