48points

Roland R-26

74points

Zoom H4n

Roland R-26
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23 facts in comparison

Roland R-26 vs Zoom H4n

Roland R-26
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Roland R-26
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48
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74
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Why is Roland R-26 better than Zoom H4n?

  • Records onto an SD card

Why is Zoom H4n better than Roland R-26?

  • Has an automatic recording
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has an A-B repeat feature
  • 90g lighter
    280gvs370g
  • 6mm thinner
    35mmvs41mm
  • 12mm narrower
    70mmvs82mm
  • 23.7mm shorter
    156.3mmvs180mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.has an LED-backlit display
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Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

2.weight

370g

280g

Best

Philips VTR5600/93

37g

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

4.thickness

41mm

35mm

Best

Sony ICD-TX50

6.4mm

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.width

82mm

70mm

Best

Philips VTR5000/93

21.6mm

Audio

1.Has an automatic recording
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You can set your device to automatically record whenever sound above your designated level is detected.

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

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

4.has a microphone in
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

5.Has a background noise filter
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The device has a filter to reduce background noise.

6.Has a Pre-Record mode
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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.

Memory & Battery

1.has an external memory slot
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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.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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

Connectivity

1.USB ports

1

1

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

Best

Grundig Digta 7 Push

2

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Sangean DAR-101

2

Features

1.Has an A-B repeat feature
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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.

2.Has an audio editing feature
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Some recorders allow you to edit and delete audio in recordings in playback.

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