Zoom H4n Pro 4-Input / 4-Track Portable Handy Recorder with Onboard X/Y Mic Capsule

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Key Features
  • Music Production & Location Recording
  • Onboard Stereo Mic & Built-In Speaker
  • Dual XLR-1/4" Mic/Line/Instrument Inputs
  • Overdubbing and 4-Channel Recording
Ideal for guitarists, bassists, and vocalists looking to produce studio-quality tracks on a single travel-friendly device, the Zoom H4n Portable Handheld Recorder with Onboard Stereo Microphone Capsule and versatile mic/line/instrument inputs lets you record up to four tracks of high-resolution audio in the palm of your hand. Plug in your favorite guitar and microphone, and enjoy unlimited overdubbing, amp simulation, and a slew of effects to develop your tracks into a polished mix.
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Zoom ZH4NPRO Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Onboard Adjustable Stereo Microphone
  • 32-Channel Microphone/Line/Instrument Inputs
  • 4Record up to 4 Channels Live or Overdub Layers
  • 5SD-Card Recording and Audio Interface Functionality
  • 63.5mm Output to Connect to a Camera or Headphones
  • 7Powered via AA Batteries or AC Adapter
  • 8Rugged and Portable, Handheld or Mounted
  • 9Extensive Audio Processing
  • 10Special Recording Functions
  • 11Supports External Remote Control
  • 12Highly Visible Display
  • 13Includes Audio Software

Ideal for guitarists, bassists, and vocalists looking to produce studio-quality tracks on a single travel-friendly device, the Zoom H4n Portable Handheld Recorder with Onboard Stereo Microphone Capsule and versatile mic/line/instrument inputs lets you record up to four tracks of high-resolution audio in the palm of your hand. Plug in your favorite guitar and microphone, and enjoy unlimited overdubbing, amp simulation, and a slew of effects to develop your tracks into a polished mix.

Like other H-Series Handy recorders such as the H5 and H6, you can hold it in your hand, attach it to a mic stand or tripod, or mount it to a camera (shoe mount available separately). The H4n Pro packs a surprising array of features into a rugged, rubberized body that's more than ready to meet the varied demands of songwriters, musicians, filmmakers, sound designers, content creators, and more.

From plentiful battery life to powerful audio processing functions, the H4n Pro is well equipped to handle anything from tracking live performances, demos, and complete songs to recording sound effects, interviews, and meetings. It can supply phantom or plug-in power for condenser mics or accepts direct connections from instruments such as a guitar, bass, or keyboard. No matter the source, selectable auto-recording and pre-recording ensure that you'll never miss the start of a take.

Onboard Adjustable Stereo Microphone
Leave your external mics at home and travel light. The H4n Pro is outfitted with an onboard stereo microphone that provides clear, phase-accurate capture in two different X/Y positions—90° for a tight stereo image or 120° for a wider perspective. Just twist the capsules to their premarked positions to switch between the two configurations. With nothing more than the H4n Pro, you're set to record speech, practice sessions, concerts, or ambient and environmental sounds, even ear-rattling thunder up to 140 dB.
2-Channel Microphone/Line/Instrument Inputs
Equipped with two locking XLR-1/4" combo inputs and a 3.5mm stereo mini-jack input, the H4n Pro can accommodate condenser microphones, line-level sources, or unbalanced instrument-level signals. Turn on 24 or 48 VDC phantom power to the XLR jacks, or 2.5V plug-in power to the mini jack. Whether you plan on plugging in a guitar and your favorite studio condenser mic to record a singer-songwriter or feel like hooking up a lavalier mic for an interview, the H4n Pro's preamps (identical to those found in the H5 and H6) are ready to deliver low-noise (-120 dBu EIN) performance.

If you happen to setup external microphones in a mid-side configuration, the integrated MS decoder allows adjustment to the perceived width of the stereo image, which is beneficial for sound design, broadcasting, or general stereo-to-mono compatibility.
Record up to 4 Channels Live or Overdub Layers
The H4n Pro boasts multiple recording modes, and is capable of up to 24-bit / 96 kHz resolution. Record in stereo from the onboard mic or input jacks, or use 4CH Mode to simultaneously record the onboard mic (or 3.5mm mic input) and two external sources via the XLR-1/4" jacks (great for getting the room sound and a stereo feed from a mixer). Alternatively, switch to MTR mode to utilize the H4n Pro as a 4-track studio complete with overdubbing, punch recording, and built-in effects. The H4n Pro's internal mixdown function lets you adjust levels and pans as you blend four tracks down to stereo.
SD-Card Recording and Audio Interface Functionality
Maximize portability by recording directly to an SD card (up to 2GB capacity) or SDHC card (up to 32GB capacity). A 4GB SDHC card yields approximately 380 minutes of 16-bit / 44.1 kHz stereo recording time using the BWF-compliant WAV format for uncompressed audio quality and industry-standard file compatibility. Note that media cards are available separately, and larger capacity cards may increase startup times.

Alternatively, use the H4n Pro as a 2-in/2-out USB 2.0 audio interface at up to 48 kHz. At 44.1 kHz, you'll have the option to use the built-in effects on input signals. The USB port also enables fast file transfer and firmware updates.
3.5mm Output to Connect to a Camera or Headphones
The 3.5mm line/headphone mini-jack output features a dedicated volume control, making it capable of feeding your camera/DSLR or a pair of headphones. For quick playback reference, a built-in monophonic speaker is provided.
Powered via AA Batteries or AC Adapter
Power the H4n Pro with the two included AA batteries, or plug it into a wall outlet with an AD-14 AC adapter (available separately). Alkaline batteries can keep the H4n Pro running for up to 10 hours in Stamina mode (built-in mics, 16-bit / 44.1 kHz, no headphones), while NiMH batteries extend recording time a bit further.
Rugged and Portable, Handheld or Mounted
The rubberized, ergonomic body lends itself naturally to handheld use. Should you need to mount it on a mic stand or tripod, a threaded hole on the back of the H4n Pro obviates the need for stand adapters. Obtain a hot shoe adapter (available separately) to attach the H4n Pro directly to a DSLR.
Extensive Audio Processing
The H4n Pro offers studio-grade effects and emulators to enhance your recordings. Choose from a variety of effects such as compression, limiting, reverb, delay, echo, modulation, a low-cut filter, and more. Normalize files for maximum gain, split them into smaller chunks, and insert up to 99 marks per recording.

There's an onboard metronome and tuner, along with dozens of amp models and effects crafted for guitar and bass. Additionally, you can loop playback and adjust pitch and speed independently, making the H4n Pro an ideal tool for phrase training.
Special Recording Functions
Stereo and 4CH modes offers selectable recording functions designed to prevent you from accidentally missing the start of a performance. By keeping the previous two seconds (one second at 96 kHz sample rate) of audio whenever you press the record button, the prerecord option ensures that you'll never cut off the beginning of a great take. Auto-record can automatically start recording when a user-set sound level is detected, making it great for voice-activated recording.
Supports External Remote Control
Use the RC4 remote (available separately) to control the H4n Pro. It allows you to start and stop recording, fast forward and rewind through your files, switch the input source, and set recording/playback levels at a distance while eliminating handling noise.
Highly Visible Display
Day or night, view vital information such as audio levels, recording time, battery status, and more on the 1.9" monochrome backlit LCD. Transport controls, menu navigation buttons, track and input select buttons are presented nearby for access to all the H4n Pro's operations and functions.
Includes Audio Software
The H4n Pro comes with free download licenses for Steinberg's Cubase LE music production software and WaveLab LE audio editing software, representing a complete audio production toolkit.

Zoom ZH4NPRO Specs

Number of Tracks
Simultaneous Recording Tracks:
2 (stereo mode), 4 (4-channel mode), 2 (MTR mode)
Simultaneous Playback Tracks: 2 (stereo mode), 4 (4-channel mode), 4 (MTR mode)
Portable Recorder
Number of Tracks
4
Recording Time
4 GB with SDHC: Approx. 380 minutes (WAV 44.1 kHz/16-bit stereo track)
Approx. 68 hours (MP3 44.1 kHz/128 kbps stereo track)

* Recording times are approximations
Maximum Sampling Rate
96 kHz / 24-Bit
Recording File Size
Maximum: 2 GB
Microphone
Built-In Cardioid Condenser Stereo Pair, X/Y Configuration
Project Files
1000/card
Locate Function
Hours/Minutes/Seconds/Milliseconds
Built-In Speaker
Yes, 400 mW Mono
Other Functions
Punch-in/out, Bounce, A-B repeat
Display
1.9" / 4.83 cm Monochrome LCD (Backlit)
Memory Card Support
SD (16 MB to 2 GB)
SDHC (4 to 32 GB)
Effects
Modules: 2
Stereo/4 Ch Mode: Lo Cut, Compressor/Limiter
MTR Mode: Pre Amp module, EFX module
Type
53
Internal Storage
No
Recording
Patches
60
Tuners
Chromatic, Guitar, Bass, Open A/D/E/G, DADGAD
Audio File Formats
MP3, WAV
Metronome
Sound Sources: 5
Sample Rates
WAV:
44.1 / 48 / 96 kHz
MP3:
44.1 kHz (Record)
44.1 / 48 kHz (Playback)
Beat
Variable: 1/4 to 8/4, 6/8, unaccentuated
Bit Depth
16 / 24-Bit
24-Bit (AD/DA Conversion)
Bit Rates
48 to 320 kb/s + VBR
Tempo
40.0 to 250.0 BPM
A/D and D/A Conversion
24-bit x 128 oversampling
Signal Processing & FX
Amp Modeling, Auto Gain, Compressor, Delay, Limiter, Low-Cut Filter, Pitch Control, Reverb
Timecode Support
No
Recording Media
SD card (16 MB to 2 GB), SDHC card (4 to 32 GB)
Recording Time
WAV 44.1 kHz/16-Bit:
95 Mins per GB (Stereo)
MP3 128 kb/s:
17 Hrs per GB (Stereo)
Display
128 x 64 dots full-dot backlit LCD
Data Type
WAV Format (Record/Play)
Quantization: 16/24-bit
Sampling Frequency: 44.1, 48, and 96 kHz
MP3 Format (Recording)
Bit Rate: 48, 56, 64, 80, 96, 112, 128, 160, 192, 224, 256, 320kbps, VBR
Sampling Frequency: 44.1 kHz
MP3 Format (Playback)
Bit Rate: 48, 56, 64, 80, 96, 112, 128, 160, 192, 224, 256, 320kbps, VBR
Sampling Frequency: 44.1/48 kHz
Connectivity
Analog I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Mic Input
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Headphone/Line Output
1x 2.5 mm TRRS Female Remote Input
2x Combo XLR-1/4" TRS Female Balanced/Unbalanced Instrument/Line/Mic Input (Lockable)
Inputs
General
1 & 2: XLR (balanced input) / 1/4" (6.3 mm) phone (unbalanced input) combo jack
Digital I/O
No
Input Impedance
Balanced: 3 kOhms or more, pin-2 hot
Unbalanced: 470 kOhms or more
Phantom Power
+24 / 48 V
Plug-In Power
Yes, 2.5 V
Input Gain
Balanced: -16 to 43 dB
Unbalanced: -30 to 32 dB
System Connection
1x Mini-USB (2.0)
Built-In Microphone
Type: Unidirectional condenser microphone
Sensitivity: -45 dB/1 Pa at 1 kHz
Input gain: -16 to 51 dB
Maximum SPL: 140 dB
Performance
External Microphones
Connection: 3.5mm Mini stereo phone jack
Input impedance: 2 kOhms or more
Input gain: - 16 to 51 dB
Outputs
Gain/Trim Range
Balanced Inputs:
-16 to +43 dB
Unbalanced Inputs:
-30 to +32 dB
1/8" Inputs:
-16 to +51 dB
X/Y Mic Capsule:
-16 to +51 dB
Line / Phone
Line output load impedance: 10 kOhms or more
Rated output level: -10 dBu
Phone: 20 + 20 mW (into 32-Ohms load)
Headphone Output Power
20 mW per Channel into 32 Ohms
Speaker
400 mW 8 Ohms
Impedance
Inputs:
≥3 Kilohms (Balanced)
≥470 Kilohms (Unbalanced)
Line Outputs:
≥10 Kilohms
1/8" / 3.5 mm Inputs:
≥2 Kilohms
Equivalent Input Noise (EIN)
-120 dBu
Phantom Power
48 & 24 V, Off
Microphone Sensitivity
-45 dB/Pa
USB
USB 2.0 High-Speed mass-storage class operation, audio interface operation (USB functions can be operated by USB bus power)
Microphone Max SPL
140 dB
Power Requirements
5 VDC from AC adapter (ZOOM AD-14)
Power
Batteries
2 x IEC R6 (size AA)
Continuous Recording Time
Stereo mode: (With built-in mics at 44.1 kHz/16-bit without headphones connected): 6 hours with alkaline batteries, 8 hours with NiMH batteries.
Stamina mode: (With built-in mics at 44.1 kHz/16-bit without headphones connected): 10 hours with alkaline batteries, 12 hours with NiMH batteries.
Power Options
Batteries or AC/DC Power Adapter
Battery Type
2x AA (Included)
Dimensions
2.9 x 6.6 x 1.5" / 73 x 167.2 x 37 mm
Approximate Battery Life
44.1 kHz/16-Bit:
6 Hours (Alkaline, without Headphones)
8 Hours (NiMH, without Headphones)
10 Hours (Alkaline, Stamina Mode, without Headphones)
12 Hours (NiMH, Stamina Mode, without Headphones)
Weight
10 oz / 294 g
AC/DC Power Adapter
5 VDC at 1 A, Center-Positive (Not Included)
Physical
Mounting Options
1/4"-20 Female
Dimensions
2.9 x 6.2 x 1.5" / 7.3 x 15.7 x 3.7 cm
Weight
10.4 oz / 294 g

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