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ZoomSGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule for H5 and H6 Recorders
 
4.5

(based on 13 reviews)

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      5.0

      Makes the H5 worth the extra $$$

      By Hool

      from New York, NY

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

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          Comments about Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule for H5 and H6 Recorders:

          The H4 is great, but why not spend a little extra and get the H5 since it can accept attachments? For documentary work this is totally worth it.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Great Mic for the Price

          By smackedshop

          from olney md

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Easy To Use
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule for H5 and H6 Recorders:

              This thing is great! The windscreen is essential for anything outdoors as the slightest breeze will distort without. The low noise floor of the H6 allows you to crank this thing!

              • Primary use:
              • Business
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              • No

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              5.0

              Excellent!

              By RobMan

              from Sacramento, CA

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Easy To Use
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Replacement

                Comments about Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule for H5 and H6 Recorders:

                I have been using the SGH-6 shotgun capsule on my Zoom H5N. The audio is clear and it allows me to keep all of my audio equipment on my DSLR rig. I like the mobility and versatility it provides. I would highly recommend this mic for anyone using a H5N or H6.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
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                • No

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                4.0

                Quality

                By ibmradio.

                from Clyde, Ohio

                Verified Buyer

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                      Comments about Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule for H5 and H6 Recorders:

                      Works great. Surprising sound from Zoom.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Great mic

                      By Chris

                      from Dallas, TX

                      Verified Buyer

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                            Comments about Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule for H5 and H6 Recorders:

                            Clear. Easy to use. Portable.

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                            • No

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                            4.0

                            Not bad

                            By JseanSSent

                            from Baltimore

                            Comments about Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule for H5 and H6 Recorders:

                            Works okay but not the greatest boom from further distances. Works okay mounted directly on top of a camera with less handling noise than the other two included H6 mics. Seems to be a great mic for closer distances and mounted on a stagnant tripod. It can be a great tool as long as you are aware of its strengths and weaknesses

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                            4.0

                            Cool little attachment

                            By Destructocam

                            from Philadelphia PA

                            Comments about Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule for H5 and H6 Recorders:

                            I like this. It's a really nice option when you have all four xlr ports taken and would like an insurance mic. It isn't the greatest shotgun but it is an ingenious accessory for videographers and filmaker a with a budget.

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                            4.0

                            Zoom - SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule

                            By Richard Fendelman

                            from Coconut Grove, Florida

                            Verified Buyer

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                                  Comments about Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule for H5 and H6 Recorders:

                                  I love my ZOOM H6. I was shooting some red carpet interviews and shooting over the shoulders of other video guys from the networks. The sound was ok using the XY Microphone Module but I thought that the shotgun module would work even better..so I bought it.
                                  I used it today for a press preview of American Idiot were 15 singers onstage were miked and I was about 20 feet away with my GH3 and H6.
                                  I must say that the sound came out very bright, a little too bright. Maybe there are setting on the H6 to adjust that, but I don't know. Maybe I could fix it in Audition, but I haven't had time to find out. I am keeping the shotgun anyway just incase I need it in the future.

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                                  5.0

                                  Surprisingly good sound quality

                                  By CellaC

                                  from Los Angeles, ca

                                  Comments about Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule for H5 and H6 Recorders:

                                  I was surprised by this mic's quality. Upon listening to it though headphones attached to the h6, it sounded like there was a rather high noise floor. But upon inspecting it on my computer it was clean as a bell. Great unit.

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                                  4.0

                                  For the money it's a must have

                                  By Swandme

                                  from Eagle River WI

                                  Comments about Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule for H5 and H6 Recorders:

                                  I like the compact size and its ready to go out doors on a windy day with the included dead cat

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                                  4.0

                                  nice short boom. Is that you, fuzzy?

                                  By engineben

                                  from Bloomington, IN

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Battery lasts forever
                                  • Easy to use
                                  • Knobs Are Good
                                  • Levels Are Accurate

                                  Cons

                                  • Camera Mounting An Issue

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule for H5 and H6 Recorders:

                                    It sounds great on the H6. I had to camera mount it (BMCC) and my only complaint is that the fuzzy sock gets in the way of the lens at times. It would be better if their were multiple mounting points on the back of the H6 to scoot it back a little away from the lens.

                                    I wish it could do a -15db recording backup to channels 1-4 instead of just the LR input.

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                                    4.0

                                    Dialogue Coach

                                    By Long John Silver

                                    from Pirate Waters of NYC

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Comments about Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule for H5 and H6 Recorders:

                                    Good for holding with a grip or on small tripod

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                                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Must have attachment!

                                    By Austin

                                    from Orange County, CA

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Built well
                                    • clean audio
                                    • Great direction

                                    Cons

                                    • Hairy Windscreen Sheds

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Directional Sound
                                    • Wedding Video

                                    Comments about Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone Capsule for H5 and H6 Recorders:

                                    This is a total must have attachment if you have a Zoom H6. I was very excited when it delivered the day before I had to shoot a big wedding, and it capture some great audio, and very memorable moments. Very clear, clean directional sound.

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