Zoom H8 - 8-Input / 12-Track Portable Handy Recorder

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  • R 7,499.00
  • Regular price R 8,623.85
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THE ONLY RECORDER THAT ADAPTS TO YOUR WAY OF CREATING

12 simultaneous recording tracks, interchangeable capsules, and an App-driven touchscreen interface, the H8 is designed to meet all your audio recording needs.

H8 FEATURES

  • Customized applications for field recording, music and podcasting
    • 3 distinct interfaces for field recording, music and podcasting
  • Interchangeable input capsules
  • 12-track simultaneous recording
  • Four mic inputs and two 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 four main XLR inputs: +12/+24/+48V
  • Large color LCD touchscreen display
  • Records directly to SD, SDHC and SDXC cards up to 512GB
  • 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

THE ONLY RECORDER THAT ADAPTS TO YOUR WAY OF CREATING

12 simultaneous recording tracks, interchangeable capsules, and an App-driven touchscreen interface, the H8 is designed to meet all your audio recording needs.


THERE’S AN APP
FOR YOUR WORKFLOW

Whether you’re capturing audio on location, recording music, or producing a podcast, the H8 color touchscreen adapts to your project’s needs with three App-driven interface options. All with the touch of your finger.

THE PODCAST APP

The PODCAST App makes high-production quality simple. With dedicated Sound Pads, use the touch screen to trigger sound effects, music beds and more. Choose from 13 high quality sounds or load your own via an SD card.

The Podcast app accommodates up to 4 mics and two Sound Pad channels.

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Podcaster Kevin Chong of Sir Kevin Says podcast and his guest, singer Malavika

THE MUSIC APP

The MUSIC App puts all the important controls at your fingertips: audio levels, faders, metering and more. With 10 inputs and 12 tracks, capturing a large group is easy. Mix, overdub, and enhance your recordings with EQ and compression. Connect to Zoom’s Guitar Lab via USB to access an endless assortment of amps and effects.

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Foley Artist Rick Owens and Sound Mixer John Sanacore creating sound effects

THE FIELD APP

The FIELD App is ideal for location sound, sound design, conferences, and more. It gives you instant access to large meters for every track, so you can make sure your recordings never clip. Adjust input type, lo-cut, compress, limiter, noise gate, and other key settings.


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SPECS

Specifications

NUMBER OF INPUT CHANNELS 8 (XY mic capsule, 1-4, A, B)
NUMBER OF OUTPUT CHANNELS 2 (stereo headphone and stereo line)

Connectors

MIC IN ZOOM mic connector
INPUT 1-4 XLR jacks (2: HOT)
INPUT A/B XLR/TRS combo jacks (XLR: 2 hot, TRS: TIP hot)
USB USB Micro-B(audio interface, mass storage and Guitar Lab connection functions)Note: Use a USB cable that supports data transfer.Operation using USB bus power is possible.
REMOTE ZOOM BTA-1 or other dedicated wireless adapter
LINE OUT 3.5 mm stereo mini
PHONE OUT 3.5 mm stereo mini
PHANTOM POWER +24 V/+48 V (independent ON/OFF for INPUTS 1–4, A and B)

Recorder

RECORDING MEDIA Cards that support SD/SDHC/SDXC specifications
FORMATS WAV: 44.1/48/96 kHz, 16/24-bit, mono/stereoMP3: 128, 192, 320 kbps
MAXIMUM SIMULTANEOUS RECORDINGTRACKS 12 (MIC IN, backup recording, 1-4, A, B, and LR)

Audio interface

MULTITRACK MODE 44.1/48/96 kHz, 16/24-bit, 12-in/2-out
STEREO MIX MODE 44.1/48 kHz, 24-bit, 2-in/2-out
TUNER Chromatic/Guitar/Bass/Open A/Open D/Open E/Open G/DADGAD
BUILT-IN SPEAKER 400 mW 8Ω mono speaker
DISPLAY 2.4" (320×240) full-color touchscreen LCD
POWER 4 AA batteries (alkaline, NiMH or lithium)AC adapter (ZOOM AD-17): DC 5 V/1AUSB bus power
Using XY mic, 44.1 kHz/24-bit (stereo × 1): about 15:00
The above values are approximate.
Continuous battery operation times were determined using in-house testing methods. They will vary greatly according to use conditions.
EXTERNAL DIMENSIONS H8 116.4 mm (W) × 163.3 mm (D) × 48.6 mm (H)
XYH-6 78.9 mm (W) × 60.2 mm (D) × 45.2 mm (H)
WEIGHT H8 354 g XYH-6: 130 g
Note: When using a USB cable designed for recharging, audio interface, SD card reader and Guitar Lab connection functions cannot be used.
 

NEXT GENERATION CAPSULE SYSTEM

Zoom’s Capsule System 2.0* allows up to 4 channels of audio to be added to the H8's capsule connection, creating new ways to expand your recording capabilities.

 

XAH-8 Capsule

COMBINATION XY/AB MIC

XAH-8

The XAH-8 capsule delivers pristine stereo recordings. Easily rotate the capsules from a tight XY pattern to a wide AB pattern to enhance the stereo image of your recordings.