Six interchangeable input capsules make the ZOOM H6 the ultimate recorder for film, video, podcast and music. Its advanced preamps make it the best-sounding one, too. Unmatched abilities. Award-winning quality. Meet the H6 Handy Recorder.
Featuring interchangeable mic capsules, 4 combo inputs and 6 tracks of a quality recording, the H6 is ready to record on any set and in any scene, the director throws at you.
Handheld Music Studio
Say hello to your personal multitrack recording studio. With up to six* discrete line- or mic-level inputs and the ability to overdub, the road from great idea to perfect track just got a lot shorter.
*Optional EXH-6 mic capsule required
Six interchangeable mic capsules that can be swapped out easily as the lenses of a camera.
- XYH-6 X/Y Capsule
- MSH-6 MS Capsule
- XYH-5 X/Y Capsule
- SGH-6 Shotgun Capsule
- EXH-6 Dual XLR/TRS Combo Capsule
- SSH-6 Stereo Shotgun Capsule
Never Miss a Take
The H6 is always listening, saving the two seconds* of audio captured right before you hit RECORD.
*One second when recording at 96k.
The Auto-Record function allows the H6 to automatically start and stop recording at predefined sound levels.
Inputs and Outputs
The H6 offers four XLR/TRS combo jacks with dedicated pad switches and gain control for distortion-free capturing.
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 multi-channel audio interface for your laptop or iOS tablet.
When the H6 is set to “Stereo Mix” in the USB menu, it acts as a 2-input/2-output interface; when setting to “Multi Track,” it acts as a 6-input/2-output interface.
Recording Time and File Formats
Record continuously for over 20 hours with just 4 AA batteries or extend your recording time indefinitely with the optional AD-17 AC adapter.
The H6 can record up to six monophonic WAV files (or up to three stereo files) in any of the following formats:
The Zoom H6 comes with free download licenses for Steinberg’s Cubase LE music production software and WaveLab LE audio editing software, enabling you to not only capture, but create.