Field Recording
Video Recording
Live Sound + Recording
Digital Instruments
Audio Interfaces
Multi-track Recorders
Guitar
Acoustic
Bass
MultiStomp
Vocal

The Award-Winning ZOOM H6 Black The recorder that does it all.

The H6 is the ultimate portable recorder.  With its advanced preamps and interchangeable capsules, the H6 delivers unmatched versatility and award-winning quality.

Creative
Versatility

From podcasting to music to filmmaking and more,
the H6 is your go-to recorder.

Creative Versatility

From podcasting to music to filmmaking and more, the H6 is your go-to recorder.

Podcast Anywhere

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.

Podcast Anywhere

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.

Unlimited
Studio Time

The H6 is your personal music studio 24/7. With up to six* discrete line-level / mic-level inputs, plus the ability to overdub and more, the H6 provides the road from a great idea to the perfect track.

*Optional EXH-6 mic capsule required

Unlimited
Studio Time

The H6 is your personal music studio 24/7. With up to six* discrete line-level / mic-level inputs, plus the ability to overdub and more, the H6 provides the road from a great idea to the perfect track.

*Optional EXH-6 mic capsule required

Sound
for Every
Scene

Featuring interchangeable mic capsules, four combo inputs and six tracks of quality recording, the H6 is ready to record on any set and in any scene the director throws at you.

Sound for
Every Scene

Featuring interchangeable mic capsules, four combo inputs and six tracks of quality recording, the H6 is ready to record on any set and in any scene the director throws at you.

From Sampling
to Sound Design

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.

From Sampling
to Sound Design

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.

Ins & Outs

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

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

 

Ins & Outs

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

Outs
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.

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:

 

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:

 

Free Recording &
Editing Software

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.

 

 

 

Free Recording &
Editing Software

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.

 

 

 

The Most Versatile Portable Recorder Ever.

The Most Versatile Portable Recorder Ever.

Features

  • Interchangeable input capsules
  • Six-track simultaneous recording
  • Four mic/line inputs with XLR/TRS combo connectors
  • Gain control knobs and -20dB pads for each input
  • Supplied XYH-6 X/Y capsule provides secondary input via a stereo ⅛” Mic/Line In mini phone jack
  • Phantom power for all main inputs: +12/+24/+48V
  • Large full-color, angled LCD display
  • 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
  • Built-in effects, including low-cut filtering, compression, and limiting
  • Multichannel and stereo USB audio interface for PC/Mac/iPad
  • Accepts standard AA alkaline or NiMH rechargeable batteries
  • Over 20 hours of operation with 4 AA alkaline batteries

Features

  • Interchangeable input capsules
  • Six-track simultaneous recording
  • Four mic/line inputs with XLR/TRS combo connectors
  • Gain control knobs and -20dB pads for each input
  • Supplied XYH-6 X/Y capsule provides secondary input via a stereo ⅛” Mic/Line In mini phone jack
  • Phantom power for all main inputs: +12/+24/+48V
  • Large full-color, angled LCD display
  • 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
  • Built-in effects, including low-cut filtering, compression, and limiting
  • Multichannel and stereo USB audio interface for PC/Mac/iPad
  • Accepts standard AA alkaline or NiMH rechargeable batteries
  • Over 20 hours of operation with 4 AA alkaline batteries

What’s in the Box

Here's what comes included with the H6.

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

 

Optional H6 accessories

  • SGH-6 Shotgun mic capsule
  • SSH-6 Stereo Shotgun mic capsule
  • MSH-6 MS mic capsule
  • EXH-6 Dual XLR/TRS Combo capsule
  • HS-01 Hot Shoe Mount adapter
  • APH-6 Accessory Pack
  • PCH-6 Protective Case
  • WSU-1 Universal Windscreen
  • ECM-3 Extension Cable (3 meters)
  • ECM-6 Extension Cable  (6 meters)
  • Manfrotto PIXI Tripod

 

What’s in the Box

Here's what comes included with the H6.

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


Optional H6 accessories

  • SGH-6 Shotgun mic capsule
  • SSH-6 Stereo Shotgun mic capsule
  • MSH-6 MS mic capsule
  • EXH-6 Dual XLR/TRS Combo capsule
  • HS-01 Hot Shoe Mount adapter
  • APH-6 Accessory Pack
  • PCH-6 Protective Case
  • WSU-1 Universal Windscreen
  • ECM-3 Extension Cable (3 meters)
  • ECM-6 Extension Cable  (6 meters)
  • Manfrotto PIXI Tripod

Media

Video

Specs

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

INPUTS 1 to 4:

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

OUTPUTS
LINE OUT:

Jack type: 1/8" stereo mini jack
Rated Output Level: -10 dBu when 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 gain

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:

2.0-inch full color 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

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