Zoom H5

The H5. Versatile Productivity.

Four tracks of simultaneous recording and interchangeable mic capsules make the H5 flexible and powerful enough to meet the evolving needs of today’s creators.

Description

Features

  • Includes detachable X/Y capsule (XYH-5) capable of handling 140 dB SPL
  • Shock-mounted mics for reduced handling noise
  • Compatible with all Zoom input capsules
  • Four-track simultaneous recording
  • Records directly to SD and SDHC cards up to 32 GB
  • Up to 24-bit/96 kHz audio in BWF-compliant WAV or a variety of MP3 formats
  • Two mic/line inputs with XLR/TRS combo connectors, each with selectable phantom power and -20 dB pad
  • Built-in effects, including low-cut filtering, compression, and limiting
  • Auto-record, Pre-record, and Backup-record functions mean that you’ll never miss that perfect take
  • Multichannel and stereo USB audio interface for PC/Mac/iPad with Loop Back function
  • Powered by two AA batteries or via USB
  • About 10 hours of operation with alkaline batteries

THE H5 HANDY RECORDER

Ideal for documentaries, podcasting, audio for video, and professional sound design, the Zoom H5 portable handheld recorder lets you quickly record up to four input signals regardless of your audio experience.

Specs

General

Recording media: SD card: 16MB to 2GB , SDHC card: 4GB to 32GB
Display: Backlit LCD (128 x 64 pixels)

Inputs

INPUTS L/R [XYH-5 X/Y mic]: Mic type:   Unidirectional
Sensitivity:   -45 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Input gain:   -∞ to 52 dB
Max sound pressure input: 140 dB SPL
PHONE OUT : Connector:    1/8″ stereo mini jack
Output Level:    20 mW +20 mW into 32 Ω load
Built-in speaker: 400mw 8 Ω mono

Recording Formats

STEREO MODE: WAV (BWF-compliant)
Sampling frequency:   44.1/48/96 kHz
Bit rate:    16/24 (Stereo)
Maximum simultaneous recording tracks: 2
MP3
Sampling frequency:  44.1kHz
Bit rate: 48/56/64/80/96/112/32/160/192/224/256/320kbps
MULTITRACK MODE: WAV (BWF-compliant)
Sampling frequency: 44.1/48 kHz
Bit rate: 16/24 (Mono/Stereo)
Maximum simultaneous recording tracks: 6 (L/R + INPUT 1/2 + L/R backup)

USB

Mass Storage Class operation: Class: USB 2.0 High Speed
Audio Interface operation: Multitrack mode: Class: USB 2.0 High Speed
Sampling frequency: 44.1/48kHz
Bit rate: 16/24 bit
Inputs / Outputs: 4 / 2
Audio Interface operation: Stereo mode: Class: USB 2.0 Full Speed
Sampling frequency: 44.1/48kHz
Bit rate:  16 bit
Inputs / Outputs: 2 / 2
USB bus powered operation  possible
(iPad operation supported in Stereo mode only)

Approximate continuous operation times when recording using battery power (in hours and minutes)

STEREO FILE mode
XY mic, 44.1kHz/16-bit (stereo x 1): about 10 hours
MULTI FILE mode
XY mic, Inputs 1 and 2, 48kHz/24-bit (stereo × 2): about 7 hours 10 minutes about 5 hours
Note: The above times are estimates.
Note: Approximate continuous recording times when

Power Requirements

AA size (LR6) battery x 2
AC adapter: AD-17 (DC5V/1A/USB-type) (optional)
USB bus power

Additional information

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