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Portable Audio Recorder

The Zoom H5 is a Portable Audio Recorder with a Uses a system of interchangeable microphone capsules, Includes detachable X/Y capsule (XYH-5), Compatible...

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Name Tascam HS-P82Tascam DR-10 SGOlympus LS-P1 Bag BundleRoland R-07 black Bag BundleZoom H5 XYH-6 BundleRoland R-07 red BundleMikme Microphone blackgold 16GBRoland CD-2URoland R-07 black BundleSound Devices MixPre-10M
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Description Professional Multitrack Field RecorderCompact Audio Recorder with Directional MicrophoneOlympus LS-P1Roland R-07 blackZoom H5Roland R-07 redWireless Studio Microphone with Built-In Audio Recorder and Audio / Video iOS AppPortable Stereo SD / CD RecorderRoland R-07 blackPortable multitrack audio recorder with USB audio interface
Power supplyAA batteries / accumulators (10)USB or 1x NiMH battery (AAA)-2 AA batteries or USB-2 AA batteries or USB--2 AA batteries or USB-
Dimensions70 x 100 x 260 mm-109 x 40 x 14 mm-------
Weight3.65 kg-75 g----1.4 kg-0.91 kg (without batteries)
Integrated Stereo Microhone
Recording Tracks81224212212
Microphone Inputs8011210218
48 V Phantom power
Line Inputs0011410218
Storage MediumCF CardCD, SD/SDHC CardSD/SDHC CardMicro SD/SDHC CardSD/SDHC CardMicro SD/SDHC CardInternal MemoryCD, SD/SDHC CardMicro SD/SDHC CardSD/SDHC/SDXC Card
Headphone connection
Integrated Speaker
Resolution max.24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit
Max. Sample Rate192 kHz48 kHz96 kHz96 kHz96 kHz96 kHz96 kHz44,1 kHz96 kHz96 kHz
Limiter
Recording format--Linear PCM 96kHz 24bit, WAV and MP3-WAV (BWF compatible) and MP3-----
Dimensions (W x D x H)---61 x 103 x 26 mm-61 x 103 x 26 mm-278 x 196 x 55 mm61 x 103 x 26 mm-
Weight with batteries---150 g-150 g--150 g-
Colour---Black-Red--Black-

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Description

The Zoom H5 is a Portable Audio Recorder with a Uses a system of interchangeable microphone capsules, Includes detachable X/Y capsule (XYH-5), Compatible with all Zoom input capsules, Records up to 24-bit / 96 kHz, 4-track simultaneous recording, Large backlit LCD display, Records directly to SD and SDHC cards up to 32 GB, 2 mic/line inputs with XLR/TRS combo connectors, each with selectable phantom power and -20 dB pad, Gain control knob on each input, with protective 'roll-bar' that prevents accidental movement during handling, Plug-in power (2.5 V), Built-in effects, including high-pass filter, compressor and limiter, Chromatic tuner and metronome, Auto-record, pre-record and backup-record functions, M/S decoding, Multitrack to stereo internal mixdown, Normalize, divide, and trim editing, A/B loop playback, Integrated loudspeaker, Variable playback speed and pitch (without tempo change), Multichannel and stereo USB audio interface for PC, Mac and iPad (requires optional camera connection kit), 1/4" attachment screw-hole on the back side & Powered by 2 Conventional AA alkaline batteries or NiMH rechargeable battery packs. The retail price is 205.08 £.

Specifications

Recording formatWAV (BWF compatible) and MP3
Operating time (with alkaline batteries)Approx. 15 h
Dimensions of H567 x 135 x 42 mm
Dimensions of XYH-5 capsule66 x 82 x 41 mm
Weight H5176 g
Weight XYH-594 g
Integrated Stereo MicrohoneYes
Recording Tracks4
Microphone Inputs2
48 V Phantom powerYes
Line Inputs4
Storage MediumSD/SDHC Card
Headphone connectionYes
Integrated SpeakerYes
Resolution max.24 bit
Max. Sample Rate96 kHz
LimiterYes

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