Ok thanks. I will keep in mind.

On 15/11/2017, Dane Trethowan <grtd...@internode.on.net> wrote:
> Regarding the microphones? I've never heard that before.
> The USB is simple, when the power is off and the Zoom H1 is connected to
> the computer then the Zoom H1 acts as a storage device enabling you to
> transfer files from the Zoom H1 to your computer and vica versa.
> When power is on and the Zoom H1 is connected to a computer the computer
> powers the Zoom H1 which can be most useful.
> Be sure that your H1 has the most recent software update applied which
> enables some new features and fixes some bugs, one was really nasty - if
> the battery went flat whilst recording then part of your recording would
> wander into space -, the problem is fixed so that everything is written
> to SD card until the point when power is interrupted.
> Listen to Neil's review, he talks about a few tips and tricks which
> you'll find useful.
> On 11/14/2017 11:18 PM, Aidan wrote:
>> Thank you so much.
>> Just too things:
>> Do you find that the build in mics go softer when they get loud
>> noises? That is not a good thing, and also, when you connect it to pc,
>> does it bring up options for choosing the audio sound cardt or storage
>> device? Such as olympus? How do you select them?
>> On 14/11/2017, Dane Trethowan <grtd...@internode.on.net> wrote:
>>> The time and date can be set and I've done it a couple of times, when
>>> you turn the unit on you hold down the "Stop/Record" button from memory
>>> and that puts you into the settings mode for time and date.
>>> The values start from a default and I think its year, month, day, hour
>>> then minute and a press of the "Stop/Record" button advances to the next
>>> set of digits.
>>> Only problem is I don't remember exactly what the default values are as
>>> its been ages since I've bothered setting the thing.
>>> You can also perform software updates and format SD cards by holding
>>> down other buttons whilst turning the Zoom H1 on.
>>> As far as MP3? Yes, I've recorded in specific MP3 modes and again - from
>>> memory - you can select between 128 and 320K which I've done.
>>> I used my T-Coil of my hearing isntruments to determine what bit rates
>>> the MP3 was set to, you can also change the sampling rate I think bout
>>> again not sure though it would all come back to me if I picked up the
>>> unit.
>>> Do not under estimate the MP3 encoder in the Zoom H1, you could for
>>> example set the encoding to 128K and record for hours and hours, a most
>>> useful logging tool for example.
>>> The format slide switch switches between MP3 and wave so you need to use
>>> the Forward/Rewind up/down buttons whilst in "Standby" mode to set the
>>> various MP3 bit rates - when the format switch is in MP3 format mode -
>>> or the various bit and sample rates for wave - when the format switch is
>>> in the Wave format mode -.
>>> Once sample and bit rates are set then they are memorised until the
>>> machine is reset so you can switch between your favourite wave and MP3
>>> format settings with the format switch.
>>> Whilst I've recorded a lot in MP3 I never really bothered with it for
>>> most recording applications.
>>> I used a 16GB card in my machines so I had plenty of space at my
>>> disposal for hours of good quality wave recording.
>>> I also concluded that - if I wanted MP3 encoding - it was just as easy
>>> to copy my recorded wave files from the Zoom H1 to the Mac or PC and do
>>> the encoding there.
>>> I've found the review of the Zoom H1 handy recorder as featured on Blind
>>> Cool Tech - Blind Fools Wreck if you prefer - and I link to it here so I
>>> hope you'll find that useful.
>>> https://www.dropbox.com/s/qvtpzdtpsq420sl/bct1502ZoomH1RecorderReview.mp3?dl=0
>>> On 11/14/2017 9:42 PM, Aidan wrote:
>>>> Hamit, good idea there. They must get the message somehow.
>>>> So dain what do you do when setting the time and date? And I guess you
>>>> never change the bitrate for mp3? I guess that is not possible with a
>>>> slide switch? Is wave the default?
>>>> On 14/11/2017, Dane Trethowan <grtd...@internode.on.net> wrote:
>>>>> Hi!
>>>>> There's been a Podcast on the Zoom H1 done on Blind Cool Tech, I have
>>>>> the whole archive here so I'll dig about, see if I can find it.
>>>>> In the meantime - having been a very very happy Zoom H1 user for the
>>>>> last 7 years - I can tell you that the unit is very useable though you
>>>>> need to be aware of a few things before you start recording.
>>>>> The H1 does have an auto recording level function but recovery time
>>>>> and
>>>>> actual functionality seems to be very poor but there are ways around
>>>>> this.
>>>>> Use the auto level as a reference point to set your manual recording
>>>>> level to and then start recording in manual level mode.
>>>>> After the recording is done you can normalise it using your computer.
>>>>> The recorder has a default sampling rate of 44.1KHZ at 16 bit and
>>>>> normally there would be no need to change this.
>>>>> One can tell where the sampling rate is set but in order to do this -
>>>>> unless you can read the screen - you need some way of picking up the
>>>>> magnetic fields the processor etc of the recorder, the induction
>>>>> T-Coil
>>>>> of my hearing instruments is just fine for this, other options might
>>>>> be
>>>>> a sensitive phone amplifier.
>>>>> The H1 has 3 switches on the back, all of which are toggle switches
>>>>> and
>>>>> by default are set to down which is the off position, those switches
>>>>> are
>>>>> low-cut filter, manual/auto recording level and recording format -
>>>>> Wave
>>>>> or MP3 -.
>>>>> When the recorder is switched on it defaults to the "Standby" mode
>>>>> meaning the unit is ready to record when the "Record/Stop" button is
>>>>> pressed, the button is easily identifiable by its size and the round
>>>>> circle which encloses it on the front of the recorder.
>>>>> Whilst recording press the "Play" button - a small round button marked
>>>>> with a dot in later H1 models - to mark a position in a recording,
>>>>> press
>>>>> the "Record/stop" button to end a recording and press again to start a
>>>>> new recording, recordings can be manipulated when on your computer
>>>>> with
>>>>> a Sound editor.
>>>>> During playback recordings can be erased, use the forward/back buttons
>>>>> to move amongst your recordings and press the "Erase" button on the
>>>>> recording you wish to delete - the erase button is slightly indented
>>>>> from the rest of the buttons -.
>>>>> At this point the display brings up a confirmation dialog and I'm not
>>>>> sure exactly what you do here, I think you press "stop/record" to
>>>>> confirm or any other button to cancel, been a while since I've used
>>>>> the
>>>>> unit.
>>>>> Anyway good luck and I hope you enjoy your H1 just as much as I've
>>>>> enjoyed mine.
>>>>> On 11/14/2017 9:25 AM, Aidan wrote:
>>>>>> Hello.
>>>>>> Does anyone no if Neil did a podcast on this, if so, can you pass it
>>>>>> on
>>>>>> please?
>>>>>> Probibly the only zoom you can used with comfort?
>>>>>> I did email them before to ask if they can make their recorders
>>>>>> accessible, but they din't even answer me.
>>>>>> I guess no luck there.
>>>>>> I think they not aware of the importance of recording good quality
>>>>>> for
>>>>>> us as well.
>>>>>> If they include human speech, they don't have to pay so much extra
>>>>>> costs such as olympus does with the dm7 since it uses tts.
>>>>>> And maybe a staff member will do it for free? who noes?
>>>>> --
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>>>>> you
>>>>> put in the ground and not the electric light one's."
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