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Zoom  H1 Handy Recorder
9.6 out of 10

Zoom H1 Handy Recorder

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Overall 8

Expert Review

Musician's Friend
12 September 2014
  • Excerpt: This is a handy little recorder for home recording use. I use it mainly for recording acoustic guitar at home, and it reproduces the sound of my guitar (seagull coastline spruce with elixir nanoweb light medium strings) accurately.
  • Pros: Pros, Compact, Easy To Use, Excellent Sound, Low Distortion, Versatile
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Zoom H1

16 April 2014
  • Conclusion: The Samson Zoom H1 digital voice recorder is a solid choice for those looking for impressive performance at a mid-level price point. Judging from reviews, this recorder delivers great sound quality that rivals more expensive models, does a good job of minimizing background noise, and offers a simple...
  • Pros: Great sound quality, Easy-to-use buttons and switches, Effective low-cut filter
  • Cons: Poor battery economy, Reports of high handling noise, Questionable build quality
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Samson Zoom H1 Handy Recorder Review

The Gadgeteer
25 February 2011
  • Excerpt: Recording microphones are common place these days.  They are on our phones, iPods, mp3 players and even on pens .  But usually these microphones don’t result in the best audio quality from their built-in mono microphone.  That’s where Samson’s Zoom H1 Handy Recorder comes in.
  • Pros: Stereo microphones, High bitrate recording, Uses only 1 AA battery
  • Cons: Audio recording quality not recommended for professional usage
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Overall 8

Samson Zoom H1 Handy Recorder Review

1 February 2011
  • Conclusion: The H1 makes a great companion to a video camera, as well as a standalone recorder for capturing lectures, band practice, or your interviews. Just make sure you budget for the Accessory Pack.
  • Pros: Small and extremely portable. Easy-to-use interface. Takes one standard AA battery. Can record in either WAV or MP3. Standard tripod mount.
  • Cons: Optional Accessory Pack is almost mandatory.
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Zoom H1 Handy Recorder

3 June 2010
  • Excerpt: Zoom has announced the new H1 Handy Recorder. Priced at $99, the H1 is one of the most affordable professional recording solutions available.
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