The Zoom F1 Field Recorder + Shotgun Mic is the ultimate solution for run-and-gun filmmakers who need to capture professional quality audio for video.
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 1/8" Mic/Line In mini phone jack with Plug-in power (2.5V)
Stereo 1/8" Phone/Line Output jack with dedicated volume control
Built in limiter and auto level control to avoid clipping
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, Sold Separately)
Up to 10 hours of operation with alkaline batteries (when using lavalier, Sold Separately)
Capture All The Action:
The Zoom F1 Field Recorder + Shotgun 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 it's aluminum body makes it extremely lightweight. Combined with the F1, you canrecord high-resolution audio up to 24 bit/96 kHz, providing high-impact audiofor 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.
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 buttons make record levels, limiter settings, and volume output easily accessible.
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 on-board limiter keeps your levels safe when spikes in loud volume occurs.
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 (Sold Separately), providing options for any recording situation.
Recording media: microSD/microSDHC cards (Class 4 or higher, up to 32 GB)