• Superb stereo recording with professional features• From seminars to electronic news gathering(ENG), interviews and podcasting to musical performances, song writing sessions and rehearsals - the H4n SP provides amazing recording quality• Built-in X/Y mics - no time delay from stereo recordings• 90-degree or 120-degree stereo recording• 24-bit / 96kHz - high-definition audio• Records in WAV (16- or 24-bit, up to 96 kHz) or MP3 (up to 320 kbps and in VBR format)• Compatible with SD or SD-HC memory cards (up to 32 GB)• Automatically start recording when audio is detected and stops when audio ceases• 2-second pre-record, never miss a beat!• Can also function as a USB microphone, letting you record directly to your computer - create a podcast with ease• Direct monitoring - you can monitor with no latency during recording• Three types of dynamic range controls for pristine recordings (AGC, Compressor and Limiter)• Auto Gain Control and Low-Cut Filter• Variable speed playback (50 - 150% speed)• Built-in reference speaker to check recordings• Built-in normalising and file splitting functions• Support for plug-in power type external mics, combo XLR & 1/4 inch jack sockets• Tuner & metronome enhance practice sessions• Large 1.9-inch LCD screen for easy operation• Rubberised body for improved chassis protection• 6 hours' of continuous operation from 2 x AA batteries (11 hours' in stamina mode)• USB 2.0 port for fast file transfer• Dimensions (W x D x H): 70 x 156.3 x 35 mm• Weight: 230 g (without batteries)The H4n SP features onboard true X/Y stereo microphones to pick up clear, natural sound without phase shifting. The mics can be rotated to select a 90° or 120° recording pattern for terrific versatility. The digitally-controlled preamp, combined with the high-quality microphones, allows you to capture Linear PCM audio at rates up to 24-bit/96 kHz. The recorder captures audio to SD or SDHC cards with capacities up to 32 GB. A USB 2.0 port allows you to quickly transfer files to a Mac or PC, or use the H4n SP as a live audio interface.
For connecting your own microphones or instruments, the H4n SP features XLR/TRS combo input jacks with phantom capability. A 3.5mm line output is provided, and a reference speaker is built-in for quickly reviewing your recordings. The unit operates on a pair of standard AA batteries, and features a Stamina mode to provide up to 11 hours of continuous recording at 16-bit/44.1 kHz. Other useful features of the H4n SP include variable playback speed, automatic and pre-record functions, a low-cut filter and limiter for improving the sound quality of recordings, time stamping, a metronome and tuner, and more. The backlit LCD screen and intuitive controls are easy to use, even for the recording novice.