Zoom H6 All Black 6-Input / 6-Track Portable Handy Recorder with Single Mic Capsule (Black)
Zoom H6 All Black 6-Input / 6-Track Portable Handy portable handheld recorder features a sleek black finish and a single mic capsule, making ideal for bands, multi-instrumentalists, and podcasters who don’t immediately need the extras. With its X/Y stereo microphone capsule, six versatile mic/line inputs, and up to 6-track recording, the H6 All Black is both user-friendly and easily expandable.
Like other H-Series Handy recorders such as the H4n Pro and H5, you can hold it in your hand, attach it to a mic stand or tripod, or mount it to a camera (shoe mount available separately); the H6 All Black packs an impressive array of features into a rugged, rubberized body that’s more than ready to meet the varied demands of musicians, content creators, videographers, and sound designers.
From the intuitive, tactile controls to the plentiful battery life and powerful audio processing functions, the H6 All Black is well equipped for producing pristine audio for complete musical arrangements, independent films, and panel podcasts. It can supply phantom or plug-in power for condenser mics, or accept direct connections from synths, keyboards, drum machines, or +4 dB line-level mixers. No matter the source, selectable auto-recording and pre-recording ensure that you’ll never miss the start of a take, and stereo safety track recording provides duplicate tracks at a lower level to avoid distortion.
Zoom H6 All Black 6-Input / 6-Track Portable Handy Features
Day or night, view vital information such as audio levels, recording time, battery status, and more on the 2″ full-color LCD, which happens to be backlit and angled for maximum visibility.
X/Y Stereo Microphone Capsule
The matching black X/Y capsule provides clear, phase-accurate capture in two different X/Y positions—90° for a tight stereo image or 120° for a wider perspective. Just twist the capsules to their premarked positions to switch between the two configurations.
Supports Interchangeable Zoom Mic Capsules
SD Card Recording and Audio Interface Functionality
Alternatively, use the H6 All Black as a 6-in / 2-out USB 2.0 audio interface at up to 24-bit / 96 kHz. For audio interface operation with an iPad (Apple Camera Connection Kit required and available separately), select USB stereo mode. W hich offers two channels in and out at up to 16-bit / 48 kHz.
Rugged and Portable, Handheld or Mounted
There’s an onboard metronome and tuner, and you can loop playback and adjust pitch and speed independently. Making the H6 All Black an ideal tool for phrase training.
Special Recording Functions
Backup record enables the H6 All Black to automatically record a duplicate of the L/R input with 12 dB less input gain. Even if your original track is distorted, chances are the backup version will be fine!