Zoom - F1-SP (Field Recorder w/Shotgun Microphone)

The Zoom-F1-SP field recorder and shotgun mic is the ultimate solution for run-and-gun filmmakers who need to capture professional quality audio for video. The F1-SP comes with the SGH-6 Shotgun Mic known for capturing pro-quality, hyper directional sound, and it's aluminum body makes it extremely lightweight.

Combined with the F1, you can record high-resolution audio up to 24 bit/96 kHz, providing high-impact audio for any video production.

Connect the F1 and Shotgun to the included shock mount and attach it to your camera. Then connect the F1's audio output to your camera's input using the included 3.5mm stereo cable and you're ready to record.


  • 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" monochrome LCD display
  • Rec Hold function to avoid accidental operation of buttons
  • Stereo 1/8" Mic/Line In mini phone jack with Plug-in power (2.5V)
  • Stereo 1/8" 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 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 lavalier)

Item Includes:

  • F1 Field Recorder
  • SGH-6 Shotgun microphone
  • WSS-6 Windscreen
  • SMC-1 Stereo mini cable for DSLR
  • SMF-1 Shock mount
  • 2 AAA batteries
  • Quick guide


  • Recording media: microSD/microSDHC cards (Class 4 or higher, up to 32 GB)
  • 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" monochrome LCD
  • Inputs: MIC INZOOM mic capsule input Mono shotgun mic (SGH-6)
  • Directionality: Super cardioid (3 directional mic units)
  • Sensitivity: -39 dB/1 Pa at 1 kHz
  • Input gain: +50 dB
  • Maximum sound pressure input: 122 dB SPL MIC/LINE IN 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 kΩ or more
  • Phone Out Connector: 3.5 mm stereo mini (with screw lock)
  • Maximum output level: 11 mW + 11 mW (into 32 Ωload)
  • MicroUSB Mass storage operation: USB 2.0 High Speed Audio interface operation: USB class compliant 44.1kHz/16-bit, 48kHz/16-bit, 2-in/2-outTransfer method: asynchronous
  • Power: 2 AAA batteries (alkaline, NiMH or lithium)
  • AC adapter: (ZOOM AD-17)
  • DC: 5V/1A
  • Recording time using batteries: SGH-6 mono shotgun mic capsule (48 kHz/24-bit, mono)
  • Alkaline batteries: about 6.5 hours
  • NiMH batteries 750 mAh: about 6 hours
  • Lithium batteries: about 11 hours
  • Dimensions: 64 mm (W) x 79.8 mm (D) x 33.3 mm (H) Weight: 120 g (without batteries)

Customer Reviews

No reviews yet