Record clear, crisp dialog in a hurry for your next run-and-gun video shoot or interview with the Zoom F1-SP, a 2-track portable field recorder with an onboard limiter and auto-level control providing distortion-free 24-bit audio, and 3-capsule, supercardioid shotgun microphone for easy setup on your camera. Whereas other F-Series recorders such as the F4, F6, and F8n are centered around a sound bag–ready form factor, the F1-SP's diminutive size is tailored for camera- or tripod-mounted placement.

From the easy-to-read backlit display and simple one-touch controls to the long battery life, the F1-SP is properly equipped to serve you reliably, regardless of your audio background. Whether you need long-duration recording for a wedding, professional audio capture for an interview, or a space-saving setup for outdoor shoots, the F1-SP is ready to handle your crucial audio tasks.


Plus, its operational simplicity ensures that the F1-SP will never get in the way of your workflow, be it simple, complex, or always changing. You can feel confident using it as your main recorder, a USB audio interface for your dedicated computer or iPad rig, or a backup unit for added safety.


Directional 3-Capsule Shotgun Microphone

The included SGH-6 mono shotgun microphone attaches directly to the 10-pin Zoom mic capsule input, no cables needed! It features three internal mic capsules to produce a supercardioid polar pattern that delivers focused directionality across the frequency spectrum. Step back from your subject to get the right shot, and know that the SGH-6 is accurately delivering the sound of your source.


Shockmount Reduces Vibration and Handling Noise

Supplied with the F1-SP is an SMF-1 shockmount, which was engineered to eliminate unwanted thumping sounds caused by vibrations when shooting on the move. It also grants easy attachment to your DSLR camera.


Onboard Limiter and Auto-Level Prevent Clipping

The F1-SP utilizes an onboard limiter and automatic level control to provide protection against overloading the A/D converters. Record with confidence knowing that sudden volume spikes won't distort or clip your files.

Zoom F1-SP 2-Input / 2-Track Portable Field Recorder with Shotgun Microphone

SKU: Zoom F1-SP
RM1,135.00 Regular Price
RM1,099.00Sale Price
  • Key Features

    • Run & Gun Video, Interviews
    • 3-Capsule Shotgun Microphone
    • Limiter & Auto-Level Prevent Distortion
    • Records Stereo MP3 or Hi-Res WAV
    • 3.5mm Stereo Mic/Line Input
    • Compatible with Zoom Mic Capsules
    • Up to 11 Hours via AAA Batteries
    • microSD Card / USB Interface Recording
    • One-Touch Controls, Easy-to-Read Display
    • Shockmount for Low-Noise Camera Mounting
  • Portable Recorder

    Number of Tracks 2
    Max Sample Rate/Resolution 96 kHz / 24-Bit
    Microphone Interchangeable Supercardioid Shotgun
    Built-In Speaker No
    Display Monochrome LCD (Backlit)
    Memory Card Support microSD, microSDHC (Up to 32 GB)
    Internal Storage None


    Audio File Formats BWF, ID3v1, MP3, WAV
    Sample Rates 44.1 / 48 / 96 kHz
    Bit Depth 16 / 24-Bit
    Bit Rates 48 to 320 kb/s
    Signal Processing Auto Gain, Limiter, Low-Cut Filter
    Timecode Support No


    Analog I/O 1 x Proprietary 10-Pin Mic Capsule Input
    1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Line/Mic Input (Lockable)
    1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Headphone/Line Output (Lockable)
    Digital I/O None
    Phantom Power None
    Plug-In Power Yes, 2.5 V
    Host Connection 1 x Micro-USB (USB 2.0)


    Gain Range Mic/Line Inputs:
    -12 to +36 dB
    Shotgun Mic Capsule:
    Up to +50 dB
    Headphone Output Power 11 mW per Channel into 32 Ohms
    Impedance Inputs:
    ≥2 Kilohms
    Microphone Sensitivity -39 dB/Pa
    Microphone Max SPL 122 dB SPL


    Power Options Batteries or AC/DC Power Adapter
    Battery Type 2 x AAA (Included)
    Approximate Battery Life 48 kHz/24-Bit:
    6.5 Hours (Alkaline, Mono)
    6 Hours (NiMH, Mono)
    11 Hours (Lithium, Mono) 
    AC/DC Power Adapter 5 VDC at 1 A (Not Included)


    Mounting Options Shoe Mount
    Dimensions 2.5 x 3.1 x 1.3" / 64 x 79.8 x 33.3 mm
    Weight 4.2 oz / 120 g (Without Batteries)