Zoom H3-VR

Recorders Capture Audio
H3-VR Captures Reality

Whether you’re a game developer, filmmaker or musician, virtual reality is the undeniable future of content creation. While 360-video is exploding in popularity, the ability to easily create 360-audio has lagged behind…until now.

Description

Features of the H3-VR

  • 4 built-in mics arranged in an Ambisonic array
  • Full-sphere surround sound recording
  • Single-knob gain control of all input levels
  • Onboard Ambisonics A to B decoding
  • Three recording modes: Ambisonics, Stereo Binaural or Standard Stereo
  • Record up to 24bit/96kHz
  • Stereo binaural monitoring of Ambisonics signal
  • Headphone output and line output
  • Slate tone
  • Extensive metadata
  • Auto Mic Position Detection using 6-axis gyroscope (upfront, endfire,
    upside-down, endfire inverted)
  • Level Function to ensure precise angle placement
  • Wireless iOS remote control available through the BTA-1 Bluetooth adapter
  • Onboard Ambisonics playback with audio rotation
  • Accurate internal clock with .5ppm discrepancy
  • USB 2.0 Audio Interface Mode
  • Zoom PC/Mac post-production software to play, change a direction, and convert
    to binaural, stereo,and 5.1ch surround file
  • Powered by 2 AA batteries or USB bus power
  • Records to SD card up to 512GB
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Specs

Recording Media: Cards compatible with microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC specifications
(Class 4 or higher)
Recording formats: Ambisonics  A,  Ambisonics  B  (FuMa/AmbiX)
WAV  4ch  poly  (supports  BWF  and  iXML):  44.1  kHz/16-bit,  44.1  kHz/24-bit,  48  kHz/16-bit,  48  kHz/24-bit,  96  kHz/16-bit,  96  kHz/24-bit
Stereo
WAV  stereo  (supports  BWF  and  iXML):  44.1  kHz/16-bit,  44.1  kHz/24-bit,  48kHz/16-bit,  48  kHz/24-bit,  96  kHz/16-bit,  96  kHz/24-bit
Binaural
WAV  stereo  (supports  BWF  and  iXML):  44.1  kHz/16-bit,  44.1  kHz/24-bit,  48kHz/16-bit,  48  kHz/24-bit
Display: 1.25″ monochrome LCD (96×64)
Motion sensor: 6 axes (3-axis gyro, 3-axis acceleration)
Built-in Ambisonic mic: 4 matched unidirectional condenser mics
Maximum sound pressure input: 120 dB SPL
Mic gain: +18 – +48 dB
LINE OUT: Connector: 3.5 mm stereo mini
Maximum output level: −10 dBu (1 kHz, 10 kΩ load)
PHONE OUT: Connector: 3.5 mm stereo mini
Maximum output level: 20 mW + 20 mW (into 32Ω load)
USB: Connector: microUSB
Mass storage operation
USB 2.0 High Speed
Audio interface operation
2 in/2 out (stereo/binaural input), USB 2.0 Full Speed
44.1 kHz/16-bit, 48 kHz/16-bit
4 in/2 out ( Ambisonics A/FuMa/AmbiX input), USB 2.0 High Speed
44.1 kHz/24-bit, 48 kHz/24-bit
Power: 2 AA batteries (alkaline, rechargeable NiMH or lithium)
AC adapter (ZOOM AD-17): DC 5V/1A (supports USB bus power)
Estimated continuous recording time using batteries: 48 kHz/24-bit, FuMa Rec Mode
Alkaline batteries: about 11.5 hours
NiMH batteries (1900 mAh): about 11.5 hours
Lithium batteries: about 24 hours
• The above values are approximate.
• Continuous battery operation times were determined using in-house testing methods. They will vary greatly according to use conditions.
External dimensions: 76 mm (W) × 78 mm (D) × 123 mm (H)
Weight (main unit only): 120 g

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