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Updated July 18/24

Zoom H1essential Handy Recorder

Zoom H1essential 2-Track 32-Bit Float Audio Recorder - $129 - in stock

  • Portable, Easy-to-Use Audio Recorder
  • Musicians, Content Creators & Podcasters
  • 32-Bit Float: No Level Adjustment Needed
  • Onboard X/Y Mics Handle up to 120 dB
  • Overdubbing & Playback Speed Adjustment
  • Mono Mode for On-The-Go Interviews
  • Vivid OLED Display
  • Function as a USB-C Microphone
  • Tripod Mountable
  • Includes Furry Windscreen, USB-C Cable, and Padded Case
  • AD-17 Power Supply
  • Limited 1-Year Manufacturer Warranty

With the push of a butto, the H1essential captures perfect audio for musicians, podcasters, filmmakers, and content creators. Simply hit record and discover the power of 32-bit float. 32-Bit Float Magic With 32-bit float recording, you never have to adjust levels. The H1essential captures every nuance of your sound ensuring high-quality audio with every take.

The onboard X/Y microphones capture clean audio up to 120 dB SPL, equivalent to the sound of a high-performance engine. Record and send audio directly to the camera or use it to record sound effects to complete the scene.

Storytellers and podcasters can mount the H1essential on a tripod for sit down conversations or use ‘mono mode’ for on-the-go interviews.

The H1essential has advanced features such as overdubbing, pre-record, auto record, and playback speed adjustment.

When connected to a PC, Mac, iOS, or Android device using the USB-C Port, the H1essential can be used as a USB microphone while simultaneously recording to the SD card.

Recording and rotary controls have been meticulously designed to allow for quiet operation.

Use the built-in speaker to listen to your recordings for quick reference.

Use the 3.5mm output to connect to a camera or plug in headphones to monitor audio.

The 3.5 mm mic/line input can be used with lavalier microphones for dialogue capture.

The high-contrast OLED screen makes it easy to navigate through the H1essential’s simple interface. Set Markers The H1essential has a dedicated Marker button to instantly set reference points while recording.

The H1essential supports SDXC cards up to 1TB to record hours and hours of audio.

Accessibility for the blind and visually impaired, navigate the menu with audible descriptions through the built-in speaker or headphones.