The recently-announced RØDE VideoMic Pro with updated features is now available for pre-order for $249 with shipping set to begin on June 15. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Polar Pro ProMic Adds Improved Audio and Wind Protection for GoPro
The Polar Pro ProMic is a small microphone capsule that attaches to your GoPro HERO’s audio out port via a right-angle adapter. The ProMic then sits above the GoPro and captures audio instead of the internal mic. [Read more…]
New Rode iXY Mic Features Lightning Connector for iPhone 5, 5s and 5c
Rode has announced a new iXY mic that features a lightning connector. The previous version was announced in 2013 and features the old 30-pin iPhone connector. [Read more…]
Nikon D600 w/ Free ME-1 Stereo Mic – Deal Alert
Adorama has a deal on its Nikon D600 kits that include a free Nikon ME-1 stereo mic. Check out the D600 body only or the D600 w/ 24-85mm VR lens kits for the deals.
Rode iXY Stereo Mic for iPhone and iPad
At CES 2013, Rode unveiled the iXY mic, a new stereo mic unit designed for iOS devices that captures up to 24-bit/96kHz audio directly to your iPhone or iPad. The iXY is fitted with a matched pair of 0.5″ cardioid condenser mics aligned at 90-degrees for optimal stereo recording. [Read more…]
Rode Videomic Pro Compared to Original Videomic
Carl from Digital SLR Shooter put together the above comparison video between the new Rode Videomic Pro and the original Rode Videomic. I’m pretty impressed with the difference the +20db gain setting makes on noise for the new mic. Thanks for sharing your test Carl. Hopefully, I’ll get a chance to try one out for myself soon.
Rode VideoMic Pro
Rode has announced the VideoMic Pro, a follow-up to its popular VideoMic that became an almost instant standard for HDSLR video use. The new VideoMic Pro was designed to address lower noise, lighter weight and a better shock mounting system. [Read more…]
HDSLR Audio and Shotgun Mic Shootout
For those of you interested in the HDSLR scene, there’s a new post over at Tech Tilt covering HDSLR audio setups, along with a discussion of the below video that compares multiple mics and audio sources.
Audio sources covered in the video are listed below.
Canon 7D On-Camera Audio
Rode NTG-3 + PreSonus FireStudio
Audio Technica AT8015 + PreSonus FireStudio
Get the full coverage over at Tech Tilt: HDSLR Audio: Shotgun Mic Shootout