Zoom H6 Black Multi-Channel Handheld Recorder

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  • Zoom H6 Black Multi-Channel Handheld Recorder, your go-to recorder.
  • Whatever your application, live recording, professional film/video work, live broadcast or electronic news gathering, the H6 can handle it with ease.
  • Four interchangeable input capsules, X/Y, MS, Shotgun, and Dual XLR/TRS Combo.
  • The ultimate chameleon of the audio world, its advanced preamps make it the best-sounding one too.
  • Onboard MS decoding, plus the ability to record up to 6 tracks simultaneously, gives you plenty of options in post-production.
  • With the H6, the road from great idea to perfect track just got a lot shorter.
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Zoom H6 Black Multi-Channel Handheld Recorder


From podcasting to music to filmmaking and more, the H6 is your go-to recorder. From the studio to remote locations, podcasts are produced everywhere. With inputs for every guest, the battery-powered H6 is a complete portable podcasting solution. Whether you’re a musician creating your own unique masterpiece, or a sound designer looking for that perfect sound effect, the H6 will become your most trusted companion.

 

The Most Versatile Recorder Ever

Four interchangeable input capsules – X/Y, MS, Shotgun, and Dual XLR/TRS Combo – make the H6 the ultimate chameleon of the audio world, and its advanced preamps make it the best-sounding one too.

Extend your range with the optional SGH-6 Shotgun mic. Get every word of that headline-making interview. Capture breaking news with maximum impact, then mix and prepare the audio for broadcast while still in the field. With the H6, you can do onsite reporting that really resonates. From the studio to remote locations, podcasts are produced everywhere. With inputs for every guest, the battery-powered H6 is a complete portable podcasting solution.

Whether you slide it onto your camera strap or attach it directly to your DSLR with our Hot Shoe mount, the H6 is the essential audio recorder for location videography. Its supplied MSH-6 mic capsule and onboard MS decoding, plus the ability to record up to 6 tracks simultaneously, gives you plenty of options in post-production.

Plugin the optional EXH-6 Dual XLR/TRS capsule and your H6 becomes a personal 6-track studio with six discrete line or mic-level inputs, each with its own volume control and pad. Record and overdub up to 99 takes in high-resolution audio, then mix down to a stereo MP3 for posting to your favourite website. With the H6, the road from great idea to perfect track just got a lot shorter.

 

Ins & Outs

The H6 offers four XLR/TRS combo jacks with dedicated pad switches and gain control for distortion-free recording.

The H6 features two 1/8” outputs, a stereo line out as well as a headphone out with dedicated volume control.

 

Multi-Channel Audio Interface

The H6’s USB port enables it to serve as a stereo or multi-channel audio interface for your computer or iPad.

 

Recording Time & File Formats

Record continuously for over 20 hours with just four AA batteries or extend your recording time indefinitely with the optional AD-17 adapter.

The H6 records individual WAV files in any of the following formats:

  • 44.1kHz / 16-bit
  • 48kHz / 24-bit
  • 44.1kHz / 24-bit
  • 96kHz / 16-bit
  • 48kHz / 16-bit
  • 96kHz / 24-bit

 

Features:

  • Interchangeable input capsules that can be swapped out as easily as the lens of a camera
  • Six-track simultaneous recording, four mic/line inputs with XLR/TRS combo connectors
  • Gain controls (real knobs!) and -20dB pads for each input
  • Phantom power for all main inputs: +12/+24/+48V, large full-colour LCD display, angled so it’s easy to read in all environments
  • Records directly to SD, SDHC and SDXC cards up to 128GB, up to 24-bit /96kHz audio in BWF-compliant WAV or a variety of MP3 formats
  • Auto-record, Pre-record and Backup-record functions mean that you’ll never miss that perfect take
  • Multitrack to stereo internal mixdown, independent monitor and playback mixes
  • Virtual VU meters, voice memo and up to 99 marks per recording, overdubbing, up to 99 takes
  • Built-in effects, including low-cut filtering, compression and limiting
  • Onboard MS decoding, normalize, divide and trim editing
  • Chromatic tuner and metronome, A/B loop playback
  • Variable playback speed, from 50% to 150%, variable pitch per track without affecting playback speed
  • USB port for data exchange to and from computer
  • Multichannel and stereo USB audio interface for PC/Mac/iPad
  • Camera strap mounts are mountable directly to DSLR or camcorder with an optional HS-01 Hot Shoe Mount adapter
  • Accepts standard AA alkaline or NiMH rechargeable batteries, over 20 hours of operation with 4 AA alkaline batteries

 

Here's what comes included with the H6:

  • H6 Handy Recorder
  • XYH-6 X/Y mic capsule
  • 4 x AA batteries
  • Quick Guide

 

Optional H6 Accessories:

  • SGH-6 Shotgun mic capsule
  • EXH-6 Dual XLR/TRS Combo capsule
  • MSH-6 MS mic capsule
  • HS-01 Hot Shoe Mount adapter
  • APH-6 Accessory Pack includes RCH-6 wired Remote Controller, AD-17 USB-type AC adapter and Hairy Windscreen
  • Carrying bag
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Specifications

Recording Media

  • SD CARD: 16MB to 2GB
  • SDHC CARD: 4GB to 32GB
  • SDXC CARD: 64GB to 128GB

 

Inputs

  • XYH-6 X/Y MIC:
  • Mic type: Unidirectional
  • Sensitivity: -41 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
  • Input gain: -∞ to 46.5 dB
  • Max sound pressure input: 136 dB SPL

 

XYH-6 Mic/Line In:

  • Connector: 1/8" stereo mini-jack
  • Input level: - ∞ to 46.5 dB
  • Input impedance: 2 k Ω
  • Plug-in power: 2.5V supported

 

MSH-6 MS Mic:

  • Mic types: Unidirectional and bi-directional
  • Sensitivity: -37 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa (unidirectional)
  • -39 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa (bi-directional)
  • Input gain: -∞ to 42.5 dB
  • Max sound pressure input: 120 dB SPL (unidirectional)
  • 122 dB SPL (bi-directional)

 

Inputs 1 to 4:

  • Connectors: XLR / TRS combo jacks
  • (XLR: Pin 2 hot / TRS: Tip hot)
  • Input gain: (PAD OFF) -∞ to 55.5 dB
  • Input gain: (PAD ON) -∞ to 35.5 dB
  • Input impedance: 1.8kΩ or more
  • Max input level: +22 dBu (PAD ON)
  • Phantom power: +12V /+24V /+48V
  • (Phantom power can be turned on/off independently for Inputs 1 - 4)
  • Equivalent Input Noise (EIN): -120 dBu or less

 

Outputs

Line Out:

  • Jack type: 1/8" stereo mini-jack
  • Rated Output Level: -10 dBu when the output load impedance is 10k Ω or more
  • PHONE OUT: Jack type: 1/8" stereo mini-jack
  • Output Level: 20 mW +20 mW into 32 Ω load
  • BUILT-IN SPEAKER: 400mw 8 Ω mono speaker

 

Recording Formats

WAV:

  • Sampling frequency: 44.1/48/96 kHz
  • Bit rate: 16/24
  • (Mono/Stereo, BWF-compliant)
  • Maximum simultaneous recording tracks: 8 (L/R + INPUT 1 to 4 + L/R backup)
  • (Backup recording: -12dB lower than set L/R input ga

 

MP3:

  • Sampling frequency: 44.1kHz
  • Bit Rate: 48/56/64/80/96/112/128/160/192/224/256/320kbps
  • Maximum simultaneous recording tracks: 2

 

Display

  • LCD SCREEN: 0-inch full colour LCD (320 x 240 pixels)

 

USB

  • MASS STORAGE CLASS OPERATION: Class: USB2.0 High Speed
  • AUDIO INTERFACE OPERATION: MULTI-TRACK MODE:
  • Class: USB2.0 High Speed
  • Inputs / Outputs: 6 / 2
  • Sampling frequency: 44.1/48kHz/96kHz
  • Bit rate: 16/24 bit
  • USB bus-powered operation possible

 

Power Requirements

  • AA size (LR6) battery x 4
  • Alkaline or NiMH type
  • AC adapter: AD-17 (DC5V/1A/USB-type) (optional)
  • USB bus power

 

Battery Life

  • Battery life (with alkaline battery, continuous recording) Over 20 hours

 

Dimensions and Weight

  • H6: 77.8mm (W) x 152.8mm (D) x 47.8mm (H), 280g
  • XYH-6: 78.9mm (W) x 60.2mm (D) x 45.2mm (H), 130g
  • MSH-6: 58.0mm (W) x 67.6mm (D) x 42.1mm (H), 85g
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