Zoom H4N

Hire Price Per Day: £25 + VAT
Hire Price Per Week: £75 + VAT

The H4n Handy Recorder has long been a favorite of audio and video aficionados everywhere. It offers four tracks of simultaneous recording, a built-in X/Y stereo microphone, and advanced features such as time stamping, phantom power and mid-side (MS) decoding, as well as onboard multi-effects and guitar/bass amp modeling. Rugged, lightweight and versatile, the H4n is a great audio companion for everything from live concert recording to location videography to music making.

Handheld Audio Recorder, 4 channels, (2 XLR external) recording onto a SD memory card, formats include WAV and MP3, Sample Rate 96kHz with Phantom Power option. Higher quality audio capture through its new, digitally controlled, high-quality mic preamp, the ability to use internal and external mics simultaneously for 4 channel recording, a large LCD screen, more intuitive interface and on-board reference speaker will take the users recording experience to the next level. The H4ns onboard X/Y stereo condenser mics are arranged with the right and left mics on the same axis.

Used by videographers, musicians, bloggers, ghost-hunters, podcasters, educators, and journalists everywhere, the ultra-portable H4n’s 4 tracks of high quality audio make it an essential audio companion for everyone.

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Included in Kit

1x Zoom H4N
1x 8GB SD Card
1x USB Cable
4x AA Batteries


Number Of Simultaneous Recording Tracks
2 (STEREO mode), 4 (4CH mode), 2 (MTR mode)

Number Of Simultaneous Playback Tracks
2 (STEREO mode), 4 (4CH mode), 4 (MTR mode)

Recording Time 4GB (SDHC)
Approx. 380 minutes (WAV 44.1 kHz/16 bit stereo track)
Approx. 68 hours (MP3 44.1 kHz/128kbps stereo track)
(Recording times are approximations. Actual times may differ according to recording conditions)

Maximum Number Of Simultaneous Recording Files Size


Locate Function

Other Functions
Punch-in/out, Bounce, A-B repeat
Effects Modules 2
MTR Mode PRE AMP module, EFX module
Tempo: 40.0 – 250.0 BPM
A/D conversion: 24 bit 128 oversampling
D/A conversion: 24 bit 128 oversampling

Recording Media
SD card (16MB – 2GB), SDHC card (4GB – 32GB)

WAV Format (Record/Play)
Sampling frequency: 44.1 / 48 / 96 kHz
Quantization: 16/24 bit

MP3 Format (Recording)
Sampling frequency: 44.1 kHz
Bit Rate: 48, 56, 64, 80, 96, 112, 128, 160, 192, 224, 256, 320 kbps, VBR

Sampling Frequency/Bit Rate
44.1 / 48 / 96 kHz
Data Type – MP3 Format (Recording):
Bit rate: 48, 56, 64, 80, 96, 112, 128, 160, 192, 224, 256, 320 kbps, VBR
Sampling frequency: 44.1 kHz
Data Type – MP3 Format (Playback):
Bit rate: 48, 56, 64, 80, 96, 112, 128, 160, 192, 224, 256, 320 kbps, VBR
Sampling frequency: 44.1 / 48 kHz

Input [1] [2]: XLR (balanced input) / standard phone (unbalanced input) combo jack
Input impedance: (Using balanced input) 1 k balanced, pin 2 hot (Using unbalanced input) 480 k unbalanced
Input level: (Using balanced input) 10 dBm to -42 dBm (Using unbalanced input) +2 dBm to -32 dBm
Built-in stereo mic: Unidirectional condenser microphone
Gain: +7 dB to +47 dB
External mic: Mini stereo phone jack
Input impedance: 2 k
Input level: -7 dBm to -47 dBm

Line/phone: LINE Output load impedance: 10 k or more
Rated output level: -10 dBm
PHONE: 20 mW+20 mW (into 32- load)
Monaural speaker: 400 mW 8
Phantom Power: 48 V, 24 V, OFF

USB 2.0 High Speed Mass Storage Class operation, Audio interface operation
(USB functions can be operated by USB bus power)

Power Requirements
DC 5 V 1A AC from AC adapter ( ZOOM AD-14)
4x AA Batteries

Continuous Recording Time
6 hours (STEREO/4CH/MTR mode)
11 hours (STAMINA mode)