Sonic LAB: Extra - Zoom H1 Sound Comparison

A variety of applications compared      04/04/11

Buying Choices

Feedback has been good for Andy's excellent review of the Zoom H1. As promised in the full review, we've posted some additional comparison footage between it and the Zoom H4N too.

 

Full Review Here

Pros

Very affordable price

Extremely lightweight

Audio quality surprisingly good

Very straightforward - no complex menus and external controls for everything

Decent battery life

Can power via USB

  Confidence monitor speaker


Cons

Looks & feels a bit plasticky and cheap

No case

Plastic tripod socket doesn't feel like it's gonna last long

small buttons for adjusting record levels, transport, etc. are very small & fiddly, and almost impossible to see in a dark environment


Available now at  around £79/$99

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