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Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro

B&H # RODEADCATVMP Mfr # DEADCAT VMP
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Product Highlights
  • Artificial Fur Wind Cover
  • Acoustically Transparent

The Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro is an artificial fur wind cover for the Rode VideoMic Pro. The windshield is designed to minimize any wind noise when recording in high wind conditions while remaining acoustically transparent and accurate.

Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro
  • 1 Year Warranty
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    RodeDeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro
     
    4.0

    (based on 60 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (27)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (15)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (10)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    78%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (37)
    • Good audio (36)
    • Compact (31)
    • Easy to use (30)
    • Durable (17)

    Cons

    • Pricey / poor value (8)
    • Poor sound quality (6)
    • Unreliable (6)
    • Limited functions (5)

    Best Uses

    • Outdoor events / games (22)
    • Amateur recording (19)
    • Professional recording (18)
    • Performances (8)
    • Home studio (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (43), Novice (7), Professional musician (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Fits!

    Rode must include some instructions, anyway I will do their job. DeadCat must be used over the foam. Thin material part (the one without hair) must face down. Velcro don´t...Read complete review

    Rode must include some instructions, anyway I will do their job. DeadCat must be used over the foam. Thin material part (the one without hair) must face down. Velcro don´t cover buttons. Deadcat must cover exactly the foam. Don´t try to cover buttons or any plastic part.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not great, but will work

    I'm with everyone else that was confused about what to do with the Deadcat when I pulled it out of the package. I just switched to the Rode VideoMic Pro from a Sennheiser MKE...Read complete review

    I'm with everyone else that was confused about what to do with the Deadcat when I pulled it out of the package. I just switched to the Rode VideoMic Pro from a Sennheiser MKE 400 w/ a Windmuff and was disappointed by Rode's lack of effort given to the customer's experience. I tried it with the foam and without and then googled how to install the Deadcat. The fit is terrible, but it does help with wind. If they don't want to include instuctions, maybe they should build a dead cat that has the foam insert built into to take away any confusion and allow the user to feel comfortable that it is doing its job.

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    4.0

    Does the job

    By M from Odessa

    from New York, NY

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

      Not much to say, it's fuzzy, higher quality than the knockoffs, and blocks some (but not all) wind. Definitely worth buying this over the cheapos you can find on auction sites (don't waste your money like I did on a fake product that will fall apart immediately).

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      5.0

      Great

      By SwiftShots

      from Branson Missouri

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

        Great

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        2.0

        Not enough protection against wind

        By Felix B

        from Buenos Aires. Argentina

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Limited Functions
        • Unreliable

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording

        Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

        I tested DeadCat with the Rode mic. It reduces noise, but not totally. Besides wind still noising on the recording it doesn't cover fully the mic. It leaves uncovered 1 cm. aprox.
        Think Rode can improve this product very easily.

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        4.0

        DeadCat VMP Wind VideoMic Pro b

        By Lucian

        from NY

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

          Excellent wind breaker!

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          5.0

          DeadCat

          By Dylan

          from Miami, FL

          Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

          This item came for free when I purchased my Rode on camera video mic. I attached this to my mic while recording at a windy racetrack and was able to capture crisp sound. This is a MUST BUY if you're buying a Rode VideoMic Pro.

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          4.0

          Muffed out wind!

          By JB

          from Huntington Beach

          Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

          My husband used this with his new VideoMic Pro at the beach and it did what it's suppose to! ( this was a gift, along with the mic for my husband)

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          4.0

          Good

          By Ivan castro

          from Oakland, CA

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

            Good product

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            5.0

            Does the Trick

            By EEWdad

            from Snohomish, WA

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Lightweight
            • Made For Videomic Pro

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Dslr Recording
              • Outdoor events games

              Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

              Bought the Rode VideoMic Pro shotgun to record our child's band performances, which includes outdoor performances - very few of which have been in calm weather. I find this wind cover does a great job of diminishing wind noise when recording in breezy conditions.

              Made for this microphone, it fits quite snugly and seems to be sonically transparent.

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              4.0

              No Instructions

              By Ben Jobe

              from Arcata, CA

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

                  This came with no instructions. It took me a minute to figure out how to wrap it around the foam windscreen. That said, it muffles the wind noise much better than just the foam windscreen alone. It's pricey but worth it IMO.

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                  4.0

                  It really works.

                  By KapeKod

                  from Cape Cod MA

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clear Sound
                  • Compact
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Amateur Recording
                    • Events
                    • Some Pro Audio Possible

                    Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

                    I had my doubts that this little fuzzy thing would actually cut down the wind noise but it has been doing a great job. There is still some wind noise on large gusts or really windy conditions but even that audio was mostly useable and the sounds I wanted to capture were clearly discernable from the wind noise.

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                    2.0

                    Not so great at wind cutting

                    By Justin

                    from Spring, TX

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Poor Sound Quality
                      • Pricey / Poor Value
                      • Unreliable

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

                        On numerous windy occasions I have been in, its as if there is no wind screen on my VideoMic Pro at all. Im not sure what everyone is talking about, saying its cutting out "all" the wind noise. Mine surely doesn't, and its ruined many shots because all i hear is wind noise. I even installed it correctly, having issues like everyone else because of Rode's lack of instruction. This is a total waste of money and is not worth putting on.

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                        5.0

                        a need accessory

                        By Zeta

                        from Las Piedras Uruguay

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Amateur Recording
                          • Events
                          • Home Studio
                          • Performances

                          Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

                          very useful device, it's a need to record sound on exterior

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                          5.0

                          Goodbye Wind

                          By Dalton C.

                          from Las Vegas, NV

                          About Me Experienced

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

                                Film lots of outdoor and action sports with the VideoMic Pro and this thing literally takes out all wind noise.

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                                3.0

                                Works well but sheds

                                By Matt E.

                                from San Diego, CA

                                Verified Buyer

                                Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

                                Works well at blocking out the wind for recording with the VideoMic Pro but leaves a great deal of "fur" along the way. Obviously can only do so much and in high wind situations performance will suffer. Fits snug but somewhat of a pain to get on.

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                                4.0

                                Works as expected!

                                By caraviator

                                from Springdale, AR

                                About Me Novice

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

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

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Amateur Recording
                                  • Events

                                  Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

                                  I've used it a few times with good results. You have to pull the cover on over the mic, so be careful, but nothing that should be too concerning!

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                                  5.0

                                  Prevents Headaches!

                                  By Stuart W.

                                  from Bakersfield, CA

                                  About Me Experienced

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                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Clear Sound
                                  • Compact
                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Fits well
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                  • Proprietary Fit

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Budget Filmmaking
                                  • Events
                                  • Professional Recording

                                  Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

                                  For the price, this is going to fit well into any small budget filmmaker or event recorders tool set. It saves a lot of time in post-production audio processing and continues to surprise me with how clean the results are. It fits very snugly on the VideoMic Pro (which it is designed for). I picked this one up for [$] in a bundle and the first project you shoot outdoors will recoup that investment.

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                                  5.0

                                  Buy a Dead Cat……. I did.

                                  By T10

                                  from Michigan

                                  About Me Experienced

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Compact
                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

                                      Really haven't tested it's effectiveness, but it's made to fit the Vid MIc Pro specifically and it does just that.

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                                      4.0

                                      Cuts wind noise

                                      By Jakob Skogheim

                                      from Detroit, MI

                                      About Me Experienced

                                      See all my reviews

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Clear Sound
                                      • Compact
                                      • Lightweight

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Professional Recording

                                        Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

                                        Purchased with the VideoMic Pro and immeadiately tested it on a windy day... Definitely cuts wind noise. As much as I would have expected! Only gave it four stars because it's a little awkward to put on the mic.

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                                        5.0

                                        Very useful

                                        By zarloco

                                        from Sacramento, CA

                                        About Me Experienced

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

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

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Professional Recording

                                          Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

                                          In a situation when filming documentaries, we always keep it on outside. Sound is completely wind-free.

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                                          5.0

                                          must have for outside work

                                          By tom camera man

                                          from St. JosephMO

                                          About Me Experienced

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Compact

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about Rode DeadCat VMP Wind Muff for VideoMic Pro:

                                              really makes a big difference
                                              soft and fuzzy
                                              hard to get on

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