Users' questions

How do I use my Zoom H2N as a external mic?

How do I use my Zoom H2N as a external mic?

Using the Zoom H2N as an external mic is as easy as connecting the Mini-USB cable into the H2N, connecting to a computer, and setting the H2N to the Use as External Mic setting and SELECTING the correct Sample Rate. For Videos I set the Zoom H2N to 48 kHz which is standard for video production. ADDED BONUS TIP!

What type of microphone is Zoom H2N?


Recording media: 16MB–2GB SD cards, 4GB–32GB SDHC cards
Microphone types: Directional (XY, MS mid mics)
Bidirectional (MS side mic)
Maximum sound pressure input: 120 dB spl (directional)
122 dB spl (bi-directional)

Does zoom H2N have phantom power?

It’s important to note that the Zoom H2 can NOT provide 48 volt “phantom power” to professional condenser mics, so if you wish to use such a mic, it needs to be powered with an internal battery in the mic. Next to the microphone input is a level control for both internal and external microphones.

Is the zoom H2n a condenser mic?

3.5mm Microphone/Line Input with Plug-In Power Thanks to a 3.5mm stereo mini-jack input that supplies 2.5V plug-in power, the H2n can accommodate an external condenser microphone such as a clip-on lavalier for crisp, close-miked speech reproduction.

Is the zoom H2n good?

1. The Zoom H2n is regarded as a highly versatile device. Indeed, for such a small size, the H2n delivers exceptional audio quality. The vast majority of consumers, however, generally review its performance when exposed to vocals and guitars.

How do I connect my zoom H2n to my computer?

To use the ZOOM H2n as a computer microphone, connect the USB cable to both the computer and the ZOOM H2n, with the recorder off. When prompted on the screen select “AUDIO I/F” by pressing the PLAY button. Frequency sampling should be 44.1kHz in most cases and 48kHz for video applications.

Can I use a zoom mic with iPhone?

The Zoom iQ6 stereo microphone Works with any Lightning-equipped iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Comes with extended Lightning connector and removable spacer that allows use with most cases.

How do I connect my zoom H2n mic to my computer?

How do you record spatial sound?

You can capture spatial audio using simple in-ear mics. Little can be changed in post-production but you can create good effects using free software plug-ins which can be used with most digital audio workstations and will allow steering of mono sounds around the listener.

What are external mics on Zoom H2n recorder?

Here are some more observations on the new Zoom H2n recorder. In this entry we’ll look at the Mic/Line input for connecting external mics and line level sources. In the H2 these were separate inputs, with the mic input controlled by the Mic Gain H-M-L switch while the line input had no adjustment.

Can you put two mics in a H2n?

With an H2n and your Rode M3 and either some soldering or some adapters you might be able to put two signals into the 1/8″ jack. When that input is used it replaces the front mics on the H2n, so you must use the rear mics of the H2n. If you do this be sure to turn off plugin-power when using the 1/8″ jack.

Can a Zoom H2n be mounted on a DSLR?

From now on our DSLR video recordings get a clean audio signal from the mobile “Zoom H2n” recorder. The Zoom H2n recorder has a 1/4-inch thread on the bottom. If you buy a flash shoe to 1/4-inch adapter, you can mount the Zoom Recorder on your camera.

How do you connect a microphone to a DSLR?

Therefore we go to the menu of the recorder under the following path: Input -> Monitor -> ALWAYS ON All you need now is a 3.5mm jack cable with two angled plugs to connect the headphone jack of the recorder to the microphone jack of the DSLR.