Zoom some more
ZOOM, those remarkable people who made portable digital recording so affordable, have done it again. Following in the footsteps of the H4 and H2 is the H1, promising stereo sound with impeccable clarity.
The H1’s onboard directional microphones are configured in an X/Y pattern, and this allows for excellent stereo imaging, while ensuring that unwanted noise is eliminated.
As for recording media, the H1 accepts microSD cards of up to 32GB; this means about 50 hours of audio in 16-bit/44.1kHz WAV format or 555 hours in 128kbps MP3 format. You can also opt for 24/96 resolution.
Inputs are provided for an external microphone and linelevel sources.
Time-stamping and track markers make managing and editing data a breeze.
A built-in reference speaker lets you check results of your recordings immediately, without the need for headphones, while USB 2.0 connectivity means faster file transfers to your computer.
For the nitty-gritty, call C.K. MusicSdnBhd( 03-2142 0529/21450178).
Not a shaver: zoom’s H1
digital recorder makes recording on the go fun.