April 10, 2024

MIC WARS | Zoom H6 X/Y mic vs. M/S mic

MIC WARS | Zoom H6 X/Y mic vs. M/S mic

MIC WARS! The Zoom H6 XY microphone vs. the Zoom H6 MS microphone. 

The Zoom H6 is a self-contained recorder, but you can also use it as a USB microphone and an audio interface. The XY stereo condenser mic capsule and the Mid-Side condenser mic capsule will be compared in this video. 

We will test these microphones on voice for applications such as podcasts, voice-over, YouTube videos, etc… 

You will hear several samples from different distances. There are raw samples and processed samples. The processed samples use iZotope Nectar 2. 

The ZOOM H6 X/Y microphone capsule uses two angled unidirectional mics which are sensitive to signals coming from the front but less to signals coming from the sides and rear

zoom h6 xy white
zoom h6 xy rear
zoom h6 xy front pro tools
zoom h6 xy upright pro tools
zoom h6 xt side

The ZOOM H6 M/S mic capsule captures a fully mono-compatible stereo image that can be adjusted after recording – ideal for film, video, and television projects

zoom h6 ms mic black
zoom ms mic diagram
zoom h6 side mic level off
zoom h6 ms mic pro tools
zoom h6 ms mic side
zoom h6 ms mic w case
zoom h6 ms mic upright

Which of these microphones sound better to you?

Zoom H6 XY vs. MS Microphones… Let’s start… 


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