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Troubleshooting ¶ 

For more information regarding common troubleshooting issues, check out Zoom H1 Handy Recorder

Identification and Background ¶ 

The ZOOM H1 Handy Recorder is ZOOM’s first hand-held recorder that features the company’s renowned recording technology that provides a studio quality microphones that makes this device ZOOM’s easiest and most portable device. ZOOM intended to release the H1 Handy recorder in July 30, 2010. Due to a production delay, the company announced to push back their release date to August 10, 2010, selling at the price-point of $99. The ZOOM H1 Handy Recorder is perfect for music, interviews, lectures, band practices, recitals, and many more!

Because the ZOOM H1 Handy Recorder is their first recorder that ZOOM has manufactured, the company has developed a variety of recorders (H2, H2next, H4next, H6, iQ5, MRS-8, Q2HD, Q3, Q3HD, R16, R24, R8) with many features that would differentiate with the ZOOM H1 Handy Recorder. The ZOOM H1 Handy Recorder is easily identified by its lightweight, microphone-like appearance, and the “H1 Handy Recorder” printed along the bottom of the LCD screen or the “H1 ZOOM” stamped into the plastic on the front side. Comparing to the other devices that the manufacturer has developed, the ZOOM H1 Handy Recorder is designed to fit in your hand to be created as a hand-held recording device.

Specifications ¶ 

Release Date: August 20, 2010

Developer: ZOOM

Part Number: 884354009250

Simultaneous Recording Tracks:

  • 2

Simultaneous Playback Tracks:

  • 2

Functions:

  • Lo-cut Filter
  • Auto REC Level
  • Marker

Recording Format:

  • WAV (Quantization: 16/24bit, Sampling Frequency: 44.1/48/96kHz)
  • MP3 (Bit Rate: 48/56/64/80/96/112/128/160/192/224/256/320kbps, Sampling Frequency: 44.1kHz)

Playback Format:

  • WAV (Quantization: 16/24bit, Sampling Frequency: 44.1/48/96kHz)
  • MP3 (Bit Rate: 32/40/48/56/64/80/96/112/128/160/192/224/256/320kbps, Sampling Frequency: 44.1/48kHz)

Recording Media:

  • microSD card (16MB - 2GB)
  • microSDHC card (4GB - 32GB)

Display:

  • 127 segment custom LCD (with backlight)

Built-in Stereo Mic:

  • Unidirectional condenser microphone

Mic / Line Input:

  • 1/8" stereo phone jack (Plug-in power supported)

Phones / Line Output:

  • 1/8" stereo phone jack

Built-in Speaker:

  • 400mW 8Ω

USB Interface:

  • Mini-B type (USB2.0 High Speed compatible), Mass Storage Class operation

Power Requirements:

  • LR6 or Ni-MH AA battery x 1,
  • AC adapter (AD-17, USB to AC type)

Battery Life (LR6 batteries):

  • 10 hours (MP3),
  • 9.5 hours (WAV)

Dimensions:

  • 44(W) x 136(D) x 31(H)mm

Additional Information ¶ 

ZOOM H1 Handy Recorder Manufacturer Page

ZOOM H1 Handy Recorder CNET Review

ZOOM H1 Handy Recorder Quick Start Guide/Manual

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