The Zoom XYH-5 – X/Y Microphone Capsule for Zoom H5 and H6 Field Recorders is an interchangeable component in Zoom’s H5 and H6 modular recorder system. It provides two, matched, unidirectional condenser microphones set at a 90 degree angle, features a built-in shockmount system, and a maximum SPL of 140dB. Additionally, the recorder is equipped with two inputs for external sources, allowing you to record simultaneously with the included stereo XY mic for a total of four input channels. Each input is controllable by its own analog gain knob and also has a -20dB pad.


  • Two, Matched, Unidirectional Microphones
  • Maximum SPL of 140dB
  • 90 Degree X/Y Angle
  • Studio, Live, Rehearsal, TV Broadcast


  • Type: Unidirectional
  • Sensitivity: -45 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
  • Input Gain: -∞ to 52 dB
  • Dimensions: 2.6 x 2.4 x 1.6″ (65.5 x 62.2 x 41 mm)
  • Weight: 3.3 oz (94.0 g)

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