With the PS-02, in the year 2000 ZOOM has established a complete new category of innovative products for musicians. The first portable and affordable recorder utilizing modern digital storage media was born. The H4 has been the next groundbreaking product and with the release of the H2 ZOOM has broken all records in a product category which was the most expanding one in our business since years. Not only in the MI-, but also in the consumer channel ZOOM is now well known for its market leading pocket recorders like the H1, H2n H4n and H6 as well as for its “Handy Video Recorders” which are combining for the first time a video recorder with pristine audio quality featuring the awarded mic´s of the H4n Handy Recorder. Today, Q2HD, Q3HD and Q4 are still the only handheld video recorders on the market, which are able to record FULL HD videos with FULL HD Audio (24Bit/96khz).

ZOOM has also built up a huge fan base among both amateur and professional musicians and engineers for its large collection of attractive sound gear concentrating on its advanced, high performance effect processors. Ever since the company surprised the music industry with the debut of its super-compact, Multi-effect Processor 9002 in 1990, ZOOM has not let up, churning out a diverse line of highly original and innovative products ranging from effect processors to rhythm machines, samplers and recorders and just about everything in between. Nearly all of Zoom products have been developed with an eye to providing something new and different from conventional rival products, thereby winning a solid base of devotees.