Excerpt: The Zoom H2 is the best portable microphone on the market to date. I know that is a pretty bold statement to make but the H2 packs a punch with amazing features and an unbeatable price. So what makes the Zoom H2 so great? Check out these features for starters. The H2 has 4 mic capsules that allows you to record in three different patterns: Front 90° cardioid, Rear 120° cardioid and 360°.
Excerpt: The latest in Zoom's range of Handy recorders, the H2N is unique as far as we're aware, in that it features five microphone capsules behind its grille that can be utilised in four selectable recording modes.
Excerpt: These units are great for live recording. They have a good solid sound. I like the clarity of this unit for live band recording. They have a really clean sound and they can take a great deal of input volume. We just used some recording a live band www.chrislieckstudios.com. I like the sound for the money. I like the layout. I don't like the s... [ read more on Audiofanzine ] I bought this pocket recorder based on a recommendation of a friend.
Summary: In this case Zoom isn’t about speed but sound -- sound in four dimensions, actually. The H2 Handy Recorder includes two X/Y directional mics in the front and two in the rear, allowing for 90-degrees of recording coverage in the front and 120-degrees in the rear. They can be connected for a full 360 degrees of coverage. The H2 supports broadcast wave format which, along with cue markers and time stamps for easy editing, makes it perfect for members of the press.
Excerpt: The Zoom H2 Handy Recorder is an innovative product that combines a digital stereo and surround field recorder with an audio interface. There are a variety of uses for the Zoom H2 including home stereo recording, recording rehearsal sessions, interviews, business meetings, and outdoor events. The Zoom H2 can also serve as a portable audio data collection device for later data transfer to a PC via USB.
Summary: The H2n in no way diminishes Zoom's reputation as innovative designers. This recorder adds M/S recording to the standard X-Y configuration, and also provides basic surround recording. It's designed to be simple to use and even operates as a card reader and audio interface.
Pros: Large screen., Long battery life., Ships with Wavelab LE7 software.
Cons: Screen position is inconvenient in certain recording situations., Can't use 96kHz in 4-channel mode., Accessories cost extra.
ZOOM H2n Testbericht: Der Vergleich mit dem ZOOM H2 mit Audiobeispielen
25 February 2013
Summary: Der neue Field-Recorder ZOOM H2n löst die beliebte Vorgängerversion ZOOM H2 ab. Was der neue Field Recorder zu bieten hat, ob sich jetzt vielleicht noch der Hamsterkauf der Vorgängerversion lohnt und was die Neuerungen sind, das erfährst Du alles in diesem Vergleich und ZOOM H2n Testbericht . Lies selbst!