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Zoom ZH8 Handy Recorder

by Zoom
$399.99 $399.99

The Zoom ZH8 Handy Recorder is the only recorder that adapts to your way of creating. 12 simultaneous recording tracks, interchangeable capsules, and an application driven touchscreen interface, the H8 is designed to meet all your audio recording needs.

Whether you’re capturing audio on location, recording and tracking music, or producing a podcast, the H8 color touchscreen adapts to your project’s needs with 3 application driven interface options.

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 SD card.

The MUSIC app puts all the important controls at your fingertips: audio levelsfaders and metering. With 10 recording input 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.

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. Quickly adjust input type, lo-cut, compress, limiter, noise gate, and other key settings.

The H8 comes with the XYH-6 microphone. This capsule provides two matched high-quality unidirectional mics, for capturing signal from directly in front of the recorder. You can easily swap capsules to ensure you’re always using the right mic for the job.


  • 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 all six XLR mic inputs: +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