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Zoom H4n Handy Recorder
9.3 out of 10

Zoom H4n Handy Recorder

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Overall 6
6.0

Good for a Pinch

DanLeeHD, B&H Photo
15 March 2015
  • Excerpt: Got this free with my lav kit. I've had a lot of experience with these and there is definitely room for improvement. The mics are easy to snap off, and if your batteries die, you lose the current recording! Major flaw!
  • Pros: Cheap, Compact, Easy To Use, Versatile
  • Cons: Amatuer, Poor Quality Construction, Weak
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Overall 6
6.0

Three Stars

hernan, Amazon
11 January 2015
Overall 6
6.0

Decent for Amateur Video Enthusiasts

halerooks, B&H Photo
30 December 2014
  • Excerpt: Bought this about 3 years ago without knowing a whole lot about audio recording and I thought it was great... for a while. The microphones on the camera are horrible. They literally pick up everything so if you are holding it for an interview or press hearing etc.
  • Pros: Compact, Versatile
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Overall 6
6.0

A great device. Needs a better cage around the mics

MEGAN LAIGHT, Amazon
9 December 2014
  • Summary: A great device. Needs a better cage around the mics. Mine broke and I could not glue it back. the software would not load, and STINEBURGER, was completely un-available for service.
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Overall 6
6.0

Compact and Versatile – BUT…

Ed, B&H Photo
2 November 2014
  • Excerpt: I've been using this for voice-overs and live performance recordings for video production. The onboard mics are ok, but plug a couple of quality mics in (unit can provide phantom power) and wow - very nice indeed.The interface may seem a tad confusing at first but once you get accustomed to...
  • Pros: Compact, Easy To Use, Excellent Sound, Versatile
  • Cons: No Usb Support For Win 7
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Overall 6
6.0

Yes! We are very impressed. Was a little ...

Katrice Ponder, Amazon
9 August 2014
  • Summary: Yes! We are very impressed. Was a little surprised at the size but we should have read the description more thoroughly.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great when it works

Tim, B&H Photo
22 July 2014
  • Excerpt: I use the H4N recording with an external xlr microphone or connected to a mixboard in 4ch mode. We record live events, interviews... etc I've been using it for almost a year. I have mixed feelings about the H4N.
  • Pros: Compact, Easy To Use, Excellent Sound
  • Cons: Slow, Unreliable
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Overall 6
6.0

Seems decent

Switching, B&H Photo
3 June 2014
  • Excerpt: I actually haven't used this microphone much yet, but from playing around with and testing it, it seems like a decent tool. I bought it as a more affordable option to record audio for videos filmed on a DSLR camera, so I hope it ends up suiting that purpose.
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Overall 6
6.0

Very Handy Audio Recorder

Glassroom Video, B&H Photo
28 May 2014
  • Excerpt: The interface of the operating system could look better but other than that, it's a great device. I use it for weddings and corporate video production. It's capable of monitoring the input and can mount to standard 1/4in mounts on rigs.
  • Pros: Compact, Easy To Use, Excellent Sound, Low Distortion, Versatile
  • Cons: Difficult To Use
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Overall 6
6.0

Recorder

Maj Charles W. Gregory, Amazon
14 May 2014
  • Summary: Have not used it yet. I unable to write more given the circumstances.
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