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Sescom LN2MIC-ZMH4N-6 - Line to Microphone Attenuation Cable for HDSLR Cameras

B&H # SEL2MZH4N6 MFR # LN2MIC-ZOOMH4N-6
Sescom LN2MIC-ZMH4N-6 - Line to Microphone Attenuation Cable for HDSLR Cameras

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Product Highlights

  • DSLR Cable for Zoom H4N and Zoom H1
  • 3.5mm Connectors
  • 25dB L Pad Attenuator
  • 6' (1.83m)

You Pay: $31.95

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The LN2MIC-ZMH4N-6 from Sescom is a problem solving cable for users of HDSLRs who are using a Zoom H4N or Zoom H1 as a secondary audio recording source. Many professional DSLR cameras have unbalanced stereo microphone level audio inputs on a mini TRS 3.5mm jack. The Samson Zoom H4N or H1 output line level audio signals. This cable provides the proper microphone levels and preserves the delicate connector contacts inside the camera, allowing users to go directly from the audio recorder into the camera.

The cable features a -25dB L Pad attenuator on both audio channels to reduce the prosumer line level output (-10dBV) to the camera's microphone input level. The cable is designed with the proper impedances to assure maximum voltage transfer and low noise operation. The cable shield is isolated on the camera end to prevent shield noise from directly coupling into the camera connector ground. All resistors values are 1% metal film to assure similar voltage attenuation between the stereo inputs, and cable ends are labeled for proper connection.

Compatible with the following DSLR cameras:

Canon:
  • EOS 1D Mark IV
  • EOS 5D Mark II
  • EOS 7D
  • EOS 550D Rebel T2i
  • EOS 60D

Nikon:
  • D3S,
  • D300S

Pentax:
  • K-7
Connectors 2 x 3.5mm TRS
Audio Input Level -10dBV (0.25pp to 0.47pp) prosumer line level
Input Impedance 1.5kΩ
Audio Output Level Approximately 14mV
Output Impedance 92Ω
Length 6' (1.83m)

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SescomLN2MIC-ZMH4N-6 - Line to Microphone Attenuation Cable for HDSLR Cameras
 
3.7

(based on 6 reviews)

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60%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (4)
  • Good audio (4)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur recording (3)
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      • Experienced (4)

    Reviewed by 6 customers

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    1.0

    Does not work with a Panasonic GH4

    By JV

    from san juan capistrano, ça

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Inconsistent Signal

      Best Uses

      • High-End Equipment

      Comments about Sescom LN2MIC-ZMH4N-6 - Line to Microphone Attenuation Cable for HDSLR Cameras:

      Love the concept but the connector is way too tight for my Panasonic GH4.

      If I pull it out a little it works on and off. I would stick with the connectors with molded plugs. Forget about the gold appearance it does not make a difference if you don't have a proper connection.

      Wish I could return it.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Looks a little flimsy, but great so far

      By Jeremy

      from Denver, CO

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Sescom LN2MIC-ZMH4N-6 - Line to Microphone Attenuation Cable for HDSLR Cameras:

      It doesn't look very substantial, but that seems to be par for the course for these cables. Had to look a while to find this longer cable so I can have a more versatile setup--I don't like mounting the audio player right on top of the camera, and appreciate the flexibility that comes with this cable's length. Haven't used it too much, but seems to work great so far.

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      2.0

      "Homemade" Quality"

      By The Discerning Lens

      from Des Moines, IA

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Breaks Easily
      • Pricey / Poor Value
      • Unreliable

      Best Uses

      • Field recording

      Comments about Sescom LN2MIC-ZMH4N-6 - Line to Microphone Attenuation Cable for HDSLR Cameras:

      I have purchased two of these cables. The audio quality is fine and attenuation is a useful range, but the build is mediocre at best. It's not a solid cable, it's assemble with parts and they come apart easily. My first cable worked fine until I yanked it too hard one day, the second had a short when it arrived, ruining a client shoot.

      The company is hard to reach, so I had to try and fix it myself.

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      5.0

      Great cable

      By RJG

      from Dobbs Ferry, NY

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Pricey / Poor Value

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording

      Comments about Sescom LN2MIC-ZMH4N-6 - Line to Microphone Attenuation Cable for HDSLR Cameras:

      I use this with my GH2 and the D100 Mk II. It works great and it has a good workable length.

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      5.0

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      By Sam Palomin

      from Vancouver, wa

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Performances
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Sescom LN2MIC-ZMH4N-6 - Line to Microphone Attenuation Cable for HDSLR Cameras:

        I love this wire gold tips, and helps the buzz between my dslr and beachtek. I would recommend this to any film student trying to get high quality of audio from their dslr.

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        5.0

        Must have cable for Zoom and DSLR users.

        By jazzimus

        from Austin Texas

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Close mic and off camera
          • Events
          • Home Studio
          • Mobile DJ
          • Performances
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Sescom LN2MIC-ZMH4N-6 - Line to Microphone Attenuation Cable for HDSLR Cameras:

          Quality construction.
          Works as stated.
          Must have for DSLR users with Zoom attached or near field.
          The 6' version will hang around your camera controls, best to coil it away from the camera or use it off camera.

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