The most versatile portable recorder ever.
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.
The H6 is a podcaster’s dream with inputs for every guest and phantom power for every mic. Easily monitor your levels on the H6’s crisp, color LCD screen, and use its individual gain knobs to control the levels of each input. The H6 is intuitive and easy to use.
Sound for Every Scene
Featuring interchangeable mic capsules, 4 combo inputs and 6 tracks of 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 as easily as the lens of a camera.
Never Miss a Take Pre-Record
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 allow the H6 to automatically start and stop recording at predefined sound levels.
Inputs and Outputs Ins
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 set 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:
Free Recording and 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.
It will change the way you think about recording forever.
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