Using your camcorder’s microphone to record audio is the dumbest idea ever. Anyone who has worked as a videographer would tell you that. The Zoom H6 Handy is one of many recorders you can use to improve the quality of your recordings. It offers a modular mic and input system with a XY microphone module included. It can record 6 channels and up to 24-bit/96kHz Audio. This doubles as a USB audio interface. It uses SDXC Memory Cards. The Zoom H6 Handy sets you back $399.