1 Year Local Zoom Warranty
- For Video, Audio, VR & AR Production
- Ambisonics, Binaural & Stereo Modes
- Export to 5.1 Surround via Computer
- Ambisonics Array with Four Microphones
- On-Board Ambisonics A-to-B Conversion
- Up to 24-Bit / 96 kHz Resolution
- Built-In Slate Function
- 3.5mm Output with Binaural Monitoring
- Record to SD Card or Stream via USB
- Automatic Mic Position Detection
It features an Ambisonics mic array with four microphone capsules, which can be utilized to record in Ambisonics, stereo binaural, or standard stereo modes, making it well suited for detailed reproduction of studio-based instrument ensembles and solo performances, audiences, sound effects, EFP, and more. The H3-VR supports full-sphere surround sound recording at up to 24-bit / 96 kHz, as well as real-time stereo/binaural monitoring and on-board Ambisonics A-to-B conversion, eliminating the need for additional processing with a computer in post. You can even export your Ambisonics recordings as stereo, binaural, or 5.1 audio files using the free Zoom Ambisonics Player software (downloadable to a Mac or Windows computer).
The unified single-knob gain control, LCD screen, and transport/menu buttons deliver easy and efficient device configuration and operation. Remote access to transport controls, levels, and metadata is possible via the iOS H3-VR Control app and optional BTA-1 Bluetooth adapter. An integrated 6-axis motion sensor is utilized to provide automatic detection of the microphone position, which ensures proper audio-to-video orientation alignment and simple angle leveling. Dual 3.5mm outputs with independent level control enable simultaneous connection to headphones and a camera. Record to an SD card (available separately), or stream audio via USB to a computer or iOS device. The built-in slate function can be used to verbally mark takes and manually align audio and video files.
The H3-VR supports powering via two AA batteries or a USB connection, and its power LED also serves as a clip indicator. A 1/4"-20 threaded hole on the bottom of the H3-VR accommodates attachment to a standard camera tripod. At less than 5" tall and 3" wide, this recorder is visually discreet and unobtrusive. It is supplied with a foam windscreen, a dual mount adapter, and two AA batteries.
- Zoom H3-VR Handy Audio Recorder with Built-In Ambisonics Mic Array
- Foam Windscreen
- Dual Mounting Bracket
- 2 x AA Batteries
- Limited 1-Year Warranty