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Microphone Buying Guide

Microphone Buying Guide

 

A good quality microphone can make a world of difference to the audio reception. As a user, you want to capture audio quality that is clean and clear. There are a variety of microphones in the market currently and choosing the right mic for the appropriate purpose is very important. For instance, audio recorded on a camcorder cannot stand up to the voice quality of standalone mics. Therefore, before a purchase is made, basic principle of microphone design needs to be understood. Factors like the weight dimension, the output impedance, power requirements, and frequency response are some factors that play a huge role in determining a suitable microphone for you. This guide will help users understand all of these aspects and more.

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  • Sony XLR Adapter and Microphone Kit for NEX Handycam Camcorders

    Product #: SYCD2329 | Manufacturer #: XLRK1M

    - XLR Adapter and Microphone Kit
    - For NEX Handycam Camcorders

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  • Tascam TM-2X Stereo XY Condenser DSLR Microphone

    Product #: TAS2003 | Manufacturer #: TM-2X

    - Directional stereo condenser microphone in an X-Y configuration
    - Designed with the capacity to easily handle high sound pressures up to 120 dB SPL
    - Floating support structure
    - Low-cut filter
    - Two-stage output level adjustment switch ensures compatibility with a variety of cameras
    - Vari-angle microphone structure allows 180º rotation
    - Tripod mounting threads
    - 33cm connection cord
    - Lightweight design (75 g)
    - Stereo mini-plug output jack
    - Operates on plug-in power from the connected unit
    - Included noise isolation arm, furry windscreen, shoe adapter (ISO/JIS specification compliant)

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  • Zoom iQ5 Stereo Microphone for iOS Devices with Lightning Connector (Black)

    Product #: ZOM3007 | Manufacturer #: ZIQ5B

    - A high-quality mid-side stereo condenser mic
    - Perfect for recording music
    - Compact
    - Employs a unique rotating mechanism
    - Use it in standard "audio" position or simply rotate it to the "video" position in order to record video
    - Mid-side recording
    - Contains two microphone elements: a directional "mid" mic and a bidirectional "side" mic
    - Analog-type MIC GAIN wheel
    - Built-in Limiter
    - Has a dedicated headphone jack 
    - Zoom's free Handy Recorder app is specially designed for use with the iQ5

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  • Zoom iQ5 Stereo Microphone for iOS Devices with Lightning Connector (WHITE)

    Product #: ZOM3008 | Manufacturer #: ZIQ5W

    - A high-quality mid-side stereo condenser mic
    - Perfect for recording music
    - Compact
    - Employs a unique rotating mechanism
    - Use it in standard "audio" position or simply rotate it to the "video" position in order to record video
    - Mid-side recording
    - Contains two microphone elements: a directional "mid" mic and a bidirectional "side" mic
    - Analog-type MIC GAIN wheel
    - Built-in Limiter
    - Has a dedicated headphone jack 
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  • Rode Reporter Omnidirectional Handheld Interview Microphone

    Product #: ROD2018 | Manufacturer #: REPORTER

    - Omnidirectional Pattern
    - Shock Mounted Capsule Reduces Noise
    - Internal Pop Screen Reduces Plosives
    - Frequency Response Optimized for Speech
    - Die-Cast Aluminum Body & Matte Finish
    - XLR Output
    - Microphone Flag

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  • Rode VideoMic with Rycote Lyre Suspension System

    Product #: ROD005 | Manufacturer #: VIDEOMIC-R

    • Rode VideoMic
    • With Rycote Lyre suspension system
    • Line and gradient microphone
    • Supercardioid pattern
    • Built-in attenuation
    • High-pass filter
    • Internal 9 V battery
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  • Sennheiser Evolution G3 100 Series - Wireless Microphone Combo FREQ. B

    Product #: SEN1006 | Manufacturer #: EW100ENGG3-B

    - EK 100 G3 Bodypack Receiver
    - SK 100 G3 Bodypack Transmitter
    - ME2 Clip-On Lavalier Mic
    - SKP 100 G3 Plug-on Transmitter
    - 1680 Tunable Frequencies Across 42 MHz
    - Auto Frequency Scan Finds Open Bands
    - 3 Level Squelch To Block Interference
    - 20 Banks With 12 Channel Presets Each
    - Compander for Clearer Sound
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  • Rode Smart-Lav+ Lav Mic to work with Apple IOS devices

    Product #: ROD004 | Manufacturer #: SMARTLAV+

    • Rode Smart-Lav+ Lavalier Microphone
    • For Apple iOS smartphones
    • Omnidirectional pattern
    • Pressure gradient acoustic principle
    • 110 dB SPL
    • -35 dB sensitivity
    • Kevlar-reinforced cable
    • TRRS connector 
    • Foam pop shield
    • Small carry bag included
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  • Fujifilm MIC-ST1 Stereo Microphone

    Product #: FJD11153 | Manufacturer #: 16322462

    - Unidirectional Stereo Microphone
    - Mounts to Camera's Hot Shoe
    - Foam Windscreen Minimizes Unwanted Noise
    - Includes 2.5mm to 3.5mm Adapter
    - Includes 2.5mm to USB Multi-connector
    - Compatible with Select Fujifilm Cameras

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  • Rode VideoMic GO On-Camera Shotgun Microphone

    Product #: ROD008 | Manufacturer #: VIDEOMIC-GO

    - High quality directional microphone
    - Compact and light weight by design
    - Integrated Rycote® Lyre® shock mount
    - Constructed from a single piece of hard-wearing thermoplastic
    - No battery required (powered by camera plug-in power - min 2.5V)
    - Only 73gm (2.5oz)
    - Integrated cold-shoe mount with 3/8” thread
    - 3.5mm mini-jack output (20cm cable included, extendable to 35cm)
    - Windshield included
    - The VideoMic GO is designed and made in Australia
    - Two year warranty

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  • Sennheiser MKE 600 Shotgun Microphone

    Product #: SEN1011 | Manufacturer #: MKE600

    - For Camcorders and Video DSLRs
    - Highly Directive
    - Compact Size
    - Switchable Low-Cut Filter
    - Phantom or Battery Powered
    - Low Battery Indicator
    - Shockmount for Camera Shoe
    - Foam Windshield
    - All Metal Housing

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  • Sony ECM-W1M Wireless Microphone for Cameras with Multi-Interface Shoe

    Product #: SYCD2386 | Manufacturer #: ECMW1M

    • Bluetooth® wireless microphone
    • Record crisp, clear sound up to 300 feet away
    • Enjoy two way communications 
    • Can chose to capture both voices while filming
    • Record high quality audio
    • No wires required
    • Ensure quality recording while shooting
    • Shooting options
    • Earphone jacks
    • 5.1ch Center Mic
    • Sound pick up
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  • Rode Podcaster USB Broadcast Microphone

    Product #: ROD2016 | Manufacturer #: PODCASTER

    - USB Connection
    - Includes Stand Mount
    - Cardioid Polar Pattern

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  • Rode PSM1 Shock Mount for Rode Podcaster Microphone

    Product #: ROD2017 | Manufacturer #: PSM1

    - Suspension shock mount
    - For the Procaster or Podcaster
    - Provides isolation from external vibrations

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  • Azden WHD-Pro Portable VHF Wireless System with SMX-10 Microphone (Black)

    Product #: AZD2003 | Manufacturer #: WHD-PRO

    - 2-Channel Switchable VHF System - SMX-10 Stereo Microphone - Up to 250' Wireless Range - Custom Carrying Case

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  • Azden WHX-PRO Camera Mountable VHF Handheld System (Black)

    Product #: AZD2012 | Manufacturer #: WHX-PRO

    Azden WHX-PRO Camera Mountable VHF Handheld System 

    Complete system

    Self-Contained Handheld Microphone/Transmitter

    Camera/Belt Mount Receiver

    Our Price: $179.00

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  • Azden WMS-PRO VHF Wireless Lavalier Handheld Microphone System (Black)

    Product #: AZD2006 | Manufacturer #: WMS-PRO

    - 2-Channel Transmitter and Receiver - RF Technology - Up to 250' Range - Lavalier and Handheld Mic Included

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  • Rode Boompole Bag for Boompole with Shotgun (Black)

    Product #: ROD3005 | Manufacturer #: BOOMPOLEBAG

    - Neoprene Case - Inside Pocket - Shoulder Strap

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  • Rode Boompole for Rode NTG-1, NTG-2 and Video Mic (10)

    Product #: ROD2015 | Manufacturer #: BP

    - Measures 10' (3m) - Five Collapsing Sections - Fits NTG-1, NTG-2 & Video Mic - 3/8" Threaded Stud

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  • Rode Dead Cat Wind Muff for NTG-1 and NTG-2 Microphones

    Product #: ROD2012 | Manufacturer #: DEADCAT

    - Zip-on High-Wind Furry Cover for the Rode NTG-1 and NTG-2

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  • Rode Dead Kitten WindMuff for the Rode Stereo VideoMic

    Product #: ROD2011 | Manufacturer #: DEADKITTEN

    - Furry High-Wind Cover for the Rode Stereo VideoMic

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  • Rode Lavalier Microphone (Black)

    Product #: ROD3023 | Manufacturer #: LAVALIER

    - Lapel style
    - Low self noise
    - User friendly
    - Provides seamless integration between the Lavalier and a wide range of wireless systems
    - Covered by a 5 year manufacturers warranty

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  • Rode Live Performance Dynamic Microphone (Black)

    Product #: ROD3001 | Manufacturer #: M1

    -Cardioid Polar Pattern -High Output Dynamic Capsule -Internal Pop Filter -Heavy Duty Metal Body -Low Handling Noise

    Our Price: $99.00

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  • Rode M3 Multi-Powered Cardioid Condenser Microphone

    Product #: ROD3022 | Manufacturer #: M3

    -24 - 48V Phantom Powered -9V Internal Battery Powered -Cardioid Polar Pattern

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  • Rode RF-Bias Shotgun Microphone (Black)

    Product #: ROD3003 | Manufacturer #: NTG-3

    -Broadcast grade shotgun microphone -Designed to withstand adverse environmental conditions -50% less self-noise than the majority of shotgun microphones -High level of immunity to radio frequency interference -10-Year Warranty

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  • Rode NTG-8 RF-Bias Long Shotgun Microphone

    Product #: ROD002 | Manufacturer #: NTG8

    - Detail & Low Noise During Wide Shots - Supercardioid Polar Pattern - External RF Biased True Condenser - Withstands Humidity & Adverse Weather

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  • Rode PinMic Wearable Microphone (Black)

    Product #: ROD3024 | Manufacturer #: PINMIC

    - Discrete - Easily mounted onto any clothing or fabric - Included are mini furry for wind protection, anti-trauma water resistant case, and a spare capsule case to ensure microphone safety - 5 year manufacturers' warranty

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  • Rode Stereo VideoMic - Camera Mounted Microphone

    Product #: ROD2001 | Manufacturer #: STEREO VIDEOMIC

    - Integrated Shockmount - Camera Mountable

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  • Rode Stereo VideoMic Pro

    Product #: ROD001 | Manufacturer #: SVMP

    - Ideal For Large-Sensor Video Cameras - Ideal For DSLR Cameras - Integrated Shockmoun- - Includes Shoemount - Pad Switch: -10dB - High-Pass Filter Switch: 75Hz - Level Boost: +20dB - Durable Multi-Strand Cable - 1/8" (3.5mm) Output Connector - 9V Battery Powered

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  • Rode VXLR - Mono Mini-Jack to XLR Converter

    Product #: ROD3008 | Manufacturer #: VXLR

    Rode VXLR - Mono Mini-Jack to XLR Converter VXLR

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