Zoom H4n Handy Recorder
Prograde audio quality.
Memory expandable to 32 GB.
Excellent build quality.
Spacious 2inch LCD screen.
Good menu navigation features.
Sturdy, intuitive design.
Quality stereo microphones.
Includes the capability to record four channels simultaneously.
Somewhat bulky design.
Mic input is in odd place.
Mixer settings aren't intuitive.
Minijack microphone input is awkwardly placed.
By Photography Bay on March 17, 2012
I’ve said a lot of good and bad things about these individual units. Still yet, I hope you leave this review with the impression that they are all capable for capturing quality audio in a variety of scenarios. Each of these units are certainly...-
By TopTenREVIEWS on January 06, 2012
It's a good recorder for amateur and professional musicians with its higher sensitivity and options attuned to the recording...-
By KenRockwell on November 02, 2011
The Zoom H4n is a 96 kHz/24-bit portable digital recorder that runs on two AA cells or USB power. It comes complete with its own microphones. Originally designed for musicians, the Zoom H4n has become especially popular...-
By Audioholics on September 07, 2011
Every now and again we'll cross over into another area that fascinates us as audioholics - this time it's production audio. Of course, even this video requires that we capture audio in a way that delivers good quality sound so we can edit...-
By Ken Stone on June 05, 2011
Steve Douglas It would be redundant of me to, once again, emphasize just how important the quality of the audio is both when planning preproduction, when shooting, and in post production. For those many who have begun much of their filming using the...-
By ConsumerSearch on September 01, 2010
If you need a high-quality digital recorder for high-fidelity recordings such as music performances, rather than for straight dictation, the Samson Zoom H4n makes an excellent pick, reviewers say. The Zoom H4n records at a sampling rate of up to 96...-
By BCCHardware on April 28, 2010
It's not often we take the opportunity to review audio gear such as the Zoom H4n Handy Recorder, but since we started podcasting here at BCCHardware (through WeeklyTechUpdate), we've had reason to check out some high-quality audio products for...88
By Pro Sound Network on August 27, 2009
To conclude, its good to put the H4n into perspective. Its too big to be a pocket recorder; for example, the Edirol R09, Olympus LS10 and even Zooms own H2 lead the way in machines you can pocket without producing a Spinal Tap-esque bulge. And for...-
By Trusted Reviews on June 18, 2009
About a year ago we looked at the digital recorder, a sort of super Dictaphone that, with its advanced built-in stereo microphones and 24-bit/96KHz sampling rates was ideal for budding podcasters, sound recordists and amateur musicians in need...80
By cnet on April 13, 2009
The Zoom H4n is a mobile recording dynamo with features that outperform competitors that cost twice as much. It is an outstanding value for musicians and podcasters who demand professional-sounding...87