Zoom F6 6-Input / 14-Track Multitrack Field Recorder
Forget about digital clipping and focus on the shot with the Zoom F6, an ultra-compact, multitrack field recorder with 32-bit float technology for distortion-free dynamic range, and up to 14 tracks of simultaneous recording for professional and enthusiast applications on set and in the field. Slide it in a sound bag, sling it over your shoulder, or mount it to a camera; the F6 packs quantity and quality into a rugged frame that’s more than ready for filmmaking, production/location sound mixing, sound effects recording, and electronic news gathering (ENG).
From the large, informative color display and user-friendly controls to the flexible powering options and precision timecode functionality, the F6 is properly equipped to please novices and demanding veterans alike. Whether you need long-duration stereo recording for an interview, redundant capture of multi-mic setups for a video shoot, or Ambisonics sound files for virtual reality and 360-audio projects, the F6 has the modes, resolutions, and media support to handle your crucial audio tasks.Plus, its operational versatility ensures that the F6 will always enhance your workflow, be it simple, complex, or always changing. You can feel confident using it as your main recorder, a USB audio interface for your dedicated computer rig, or a backup unit for added safety.
32-Bit Float Recording Avoids Digital Clipping
Configurable Recording Settings for Any Situation
Versatile Multitrack Modes
Audio Interface Functionality
Ambisonics Support for VR, AR, and 360-Audio
Studio-Quality Performance for Discerning Professionals
Hybrid Limiters Prevent Overloading for 24-Bit Mode
Line and Headphone Outputs for Flexible Routing and Monitoring
To use the F6 as a field mixer, simply connect its 3.5mm stereo line output into your camera, DSLR, mixer, or secondary recorder. Your audio mix will be fed through the unbalanced line, ready to be recorded.
With a transparent and high-output 100mW headphone amplifier tied to a 3.5mm stereo output, the F6 provides clean, efficient monitoring of pre- or post-fader levels and alerts for battery and recording status.
Precision Timecode and Synchronization Features
Efficient Remote Control Options
If you need extensive external control, Zoom has you covered. For fast and fluid hands-on remote control, the Zoom F-Control (available separately) is ideal. It features smooth 60mm faders, plus tactile controls for trim, pan, arming tracks, transport operations, and more.
For convenient wireless remote control from an iOS mobile device, connect a Zoom BTA-1 Bluetooth adapter (available separately), then use the free F-Control app to quickly monitor and tweak levels, operate transport controls, add metadata, and more.
Power for Hours
Multifunction USB Type-C Port for Power or Audio
Highly Visible Display
Zoom AutoMix Software Reduces Ambient Noise
Ultra-Compact, Portable, and Durable
Metadata for Simplified Post Production
Zoom PCF-6 Protective Case for the Zoom F6 Multitrack Field Recorder
The Zoom PCF-6 is a carry bag designed for use with the Zoom F6 multitrack field recorder to comfortably use it both outdoors in the field and indoors. The bag offers top, side, and bottom access to the unit. Its water-resistant construction and clear-windowed cover allow you to keep an eye on the screen without the risk of getting your unit wet or covered in dust.
Two compartments are included with this case: one for the field recorder, and another for wireless receivers. To secure your field recorder within the case, hook-and-loop straps fasten around the base of the unit. You’re provided easy access to the Zoom F6’s battery compartment. Two latch hooks, as well as an adjustable, removable padded strap, allow you to carry the recorder in a manner best suited to your predilections.