Shure VP83 LensHopper Camera-Mounted Shotgun Microphone

Mount the Shure LensHopper short shotgun mic on your DSLR or HD camcorder, plug in the 1/8" output, and add crisp, detailed audio to your video productions.

The ultra-compact Shure VP83 LensHopper is an all-in-one solution for capturing detailed, high-definition audio with full low-end response for professional results every time. For use with DSLR cameras and HD camcorders, the VP83 features a rugged build and true-to-life audio quality, expertly combining form and function. Its easily accessible controls enable quick adjustments for different recording environments.

The VP83 includes:
- 1 AA alkaline battery for 130 hours of battery life
- Integrated 3.5 mm gold-plated audio connector output cable for quick connection to camera or recording device
- Standard size shoe mount with a 1/4" threaded base for on-camera use or easy mounting on a stand


- Exceptional audio performance with user-friendly controls
- High sensitivity and low self-noise with wide frequency range for natural audio reproduction
- Highly directional supercardioid / lobar polar pattern that rejects unwanted off-axis audio while clearly capturing the intended sound source
- Superior RF immunity that avoids unwanted audio artifacts from cellular and RF devices
- Easily accessible controls at the back of the microphone:
- Three-position gain (-10 dB pad, 0, +20 dB boost) to compensate for different recording environments
- Low-cut filter to eliminate background noise and room ambience
- Integrated Rycote Lyre shock mounting system that provides robust isolation from vibration and mechanical noise (exclusively developed with Rycote for the VP83)
- read more Durable, all-metal construction that meets legendary Shure quality standards in an ultra-lightweight design
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- Type: Electret condenser
- Frequency Response: 50-20,000 Hz
- Polar Pattern: Supercardioid / lobar
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 1.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 6 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): VP83

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: (800) 516-2525


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