I consider upgrading of my recording setup.
Currently I use just Zoom H2n, but would like to use a pair of external microphones. As zoom has no XLR inputs, i want to either :
1) replace H2n with better portable recorder with XLR inputs, probably Zoom H5 + buying 2 SDC mics (Rode, Oktava, Line Audio etc.)
2) keep Zoom h2n (definitely want to have portable rec) but buying some simple sound interface like Steinberg Ur22 or FOCUSRITE Scarlett 2i2 etc. + buying 2 SDC mics
And the question is, in terms of sound quality, how would you compare zoom h5 vs. these 2 channel interfaces? Mic configuration would be the same, but what about the quality of A/D convertors etc.
I definitely prefer portability, ease of use and keeping as few devices as possible. However if the sound quality of dedicated interfaces is better, i would choose option 2.
Thank you for all your opinions!
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