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Re: zoom Q3
I have the h2 as well and like what it does (and how it does it) quite
The cheaply made plastic housing has been a bother though.
The tripod mount fitting has busted out twice - metal threaded ring
broke out of the flimsy plastic around it.
Not totally impressed with that.
It' epoxied back together okay though and I hope to get a Flip camera
All I can say is watch out for the flimsy plastic housings.
On Sep 6, 2009, at 2:27 AM, andy butler wrote:
> It does look good.
> I've been using the H2
> and the onboard mics are excellent, so unless Zoom
> downgraded for their later models it'll be possible to make
> great recordings.
> £199 in uk
> $249 US
> for comparison, the audio only H2 is £150 these days.
> 3 reservations.
> 1) the H2 & H4 do the recording volume (and limiting) in the digital
> domain, *after* any overload distortion. I doubt my H2 would cope
> with a loud band.
> Did Zoom address that issue? It would mean adding a VCA to the
> circuit at
> extra expense and/or quality loss. 2) the audio will only sound
> good if the camera stays in one position ( so ignore the "make
> your own movie perfect sound" hype)
> 3) the supplied editing software.
> andy butler
> the alternative is to record the audio separately and re-sync,
> which means you can use the camera you already have
> email@example.com wrote:
>> this looks sweet!......i want one!