Zoom's world acclaimed, best-selling H4n Handy Recorder is now made available in a more affordable solution package. The H4nSP provides the H4n, the owners' manual, a plastic case, two AA batteries as well as licenses for download of Steinberg "Cubase LE" music production software and "WaveLab LE" sound editing software. The H4n professional portable recorder with high quality XY stereo microphone and two XLR external inputs has got much closer to your recoding life than ever before.
An all-in-one handy recorder
You can enjoy recording and creating your own music any time, anywhere with the H4n. The H4n has a very compact 280 g lightweight design, equipped with high quality stereo condenser microphones arranged in an XY pickup pattern, a Built-In Speaker, SD card recording, mixer and internal effects.
Versatile field recorder with multi-track capability
The H4n is capable of recording in several different operation modes: which is capable of high quality stereo recording; which can record 4 discrete channels simultaneously using the on-board microphones and the external inputs; which allows you to record multiple tracks in multiple passes, overdubbing one or two tracks at a time. In you can record for up to 11 hours using batteries only.
Newly designed XY stereo microphones allow variable recording patterns from 90 to 120 degrees
The H4n allows the user to adjust the angle of the onboard microphones to address a wider range of recording scenarios. If you want a wider area of sound, you can set the microphones to 120 degrees. Or set them to 90 degrees for a more focused sound source. Either way, the mics retain their XY configuration, so you can record natural stereo sound with no phase cancellation.
XLR-1/4-inch combo jacks allow direct connection of any sound source
They have loaded the H4n with a versatile array of input options to accommodate a variety of recording sources. Any type of microphone (including condensers), electric instrument (guitar, bass, keyboard) or line level source can be connected to the H4n.
It can be used as an Audio Interface/SD card reader for a computer
An onboard USB 2.0 Hi-Speed jack allows direct connection to a computer. You can use it as an audio interface with built-in effects (sampling rate 44.1 kHz). You can also use the H4n as an SD card reader for your computer. You can even take the recorded files from your computer and create an audio CD using those files as material in any DAW software.
Other built-in functions: Tuner/Metronome/Karaoke
The H4n can be used as a standard chromatic tuner. It is also capable of more irregular tuning functions, like for a 7-string guitar or a 5-string bass, along with others. The H4n has a metronome function convenient for practice and multitrack recording. You can change playback speed between the ranges of 50% to 150%. There are many other effects functions included, such as center cancel function for stereo files, Karaoke function with variable key control, language learning and voice training function.