Zoom H4essential Digital Handy Recorder

Record up to four tracks of clip-free, 32-bit audio with the H4essential, a handheld recorder that's great for musicians, podcasters, filmmakers, and more.

Four Tracks. More Options.
With four tracks, 32-bit float recording, advanced X/Y mics and 2 XLR/TRS inputs, creators have more ways to record their music, podcasts, and audio-for-video.

More Dynamic Range
With 32-bit float recording, you never have to adjust levels. The H4essential captures every nuance of your sound ensuring high-quality, clip-free audio in every take.

The First Handy Recorders With Accessibility
The Essential Series was designed with Accessibility for the blind and visually impaired. Navigate the menu with audible descriptions through the built-in speaker or headphones. Creators can choose English, Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Italian or Chinese.*

Sound Pressure Level
The 2 XLR/TRS combo inputs feature Zoom's ultra-clean preamps that supports phantom power and +4dBu professional line level input. The onboard X/Y microphones can capture sound up to a thunderous 130 dB SPL, equivalent to a rock concert.

Record And Stream
Stream in 32-bit float while simultaneously recording to an SD card. When connected to a PC, Mac, iOS, or Android device using the USB-C Port, the H4essential can be used as a 4-in/2-out audio interface.

Mix. Monitor. Record.
Use the built-in mixer to easily adjust each track's audio level. It also has a waveform display so you can see your audio as it records.

ESSENTIAL FOR CREATORS
Big Stage Sound For Musicians
The H4essential is perfect for recording music. With 2 XLR/TRS inputs and the stereo X/Y microphones it's easy to read more record live shows, rehearsals and songs.

Location Sound
The XLR inputs can be used to capture on-set dialogue and audio for sound design. The onboard X/Y microphones are perfect for recording ambience.

For Interviews And Podcasts
Podcasters can use the H4essential's XLR inputs with external mics for one-on-one conversations and the X/Y mics for interviews on-the-go.

CONNECTIONS
Pair With Your Ios Device
Use the BTA-1* Bluetooth Adapter to pair with your iOS device to remotely hit record, adjust your mix, view your waveforms, and change settings.

Bluetooth Timecode Sync
With the BTA-1* Bluetooth Adapter you can also pair with Bluetooth timecode devices for audio and video sync. *Please note: BTA-1 Adapter not included

PREMIUM FEATURES
Soft Touch Controls
Recording and rotary controls have been designed to allow for quiet operation.

Built-In Speaker
You can use the built-in speaker to listen to your recordings for quick reference.

In And Out
Use the 3.5mm line output for headphones or to connect to a camera. The H4essential also features a 3.5mm mic/line input.

Brilliant Color Display
The vivid full-color LCD screen makes it easy to navigate through the H4essential's menu and functions.

High Capacity Storage
The H4essential supports SDXC cards up to 1TB to record hours and hours of audio.

Essential Creativity For Music, Film, And Podcasting
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- Input and Output Channels:
- Inputs:
- Built-in mic (stereo): 1
- XLR/TRS: 2
- MIC/LINE IN: 1
- Outputs:
- Headphones: 1
- Built-in speaker (mono): 1

- Inputs:
- Built-in Mic:
- Format: 90o XY stereo format
- Directionality: Unidirectional
- Sensitivity : -43 dB/1 Pa at 1 kHz
- Maximum sound pressure input: 130 dB SPL

XLR/TRS:
- Connector: XLR/TRS combo jacks x2, (XLR\0xFF1A2 HOT TRS\0xFF1ATIP HOT\0xFF09
- Input gain: Adjustment unnecessary
- Input impedance: XLR; 3 kOhm or more TRS : 3 kOhm or more
- Maximum input level: XLR; +4 dBu TRS : +24 dBu
- Phantom power: +48 V, Channel total 10 mA or less
- Equivalent input noise: -120 dBu or less (IHF-A) @150 Ohm input

- MIC/LINE IN (Supports plug-in Power):
- Connector: Stereo mini jack \0xD71
- Input gain: Adjustment unnecessary
- Input impedance: 2 kOhm or more

- Outputs:
- Headphones:
- Connector: Stereo mini jack \0xD71
- Maximum output level: 20 mW + 20 mW\0xFF08into 32 Ohm load\0xFF09
- Output impedance: 15 Ohm or less
- Built-in Speaker: 250 mW 8 Ohm mono speaker

- Recorder:
- Maximum simultaneous recording tracks: 4
- Maximum simultaneous playback tracks: 4
- Recording formats: WAV 44.1/48/96 kHz, 32-bit float mono/stereo BWF and iXML formats supported
- Recording media: 4-32GB cards compatible with the microSDHC specification 64GB-1TB cards compatible with the microSDXC specification

- Display: 2.0-inch full-color LCD\0xFF08360 x 240)

- USB:
- Connector: USB Type-C; Use a USB cable that supports data transfer. USB bus power is supported.
- USB Mic: USB2.0 High Speed, 44.1/48 kHz, 24-bit /32-bit float, 4-in/2-out
- File Transfer: USB2.0 High Speed

- Remote: Dedicated wireless adapter (ZOOM BTA-1)
- Power: 4 AA batteries (alkaline, NiMH or lithium) AC adapter\0xFF08ZOOM AD-17\0xFF09\0xFF1ADC 5V/1A
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 0.7 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 8 x 4 x 2 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): ZOO ZH4E

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 631-542-5270
Email: info@zoom-na.com
Web: https://zoomcorp.com/en/us/contact/

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