Yes you do have a choice there to use its own batteries if you like so the 
choice is yours.

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From: <> On Behalf Of Hamit Campos
Sent: Wednesday, 26 December 2018 2:12 AM
Subject: Re: [all-audio] Using a Zoom H6 with an iPad Pro

Ah interesting. I was under the impression that when you chose the battery 
choice it would use it's 4 Double a ones. I just have to get to best buy to get 
that cable. so I can use it to make more youtube vids. 
I've not used my channals so much for this reason exactly. But now I could make 
them in stereo with the H6 I could make more vids.

On 12/25/2018 12:42 AM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
> That’s exactly right.
> The Zoom H6 uses its USB socket as a power source when used as a Sound Device 
> from a computer, iPad etc.
>> On 25 Dec 2018, at 4:14 pm, Hamit Campos <> wrote:
>> Wait how does it draw the IPad battery? The IPad choice is Stereo Mix IPad 
>> battery.
>> On 12/24/2018 7:30 PM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
>>> No I’ve not tried the Zoom H6 with an iPhone.
>>> For those who want to give it a go you’ll need the Apple Camera Kit for 
>>> connectivity.
>>> You will also need to ensure that the battery of your iPad is near to fully 
>>> charged before you start as the Zoom H6 by default draws current from your 
>>> iPad though you can change this so that the recorder uses its own battery 
>>> power.
>>> Voiceover doesn’t interfere with recordings made from the Zoom H6 Interface 
>>> and neither it should as its a completely different audio path.
>>>> On 25 Dec 2018, at 11:23 am, Hamit Campos <> wrote:
>>>> Well there's always the H5. The H6's little sister. How much smaller it is 
>>>> I'm not too sure. On that note though. Have you tried the H6 just for 
>>>> grins and giggles with an IPhone? I know it works with IPad. But I don't 
>>>> have an IPad. How does it take to the fact of Voice Over being on?
>>>> On 12/24/2018 7:19 PM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
>>>>> Since we have a good Christmas discussion going regarding Zoom recorders 
>>>>> and accessories I thought I’d throw this one into the hat to see if 
>>>>> anyone could provide further information or at least comment.
>>>>> I use my Zoom H6 as an audio interface with my iPad Pro and it works 
>>>>> incredibly well.
>>>>> I have no complaints but I do wish there was another device out there 
>>>>> which was a bit smaller and would allow me to do line-in recordings as 
>>>>> the Zoom H6 does if I have the standard X/Y capsule fitted which has a 
>>>>> line-in facility.
>>>>> I’ve looked up audio interfaces for IOS using Google and all I seem to 
>>>>> come up with are microphones or interfaces that allow one to use their 
>>>>> favourite XLR microphones which isn’t what I’m after.

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