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Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders

B&H # PAMIC150 Mfr # MIC150
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You Pay: $199.95
Product Highlights
  • Requires AG-MYA30G XLR Mic Adapter

The Panasonic MIC150 is a phantom-powered electret shotgun microphone designed for use with the AG-HMC150 and AG-HMC40 HD camcorders. It uses a 3-pin XLR male plug to connect to the optional AG-MYA30G Mic Adapter, which mounts on top of the camera.

Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders
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    PanasonicMIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders
     
    4.8

    (based on 15 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (12)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (14)
    • Good audio (12)
    • Compact (9)
    • Lightweight (9)
    • Durable (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Professional recording (10)
      • Outdoor events / games (9)
      • Performances (6)
      • Amateur recording (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (12)

      Reviewed by 15 customers

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      5.0

      Stunned by the difference

      By JMvideoPhilly

      from Philadelphia, PA

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Compact
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Performances

        Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

        the difference between the on board mic and this shotgun audio is like night and day. looked into purchasing for live events in large, high ceiling rooms without other external mics, and wish I bought this years ago. highly recommend.

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        5.0

        MIC150 Is fantastic

        By Ken

        from Michigan

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Events
          • Performances
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

          I shoot weddings and I prefer a shotgun mic over wireless because it makes the bride and groom more comfortable. It's professional quality built well and fits perfectly with my hmc150. The sound is like night and day difference! It's so easy to use you just plug and go. I originally lost the mic holder that comes with the camera and its about a whopping [$]but thankfully There is a shock mount that comes with it that is not in the description and my problem was solved instantly!

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          5.0

          I definitly recommend this product

          By Benjysphotovideo

          from houston,tx

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

            test this mic on a wedding event and voice sound was clear and stereo sound its great,thats was im looking for living events,you don't be disappointment ,its cheap and quality was excellent ,tanks.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great mic and fits the Panny mic holder

            By tastyvenison

            from Mountain Home, TX

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Compact
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Phantom Powered
            • Price

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

                Fully phantom powered, which is what I was looking for. I film in the field and cannot be inconvenienced by a mic that uses batteries or has an on/off switch. My Panasonic AG-AC130A came with a Que210 mic and I returned it. It didn't fit the mic holder and it not only used batteries that were hard to install, it "ATE" them for lunch. Plus the on/off switch was not illuminated, so you had no idea when the batteries died.
                This will fit any camera with an XLR input.

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                4.0

                MIC150 Shotgun Microphone Review

                By Marvin

                from Lansing, MI

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Compact
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

                  We use the microphone when filming promotional videos. We have only used it a couple of times. It takes in good sound. We are happy with it so far. We have no complaints. When we used it with a sound system, there was a slight echo, but we would not usually use it that way. We were in an auditorium, filming a church service in which the pastor was already mic'd through a sound system.

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                  5.0

                  Boom Goes the Dynamite

                  By Dustin "Dada" Zerwas

                  from Hudson, FL

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clear Sound
                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                  • Nothing

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording
                  • Events
                  • Performances
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

                  This microphone is amazing. I do alot of short movies, weddings and youth events. The audio is so impressive. Make sure you get this microphone

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                  5.0

                  Great sound from this Mic!

                  By Cameraman

                  from Chicago, IL

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Events
                    • Performances
                    • Professional Recording

                    Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

                    I use this on a HMC150 and having phantom power is nice. It is compact and picks up sound really well. The on camera mic is good for ambient sound but this Mic150 is needed for better overall recording quality. Probably worth more than it's price.

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                    4.0

                    Now we're talking!!

                    By The Chad

                    from Dallas, Tx

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Sound
                    • Compact
                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                    • Short reach

                    Best Uses

                    • Documentary Film
                    • Events
                    • Interviews

                    Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

                    I can never give anything 5 stars because there's always room for improvement. But this things lives up to every prior review I've read. It's no wonder that it is designed specifically for the Panasonic HMC cameras.

                    Love this thing! Truly! It is very directional, which is what I thing a shotgun mic of this calibre should be. Yes, there is some peripheral sound that bleeds through, but any videographer will tell you that can't be avoided entirely. All in all, this thing lives up to its word. Good, clean sound, although a bit thin, but not so much as to be an issue.

                    If you mix this mic with an onboard lapel, any ENG setup will be spot on! Deffinitely think I will hang on to this baby.

                    I use this for docu dramas and short film 'indie' stuff and works great. It keeps us from having to boom a mic all the time which really saves on manpower and time.

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                    5.0

                    Really nice microphone.

                    By Jake

                    from Tampa, FL

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Sound
                    • Compact
                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Professional Recording

                      Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

                      Works great, and has awesome sound. I'm using it for my Panasonic AGAC 130P

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                      5.0

                      worth the price

                      By huh?

                      from Philadelphia, PA

                      About Me Novice

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Clear Sound
                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Professional Recording

                        Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

                        quality product, great sound

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                        5.0

                        Love it so far!

                        By chris chris chris

                        from here

                        About Me Novice

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

                              I haven't used the mic a lot but so far it's awesome!

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                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Simple Easy Mic

                              By kbombe

                              from Laguna Niguel, CA

                              About Me Experienced

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Clear Sound
                              • Compact
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Interviews

                                Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

                                Small and compact and works well, definitely an improvement with interview situations. Actually works to balance the camera while shooting handheld when using a bigger battery pack.

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                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                EXELENT SOUND

                                By JORGE VARGAS

                                from VISTA CALIFORNIA

                                About Me Experienced

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Events
                                  • Professional Recording

                                  Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

                                  HMC 40 IS NOW MORE PROFFESIONAL WITH THIS MIC..SOUNDS..REALLY GREAT

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                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  4.0

                                  Good Mic

                                  By Adam

                                  from Wisconsin

                                  About Me Experienced

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Clear Sound
                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Events
                                    • Performances
                                    • Professional Recording

                                    Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

                                    I haven't gotten much use out of it yet because I have been using a wireless mic more, but it improves the sound quality from what use I have gotten out of it.

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                                    (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    MIC150 Shotgun better than I expected

                                    By Michael Blakeley

                                    from Newport, Oregon

                                    About Me Experienced

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Clear Sound
                                    • Compact
                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Versatile

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Amateur Recording
                                      • Events
                                      • Performances
                                      • Professional Recording

                                      Comments about Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone for HMC150 & HMC40 Camcorders:

                                      I've beeen a radio station DJ and production director for nearly 25-years. I've worked with some of the best (and worst) equipment on the market. So when I spent less than $200 for the Panasonic MIC150 Shotgun Microphone, my expectations were not very high... but at least I'd have a mic to pick up the unidirectional audio sources I shot on video, to augment my wireless and hand held mics. I WAS SO PLEASANTLY SURPRIZED! Not only does the 150 deliver far more audio quality than I expected... it even outperforms mics for which I've paid much more. Particularly if you've purchased the Panasonic HMC150 or HMC40 video camera, (this mic was designed for those cameras)you'll get your money's worth and then some.

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                                      Rycote -  12cm Standard Hole Softie Kit with Lyre Mount and Pistol Grip Handle
                                      • You Pay: $199.00
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                                      Add interconnectivity options for your equipment.

                                      Kopul -  Studio Elite 4000 Series XLR M to Angled XLR F Microphone Cable - 20' (6 m), Black
                                      • You Pay: $21.95
                                       

                                      Shockmounts

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                                      Stabilize and isolate your mic from vibrations with a shockmount.

                                      Auray -  DUSM-1 Universal Shock Mount for Camera Shoes and Boompoles
                                      • You Pay: $49.95
                                       

                                      Wind Protection

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                                      Protect your audio from wind noise with a windscreen.

                                      Auray -  WSS-2012 Professional Windshield for Shotgun Microphones - (12cm)
                                      • You Pay: $89.99
                                       

                                      Cases & Protection

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                                      Carry, store and protect all your equipment in a bag or case.

                                      Alfa Case -  10" MicTube Shotgun Microphone Case, Small
                                      • You Pay: $69.45
                                       
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