The H4n is our most sophisticated recorder. and withits simplified user interface, it's never been easier tomake incredible recordings.custom-designed, X/Y stereo condenser mics record ateither 90° or 120°. and our new, digitally controlled mic preamp renders audio so precise, you'll sound like you recorded in a world-class studio!
Why 4 channels are better than 2.
proper miking is essential to making a great recording.The H4n is the only handheld that can record on fourchannels simultaneously using its onboard mics with your external mics. Then use its built-in mixer for perfectly balanced recordings that are richer than ever.
It's about the music
The H4n is also a user-friendly 4-track studio. plug in a guitar or bass and use its amp models to inspire your creativity. onboard studio effects, tuner and phrase trainer make the H4n very musician friendly. even use it as a USB interface to record directly to your computer.
Brains with Body too:
Record high-resolution audio at 24bit/96kHz on SdHc media of up to 32Gb. Time stamp and track marker functions give you greater control. You can even edit your recordings on the fly. The H4n feels robust and its rubberized chassis reduces handling noise. a large lcd screen and onboard speaker take your experience to the next level.
everything you need is included: a 1 Gb Sd card, windscreen, mic clip adapter, ac adapter, USB cable, protective case and cubase le recording software. With the new H4n from Zoom, it's never been easier to make world-class recordings... no matter where you are in the world.
World-class recording for everyone.
Representing the next level of professional recording performance, the H4n delivers superior audio quality and dramatically improves the user experience. Zoom’s most sophisticated handheld recorder to date will amaze, no matter the application.
Unique X/Y mic design captures perfect stereo images
The H4n’s onboard X/Y stereo condenser mics are arranged with the right and left mics on the same axis. This design ensures that the mics are always equidistant from the sound source for perfect localization with no phase shifting. Frequency response remains uniform throughout your recording. The result is great stereo recording with natural depth and accurate imaging every time.
The mics also adjust for variable recording patterns at either 90° or 120°. Our unique design lets you rotate each mic capsule from 90° (standard) to 120° (wide-angle) stereo for the ultimate versatility in any recording situation.
It’s all in the preamp…
The H4n’s new mics and four channel recording ability, in combination with our new, digitally controlled, high-quality preamplifier renders audio so precise, you’ll sound like you recorded in a world-class studio. And this new preamp means you can make recording level adjustments on the fly. Of course, an automatic level setting function is also built-in to optimize your levels as quickly as the situation requires.
High resolution, 24-bit/96kHz linear PCM recording
Choose up to 24-bit/96-kHz linear PCM WAV files for audio resolution that surpasses DVD quality. Or, when maximum recording time with smaller file sizes is desired, select a variety of MP3 formats from 320 kbps down to 48 kpbs to produce smaller files suitable for web or e-mail distribution.
Secure your digital memories on SD and SDHC cards
The H4n uses compact SD or high-capacity SDHC memory cards of up to 32GB for over 15 hours of recording time at 24-bit/96kHz. Or, using MP3 format at 128 kpbs, get over 550 hours of recording time on one card!
Brains and a body, too.
The H4n has a new rubberized, shock resistant chassis that improves durability while reducing handling noise. A large, 1.9 inch LCD screen with backlit graphic display shows all the tracking information at a glance and makes it easy to navigate the functions of the unit. The H4n even has a built-in reference speaker to let you check recordings without earphones.
Faster file transfer
The H4n is now a USB 2.0 Hi-Speed device, meaning that files can be transferred to your computer at the highest rate available. Then use recording software for editing, create your own original CDs, post your recordings on your myspace page or send out your recordings by e-mail… the possibilities are endless.
Stamina mode extends battery life to 11 hours
For situations where you require maximized, continuous recording operation you can select stamina mode that effectively doubles battery life, letting you record continuously for approximately 11 hours in 16-bit/44.1kHz linear PCM format.
A 1 GB SD card, windscreen, mic clip adapter, AC adapter, USB cable, protective case and Cubase LE recording software are included with your H4n. The windscreen is especially helpful to reduce wind noise. The mic clip adapter works perfectly when attaching the unit to a standard mic stand, or you can use the built-in tripod mount with a standard camera tripod.