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Zoom h6 hissing and whistling noise when i touch the screen

Postby shady corleone » Wed Apr 28, 2021 5:31 am

Whenever i touch the zoom h6 screen while recording with a connected xlr microphone or a mic trough the 3.5mm jack i get some annoying whistling noise And the noise isnt there when iam using the xy mic in the recorder itself .
So is thats normal or there is something wrong with it and i should return it ?
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Re: Zoom h6 hissing and whistling noise when i touch the screen

Postby Mike Stranks » Wed Apr 28, 2021 10:00 am

Welcome! :thumbup:

Is this on battery or mains-power or both?
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Re: Zoom h6 hissing and whistling noise when i touch the screen

Postby shady corleone » Wed Apr 28, 2021 10:03 am

Mike Stranks wrote:Welcome! :thumbup:

Is this on battery or mains-power or both?

Its on a battery that came with the recorder
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Re: Zoom h6 hissing and whistling noise when i touch the screen

Postby Mike Stranks » Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:08 pm

Hmmm... difficult to say without detailed testing, but I'd be minded to ask for a replacement.

Have you tried a different balanced mic, different cable etc?
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Re: Zoom h6 hissing and whistling noise when i touch the screen

Postby shady corleone » Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:43 pm

Mike Stranks wrote:Hmmm... difficult to say without detailed testing, but I'd be minded to ask for a replacement.

Have you tried a different balanced mic, different cable etc?

I used a dynamic microphone with an xlr cable and rode video micro through 3.5mm jack and i tried an aux cable insted of the rode cable and the whistling noise was so loud especially when i brought the cable close to the screen . Kind of noise that kept my ear buzzing for an hour
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