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Rode VideoMic Pro with Rycote Lyre Shockmount Microphone (Open Box)

VideoMic Pro with Rycote Lyre Shockmount Microphone (Open Box), 40Hz - 20kHz Frequency Response, Rycote Lyre shock mounting onboard, Capsule with lower noise and higher sensitivity, Broadcast recording quality condenser microphone

 
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MSRP: Old Price $349.00 Discounted Price $199.23 Save : $149.77 (43%)
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The Rode VideoMic Pro is a true shotgun microphone designed for use with camcorders, DSLR cameras and portable audio recorders as a source of primary and reference audio. At the heart of the VideoMic Pro is an all-new 1/2" condenser capsule that provides broadcast-quality audio via a 3.5mm minijack connector (outputting the mono signal to both left and right channels) with an incredibly low self-noise of just 14db. A super-cardioid polar pattern ensures that surrounding audio is minimized, and your recording is focused on the subject in front of the camera.

Integrated Rycote Lyre
The integrated Rycote Lyre based shock mounting system separates the VideoMic Pro capsule and electronics from its mount, providing isolation from external physical factors that may cause unwanted rumble and vibrations in the microphone. Constructed from a single piece of hard-wearing thermoplastic, the Lyre provides superior acoustic suspension to traditional elastic solutions, and will never wear out, sag or snap.

Controls
Easily accessible on the rear face of the microphone are the power, filter, and level controls. In addition to the microphone's native 40Hz-20kHz response a selectable high-pass filter at 80Hz is available, which will prevent low end noise such as air conditioners and traffic from being recorded.

Attenuate or Boost
Below these controls are the level settings, which attenuate or boost the recorded level as required. The -10dB level attenuation (or PAD) is ideal for recording loud sound sources, such as live music, motorsport, or interviews where the subject is very close to the camera. The +20dB level boost is designed for use with DSLR cameras, allowing the user to reduce the camera's preamp level (or mic-input level), effectively reducing the amount of noise generated by the camera's comparatively low-quality audio circuitry.

Features:

  • Rycote Lyre shock mounting onboard
  • Capsule with lower noise and higher sensitivity
  • Broadcast recording quality condenser microphone
  • Compact form factor (150mm/6" length)
  • Ultra-lightweight (85g/3oz)
  • 9V battery powered - over 70 hours use (alkaline)
  • Integrated shock mounting
  • Integrated foam windscreen
  • 3.5mm stereo mini-jack output (dual mono)
  • Two step High Pass Filter (flat, 80Hz)
  • Three position level control (-10dB, 0, +20dB)
  • Camera shoe mount with 3/8" thread for easy boompole mounting

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Things You Will Get:

  • Shotgun Microphones

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Microphone Type Shotgun
Capsule/Diaphragm Size 0.50"
Frequency Response 40Hz-20kHz
Output Impedence 200 ohms
Dynamic Range (SPL) 134dB
Pad Yes
Low Cut Filter Yes
Body Color Black
Connector Type TRS
Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 3.94 x 2.96 x 6.70 inches (HxWxD)
Series VMP Series
Model VMP-R
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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