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Shure VP83 LensHopper Shotgun Microphone

B&H # SHVP83 Mfr # VP83
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Price: $229.00
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Product Highlights
  • Camera-Mount Condenser Microphone
  • Integrated Rycote Lyre System
  • Three-Position Gain Adjustment
  • Switchable Low-Cut Filter
  • 130 Hours of Battery Life
  • Attached 3.5mm Audio Cable
  • Standard-Size Shoe Mount
  • Lightweight All-Metal Construction
  • Includes Foam Windscreen

The VP83 LensHopper Shotgun Microphone from Shure is a compact camera-mount condenser that provides detailed, high-definition audio with DSLR cameras and camcorders. An integrated Rycote Lyre shock mounting system provides isolation from vibration and mechanical noise.

The VP83 LensHopper features an easily accessible three-position gain adjustment and low-cut filter, allowing it to adapt for different recording environments. Its lightweight, yet durable, metal construction provides dependability and long-life. The VP83 easily mounts to a standard-size camera shoe or a 1/4" threaded stand. The convenient, attached 3.5mm cable connects to your camera's audio input. Its efficient operation boasts 130 hours of battery life on just one AA alkaline battery. A foam windscreen is included to guard against wind and environmental noise.

Capture Detailed, Accurate Audio
  • Full low-end response
  • High sensitivity
  • Low self-noise
  • Wide frequency range
  • Highly directional polar pattern
  • Effective RF immunity
Cartridge Type Electret condenser
Frequency Response 50 Hz to 20 kHz
Polar Pattern Supercardioid / lobar
Output Impedance 171 Ω
Sensitivity Open circuit voltage, @ 1 kHz, typical:
-36.5 dBV/Pa (14.9 mV)
Maximum SPL 1000 Ω Load: 129 dB SPL, 1 kHz @ 1% THD
Signal to Noise Ratio 76.6 dB
Dynamic Range 1000 Ω load: 111.6 dB @ 1 kHZ
Clipping Level 1000 Ω load: -2.7 dBV @ 1 kHz, 1% THD
Self Noise 17.4 dB SPL-A, equivalent SPL, A-weighted, typical
Operating Temperature Range 0 to 135°F (-18 to 57°C)
Storage Temperature Range -20 to 165°F (-29 to 75°C)
Relative Humidity 0 to 95%
Polarity Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on the tip and ring relative the sleeve
Audio Connector Integrated cable with 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRS connector
Construction Aluminum Alloy
Shock Protection Integrated Rycote Lyre
Mounting Compatibility Standard camera shoe mount
1/4" threaded base
Battery Requirements 1 x AA battery
Battery Life 130 hours
Weight 4.7 oz (133 g)
Shure VP83 LensHopper Shotgun Microphone
  • Foam Windscreen
  • Alkaline AA Battery
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Batteries & Power

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    Always keep spare batteries or a power supply handy so you won't get caught without power.

    Varta -  High-Energy 1.5V AA LR6 Alkaline Battery (4-Pack)
    • You Pay: $2.99
     
    Watson -  4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (2300mAh)
    • You Pay: $17.95
     

    Add interconnectivity options for your equipment.

    Pearstone -  Stereo Mini Male to Stereo Mini Female Extension Cable (Black) - 3'
    • You Pay: $3.99
     

    Adapters

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    Adapters allow more interconnectivity options.

    Kopul -  XLR to Mini Adapter
    • You Pay: $9.95
     

    Wind Protection

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    Protect your audio from wind noise with a windscreen.

    Shure -  Fur Windjammer for VP83 and VP83F LensHopper Microphones
    • You Pay: $45.00
     

    Mounting

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    Additional brackets and rigs allow more convenient piggy-backing of devices.

    Vello -  Triple Shoe V-Bracket (4.1" Wide)
    • You Pay: $24.90
     

    Additional Hardware

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    Additional hardware extends the flexibility of your system.

    Impact -  Small 3/8" Female Threaded Adapter to 1/4"-20 Male Threaded Post
    • You Pay: $4.50
     
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