The Zoom F1 Field Recorder + Lavalier Mic is the perfect
solution for videographers who need to capture the nuance of every word
with professional quality audio. Just put one on your talent, set it,
lock it and go. The perfect run and gun solution for talking heads on
set or in the field.
Sound & Story
The F1 Field Recorder + Lavalier Mic completes your videos story by
providing outstanding audio no matter where your production takes you.
Capture Every Nuance
The F1-LP comes with Zooms newly engineered LMF-1 lavalier mic,
designed for capturing every nuance. Combined with the F1, you can
record high-resolution audio up to 24 bit/96 kHz, perfect for
interviews, wedding vows, and more.
Low Profile Design
With its minimal profile, the F1 attaches neatly onto
belts, waistbands, or slipped into a pocket so
the recorder can be easily concealed.
The LMF-1 Lavalier mic connects directly to the F1 and records to a
micro SD card. By recording directly to the F1, interference or noise
commonly experienced when using a wireless beltpack system is
The F1s one-touch buttons gives you easy access to record levels,
limiter control, lo-cut filter and volume output. Its newly designed
monochromatic LCD display ensures visibility even in bright sunlight.
The Record Hold function or the Hold Switch can be used to prevent your
subject from accidentally hitting buttons while recording.
No chance of overload
An on-board limiter and auto-level control keep your levels safe when
spikes in loud volume occurs.
The F1 can be powered using two AAA batteries (included) or with the
optional AD-17 power adapter.
Transfer recordings to your computer in card reader mode or record
directly to your computer or iPad using the F1 in USB audio interface
Record in Multiple
The F1 records audio in WAV or MP3 formats. WAV files are automatically
time-stamped, making them Broadcast Wave Format (BWF) compliant.
Multiple Mic Options
With our proprietary 10-pin connector, the F1 is compatible with all of
Zooms interchangeable mic capsules (see panel below), providing more options for
INPUTS MIC IN: proprietary ZOOM mic capsule input socket
mm stereo mini (with screw lock)
plug-in power (2.5 V)
−12 dB +36 dB
impedance: 2 kΩ or more
LAVALIER MIC :
Plug: 3.5 mm stereo mini (with screw lock)
Sensitivity: -32 dB/1 Pa at 1kHz
Maximum sound pressure input: 115 dB spl
Cable length: 160 cmiiw
OUTPUTS LINE OUT:
Connector: 3.5 mm stereo mini (with screw lock)
Maximum output level: 11 mW + 11 mW (into 32 Ω load)
Mass storage operation: USB 2.0 High Speed
Audio interface operation: USB class compliant
44.1kHz/16-bit, 48kHz/16-bit, 2-in/2-out
Transfer method: asynchronous
2 AAA batteries (alkaline, NiMH or lithium)
AC adapter (ZOOM AD-17): DC 5V/1A
Recording time using batteries:
Lavalier mic (48 kHz/24-bit, mono, plug-in power on):
Alkaline batteries: about 10 hours
NiMH batteries 750 mAh): about 9 hours
Lithium batteries: about 16 hours
*The above values are approximate.