Zoom H5 Modular Multi-Track Handy Recorder



Four tracks of simultaneous recording and interchangeable mic capsules make the H5 flexible and powerful enough to meet the evolving needs of today’s creators. Ideal for documentaries, podcasting, audio for video, and professional sound design, the Zoom H5 portable handheld recorder lets you quickly record up to four input signals regardless of your audio experience.


Key Features

Includes detachable X/Y capsule (XYH-5) capable of handling 140 dB SPL
Shock-mounted mics for reduced handling noise
Compatible with all Zoom input capsules
Four-track simultaneous recording
Records directly to SD and SDHC cards up to 32 GB
Up to 24-bit/96 kHz audio in BWF-compliant WAV or a variety of MP3 formats
Two mic/line inputs with XLR/TRS combo connectors, each with selectable phantom power and -20 dB pad
Built-in effects, including low-cut filtering, compression, and limiting
Auto-record, Pre-record, and Backup-record functions mean that you’ll never miss that perfect take
Multichannel and stereo USB audio interface for PC/Mac/iPad with Loop Back function
Powered by two AA batteries or via USB
About 10 hours of operation with alkaline batteries

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Recording Media : SD card: 16MB to 2GB , SDHC card: 4GB to 32GB
Display : Backlit LCD (128 x 64 pixels)

Inputs L/R [XYH-5 X/Y MIC] Mic type : Unidirectional
Sensitivity : -45 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Input gain : -∞ to 52 dB
Max sound pressure input : 140 dB SPL
Phone Out Connector : 1/8″ stereo mini jack
Output Level : 20 mW +20 mW into 32 Ω load
Built-In Speaker : 400mw 8 Ω mono

Recording Formats
Stereo Mode : WAV (BWF-compliant)
Sampling frequency : 44.1/48/96 kHz
Bit rate : 16/24 (Stereo)
Maximum simultaneous recording tracks : 2
Sampling frequency : 44.1kHz
Bit rate : 48/56/64/80/96/112/32/160/192/224/256/320kbps

Multitrack : WAV (BWF-compliant)
Sampling frequency : 44.1/48 kHz
Bit rate : 16/24 (Mono/Stereo)
Maximum simultaneous recording tracks : 6 (L/R + INPUT 1/2 + L/R backup)

Mass Storage Class Operation : USB 2.0 High Speed
Audio Interface Operation Multitrack Mode : USB 2.0 High Speed
Sampling frequency : 44.1/48kHz
Bit rate : 16/24 bit
Inputs / Outputs : 4 / 2

Audio Interface Operation : Stereo Mode : USB 2.0 Full Speed
Sampling frequency : 44.1/48kHz
Bit rate : 16 bit
Inputs / Outputs : 2 / 2
USB bus powered operation possible
(iPad operation supported in Stereo mode only)

Approximate continuous operation times when recording using battery power (in hours and minutes)
Stereo File Mode, XY Mic, 44.1KHZ/16-BIT (Stereo X 1) : about 10 hours
Multi File Mode, XY Mic, Inputs 1 & 2, 48KHZ/24-BIT (Stereo × 2) : about 5 hours

Power Requirements
AA size (LR6) battery x 2
AC adapter : AD-17 (DC5V/1A/USB-type) (optional)
USB bus power

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