• Zoom H3-VR 360° Virtual Reality Handy Audio Recorder

    $478.99
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    The Zoom H3-VR is a complete solution for capturing & processing spatial audio for VR, AR and mixed-reality content. It is designed with a built-in Ambisonic mic, recorder and decoder. Also record Binaural 3D stereo, 5.1 surround, and live streaming 360.

    Zoom H3-VR 360° Virtual Reality Handy Audio Recorder
    The Zoom H3-VR is a complete solution for capturing & processing spatial audio for VR, AR and mixed-reality content. It is designed with a built-in Ambisonic mic, recorder and decoder. Also record Binaural 3D stereo, 5.1 surround, and live streaming 360.

    Audio for Every Reality

    • Ambisonics Audio for VR
      - The H3-VR’s 4-capsule Ambisonic mic captures precise 360-degree VR audio recordings up to 24 bit/96 kHz. And without ever connecting to a computer, the onboard decoder allows you to export Ambisonics B-format files directly.
    • Binaural 3D Stereo
      - The H3-VR also records stereo binaural WAV files up to 24 bit/48 kHz. Stereo binaural provides a hyper-realistic spatial recording that enhances 2D productions with 3D audio.
    • Standard Stereo
      - The H3-VR even offers standard stereo recording for recordings that will be played out of speakers rather than headphones.
    • 5.1ch Surround for Video
      - Free to download, ZOOM Ambisonics Player software can easily convert Ambisonics audio to a 5.1ch surround file that is pre-aligned to the proper speakers, and is exported to your video or audio editor for syncing with standard video
    • Live Streaming 360
      - The H3-VR also enables you to live stream events in 360 degrees so that wherever your fans are, they’ll have access to the best seats in the house

    Incredible Design
    The H3-VR’s compact, conical design captures audio from multiple angles without getting in the way of the camera or the action. The Auto Mic Position and Level Detection make placing the H3-VR simple. Whether positioned upright, upside down, endfire or endfire inverted, the H3-VR automatically calibrates so your audio and video are already aligned for post.

    Monitoring and Playback
    Monitor your audio live in stereo binaural or use the H3-VR’s onboard Ambisonics Decoding to simulate your recorded 360-experience during playback.

    Steaming and More
    Perfect for live streaming, video conferencing, direct recording and more, the H3-VR’s audio interface mode turns it into a USB 360 mic for your computer or stereo mic for your iOS device.

    Out of the Shot bit in Control
    Staying out of the shot can be tricky when recording a 360-degree video, which is why the H3 Control App lets you remotely access transport controls, level settings, and metadata notes right from your iOS device.*
    *Optional BTA-1 adapter required

    Zoom Ambisonic Player
    The H3-VR’s companion ZOOM Ambisonics Player software takes the work out of post-production by easily converting your Ambisonics files to Stereo, Binaural, 5.1ch surround and more. Play, trim, re-orientate and export your audio files in minutes.

    Designed with Intentions:

    • OUTPUT VOLUME CONTROLS - The H3-VR's line out volume control lets you adjust the output volume to a DSLR camera, additional headphone, etc.
    • HEADPHONE JACK - A dedicated headphone jack allows for stereo binaural monitoring of your audio while recording.
    • DYNAMIC DISPLAY - A directionally-responsive LCD screen provides a bright, clear display even when upside-down.
    • TRANSPORT CONTROLS - The Home, Play/Pause, Forward, Reverse and Menu buttons are positioned for quick access.
    • POWER/HOLD BUTTON - Lock your settings on the H3-VR while recording using the unit's Hold function.
    • PRECISE INTERNAL CLOCK - The H3-VR's highly accurate internal clock with 0.5 ppm discrepancy reduces audio/visual drift.
    • SLATE TONE / SOUND MARKER - Using the slate tone enables you to easily calibrate the H3-VR and camera audio levels. Use the sound marker to output a tone when recording starts to make syncing audio and video easy.
    • BUILT-IN LIMITER - The H3-VR features a built-in limiter to prevent clipping and distortion during your most dynamic moments.
    • LOW CUT FILTER - The H3-VR's adjustable low cut filter removes unwanted low-end frequencies.
    • INPUT VOLUME GAIN - With the single-knob gain control, you can easily adjust the gains of all four mic capsules simultaneously for accurate, balanced 360-degree audio.
    • POWER OPTIONS - Two AA batteries can power the H3-VR for over 11 hours. For longer shoots, the H3-VR can also use portable USB batteries or be plugged in via an AC adapter.
    • 3.5MM LINE OUT - The H3-VR fits right in with your existing gear, featuring a dedicated line out for a wide range of 360 cameras or other external devices.
    • LIGHTWEIGHT/PORTABLE DESIGN - Weighing less 120g, the H3-VR is the perfect Ambisonics recorder to take on the go. Since H3-VR records directly to an SD card, there's no need for external gear.

    Package Includes:
     - H3-VR Handy Recorder
     - Foam windscreen
     - Dual mounting bracket
     - AA batteries

    Features:

    • 4 built-in mics arranged in an Ambisonic array
    • Full-sphere surround sound recording
    • Single-knob gain control of all input levels
    • Onboard Ambisonics A to B decoding
    • Three recording modes: Ambisonics, Stereo Binaural or Standard Stereo
    • Record up to 24bit/96kHz
    • Stereo binaural monitoring of Ambisonics signal
    • Headphone output and line output
    • Slate tone
    • Extensive metadata
    • Auto Mic Position Detection using 6-axis gyroscope (upfront, endfire,
    • upside-down, endfire inverted)
    • Level Function to ensure precise angle placement
    • Wireless iOS remote control available through the BTA-1 Bluetooth adapter
    • Onboard Ambisonics playback with audio rotation
    • Accurate internal clock with .5ppm discrepancy
    • USB 2.0 Audio Interface Mode
    • Zoom PC/Mac post-production software to play, change a direction, and convert 
    • to binaural, stereo,and 5.1ch surround file
    • Powered by 2 AA batteries or USB bus power
    • Records to SD card up to 512GB

    Specifications:

    RECORDING MEDIA Cards compatible with microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC specifications
    (Class 4 or higher) 
    RECORDING FORMATS  
    Ambisonics  A,  Ambisonics  B  (FuMa/AmbiX) WAV  4ch  poly  (supports  BWF  and  iXML):  44.1  kHz/16-bit,  44.1  kHz/24-bit,  48  kHz/16-bit,  48  kHz/24-bit,  96  kHz/16-bit,  96  kHz/24-bit
    Stereo WAV  stereo  (supports  BWF  and  iXML):  44.1  kHz/16-bit,  44.1  kHz/24-bit,  48kHz/16-bit,  48  kHz/24-bit,  96  kHz/16-bit,  96  kHz/24-bit
    Binaural WAV  stereo  (supports  BWF  and  iXML):  44.1  kHz/16-bit,  44.1  kHz/24-bit,  48kHz/16-bit,  48  kHz/24-bit
    DISPLAY 1.25" monochrome LCD (96×64)
    MOTION SENSOR 6 axes (3-axis gyro, 3-axis acceleration)
    BUILT-IN AMBISONIC MIC 4 matched unidirectional condenser mics
    Maximum sound pressure input 120 dB SPL
    Mic gain +18 – +48 dB
    LINE OUT Connector: 3.5 mm stereo mini
    Maximum output level  −10 dBu (1 kHz, 10 kΩ load)
    PHONE OUT Connector: 3.5 mm stereo mini
    Maximum output level 20 mW + 20 mW (into 32Ω load)
    USB  
    Connector microUSB
    Mass storage operation USB 2.0 High Speed
    Audio interface operation 2 in/2 out (stereo/binaural input), USB 2.0 Full Speed
    44.1 kHz/16-bit, 48 kHz/16-bit
    4 in/2 out ( Ambisonics A/FuMa/AmbiX input), USB 2.0 High Speed
    44.1 kHz/24-bit, 48 kHz/24-bit
    POWER 2 AA batteries (alkaline, rechargeable NiMH or lithium)
    AC adapter (ZOOM AD-17): DC 5V/1A (supports USB bus power)
    ESTIMATED CONTINUOUS RECORDING TIME USING BATTERIES 48 kHz/24-bit, FuMa Rec Mode
    Alkaline batteries about 11.5 hours
    NiMH batteries (1900 mAh) about 11.5 hours
    Lithium batteries about 24 hours
     
      • The above values are approximate.
    • Continuous battery operation times were determined using in-house 
    EXTERNAL DIMENSIONS 76 mm (W) × 78 mm (D) × 123 mm (H)
    WEIGHT (MAIN UNIT ONLY) 120 g


     

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