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The Zoom H8 is built to be the perfect tool for content creators of all kinds. To do that, Zoom loaded the H8 with apps for three major branches of recording they are: the Podcast App, Music App, and Field App. Each app features customized controls and displays to better suit your workflow. From Foley artists to podcasters to musicians, the H8 has an app for it.

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  • All-in-one mobile recording solution with 12 tracks
  • 4 XLR inputs accommodate most microphones
  • 2 XLR/TRS combination inputs allow you to connect line level devices like guitars and basses
  • Microphone preamps and phantom power ((+12/+24/+48V) accommodate most analog connections
  • Capsule System 2.0 modular input connection lets you attach extra onboard mics or additional input jacks
  • Shockmounted XYH-6 XY stereo microphone module included
  • Podcast App puts 4 customizable sound pads at your fingertips
  • Music App gives you control over EQ, compression, effects, and panning
  • Field App provides at-a-glance monitoring an quick access to other controls
  • Backup-record prevents unexpected audio spikes from clipping your inputs and trashing your takes
  • Simultaneously records a second -12dB stereo track to provide a backup in case your original track distorts
  • Auto-record function starts recording as soon as the input crosses a certain volume threshold
  • Built-in effects make your recordings sound impeccable
  • Stereo/Multitrack USB recording modes let you tailor your H8 to your needs
  • Full-color LCD touchscreen makes navigation easy
  • Records on SD, SDHC, and SDXC cards up to 512GB in size
  • Locking connectors prevent unwanted disconnections
  • Records for up to 20 hours with just 4 AA batteries

Technical Specification

  • Audio Interface: SD Recorder, 12 x 2 Interface
  • A/D Resolution: 24-bit/96kHz
  • Simultaneous Rec Tracks: 12
  • Simultaneous Play Tracks: 12
  • Built-in Mic(s): Interchangeable Capsule System, XYH-6 Capsule Mic (included)
  • Analog Inputs: 4 x XLR, 2 x XLR-1/4" combo, 1 x 1/8" (capsule secondary input)
  • Analog Outputs: 1 x 1/8" (line out)
  • Headphones: 1 x 1/8"
  • Built-in Speaker: Yes
  • Memory (removable): SD, SDHC, SDXC (up to 512GB)
  • File Format: BWF, WAV, MP3
  • EQ: Lowcut Filter
  • Effects: Compressor, Limiter
  • USB: 1 x Type Micro-B
  • Additional Features: 24V/48V Phantom power
  • Power Supply: 4 x AA Batteries (sold separately), DV DC USB power supply (AD-17 AC sold separately), USB bus power
  • Battery Life: Up to 20 hours
  • Stand Mountable: Tripod Mounting Thread
  • Height: 1.9"
  • Width: 4.6"
  • Depth: 6.4" (without capsule), 8.77" (with capsule)
  • Weight: 0.78 lbs.
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