The Rode VideoMic & Micro Boompole Kit
includes everything you'll need to capture audio from overhead.
The VideoMic is a shotgun microphone with an integrated Rycote Lyre Suspension System that can easily be mounted on a boompole or DSLR camera. Its super-cardioid polar pattern attenuates sounds from the sides. The result is a signal that sounds closer to the camera, even when shooting in noisy environments or at moderate distances.
The included Rycote Lyre is a non-elasticated suspension structure composed of a hard-wearing thermoplastic. It is more effective at acoustically decoupling microphones from unwanted vibrations, handling and cable-borne noise than elasticated suspensions. The lyre remains effective at a wide range of temperatures and is virtually indestructible. It will never wear out, sag, snap or require any rethreading to maintain its effectiveness.
The Micro Boompole is a convenient and portable, 3-piece boom pole. Lightweight and precision balanced, the anodized aluminum pole features intuitive twist locks for smooth extension. With the included 10' Rode VideoMic Cable connected to the VideoMic's 1/8" male output and coiled down the boompole, you'll be able to easily connect to your favorite field recorder.