55points

Olympus LS-14

72points

Zoom H4n

Olympus LS-14
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25 facts in comparison

Olympus LS-14 vs Zoom H4n

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n
55
points
Olympus LS-14
72
points
Zoom H4n

Why is Olympus LS-14 better than Zoom H4n?

  • 56.47% less body volume
    166.69cm³vs382.935cm³
  • 115g lighter
    165gvs280g
  • Records onto an SD card
    ?
  • Can synchronize your documents with a USB drive
    ?
  • 17.42mm narrower
    52.58mmvs70mm
  • 12.14mm thinner
    22.86mmvs35mm
  • 17.62mm shorter
    138.68mmvs156.3mm

Why is Zoom H4n better than Olympus LS-14?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has an A-B repeat feature
    ?
  • Has a background noise filter
    ?
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has an audio editing feature
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has an LED-backlit display
?

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n
2.volume
?

Best

Sony ICD-TX50

26.71cm³

166.69cm³

382.94cm³

3.weight
?

Best

Philips VTR5000/93

40g

165g

280g

4.Has a dedicated Record Button
?

Dedicated Record Button makes recording fast and simple because you need only to press it to start and stop the recording.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n
5.width
?

Best

Philips VTR5000/93

21.6mm

52.58mm

70mm

6.thickness
?

Best

Sony ICD-TX50

6.4mm

22.86mm

35mm

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n
2.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n
3.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n
4.Has an automatic recording
?

You can set your device to automatically record whenever sound above your designated level is detected.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n
5.Has a background noise filter
?

The device has a filter to reduce background noise.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n
6.Has a Pre-Record mode
?

When Pre-Record mode is activated, sound is buffered for five seconds prior to the moment when the Record key is depressed so you don't miss a word or note.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n

Memory & Battery

1.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n
2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n
3.Records onto an SD card
?

You can record lectures, music, notes, etc., directly onto an SD card, which provides more storage flexibility.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n

Connectivity

1.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Grundig Digta 7 Push

2

1

1

2.USB version
?

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Sangean DAR-101

2

2

2

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n

Features

1.Has an A-B repeat feature
?

You can use the A-B repeat feature to mark the beginning and ending of a particular passage of a recording that you want to listen again and again.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n
2.Has an audio editing feature
?

Some recorders allow you to edit and delete audio in recordings in playback.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n
3.Can synchronize your documents with a USB drive
?

The device can save and synchronize documents with the USB drive.

Olympus LS-14
Zoom H4n

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