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Portable Audio Recorder – Zoom H3-VR

This microphone is used to record 360° ambisonic multitrack audio to an internal SD card

Brand: Zoom

Model: H3-VR

The manual is available to download by clicking “Article Attachments” below, please note, the most up-to-date information will be found on the manufacturer’s website. Please note this manual is for educational purposes only.


Access & Usage

Pick-Up Location: The Conservatorium of MusicCON111 – Tech Office

Induction(s) Required:

  • L1 General Induction
  • L2 City Performance & Rehearsal Studios Inductions


These inductions can be found inside Canvas:

Direct Canvas Link

Your Course > Modules > Compulsory WHS Inductions

This resource may be course dependent, please speak to Technical Staff for more information.


Technical Specifications

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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 (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
Binaural WAV (supports BWF and iXML):44.1 kHz/16-bit, 44.1 kHz/24-bit, 48 kHz/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 operationUSB 2.0 High Speed
Audio interface operation2 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, lithium, or rechargeable NiMH)
AC adapter (ZOOM AD-17): DC 5V/1A (supports USB bus power)

Estimated Continuous Recording Time Using Batteries
48 kHz/24-bit, FuMa Rec ModeAlkaline batteries: about 11.5 hours
NiMH batteries (1900 mAh): about 11.5 hours
Lithium batteries: about 24 hours
14500 lithium rechargeable batteries (3.7 V) cannot be used. They will break the product.
FR6 (1.5 V)
14500 (3.7 V)
The above values are approximate.
Continuous battery operation times were determined using in-house testing methods.
They will vary greatly according to use conditions.

External Dimensions
76 mm (W) × 78 mm (D) × 123 mm (H)

Weight (Main Unit Only)
120 g

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Store Opening Hours

DayOpen Hours
Monday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
WeekendsClosed
Technical Staff Office Locations

Updated on July 27, 2023

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