The H2n Handy Recorder is the only portable recording device to come with five built-in microphones and four different recording modes: X/Y, Mid-Side, 2-channel surround and 4-channel surround. Other advanced features include automatic gain control and onboard MS decoding, plus effects like compression, limiting and low cut filtering. You can even use the H2n as a multi-purpose USB microphone!

Zoom H2N Handy Recorder

    • Live recording of concerts and rehearsals, in either stereo or surround sound  
    • Location videography—the H2n gives you plenty of options in postproduction 
    • Creating audio for YouTube videos   
    • Generating lasting audio documents of important events 
    • As a USB microphone providing input to recording software

    Recording media:    
    16MB–2GB SD cards, 4GB–32GB SDHC cards
    Built-in memory:    
    Up to 1 minute in 96kbps MP3 format 
    (Recording overwrites any previous recording in memory)
    Mic arrangements:    
    90˚ X/Y stereo, MS stereo with adjustable side mic level
    Recording modes:    
    MS, XY, MS+XY (2ch), MS+XY (4ch)
    Microphone types:    
    Directional (XY, MS mid mics)
    Bidirectional (MS side mic)
    Maximum sound pressure input:    
    120 dB spl (directional)
    122 dB spl (bi-directional)
    Stereo uncompressed PCM:    
    44.1 / 48 / 96kHz, 16 / 24bit WAV (BWF)
    Compressed MP3 (recording):    
    44.1kHz, 48kHz
    56 /64/80/96/112/128/160/192/ 224/256/320kbps
    (Not compatible with MS-RAW recording)
    Compressed MP3 (playback):    
    44.1kHz, 48kHz 
    4ch uncompressed PCM:    
    44.1 / 48 / 96kHz, 16 / 24bit WAV (BWF)
    (Two stereo files for each recording)
    A/D conversion:    
    24-bit 128× oversampling
    D/A conversion:    
    24-bit 128× oversampling
    Signal processing:    
    Recording time (2GB card):    
    3:08:00 (44.1kHz/16bit WAV), 34:43:00 (128kbps MP3)
    Lo cut:    
    80Hz high-pass filter
    3 types of compressors and 3 types of limiters
    Auto gain:    
    Automatic input gain adjustment (3 levels)
    Pre rec:    
    2 seconds of pre-recording
    Auto rec:    
    Automatic recording start/stop, continuous standby
    Chromatic, guitar, bass and alternate (A/E/G/D/DADGAD) tunings with automatic string detection
    40–250 BPM range, five tones, pre-count
    Playback speed adjustable between 50–150%
    Key control:    
    Playback pitch adjustable ±6 semitones 
    (Cannot be used with 96kHz files)
    AB repeat:    
    Repeats playback between selected points in a file
    File divide:    
    Divides a file into two
    File normalize:    
    Maximizes file volume 
    (Cannot be used with MP3s)
    File MP3 encode:    
    Converts WAV files to MP3 formats at fixed bit rates
    Up to 99 marks 
    (WAV files only)
    Surround mixer:    
    Adjusts mix balance when playing back 4ch surround recordings
    Display graphic:    
    128×64 pixels backlit LCD
    Input gain:    
    0 to +39 dB
    Input jack:    
    Line/mic stereo mini jack with plug-in power
    2 kΩ impedance at input levels of 0 to –39 dBm
    Output jack:    
    Line/headphone stereo mini jack
    Rated output level:    
    −10 dBm (output impedance 10 kΩ or more)
    20 mW + 20 mW (into 32 Ω load)
    Built-in speaker:    
    400mW, 8Ω, mono
    Mini-B type
    Card reader operation
    USB 2.0 high speed:    
    Audio interface operation
    USB 1.0 full speed:    
    Supports 44.1 / 48kHz sampling rates and 16-bit rate
    USB bus power operation supported
    Two AA batteries, AD-17 USB to AC adapter (DC 5V 1A) 
    Continuous operation of 20 or more hours when recording 44.1kHz/16-bit WAV files using alkaline batteries
    Physical features:    
    Tripod mounting socket, strap attachment
    67.6mm (W) × 113.85mm (H) × 42.7mm (D)
    130 g (without batteries)

851 St. Michael’s Drive, Santa Fe 87505
Hours: Monday thru Saturday 9:30-6:00
          Sunday 12:00-5:00