Recorder Quick Start Guide Safety and Operation Precautions must be read before using the unit. ZOOM CORPORATION 4-4-3 Surugadai, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0062 Japan www.zoom.co.jp Copying or reproduction of this document in part or in whole without permission is prohibited.
Turning the power on/off Prepare Turning the unit ON and OFF is easy. To turn the unit ON, slide the power switch down for about 1 second. To turn the unit OFF, slide the power switch down for about 1 second again.
Setting the date and time Prepare Set the date and time on the unit. While pressing , turn the power on. to set the value, and press to move to the next item. • Press to return to the previous item. After setting the last item (seconds), press MEMO...
Adjusting the input level Prepare Adjust the level of the input signal. The unit can also be set to automatic adjustment. • Use the +/– INPUT LEVEL buttons to adjust the level. For automatic adjustment, set the AUTO level switch to ON. •...
Setting the recording format Prepare Set the recording format and bit rate. Select MP3 or WAV format. to select the bit rate and press • The screen shows the remaining recording time for the current bit rate. Back MEMO Since the MP3 format uses data compres- sion, its sound quality is not as good as WAV format, but it uses less microSD card capac- ity.
Play Operate Play back recorded audio. • Press to play the last • The remaining playback time appears on the screen. • Main button functions during playback . . . Press during playback to select ﬁles ..Press to pause/resume .
Adding track marks Prepare You can add track marks to a recording. • During recording, press to add a mark at that time. • during playback to jump to mark positions. • Marks can only be added when the recording format is set to WAV.
Connecting with a computer <Supplement> function Connect in Ver.2 With the power off, connect this unit to a Windows PC or a Macintosh us- ing a USB cable. <To use as a MicroSD card reader> Press while “CArd” is displayed. <To use as an audio interface>...
Part names and functions • Parts of the unit • Screen indications • Inserting the battery Open the case while pressing here and then in- sert the battery. Note: Use alkaline or NiMH batteries.
• Parts of the unit Line/headphones output jack Outputs sound to headphones or external equipment. Volume adjustment buttons Use to adjust the output level. Insert a microSD or microSDHC card here for use with the unit. microSD card slot LO CUT switch Use to turn the low cut ﬁlter (noise reduction) ON or OFF.
FCC regulation warning (for the U.S.A.) This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
MEMO unit is starting up. Version 1.00 is shown as “1/00,” for example. • from our web site (www.zoom.co.jp). While pressing , slide the power switch to start the unit in version upgrade mode. The version currently used by the unit and the upgrade ver- sion are shown on the screen alternately.
Items included with this product • H1 unit • One AA battery (to test the unit) Note: Use alkaline or NiMH batteries. • Quick Start Guide (this manual) • microSD card (2 GB) Connecting with a computer Connect With this unit’s power off, connect it to a computer running Windows or Macintosh OS using a USB cable.
Observe the following precautions to use this unit safely. • Power and batteries • Use only the ZOOM AD-17 (DC5V 1A) USB-connection type AC adapter (sold separately). • Unplug the AC adapter when the unit will not be used for a long time.