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zoom h4n hand recorderZoom H4n Hand Recorder


  • Built-in X/Y stereo mics record at either 90° or 120° 
  • Four channel simultaneous recording using built-in and external mics 
  • Digitally controlled, high-quality mic preamp for improved audio quality 
  • Large 1.9-Inch LCD screen and improved user interface for easy operation
  • 24bit/96kHz Linear PCM recording for pristine recording
  • Can also use with two external mics


ELAN screenshotTranscription


Using ELAN for discourse transcription

Concordancing/Frequency Analysis

MonoConc Pro

(.txt versions of corpus files formatted for Monoconc Pro)

Audio Manipulation/Anonymization

PRAAT: Doing Phonetics by Computer

Anonymization Script

Anonymization Finder Script

Transcribing Protocol

Transcription Notes thumbnailTranscription Protocol:

Du Bois, J.W., S. Schuetze-Coburn, S. Cumming & D. Paolino. 1993. Outline of discourse transcription. In J. Edwards & M. Lampert (eds), Talking data: Transcription and coding in discourse, 45-89. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Transcription Notes, download pdf