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LIVE RECORDING PERSONIFIED
The H6's included X/Y capsule employs two angled high-quality unidirectional mics which are sensitive to signals coming from the front but less to signals coming from the sides and rear. X/Y recording is optimum when you want to cover a wide area yet still capture a strong center image, making it the perfect choice for all types of live stereo recording.

Capture the performance on a whole new level.
Do more than just record the show: Document the experience. Use the X/Y capsule to capture the overall sound in stereo, then use the other four inputs for a direct feed from the mixing board, or for external spot mics to pick up specific instruments and the room sound. With the H6, you can relive that great performance night after night.

Get the sound that completes the scene.
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.

Deliver the full story, down to the last detail.
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.

Make every chord, every note, every riff really sing.
Plug in 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 favorite website. With the H6, the road from great idea to perfect track just got a lot shorter.

MAIN 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-color 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
- Loop Playback with user-defined start and stop points
- 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
- Mounts directly to DSLR or camcorder with 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

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Bought the H6 for event recording and vocal training from my daughter. Excellent recorder and very versatile! I'm even using it as a audio interface for remote Jamming during COVID19.
Posted by Wil on Apr 14, 2020
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Bought the Zoom H6 a few years ago for live recording when doing videos. It is an awesome little machine, very well made with high quality features. Some may dislike the control interface, but compared to an overly sensitive touch screen, as for a cell phone, I think it is a better design. I've used it mainly along with Final Cut Pro, which automatically syncs the sound with that recorded by the video cam.
Posted by Al Settle on Sep 27, 2019
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This recorder ROCKS!2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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I was blown away with the degree of sensitivity and quality this little handheld microphone delivers. I would highly recommend this device. I do voiceovers and film and was so impressed by this little device that it is going to be my next purchase. Love this thing!
Posted by A. Sagan on Sep 23, 2016
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Worth the cost5 of 8 customers found this review helpful

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The reason I bought this is mainly because it is very portable and it can have up to 6 inputs. I use it for recording instruments that I play then mixing/mastering on the computer. It is very good on battery life and the sound quality is excellent even when using the included stereo mic attachment. This device includes the features so you can record a full song with panning, effects and level adjustment with just the pieces included. I noticed that this is built mostly for people recording sounds that are in front of them, so when you try to record yourself playing guitar with the mic facing you it's kind of hard because you can't see the screen with the levels. An external mic would be a solutions though. The screen interface is kind of cheesy probably because I am used to a touch screen phone, but it works and it easy to navigate with the buttons. Another thing is that even when it becomes outdated and no more relevant Windows drivers exist for it, it can still be used to record on and mixed on. Nothing worse then having to dish out the cash and buy another interface in 3 years when your current one works fine.
Posted by anonymous on Mar 8, 2014
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