Scan code: LN145131 Manufacturer code: 10012067

Zoom H1essential Portable Recorder

Zoom - H1essential, 32-bit/96kHz Handheld Recorder and 2x2 USB Audio Interface with Onboard XY Stereo Microphones

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Scan code: LN145131 Manufacturer code: 10012067
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32-Bit Float Recording for All
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The World’s Easiest Recorder, Just Got Easier Zoom's new H1e Handy Recorder is their most accessible offering yet, delivering high-quality 32-bit floating-point audio to a wide range of users. The versatile X/Y style stereo mics capture clear and detailed audio, while the intuitive and minimal control interface allows users to focus on the essential aspects of recording.

Designed for on-the-go use, the H1e Handy Recorder combines exceptional performance with ease of use. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced audio enthusiast, the H1e is a portable and efficient tool for capturing audio in various environments. Its compact design and powerful capabilities make it a versatile choice for anyone looking to record high-quality audio with minimal hassle.

at a glance • 32-bit float recording: perfect audio with no need to set gain
• 120 dB SPL 90º XY Mics
• Records up to 96kHZ sample rate
• New OLED Display
• Overdubbing, auto record, pre-record and timer functions
• USB Microphone Function
• Audio guidance function for the blind and visually impaired
• 10 hours of battery life on 2 AAA Batteries or USB-C Bus power

What’s in the box? • 1 x Zoom H1e Handy Recorder
• 1 x Instruction Manual


Big Features, Small Package The H1essential has advanced features such as overdubbing, pre-record, auto record, and playback speed adjustment.

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USB MicrophoneWhen connected to a PC, Mac, iOS, or Android device using the USB-C Port, the H1essential can be used as a USB microphone while simultaneously recording to the SD card.

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Soft Touch ControlsRecording and rotary controls have been meticulously designed to allow for quiet operation.

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Built-In SpeakerUse the built-in speaker to listen to your recordings for quick reference.

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Camera FriendlyUse the 3.5mm output to connect to a camera or plug in headphones to monitor audio.

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Lavalier ReadyThe 3.5 mm mic/line input can be used with lavalier microphones for dialogue capture.

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Vivid OLED ScreenThe high-contrast OLED screen makes it easy to navigate through the H1essential’s simple interface.

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Set MarkersThe H1essential has a dedicated Marker button to instantly set reference points while recording.

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High Capacity StoragesThe H1essential supports SDXC cards up to 1TB to record hours and hours of audio.

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The Tech Spec

Features Specification
Built-in mic Directionality - Unidirectional
Sensitivity - –37 dB/1 Pa at 1 kHz
Maximum sound pressure input - 120 dB SPL
MIC/LINE IN jack Connector - Stereo mini jack
Input impedance - 2 kΩ or more
Plug-in power - 2.5 V
PHONE / LINE OUT jack Connector - Stereo mini jack
Maximum output level - 20 mW + 20 mW(into 32Ω load)
Output impedance - 10 Ω or less
Recording formats WAV
44.1/48/96 kHz、32-bit Float
Stereo / Mono
BWF and iXML formats supported
Recording media 4–32GB cards compatible with the microSDHC specification
64GB–1TB cards compatible with the microSDXC specification
OLED 128 x 64
Connector USB Type-C • Use a USB cable that supports data transfer.
USB Mic USB 2.0 High Speed
48 kHz, 24-bit
File transfer USB 2.0 High Speed
Dimensions 53.9 mm (W) × 136.6 mm (D) × 29.0 mm (H)
Weight 92g
Computer Interface Type USB 3.1 Type-C
Connections (Input) 1 x 3.5mm (1/8") Stereo Mini Jack
Mic Preamps (Max)  
Instrument Inputs (Max)  
Phantom Power No
Sample Rate (Max) 96 kHz
Bit Resolution 32
iPad Compatible No
Connections (Output) 1 x Headphone (TRS 3.5mm Jack)
Dimensions (mm)  
DSP Processing No
Misc. Notes  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN145131
Model Number 10012067
GTIN 4515260029235

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Zoom H1essential Portable Recorder
Zoom H1essential Portable Recorder