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.

Product images of the H6 and H6 All Black
Close-up dramatic photo of the Zoom H6

Creative Versatility

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

H6 being used for podcasting in a library. H6 is connected to two mics, a headphone amp and a laptop, for live broadcast.

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.

H6 set up for podcasting

Drummer in the studio adjusting the gain knob on an H6, from behind the drum kit

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

Drummer recording herself with an H6.

Soundman using a H6 to monitor sound on the set of a video production. H6 is connected to a boom pole/mic and a wireless lav.

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.

Soundman with H6 in a PCH-6 protective case, checking settings on a live video set

Sound designer collecting sounds with his H6. Headphones on for monitoring as he hits a 55 gallon drum with a paint roller.

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.

recording the sounds of a slot machine with an H6

H6 All Black connected to a sound board in a music studio

Ins & Outs


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

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

H6 connected to a laptop

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.

H6 on stage with red sparkle curtains

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:

H6 Recording Times and File Format Chart

Drummer in studio with, recording her kit with an H6

The Most Versatile Portable Recorder Ever.

What's in the Box

Here's what comes included with the H6.

  • XYH-6 X/Y mic capsule

Optional H6 accessories

  • SGH-6 Shotgun mic capsule
  • SSH-6 Stereo Shotgun mic capsule
  • EXH-6 Dual XLR/TRS Combo capsule
  • MSH-6 MS mic 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
The H6 product packaging
Field recording with H6
Recording live music
Using menu functions on the H6
Connecting the XYH-6 mic capsule to the H6 All Black