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Zoom - H1 Recorder

Zoom - H1 Recorder
Product Code: H1
Sales SKU: ZOO H1
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The H1 Handy Recorder puts all its functions at your fingertips.  Its backlit display features recording levels, file format, time elapsed, remaining battery life and recording time.
It's intuitive transport puts all the controls on the side with no menus on the screen. A large record button gives you complete control. Playback and pause, marker, forward and rewind buttons are all accessible by your thumb. Volume for playback and monitoring can be adjusted using your index finger.

On the back, you'll find a single AA battery compartment, a tripod mount, low cut filter, auto level setting and recording format selectable switches. There is also a mount for a strap or lanyard clip.  All the transport controls are on right side of the H1 and you can adjust recording levels on the fly. A 1/8" stereo line input is located on this side and its USB port is also accessible here as well as the power on and hold switch.  On the left side, you can replace your microSD card by folding down the rubberized door. There is also a 1/8" stereo line/headphone output with adjustable volume control for monitoring playback. The built-in reference speaker is on the bottom of the unit.

*Please check the approved list of microSD cards that have been confirmed for operation with H1 before purchasing.

Simultaneous Recording Tracks


Simultaneous Playback Tracks



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)

A/D Conversion

24bit, 128times oversampling

D/A Conversion

24bit,128times oversampling

Signal Processing


Recording Media

MicroSD card (16MB - 2GB), microSDHC card (4GB - 32GB)


127 segment custom LCD (with backlight)

Built-in Stereo Mic

Unidirectional condenser microphone


0 to +39dB ( Minimum gain with digital attenuation: -28dB)

Maximum Sound Pressure Level

120dB SPL ●Mic / Line Input: 1/8" stereo phone jack (Plug-in power supported)

Input impedance

2kΩ (Input level: 0 to -39dBm)

Phones / Line Output

1/8" stereo phone jack

Output Load Impedance

10kΩ or more

Rated Output Level


Phones Output Level

20mW + 20mW into 32Ω load

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, or AC adapter (AD-17, USB to AC type)

Battery Life (LR6 batteries)

10 hours (MP3), 9.5 hours (WAV)


44(W) x 136(D) x 31(H)mm vWeight: 60g (without batteries)

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