Heres a review of the predessesor the H2 : As a low cost standalone field recorder/microphone combination the H2 is > interesting. However, its limitations means it cannot really be recommended > for wildife sound recording due to the limited gain and high noise level on > the external microphone input . > Either the internal mic capsules are unusually sensitive, or the signal > path for these capsules is different to the external mic input.
https://www.wildlife-sound.org/resources/equipment/12-resources/equipment/70-zoom-h2 I think the H2N has improved a little bit - but Im not sure how much. On 9 April 2018 at 21:57, Augustine Leudar <augustineleu...@gmail.com> wrote: > I also think there was some signal to noise ratio issues with the mini > jack in especially for wildlife recordings - whereas the signal to noise > ratio was lower with the onboard capsules. BTW this isnt the Zoom h4 with > the mics on the side its the one with them in the top : > > https://www.zoom-na.com/products/field-video-recording/field-recording/ > zoom-h2n-handy-recorder > > The Zoom h4 has XLR ins and is by all accounts a better choice for > external mics. > > > > -- Dr. Augustine Leudar Artistic Director Magik Door LTD Company Number : NI635217 Registered 63 Ballycoan rd, Belfast BT88LL www.magikdoor.net -------------- next part -------------- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: <https://mail.music.vt.edu/mailman/private/sursound/attachments/20180409/c7b1182b/attachment.html> _______________________________________________ Sursound mailing list Sursound@music.vt.edu https://mail.music.vt.edu/mailman/listinfo/sursound - unsubscribe here, edit account or options, view archives and so on.