The Zoom H2 is a portable audio recording device that records in four channels simultaneously using its 4 built-in microphones. Its main technology comes from 4 mic capsules that can capture sound in all directions. It is designed as a complete recording system ideal for meetings, conferences, podcasts, and musical performances. The Zoom H2 records in either mp3 or wav format to an SD card (512 MB card included), and features a USB 2.0 interface for 1) transferring the audio files and 2) recording live audio to your computer directly. The Zoom H2 retails for $199 and is now available.
- 4 channel recording with 4 mic capsules
- records in 16, 24 bit at 44.1, 48, or 96 kHz in .wav or .mp3 formats
- SD card digital storage (ships with 512 MB card)
- records in stereo or 4-channel and can be encoded to 5.1 with additional software
- includes a foam windscreen
- price: $199