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.
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
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
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.