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Zoom H4essential 4-Track 32-Bit Float Portable Audio Recorder

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Zoom H4essential 4-Track 32-Bit Float Portable Audio Recorder
Key Features
  • Portable, Intuitive Audio Recorder
  • Musicians, Content Creators & Podcasters
  • 32-Bit Float: No Level Adjustment Needed
  • Onboard X/Y Mics Handle up to 130 dB
Ideally equipped for the burgeoning musician, indie filmmaker, and content creator, the H4essential Portable Recorder from Zoom offers four tracks of pristine, distortion-free audio without the need to set levels. With 32-bit float recording and X/Y mics that can handle 130 dB with ease, the H4essential offers a versatile pain-free audio solution.
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Can I power Olympus ME33 mics with the H4E? I ...

Can I power Olympus ME33 mics with the H4E? I know the H1N can power 6 of the ME33s with its 2.5 of plug-in power. Will the H4E?
Asked by: Kathleen
Yes, the Olympus ME-33 Boundary Microphones can be connected to the 3.5mm input on the Zoom H4essential 4-Track 32-Bit Float Portable Audio Recorder. The H4e will supply plug-in power for up to 6 mics when daisy-chained in the same manner as with the Zoom H1n Portable Handy Recorder.
Answered by: Lisa S
Date published: 2024-05-08

Does H4 Essential start faster compare to H4n ...

Does H4 Essential start faster compare to H4n Pro? Because H4n Pro is very slow especially with larger memory card and many file
Asked by: Sargon
I just received mine and it turns on much more quickly than the H4n Pro. The H4n Pro always took forever to turn on, but the H4 Essential takes a micro SD instead of standard SD and seems to turn on within seconds.
Answered by: Alex
Date published: 2024-03-21

Just confirming, does this support up to 4 ...

Just confirming, does this support up to 4 channel multitrack recording?
Asked by: Johnathon
Yes, In addition to input from the built-in XY mic, the H4essential also has inputs 1 and 2 as well as a MIC/LINE IN jack that supports plug-in power. These can be used together to input up to 4 channels.
Answered by: Simon O
Date published: 2024-05-01

Can the 1/8-inch (3.5mm) mic/line input be used ...

Can the 1/8-inch (3.5mm) mic/line input be used simultaneously with the two xlr inputs? (IE: with a Rode Wireless Go II kit)
Asked by: Adam
Yes, the Zoom H4essential 4-Track 32-Bit Float Portable Audio Recorder can be set to 4-track mode, which enables the use of both its 3.5mm stereo mic input and both combo jack inputs at the same time.
Answered by: Calvin M
Date published: 2024-01-30

Input for a remote control like the H4N? Looks to ...

Input for a remote control like the H4N? Looks to be missing the port. If not, I'm saddened.
Asked by: Eric
Oh goody. Let's introduce cumbersome fumbling into the equation of simple recording. As it is now with the wired remote connected to the H4N or H6N hanging off my bag I can instantly begin recording. Any phone app has me digging through screens to get things going handicapping the capture some ten seconds plus. Future OS updates my render the 'phone remote' method irrelevant not to mention eventual abandonware of the app no longer being supported. Companies need to stop this fascination of controlling every simple solution with a complicated and unnecessary mobile phone approach. Yep, I be sad now.
Answered by: Eric
Date published: 2024-03-15

SMPTE in and/or out? Will this work with The ...

SMPTE in and/or out? Will this work with The Tentacle Devices?
Asked by: Charalambos
The Zoom H4E does not have SMPTE in or out. It will work with Tentacle Sync devices.
Answered by: David M
Date published: 2024-03-14

Is there any reason to buy Zoom F3 over the Zoom ...

Is there any reason to buy Zoom F3 over the Zoom H4 Essential?
Asked by: Peter
It's my understanding that the Zoom F3 uses two of the same preamps as the Zoom F6 pro recorder has. This should result in lower recorder preamp system noise that the H4 Essential.
Answered by: Bob
Date published: 2024-03-31

If using a remote mic plugged into the 3.5mm ...

If using a remote mic plugged into the 3.5mm line/mic input, will the H4Essential still be using 32 bit float with the input?
Asked by: Bob
I'm concerned about this, because if the electronics for the remote mic clips, then any 32-bit recorder would simply record unrecoverable clipped audio.
Answered by: Out d'Box
Date published: 2024-04-04
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