Zoom H5 Digital Recorder Review

After the introduction of H6 Recorder, Zoom is coming up with the Zoom H5 Recorder which they expect to be a huge hit with the consumers.

Zoom H5 incorporates many of the improved attributes of the Zoom H6 Recorder, but at a lesser price, which should make the consumers happy.

Zoom H5 Recorder

Some of the improvements include:

  • a removable capsule system
  • greatly improved noise floor
  • high-quality preamps
  • employs brand new X/Y stereo capsule (XYH-5) capable of handling a maximum SPL of 140dB
  • two mic setup in a unique shock mount configuration (a first for any field recorder)
  • it also makes use of H6’s unique mic capsules, including the EXH-6 dual XLR capsule

Zoom H5 Recorder

The following are included in the Zoom H5 package:

  • H5 Body
  • XYH-5 mic capsule
  • 2 gig SD card
  • USB cable
  • Foam windscreen
  • Case for the H5
  • 2 AA batteries
  • Steinberg Wavelab LE software
  • Manual





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