Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone
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Designed for bloggers and video enthusiasts, the Rode VideoMicro is the perfect accessory if you're looking to capture and share life's moments with amazing audio. The microphone features an all-metal construction, built-in Rycote Lyre shock mount and comes with a deluxe windshield to improve the sound quality further. Recording to a smartphone requires an SC7 cable.
Compact size and lightweight - only 80mm (3') long and 42gm (1.5oz)
All-metal microphone body
No battery required (powered by camera plug-in power - min 3V)
Rycote Lyre shock mount included
Deluxe furry windshield included
The VideoMicro is a compact microphone designed to improve the audio quality of your videos. It incorporates a high-quality cardioid condenser microphone capsule for great quality audio recordings when used with a wide range of cameras. A directional microphone, the VideoMicro reduces distracting peripheral sounds and focusses on the audio in front of the camera. Its pickup is more forgiving than RØDE’s other on-camera microphones providing a more natural sound when recording indoors. Perfect for capturing incredible audio to accompany inspiring vision.
The microphone body is made from aluminum, giving it a high level of RF rejection, and is finished in RØDE’s high-grade ceramic anti-glare black coating. Included with the VideoMicro is a camera shoe mount featuring a Rycote Lyre shock mount. Featuring a suspension structure composed of a hard-wearing thermoplastic, it is far more effective at minimising unwanted vibrations, handling and cable-borne noise than traditional elastic suspensions. Virtually indestructible, the Rycote Lyre will never sag, snap, wear out or require rethreading to maintain its effectiveness.
Also included is the WS9 synthetic furry wind shield with foam inner cell, designed for use in outdoor scenarios where wind and environmental noise can inhibit recordings. Optionally available is the RØDE SC7, a TRS to TRRS cable that allows the VideoMicro to be used with smartphones, to capture crystal clear, directional sound for video and video applications such as Periscope.
Acoustic Principle: Pressure Gradient
Active Electronics: JFET impedance converter
Polar Pattern: Cardioid
Address Type: End
Frequency Range: 100Hz - 20kHz
Maximum SPL: 140dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KO load)
Sensitivity: -33.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (22.00mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted): 20dB-A
Dimensions: 21mmH x 21mmW x 80mmD
Output: Minijack Output