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Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder

You Pay: $99.99
Product Highlights
  • X/Y Stereo Mic
  • Records WAV and MP3 up to 24-bit/96kHz
  • Records to microSD/SDHC
  • 3.5mm I/O
  • High-Speed USB 2.0 Connectivity
  • Backlit LCD Display
  • Built-In Speaker
  • Uses 1 AA Battery
  • Threaded Tripod Mount Socket

The H1 Handy Recorder from Zoom is an easy-to-use, versatile stereo digital audio recorder that fits into the palm of your hand. Following in the footsteps of the popular H2 and H4n, the H1 brings pro-level recording to a more compact and affordable design. Perfect for musicians, journalists, podcasters, and more, the H1 records high-quality WAV and MP3 files to meet any professional need. The H1 has a stereo X/Y microphone configuration that captures perfect stereo images. A built-in speaker lets you listen to your recordings right away.

The H1 records your audio onto easily-found microSD or microSDHC flash memory cards, supporting capacities up to 32GB. A 2GB card is included so you can begin recording right away. The H1 records WAV audio at rates up to 24-bit/96kHz, and MP3 audio at rates up to 320kbps and VBR. The pocket-sized device runs on a single AA battery to provide up to 10 hours of continuous operation.

The simple, intuitive interface provides you with 1-button recording, while a backlit LCD display shows vital information. The rear of the recorder features controls for the low cut filter, automatic level control, and format selection. Physical controls are provided for input level and record/playback functions, so you don't have to navigate through complicated menus in order to find the features you want.

A 3.5mm mic/line input lets you connect an external microphone or music player, while a 3.5mm headphone/line output lets you connect your favorite headphones or small external speakers. A high-speed USB 2.0 port allows you to easily transfer data to your Mac or PC. A threaded tripod mount socket makes it easy to mount the H1 on a tripod or stand.

Recording Time
The H1 records on microSD cards and comes with a 2GB microSD card. Using a 32GB microSDHC card allows over 50 hours of recording time at 16-bit/44.1 kHz.
Compact Form Factor
This tiny recorder slips easily into your pocket or bag for the ultimate in portability
High-Quality Audio
The recorder can record WAV (BWF) files at up to 24-bit/96kHz or MP3 files up to 320kbps and VBR. Broadcast Wave Format allows you to add track markers to your recording
X/Y Stereo Mic Configuration
The X/Y stereo microphone configuration captures crisp, true stereo recordings for incredible accuracy and realism
Reference Speaker
A built-in speaker lets you listen to your recordings immediately
microSD/SDHC Card Recording
The H1 records to easily-found microSD and microSDHC memory cards with capacities up to 32GB. A 2GB card is included to get you started
Easy-to-Use
The simple interface provides 1-button recording and offers physical controls for playback functions, input and volume levels, low cut filter, and auto level control; eliminating the need for complicated menus. The backlit LCD screen makes it easy to see vital information
Automatic Gain and Low-Cut Filter
An advanced Auto Gain Control (AGC) and low-cut filter allow the H1 to record audio at the most appropriate level while minimizing unwanted noise without having to adjust settings
AA Battery
The H1 uses a single AA battery to give you up to 10 hours of continuous use
Input/Output Options
A standard 3.5mm mic/line input lets you connect external microphones and sound sources such as MP3 players. A 3.5mm headphone/line output let you connect headphones or small external speakers
High-Speed USB 2.0
A high-speed USB 2.0 port allows you to quickly transfer your audio files to your Mac or PC
Tripod Mounting
A standard threaded tripod socket lets you mount the H1 to a tripod or stand
Optional Accessory Kit
The APH-1 accessory package (sold separately) offers a windscreen, AC adapter, USB cable, adjustable tripod stand, padded case, and mic clip adapter to maximize the H1's capabilities
Type Hand-held stereo digital audio recorder
Recording/Reading Methods microSD/SDHC card (2GB included)
Recording Bit Rate WAV: 16 and 24-bit
MP3: 48-320kbps, VBR
Sampling Frequency WAV: 44.1, 48, and 96kHz
MP3: 44.1/48kHz
Number of Channels 2
Recording Time All times are for a 1GB memory card
Stereo Mode:
MP3: 17 hours 21 mins (128kbps), 6 hours 56 mins (320kbps)
WAV: 1 hour 34 mins (16-bit/44.1kHz), 1 hour 26 mins (16-bit/48kHz), 28 mins (24-bit/96kHz)
AD/DA Conversion 24-bit, 128x oversampling
Signal Processing 32-bit
Connectors 1 x 3.5mm mic/line input
1 x 3.5mm headphone/line output
1 x High-speed USB 2.0 port, mini-B type
Microphone Type Unidirectional condenser microphone
Gain 0 to +39dB (Min gain with digital attenuation is -28dB)
SPL 120dB max
Input Impedance 2k ohms (0 to -39dBm)
Output Impedance 10k ohms or more
Output Level -10dBm rated
20mW + 20mW phones output level into 32 ohms
Speaker 400mW @ 8 ohms
Display 127-segment custom LCD with backlight
Battery Type/Life 1 x AA or LR6 battery
Up to 10 hours MP3, 9.5 hours WAV
Dimensions (WxDxH) 1.7 x 5.4 x 1.2" (44 x 136 x 31mm)
Weight 2.1 oz (60g) (without batteries)
Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder
  • 2GB microSD Card
  • AA Battery
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    ZoomH1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder
     
    4.3

    (based on 362 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (176)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (151)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (22)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (8)

    95%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (259)
    • Excellent sound (218)
    • Versatile (166)
    • Low distortion (116)
    • Compact (115)

    Cons

    • Poor quality construction (60)
    • Weak (20)
    • Not durable (8)
    • Difficult to use (6)
    • Battery life (5)

    Best Uses

    • Amateur recording (172)
    • Outdoor events / games (133)
    • Professional recording (95)
    • Home studio (91)
    • Performances (88)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (193), Novice (54), Professional musician (22), Tech savvy (16), Movie enthusiast (9)
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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    A pretty great little recorder

    So you are probably like me, sorting products by price - low to high and you found the H1 right there at the top. Your next question will probably be if going cheap will...Read complete review

    So you are probably like me, sorting products by price - low to high and you found the H1 right there at the top. Your next question will probably be if going cheap will take you all the way to heavenly field recordings. Then you start imagining what the size will allow you to do. It fits nicely in your pocket and is light enough that you can actually keep it in your shirt pocket. At least these were some of the things I wondered about before getting mine.

    First of all, anyone who ever thought of getting one of those voice recorders - you should all get this one, because it gives you superior sound quality and is just as small. Having said that, depending on what you plan to record, you might want to compare the sound quality with other products. I use mine mostly for voice recordings, field recordings for music and to record rehearsals and concerts. As I just mentioned, voice recordings come out perfect and a conversation with several people in a big room, such as a conference room or even a lecture hall is no problem. For my field recordings, the H1 does indeed lack some detail, especially in the higher frequencies, slightly altering the sense of room space, transparency, depth and distance, both indoors and outdoors. But the noise level is very low, which allows you to do more detailed work on the recordings on the computer. Rehearsals at very high volume do sound a bit compressed and distorted and obviously you are going to lose dynamics and clarity, but it still does a pretty good job of separating highs, mids and lows, leaving you with a fairly accurate description of what was actually going on during the recording.

    What I really don't like is the clicking sound that seems to be impossible to avoid at the beginning and the end of each recording. This forces you to edit every single file by hand, regardless of how the actual recording came out.

    What I do like is the size versus sound quality and the price. It really leaves you no excuse to not bring it with you to record any sound that you might encounter during a day. This kind of flexibility, at least for me, almost always leads to more creativity. Although be careful with recording sounds close to a police officer, it does look a lot like a taser.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Decent compact unit. Forget superlatives

    declaration: B+H lured this review with a competition incentive.
    2nd declaration: this review will not sound like the generic zoom press release as many others ive read do!
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    declaration: B+H lured this review with a competition incentive.
    2nd declaration: this review will not sound like the generic zoom press release as many others ive read do!

    I'd had my eye on smaller solid state recorder for a little while when this came on the horizon, the other main contenders were Sony IC internal memory units. H1 won over on paper with the better mics and recording to card instead of internal memory.

    As many others have mentioned, the wind noise is very very sensitive. I wouldn't ever have the small windsock off unless it was really safe indoors. The mics already bulge out of the top of the unit so a windsock and certainly a windjammer add significant size to the unit. All this leads to more 'poking out of your pocket; rather than pocket sized recorder. This makes me think how the H2 is in many ways more suited to the 'pocket sized' tag as its pop filter mesh handles light breeze well and the whole unit is a rectangle.

    Also the "cheap plastic" feel which has been well covered is pretty accurate. But it feels like an AV remote, not a phone or something solid. The main impact of this apart from peoples 'quality perception' is that it makes handling noise really sensitive as the plastic case creaks into the mics.

    In the first few weeks of use ive had the flimsy card door dislodge and get lost, lost one recording which didn't save, juggled a few outdoor interviews trying to block the wind with my or the interviewees bodies and only drop it a couple of times (should attach a strap soon)

    The sony IC recorders still win out for the minimalists as they are significantly slimmer + small, have their own slide out USB plug and charge a single battery thru that plug. Poor metering though. Important considerations for a cycle touring sound ethnographer / field recordist - but this unit is very decent. Just don't believe the ipod style "this is the new very best thing, in the smallest package for the cheapest price" spiels! enjoy.

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    4.0

    Top-notch

    By Pine Stone Pictures L.T.D

    from New Zealand, Wellington

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          Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

          I use this product in my short films, interviews, documentary films,
          and as a dictaphone.

          Be careful choosing external (lapel) Microphone for this device.

          USE -

          Audio Technica ATR3350 Lavalier Microphone

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          4.0

          Great value

          By rapsak

          from Brno, Czech republic

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Value
          • Lightweight
          • Quality sound

          Cons

          • Plastic made

          Best Uses

            Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

            Good value for the money - I use it for recording sound when shooting with Canon 60D. Good wi-fi transmitter and receiver was too expensive so I bought this device which I concect with Azden EX-503 Lavalier Microphone and then I sync the sound in the editing software.

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            5.0

            Small and powerful

            By Kaden

            from Western Wisconsin

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Battery Life
            • Fits in Pocket
            • Small

            Cons

            • Plastic

            Best Uses

            • Vocal Recorder

            Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

            I have used this in interviews as a wireless lav, and syncing in post. Also great for some small, quick room tone.

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            5.0

            Great audio for the value

            By CraigD

            from Ladson, SC

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Audio For The Price
            • Small and compact

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                I'm really impressed with the audio quality of this portable recorder considering the price point. It is also small and compact, which means it is very convenient to carry or conceal, if needed.

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                4.0

                Nice Recorder

                By mcameron

                from Omaha, NE

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                      Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                      This unit is not as solid as its bigger brother, but the size and functionality are what I bought it for.

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                      5.0

                      Tiny powerhouse

                      By Christa

                      from Sacramento, CA

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                            Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                            This is the second Zoom H1 I've purchased, I also have it in white. The H1 is my audio swiss army knife for shooting weddings and promos. I use my H1's with:-Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lavs-A cheap hot shoe shock mount that's H1 compatible-With a 1/4" to 1/8" cable to plug into the DJs or MCs mixer for capturing perfect audio of their microphone-On a boom -With a Røde dead kitten-With 8" Hosa Mini Angled Male to Stereo Mini Angled Male Cable to plug into my Canon 6D's audio-in, it's the perfect size! (You can record the audio into the Zoom AND it provides the in-camera audio to the Canon. Great backup system.)-Skype on Macbook Pro (I plug in the Audio Technica lav [though not required] and hook up the Zoom to the Mac via USB mode, Skype will recognize it as an audio device)-Jam sessions with the band!This bad boy can record allllll day long. The battery lasts, the card lasts. I turn these on when I arrive to a venue and turn them off when I leave 10 hours later. They rock!If I had to come up with a con, I'd want increased performance in capturing audio from farther away... but hey, it's $[*]! It's super versatile, tiny, light, gives me great audio for my videos, it's a tiny powerhouse!

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                            5.0

                            Perfect to mic a subject

                            By Sack

                            from Baltimore, MD

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                                  Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                                  Use this to mic subject rather than use a wireless system. Very easy to sync in post.

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                                  4.0

                                  nice sound, flimsy construction

                                  By AlanPS

                                  from Wanchese, NC

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                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to use
                                  • Nice sound
                                  • Peak Meter

                                  Cons

                                  • Flimsy

                                  Best Uses

                                  • For Film Audio

                                  Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                                  I bought this to use as a sound recorder when filming. It was fairly simple to get going. I recorded some outdoor ambient noise and it picks up everything, and in stereo. You can easily adjust the input level, though each time you push the button it does pick up and peak on the meter, but you can set it very high and record pretty much everything you can hear and I imagine then some.
                                  My main complaint would be the very flimsy construction. I was hoping the microphones were metal and could be adjusted, but they aren't. I touched the mike and saw just how lightly it's held in place, so be gentle with this one.

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                                  3.0

                                  Great for on the go recording jobs

                                  By Santiago

                                  from Eugene, OR

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                                        Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                                        This is a great lightweight alternative to the H6 when you need something on the go or in situations where you might not want to bring your more expensive equiptment. I use it at school and for recording interviews. The H6 can be intimidating for interviewees.

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                                        4.0

                                        Small but powerful

                                        By student filmmaker

                                        from new jersey

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                                              Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                                              Zoom h1 isn't as powerful as the h4n, but its lightweight and easy to use. You get all of the the same functions and basic controls, as well as clean audio.

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                                              5.0

                                              great and handy!

                                              By Bella Films NOLA

                                              from New Orleans, LA

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                                              Pros

                                              • cheap
                                              • Easy to use
                                              • Great quality

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                                                  Very easy to use, great for using along side DSLRs and syncing in Post.

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                                                  4.0

                                                  It records sound

                                                  By Justin the Corned Beef Baron

                                                  from California

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                                                  Pros

                                                  • Captures Wide Sound Range
                                                  • Pickledmeat Survivability
                                                  • Plastic But Sturdy

                                                  Cons

                                                  • Close Audio Range
                                                  • Feeeeeels Fragile
                                                  • Not good in Wind

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Computer Mic
                                                  • Recording Sounds

                                                  Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                                                  I'm a wedding videographer and I purchased this for some back-up audio recording. When I found out it can also be used as a microphone directly hooked up to my macbook I was rather excited. Obviously I tried it out. SO,

                                                  PROs:
                                                  - It is significantly better than using my on board mic.
                                                  - It captures a wide range of sounds, and I noticed it did particularly well with the bass on my acoustic guitar.
                                                  - It didn't break when I dropped a plate of Corned Beef on it.

                                                  CONs:
                                                  - Better used for close proximity sounds, as there is a significant volume decrease with a more distant subject
                                                  - Feels like I'm gonna crush it like an empty water bottle. It is a plastic housing that feels lightweight, but I suppose as I said earlier, it can withstand all sorts of accidental pickled meat assaults. So it actually is built sturdily. I guess that makes this more of a pro than a con. Well, apparently there's a whole different section for pros and cons, so I'll fix it down there. -.-

                                                  I like it. It's definitely worth the price from what I've seen so far. If it explodes I'll let you know.

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Simple, light to travel, easy to use...

                                                  By Paul

                                                  from Ridgewood

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                                                  Pros

                                                  • Good sound quality
                                                  • Light
                                                  • Simple

                                                  Cons

                                                  • Still Could Be Smaller
                                                  • The User Interface Could
                                                  • User Interface

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Difficult Environments
                                                  • Noisy environments

                                                  Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                                                  I am a pro video maker who is traveling with lots of gear around the world, and I needed a simple radio-mic like external audio solution without the radio... sounds crazy, nevertheless when you are in a jungle or in a noisy machine tool show you understand my point... the Zoom really helps here. Simple, light, works. The user interface could be better, and the device could be even smaller, else really good...

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                                                  5.0

                                                  simple and sweet. works very well

                                                  By ecxs

                                                  from So Cal

                                                  Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                                                  Use this recorder to shoot weddings. Very portable and can plug in to wireless mics or on a soundboard with a regular audio jack. Soud is clear and way better than what I can get from the cameras. Had a Tascam DR40 before this. Sold it as it was too much for what I needed. This one's just right. Love it!

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Perfect for a backup wired audio system

                                                  By Idoweddings

                                                  from Jupiter, Florida

                                                  Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                                                  If you have a wireless system, it's smart to have a backup wired system.

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                                                  4.0

                                                  Works as advertised. Surprisingly light.

                                                  By Dave

                                                  from SLC, UT

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Lightwight
                                                  • Works as advertised

                                                  Cons

                                                  • Buttons Not On Same Side

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Stereo Recording

                                                  Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                                                  Works as advertised. So lightweight it almost feels flimsy.

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Great Price Great Product

                                                  By RobRodin

                                                  from San Diego

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                                                  Pros

                                                  • Light Weight
                                                  • price
                                                  • Small Size
                                                  • Sound quality

                                                  Cons

                                                  • Could break if dropped
                                                  • Not rechargeable

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Capturing Street Sounds
                                                  • Interviews
                                                  • Making Sound Effects

                                                  Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                                                  I'm an indy film maker so I am on a tight budget. I needed a audio recorder that could be used both on camera and as a Lav mic for interviews. The H1 Zoom is exactly what I needed and I could not be happier. I paired it with Audio-Technica ATR3350 Omnidirectional Condenser Lavalier Microphone and the sound quality surprised me. For the price I was excepting hiss or a lot of background noise. But the H1 has neither. It is made of plastic so be careful with it. I suggest a good case to store it in.

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                                                  5.0

                                                  The most value for a handheld recorder

                                                  By El Nido Productions

                                                  from California

                                                  About Me Pro Audio / DJ, Tech Savvy, Videographer

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                                                  Pros

                                                  • Attractive Design
                                                  • Compact
                                                  • Durable
                                                  • Easy To Set Up
                                                  • Good Audio
                                                  • Low Power Consumption

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Professional Recording

                                                    Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                                                    I use this as a backup audio recorder for wedding ceremonies, so my only complaint is that it doesn't come in white. After painting it, it's small enough to go unnoticed in the back of a dress under a veil. It gets the job done with a lavalier mic plugged into the 3.5 jack. If a mic stand is being used for the PA system mic during the ceremony, attaching this to the stand works even better, because the onboard mic is sensitive enough. There are probably more expensive recorders with more features or more sensitive on-board mics, but I have no reason to spend the money with what this one has to offer.

                                                    The input level adjuster also allows me to record directly from a variety of feeds offered by church PA systems and DJs, without having to depend on the strength or weakness of their signal.

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                                                    5.0

                                                    Excellent

                                                    By eschelar

                                                    from Taiwan and Canada

                                                    About Me Low Budget Video Work, Practical, Pro Audio / DJ, Tech Savvy

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Compact
                                                    • Good Audio
                                                    • Low Cost
                                                    • Low Power Consumption

                                                    Cons

                                                    • Not Available In 6-packs
                                                    • Still No Xlr In

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Basic Systems
                                                    • Production Quality

                                                    Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                                                    I've been asking for this kind of thing for years. It still falls a bit short for my desires since I would prefer they ditch the on-board microphones and replace it with a single XLR input with optional phantom power, but is sufficient for my needs.

                                                    It's priced well enough and certainly easy to use. I don't care that it's plastic because light is good for this type of item.

                                                    Battery life is impressive, although I'd prefer 2 AA batteries instead of 1 any day of the week, it's OK because I also use non-rechargeables for this type of device.

                                                    The only thing it's missing (aside from the XLR in) would be some way to add a wireless function to monitoring levels and record.

                                                    I'd love to see a company like Zoom get practical and arrange a monitor/control unit that would allow simultaneous use of 5-6 of these on different cameras and mics. With 32gb cards, it would then be easy and cheap to hook up 5-6 people using lav mics, handheld wireless and boomed shotguns.

                                                    As to quality of sound, I use a HMNSound lav Direct, Sennheiser wireless ENG with Senn lav and handheld Shure SM58 and SM57, Rode NTG2 and most of the time a Juicedlink RA333.

                                                    The quality of sound is... impressive.

                                                    There's a barely noticeable muffling and slightly compression when going to MP3 320kbps, but quite usable. WAV 96/24 is pristine.

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                                                    5.0

                                                    Fantastic value

                                                    By Rich

                                                    from NYC

                                                    About Me Movie Enthusiast

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Attractive Design
                                                    • Compact
                                                    • Easy To Set Up
                                                    • Good Audio
                                                    • Low Power Consumption

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Basic Systems
                                                      • Production Quality
                                                      • Recording Audio

                                                      Comments about Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder:

                                                      I went into B&H looking for a pro mic and thinking I'd need to lay out at least $300 for what I needed, but I saw this Zoom mic for under $[$](even when throwing in the kit with mini-tripod, cord, wind guard, etc. I'm loving the quality!So far I've used it to record myself for a radio interview. I recorded on my end while the fellow asked me questions over the phone. He's editing it together, and we're confident it will sound like I was in the studio!I also use it to record sermons for our church. It goes straight to my laptop and doesn't use any battery at all in that mode! Just tonight I used it as the audio for recording a video piece. Worked beautifully! My only regret is I didn't know about it sooner!

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                                                      • You Pay: $14.50
                                                       

                                                      Add interconnectivity options for your equipment.

                                                      Hosa Technology -  Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5'
                                                      • You Pay: $6.69
                                                       

                                                      Wind Protection

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                                                      Protect your audio from wind noise with a windscreen.

                                                      Zoom -  WSU-1 Hairy Windscreen
                                                      • You Pay: $39.99
                                                       
                                                      Auray -  WRW-H1 Custom Windbuster for Zoom H1
                                                      • You Pay: $43.00
                                                       

                                                      Store and read data with the proper media.

                                                      Kingston -  8GB microSDHC Memory Card Class 10 with SD Adapter
                                                      • You Pay: $6.95
                                                       

                                                      Headphones

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                                                      Headphones are essential for real-time monitoring and mixing.

                                                      Senal -  SMH-1000 Professional Field and Studio Monitor Headphones
                                                      • You Pay: $89.99
                                                       
                                                      Polsen -  HPC-A30 Closed-Back Studio Monitor Headphones
                                                      • You Pay: $29.99
                                                       
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