A. Studio quality recording at an affordable price – simply blows away the onboard mic of most prosumer cameras.
Get rid of bad audio! By using a high-quality shotgun style mic you can easily improve your audio. Have you ever heard zoom or tape motor noise in your recordings? The RODE VideoMic has a built-in shockmount to solve this problem! Suspending the mic in mid-air cures those irritating sounds typically picked up by a camera’s onboard mic. You can even use the Coupon Code “TAKE5” to save 5% on the RODE Videomic and all accessories!
The nice part is the entire assembly slides right into your camera’s hotshoe and plugs in to your camera via 3.5mm miniplug, with nothing more to buy.
The sound quality is incredibly amazing at this price point and absolutely blows away the competition. Nothing on the market can compare. Excellent directional pick-up with canceling of sound arriving from the sides just like the big boys.
If you’re going for dialog you’ll still want to keep the subject no more than 5 feet away to pickup a good track. This holds true with any shotgun mic.
A foam windscreen is also included for helping with light wind. Sometimes you may hear a bass heavy rumble with a good gust, in this case you can slide the on-off switch all the way up to “HPF-high pass filter” which eliminates anything below 80Hz.
The VideoMic is battery powered by a single 9volt which lasts about 100 hours. It’s constructed of lightweight ABS plastic and weighs in at about a half pound. The connector is a 3.5mm stereo mini-plug. The mic will record mono and output the same signal to both Left and Right Channels.
Overall an affordable mic with a sweet sound for location audio or voice overs and you can’t beat the price!
RODE VideoMic 2 – now with -10dB and -20dB cut
Availability: Usually ships same/next business day List Price:$269 / Our Price: $149.00