The HN4 has advanced X/Y microphones, incredibly natural-sounding pre's, and a super-low noise floor, you can record everything from the Indy 500 to the fluttering of a hummingbird
The Filmmaker's Favorite
The H4n Pro is packed with features that make it perfect for capturing audio for film. The onboard X/Y microphones deliver spectacular stereo imaging, and two combo input jacks allow you to use your favorite microphones as well. It also includes a headphone/line out jack to easily send high-definition stereo directly to your camera.
Unmatched In Concert
The Pro is perfect for capturing live performances. Capable of handling up to 140 dB SPL, it can record everything from ear-splitting heavy metal to bass-heavy EDM. Take a line-level* stereo feed from your mixing console and capture room ambience with the X/Y microphones to put your listeners front row center.
* +4dBu line-level is not supported
Podcasters and Journalists
The H4n Pro provides the essential combination of mic'ing versatility, portability, and superior audio necessary for impactful storytelling. With support for plug-in power, you can use a lavalier to mic up your subject for podcasts or interviews. Record time-stamped WAV files to sync with video footage in post-production, or embed superior audio directly on your video in real-time through a " stereo feed.
With overdubbing and punch-in features, as well as studio-grade instrument effects and emulators, you can create songs from start to finish. The Pro also functions as a 2-input/2-output USB audio interface for PC or Mac. Launch your favorite recording/editing software or use the included Cubase LE to start creating.
High-Performance Mic Preamps
The Pro features the same high performance, low-noise mic preamps as our acclaimed Zoom H5 and H6 Handy Recorders, with recording and playback at resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz. The improved noise floor (-120 dBu EIN) captures audio at lower volumes with less noise and fewer artifacts.
Built-in Stereo Recording
X/Y stereo recording covers a wide area while capturing sound sources in the center with clarity and definition. The angle of its two unidirectional condenser mics can easily be changed from 90 degrees for a tightly focused stereo image to 120 degrees for a wider image simply by twisting the mic capsules.
The H4n Pro provides an onboard MS decoder for Mid-Side recording with external microphones. This allows you to adjust the width of the stereo image, making it especially useful for sound design and broadcasting.
Edit and Record Software Included
The H4n Pro comes with free download licenses for Steinberg's Cubase LE music production software and WaveLab LE audio editing software, representing a complete audio production toolkit. Create your own music utilizing the Pro's USB audio interface function or expand your capabilities with Steinberg's renowned audio software.
Currently shipping with:
Cubase LE8 for Mac OS X 10.9/10.10 and Windows 7/8/8.1
Wavelab LE8 for Mac OS X 10.8, 10.9, 10.10 and Windows 7/8/8.1/10
Four-track simultaneous recording
High-fidelity mic preamps
Built-in X/Y stereo microphones, adjustable between 90 and 120
Record up to 140 dB SPL with X/Y microphones
Two mic/line level inputs with XLR/TRS combo connectors
Stereo 1/8" Mic In mini phone jack
+24 or +48V phantom power for main inputs and Plug-in power (2.5V) via Mic/Line In mini phone jack
Output/headphone jack with dedicated volume control
New rubberized and ergonomic body with improved 1.9 inch backlit LCD display
Built-in reference speaker for fast playback
Records directly to SD and SDHC cards up to 32 GB
Supports up to 24-bit/96 kHz audio in BWF-compliant WAV or a variety of MP3 formats
Onboard Mid-Side decoding
Internal mixdown: four-track to stereo and stereo to dual mono
Up to 99 marks per recording
Built-in effects, including compression/limiting, low-cut filtering, modulation, reverb/delay and amp models
Normalize (maximum gain) and Divide (file splitting) functions
Chromatic tuner and metronome
Loop playback with user-defined start and stop points
Variable playback speed, from 50% to 150%, without affecting pitch
Variable pitch without affecting playback speed
USB port for file transfer to and from computer
2-in/2-out USB audio interface for PC/Mac computers
Mounts to mic stand or tripod, or directly to DSLR with optional Hot Shoe adapter
Runs on 2 standard AA alkaline or NiMH rechargeable batteries with up to 6 hours of operation (up to 10 hours in Stamina mode)
Number of simultaneous recording tracks: 2 (STEREO mode), 4 (4CH mode), 2 (MTR mode)
Number of simultaneous playback tracks: 2 (STEREO mode), 4 (4CH mode), 4 (MTR mode)