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Zoom F1 Field Recorder with Shotgun Microphone

The Zoom F1 Field Recorder with Shotgun Microphone is the ultimate solution for run-and-gun filmmakers who need to capture professional quality audio for video.

A field recorder that lets you capture all the action

The Zoom F1 Field Recorder with Shotgun Microphone allows you to capture professional audio everywhere your camera takes you.

High Impact Audio

The F1-SP comes with the SGH-6 Shotgun Mic known for capturing pro-quality, hyper-directional sound, and its aluminium body makes it extremely lightweight. Combined with the F1, you can record high-resolution audio up to 24 bit/96 kHz, providing high-impact audio for any video production.

Ready, Aim, Record

Connect the F1 and Shotgun to the included shock mount and attach it to your camera.

Then connect the F1’s audio output to your camera’s input using the included 3.5mm stereo cable and you’re ready to record.

Audio Redundancy

While recording to your camera, the F1 can also record to a microSD card, providing a stereo audio file which can be edited in post-production.

Bright Light? No Problem.

Monitor your levels, battery life, lo-cut settings and more with the F1’s newly designed monochromatic display, ensuring visibility even in bright sunlight.

One-Touch Controls

One-touch buttons make record levels, limiter settings, and volume output easily accessible.

Smooth Ride

The SMF-1 shock mount was engineered to eliminate unwanted thumping sounds caused by vibrations when shooting on the move.

Essential Features for Videographers 

  • CALIBRATE AND SYNC: The F1’s tone generator provides a test tone to assist in setting proper audio levels. Sound markers make aligning audio and video easy.
  • NO CHANCE OF OVERLOAD: An onboard limiter keeps your levels safe when spikes in loud volume occur.
  • CONVENIENT POWER SOURCES: The F1 can be powered using two AAA batteries (included) or with the optional AD-17 power adapter.

USB Connectivity

Transfer recordings to your computer in card reader mode or record directly to your computer using the F1 in USB audio interface mode.

Record in Multiple Audio Formats

The F1 records audio in WAV or MP3 formats.  WAV files are automatically time-stamped, making them Broadcast Wave Format (BWF) compliant.

One Recorder, Multiple Mic Options

With our proprietary 10-pin connector, the F1 is compatible with all of Zoom’s interchangeable mic capsules, providing options for any recording situation.

Features

  • Two-channel audio recorder
  • Compatible with Zoom microphone capsules
  • Supports up to 24-bit/96 kHz audio in BWF-compliant WAV or a variety of MP3 formats
  • One-touch button controls
  • 1.25” monochrome LCD display
  • Rec Hold function to avoid accidental operation of buttons
  • Stereo ⅛" Mic/Line In mini phone jack with Plug-in power (2.5V)
  • Stereo ⅛" Phone/Line Output jack with dedicated volume control
  • Built-in limiter and auto level control to avoid clipping
  • Pre-Record function
  • Tone generator for calibrating audio levels between the F1 and a DSLR or video camera without the need for an attenuator cable
  • Sound marker function that outputs quick tone to make syncing audio and video easy
  • Records directly to micro SD and SDHC cards up to 32 GB
  • Micro USB port for data exchange to and from computer and use as an audio interface with computer or iOS device
  • Runs on only 2 standard AAA alkaline, Lithium, or NiMH rechargeable batteries, or AC adapter (AD-17)
  • Up to 10 hours of operation with alkaline batteries (when using lavalier)

*Camera not included.

Audio Recorder

AD/DA Conversion :
44.1 kHz/16-bit, 48 kHz/16-bit, 48 kHz/24-bit, 96 kHz/24-bit

Battery Life :
Alkaline Batteries: 6.5 hours, approximately
NiMH Batteries (750 mAh): 6 hours, approximately
Lithium Batteries: 11 hours, approximately

Dimensions :
64.0 x 79.8 x 33.3 mm

Inputs :
Mic In
Proprietary 10-pin connector, compatible with all Zoom mic capsules

Mic/Line In
Connector: 1/8" / 3.5 mm stereo mini, with screw lock
Plug-In Power: 2.5 V
Input Gain: -12 to +36 dB
Input Impedance: 2 kOhms or more

Output :
Connector: 1/8" / 3.5 mm stereo mini, with screw lock

Maximum Output Level: 2 x 11 mW (into 32 Ohms load)

Phantom Power :
No

Power :
2 x AAA batteries, alkaline, NiMH, or lithium
AD-17 AC adapter (available separately): 5 VDC / 1 A

Recording Bit Rate :
WAV
44.1 kHz/16-bit, 48 kHz/16-bit, 48 kHz/24-bit, 96 kHz/24-bit
BWF-compliant

MP3
48, 128, 192, 256, 320 kb/s
Mono/stereo ID3v1 tags supported

Sampling Frequency :
44.1 kHz / 48 kHz / 96 kHz

Weight :
120 g (without batteries)

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Product Variations

What's in the box

  • SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone
  • SMF-1 Shockmount
  • WSS-6 Windscreen
  • SMC-1 Stereo Mini Cable for Camera
  • 2x AAA Batteries
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

*Camera not included.

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