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Gabe Richards lets us know all about Zoom's new handheld recorders, the H1essential, H4essential, and H6essential, all of which feature 32-bit float recording. You'll learn which is best for journalists, multi-person podcasts, and more. 0:00 - Essential Series Overview 0:56 - Which is Right for You? 2:03 - More Essential Info What do you think of Zoom’s latest offerings? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
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NAMM 2024 has barely commenced and yet a plethora of exciting new products have already been announced. From handheld recorders, streaming mixers, and compact audio interfaces to headphones, microphones, and wireless systems, we’ve assembled some of the most interesting new pro audio products coming out of NAMM this year. And without further ado, let’s jump in. Zoom H-essential Series Zoom’s original H Series revolutionized the portable audio recording landscape by providing users with an on-the-go solution featuring high-quality stereo mic
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Zoom’s original H Series revolutionized the portable audio recording landscape by providing users with an on-the-go solution featuring high-quality stereo mic arrays and easy-to-use recording functions. Not content to rest on its laurels, the company has added three new models to the lineup: the H1essential, the
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In this segment of Show Us Your Shot, filmmaker Steven Gladstone shares with us the differences between a dolly and a zoom. He begins by recreating a two-dolly combination move using a skateboard dolly and a slider, and then moves on to examine the choice between zoom in and dolly in. “With the small size and lightweight nature of today’s equipment, once-difficult shots become easier to pull off. I took this opportunity to try the shot with a dolly and a zoom, and it makes a great illustration of the differences between the two.” About
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In the following video, “AB” demonstrates the Zoom F1 Field Recorder, and how it can be a useful addition to any professional sound engineers inventory. This video explores the functions, controls, and features of the Zoom F1, including the inputs and outputs, signal flow, and peripherals including the SGH-6 shotgun mic module and the LMF-1 omnidirectional lavalier
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Watch Doug Guerra as he focuses his attention on the Canon 70-200mm T4.4 Compact-Servo zoom lens. The video will include footage shot through the 70-200mm compact -servo lens, as well as footage shot through a similar Canon lens that is not designed for the demands of cinema and ENG production. Guerra will also highlight the features of the lens including its fully functional EF mount that provides power through the body, the zoom rocker, and
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In the following video, David Flores discusses the Nikon COOLPIX P900 and its advantages, compared to a smartphone and an interchangeable-lens camera system. He looks at the huge 24-2000mm equivalent zoom range, along with various design details, including the vari-angle LCD screen, zoom adjustment controls, and the relatively lightweight and compact form factor that is ideal for everyday shooting. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide
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In the following video, John McQuiston shows off the Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4 G OSS lens, and covers a range of topics relating to its design, specs, and image quality. The video begins with a look at the Power Zoom function, and covers its related controls and ability to operate at eight different speeds, as well as manually. From here, McQuiston provides a rundown of the numerous other features of the lens, including the iris and focusing
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In the following video, Rob Rives, of B&H fame, gives a hands-on demonstration of six different portable digital audio recorders, examining their features and differences. He explores their available input and output capabilities, recording functions, and built-in microphones. Rives showcases their multiple features and points out some of their more advanced options. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and
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Zoom sent shock waves through the pro audio world last year with the introduction of its flagship H6 recorder and its breakthrough modular microphone system. Although still very young, the H6 has already become an industry standard and a go-to piece for professional and enthusiast videographers, journalists, engineers, and musicians alike. Now, just a year later, Zoom brings yet another creation to the table in the form of the new H5 Handy Recorder—a