Compact size and lightweight - only 80 mm (0.3 ft) long and 42 g (1.5 oz)
No battery required (powered by camera plug-in power - min 3V)
Rycote Lyre shock mount included
Deluxe furry windshield included
Two year extended warranty when you register your microphone
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 RODE'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 RODE'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 minimizing 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 RODE 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.
SC2 3.5mm TRS Patch Cable:
The SC2 is a high-quality shielded 3.5mm TRS patch cable. The cable extends from 170mm to up to 400mm, and features right-angle connectors for ergonomic use. It is ideal for connecting the output of an Apple iPhone using a RODE i-XY microphone to a DSLR or video camera for capturing scratch audio to camera while the iPhone records the broadcast-quality track.
Dimensions (HxWxD): 30 x 10 x 170 mm / 1.18 x 0.39 x 6.69 in
Weight: 20 g / 0.70 in
Warranty: 1 year
Acoustic Principle: Pressure Gradient
Active Electronics: JFET impedance converter
Capsule: 1.27 cm / 0.50 in
Polar Pattern: Cardioid
Address Type: End
Frequency Range: 100Hz - 20kHz
Maximum SPL: 140dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1K ohms load)
Sensitivity: -33.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (22.00mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted): 20dB-A
Weight: 42 g / 1.48 oz
Dimensions (HxWxD): 21 x 21 x 80 mm / 0.83 x 0.83 x 3.15 in
Output: Minijack Output
Warranty: 1 year with free extension to 2 years following registration