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Zoom H5 4-Input / 4-Track Portable Handy Digital Recorder With Interchangeable X/Y Mic Capsule

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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....

Vendor: The Teds Store SKU: ZM-ZH5-US
Description

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. With a swappable stereo microphone capsule, versatile 2-channel inputs, and up to 4-track recording, the H5 is both user-friendly and easily expandable.

Like other H-Series Handy recorders such as the H4n Pro and H6, you can hold it in your hand, attach it to a mic stand or tripod, or mount it to a camera (shoe mount available separately); the H5 packs an impressive array of features into a rugged, rubberized body that's more than ready to meet the varied demands of musicians, videographers, sound designers, content creators, and news shooters.

Instant Access to Gain Adjustments
Each H5 input has its own dedicated gain control knob, located beneath a protective bar that prevents accidental movement during handling. There's no track selection or button pressing required to optimize your recording levels; just turn the dials (clearly labeled from 0 to 10) anytime you need to adjust the gain. If your XLR-1/4" input source is so loud that you need even less gain than the preamps provide at the "0" setting, use the menu system to activate the -20 dB pad (selectable per input).

Interchangeable Stereo Microphone Capsule
Leave your external mics at home and travel light. The H5 is outfitted with Zoom's XYH-5 interchangeable stereo microphone that provides clear, phase-accurate capture in a classic 90° X/Y configuration for a tight stereo image. The matched unidirectional condensers are housed within a specially designed shockmount that employs rugged external mic wires and rubberized material to minimize vibration and handling noise. With nothing more than the H5, you're set to record speech, practice sessions, concerts, or ambient and environmental sounds, even ear-rattling ones up to 140 dB!

2-Channel Microphone/Line Inputs
Equipped with two XLR-1/4" combo inputs and a 3.5mm stereo mini-jack input, the H5 can accommodate condenser microphones, +4 dB balanced line-level sources, or signals from unbalanced instruments with active electronics. Turn on 12, 24, or 48 VDC phantom power to the XLR jacks, or 2.5V plug-in power to the mini jack. Whether you plan on recording studio condenser mics, a stereo feed from a mixer or wireless receiver, or a lavalier mic for an interview, the H5's preamps (identical to those found in the H6) are ready to deliver low-noise (-120 dB EIN) performance.
If you happen to setup external microphones in a mid-side configuration, the integrated MS decoder allows adjustment to the perceived width of the stereo image, which is beneficial for sound design, broadcasting, or general stereo-to-mono compatibility.

SD Card Recording and Audio Interface Functionality
Maximize portability by recording directly to an SD card (up to 2GB capacity) or SDHC card (up to 32GB capacity). A 2GB SDHC card will yield approximately three hours of 16-bit / 44.1 kHz stereo recording time using the BWF-compliant WAV format for uncompressed audio quality and industry-standard file compatibility. Note that media cards are available separately, and larger capacity cards will increase startup times.

In the Box

  • Zoom H5 4-Input / 4-Track Portable Handy Recorder with Interchangeable X/Y Mic Capsule
  • Zoom XYH-5 - X/Y Microphone Capsule for Zoom H5 and H6 Field Recorders
  • Protective Case
  • Foam Windscreen
  • USB Cable
  • 2 x AA Batteries
  • Set of Download Codes for Cubase LE and WaveLab LE
Additional Information

Zoom H5 Specs

 

 

Portable Recorder

Number of Tracks4
Max Sample Rate/Resolution96 kHz / 24-Bit
MicrophoneInterchangeable Cardioid Condenser Stereo Pair, X/Y Configuration
Built-In SpeakerYes, 400 mW Mono
DisplayMonochrome LCD (Backlit)
Memory Card SupportSD (16 MB to 2 GB)
SDHC (4 to 32 GB)
Internal StorageNone

Recording

Audio File FormatsBWF, MP3, WAV
Sample RatesWAV:
44.1 / 48 / 96 kHz (Stereo)
MP3:
44.1 kHz
Bit Depth16 / 24-Bit
Bit Rates48 to 320 kb/s
Signal ProcessingCompressor, Limiter, Low-Cut Filter, Pitch Control
TimecodeNo
Recording TimeWAV 44.1 kHz/16-Bit:
1 Hr 30 Min per GB (Stereo)
MP3 320 kb/s:
7 Hrs per GB (Stereo)

Connectivity

Analog I/O2 x Combo XLR-1/4" TRS Female Balanced/Unbalanced Line/Mic Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Line/Mic Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Line Output
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Headphone Output
Digital I/ONone
Phantom Power+12 / 24 / 48 V (Selectable on Individual Inputs)
Plug-In PowerYes, 2.5 V
Host Connection1 x Mini-USB (USB 2.0)

Performance

Gain RangeX/Y Mic Capsule:
Up to +52 dB
1/8" Inputs:
Up to +52 dB
Mic/Line Inputs:
Up to +55 dB
Max Input LevelMic/Line Inputs:
+22 dBu (Pad On)
Headphone Output Power20 mW per Channel into 32 Ohms
Impedance1/8" / 3.5 mm Inputs:
?2 Kilohms
Mic/Line Inputs:
?1.8 Kilohms
Line Outputs:
?10 Kilohms
EIN?-120 dBu
Microphone Sensitivity-45 dB/Pa
Microphone Max SPL140 dB SPL

Power

Power OptionsBatteries, USB Bus Power, AC/DC Power Adapter
Battery Type2 x AA (Included)
Approximate Battery LifeWAV 44.1 kHz/16-Bit:
15 Hours (Alkaline, 2 Channels)
WAV 48 kHz/24-Bit:
7.2 Hours (Alkaline, All Channels)
AC/DC Power Adapter5 VDC at 1 A (Not Included)

Physical

Mounting Options1/4"-20 Female
Dimensions2.6 x 1.7 x 5.3" / 66.8 x 42.1 x 135.2 mm (Recorder)
2.6 x 1.6 x 2.4" / 65.5 x 41 x 62.2 mm (X/Y Mic)
Weight6.2 oz / 176 g (Recorder)
3.3 oz / 94 g (Mic)

Packaging Info

Package Weight1.845 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.25 x 6.6 x 3.4"
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