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Rode VMP VideoMic Pro with Rycote Lyre Shockmount, New

One-man-band videographer? Record better audio to your DSLR camera with the Rode VideoMic Pro. Rycote's Lyre shockmount reduces vibration for cleaner sound. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Rode VMP VideoMic Pro with Rycote Lyre

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.

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.
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.

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.

The microphone uses a standard sized shoe mount for on camera use, and features a 3/8" thread in the base of the mount for easy boom pole mounting.

The VideoMic pro is battery powered, and provides over 70 hours recording from a single 9V battery.

Features:

- Rycote Lyre shock mounting onboard
- All new 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

zZounds is an authorized dealer of RODE products.
- Acoustic Principle: Line Gradient
- Active Electronics JFET impedance converter
- Capsule 0.50"
- Polar Pattern Supercardioid
- Address Type End
- Frequency Range 40Hz - 20kHz(selected HPF @80)
- Output Impedance 200Ohm
- Maximum SPL 134dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KOhm load)
- Maximum Output Level 6.9dBu (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KOhm load
- Sensitivity -32.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (20.00mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
- Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted) 14dB-A
- Power Options 9V Battery
- Weight 85gm
- Dimensions (H x W x D) 100 x 75 x 170mm
- Output Minijack Output
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 0.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 9 x 5 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): VMPR
Blemished
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 9 x 5 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): VMPR
Warehouse Resealed
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 9 x 5 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): VMPR
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 805-566-7777
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Overall: Ive had this mic for about 5 months and use it quite often with my interviews and I couldn't be happier with the quality. Ive use it at concerts and I simply love Rode quality. You won't be disappointed.
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