Zoom F1SP Field Recorder With Shotgun Microphone Pack

Manufacturer: Zoom
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Zoom F1SP Field Recorder with Shotgun Microphone Pack

For run-and-gun video creators
For run-and-gun video creators

Key Points
  • 24-Bit/96kHz Two-Channel
  • Ideal For Broadcast & Video
  • One-Touch Button Controls
  • 1.25-Inch LCD Display


Zoom F1SP Field Recorder with Shotgun Microphone Pack

For run-and-gun video creators

Zoom F1SP Field Recorder with Shotgun Microphone Pack

The Zoom F1 Field Recorder + Shotgun Mic is the ultimate solution for run-and-gun filmmakers who need to capture professional quality audio for video.



Full Description

Ideal For Video Production

The Zoom F1-SP is a highly portable field recorder, featuring a comprehensive control section and a streamlined design. The Zoom F1-SP Field Recorder and Shotgun microphone is ideal for a range of applications from recording sports to live music performances, interviews and more. The F1-SP Field Recorder can achieve sample rates ranging up 24-bit/96kHz. This is designed to provide pristine audio fidelity, capturing every nuance of your audio source in great detail. It also features an integrated limiter, designed to eliminate clipping, ensuring a clean and useable take every time. The field recorder and microphone comes complete with a shock mount designed to attach to your camera. You can then connect the F1’s audio output to your camera’s input a 3.5mm stereo cable that comes included with the unit.

SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone

The field recorder comes complete with the Zoom LMF-1 shotgun microphone. The shotgun microphone is ideal for a range of audio/visual purposes, highly suited for use with a DSLR camera. The shotgun microphone provides hyper directional sound, meaning it picks up sound from the direction the microphone is pointed at. The high-quality audio it provides is ideal for interviews, sport, live music street sessions and more. It features an aluminium body which makes it extremely lightweight and ideal for video production.

One-Touch Controls

The F1-SP features a comprehensive control section with convenient one touch controls. The unit features dedicated buttons for recording, stopping, playback, limiter, low-cut filter, recorder format and volume output. It also features a range of controls designed especially for videographers. The Record Hold functionality, can be used to prevent the user of the microphone from accidentally hitting buttons during recording, minimising any mistakes when recording. There is also auto-level control designed to keep your levels in tact when louder noises occur. It also boasts USB connectivity so you can transfer your recording directly from the field recorder, whilst in USB audio interface mode.

Interchangeable Microphone Capsules

The F1-SP also boasts the ability to record in both WAV or MP3 formats for maximum flexibility. The WAV files are also automatically time-stamped, catering to Broadcast Wave Format (BWF) standards. You can also change between different microphones with ease. The proprietary 10-pin connector is compatible with Zoom’s interchangeable mic capsules for versatile recording options. It records directly to micro SD or SDHC cards, up to 32GB in size.

Portable Design With LCD Display

The Zoom F1-SP Field Recorder’s highly compact size ensures optimal portability, allowing you to record wherever you go. The Field Recorder can attach to your belt, or slide into your pocket with ease, providing unobtrusive recording capabilities. The monochrome LCD display ensures optimal visibility even in bright sunlight, allowing you to monitor your settings and parameters with ease. The field recorder comes complete with a mic clip, belt clip, 2 x AAA batteries and a quick operating guide for added convenience.


  • Two-channel audio recorder
  • Compatible with Zoom microphone capsules
  • Supports up to 24-bit/96 kHz audio in BWF-compliant WAV or a variety of MP3 formats
  • One-touch button controls
  • 1.25-inch monochrome LCD display
  • Rec Hold function to avoid accidental operation of buttons
  • Stereo ⅛" Mic/Line In mini phone jack with Plug-in power (2.5V)
  • Stereo ⅛" Phone/Line Output jack with dedicated volume control
  • Built in limiter and auto level control to avoid clipping
  • Pre-Record function
  • Tone generator for calibrating audio levels between the F1 and a DSLR or video camera without the need for an attenuator cable
  • Sound marker function that outputs quick tone to make syncing audio and video easy
  • Records directly to micro SD and SDHC cards up to 32 GB
  • Micro USB port for data exchange to and from computer and use as an audio interface with computer or iOS device
  • Runs on only 2 standard AAA alkaline, Lithium, or NiMH rechargeable batteries, or AC adapter (AD-17)
  • Up to 10 hours of operation with alkaline batteries (when using shotgun)



  • Recording Media: microSD/microSDHC cards, (Class 4 or higher, up to 32 GB)
  • Recording Formats:
    • WAV: 44.1 kHz/16-bit, 48 kHz/16-bit, 48 kHz/24-bit, 96 kHz/24-bit
    • MP3: 48 kbps, 128 kbps, 192 kbps, 256 kbps, 320 kbps, Mono/stereo ID3v1 tags supported
  • Display: 1.25-inch monochrome LCD


  • MIC IN: ZOOM mic capsule input
    • Connector: 3.5 mm stereo mini (with screw lock)
    • Supports plug-in power (2.5 V)
    • Input gain: −12 dB – +36 dB
    • Input impedance: 2 k ohms or more
  • Shotgun Mic:
    • Plug: Super cardioid (3 directional mic units)
    • Directionality: Omnidirectional
    • Sensitivity: -32 dB/1 Pa at 1kHz
    • Input Gain: −∞ – +50 dB
    • Maximum Sound Pressure Input: 122 dB SPL


    • Connector: 3.5 mm stereo mini (with screw lock)
    • Maximum Output Level: 11 mW + 11 mW (into 32 Ω load)
  • USB:
    • Type: microUSB
    • Audio Interface Operation: USB class compliant
    • Sample Rates: 44.1kHz/16-bit, 48kHz/16-bit, 2-in/2-out
    • Transfer Method: asynchronous
  • Power:
    • 2 AAA batteries (alkaline, NiMH or lithium)
    • AC adapter (ZOOM AD-17): DC 5V/1A


  • Dimensions: 64 mm (W) x 79.8 mm (D) x 33.3 mm (H)
  • Weight: 120 g (without batteries)

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