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Rode VideoMic Camera-Mount Shotgun Microphone Kit with Studio Mic Stand and Extension Cable

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Rode VideoMic Camera-Mount Shotgun Microphone Kit with Studio Mic Stand and Extension Cable
Key Features
  • VideoMic Camera-Mount Shotgun Mic
  • Tripod Mic Stand & Stand Adapter
  • 25' 3.5mm TRS Extension Cable
  • 100-Hr Run Time via 9V Battery
Whether perched atop your camera or positioned on a mic stand, this B&H Kit provides vloggers, in-studio videographers, and documentary makers who need a versatile shotgun mic setup that works with any camcorder or HDSLR camera. It features the Rode VideoMic battery-powered shotgun microphone with a selectable pad and bass roll-off, a tripod mic stand with a telescoping boom, a 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 stand adapter, and a 25' 3.5mm TRS extension cable. The microphone incorporates a foam windscreen to reduce noise from light wind and a Rycote Lyre shockmount to reduce vibration noise.
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Rode VideoMic Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Rode VideoMic Camera-Mount Shotgun Microphone
  • 3Auray MS-5230T Tripod Microphone Stand with Telescoping Boom
  • 4Pearstone 3.5mm Stereo Male to Female Extension Cable (Black, 25')
  • 5Auray AD-5838-B 5/8"-27 Female to 3/8"-16 Male Mic Stand Adapter

Whether perched atop your camera or positioned on a mic stand, this B&H Kit provides vloggers, in-studio videographers, and documentary makers who need a versatile shotgun mic setup that works with any camcorder or HDSLR camera. It features the Rode VideoMic battery-powered shotgun microphone with a selectable pad and bass roll-off, a tripod mic stand with a telescoping boom, a 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 stand adapter, and a 25' 3.5mm TRS extension cable. The microphone incorporates a foam windscreen to reduce noise from light wind and a Rycote Lyre shockmount to reduce vibration noise.

Rode VideoMic Camera-Mount Shotgun Microphone

Compared to the smaller VideoMic GO, the Rode VideoMic camera-mount shotgun microphone offers battery powering, extended low-end response, and customizable audio settings. Its switchable pad and bass roll-off optimize it for mobile journalists, vloggers, and run-and-gun shooters in loud or rumble-heavy environments.

This shotgun microphone features an integrated shockmount that mounts directly to your DSLR, mirrorless, or video camera and reduces noise from vibrations and camera handling. The windscreen design reduces wind noise, making it well suited for outdoor shoots. The attached 3.5mm TRS cable ensures easy hookup to your camera, and the dual-mono output means that no channel selection is necessary on your recording device.

Shotgun Mic with Directional Sound Pickup

Whereas most built-in camera microphones pick up sound from all directions, this microphone utilizes a supercardioid polar pattern to focus on sound in front of it while attenuating sound from the sides and rear. Its active electronics and directional condenser element deliver more detailed audio than the mics typically found in cameras and portable recorders.

Easy Hookup to Camera

A coiled 3.5mm cable is permanently attached to the mic for fast hookup to your camera. The cable's 3.5mm TRS plug is wired in a dual-mono configuration, ensuring that the mic signal is sent identically to both input channels of your camera or portable recorder.

Long Battery Life

Pop a 9V battery in the VideoMic for up to 100 hours of operating time. The dedicated power LED changes from green to red when the battery should be replaced. The VideoMic can still function for approximately one hour once the power indicator turns red, but performance will be compromised. Use the power switch to conserve battery life during periods of inactivity.

Bass Roll-Off

The high-pass filter can be set to flat or 80 Hz to roll off low-frequency noise from common sources such as air conditioners and traffic.

Selectable Pad

To protect against distortion, the VideoMic offers a pad that reduces the signal level. Switch to the -10 dB option when loud sound sources threaten to distort your recording, use the -20 dB position to prevent extreme input levels from clipping causing clipping, or select the flat setting when routing the mic into a dedicated high-quality preamp.

Integrated Shockmount Inhibits Vibrations

Understanding that the rubber bands used in many shockmounts can snap and stretch, Rode chose to integrate a rugged Rycote Lyre suspension-style shockmount. This simplifies setup of the mic and inhibits the transfer of vibrations from the camera. Plus, the bottom of the shockmount features a camera shoe mount with a 3/8" thread, ensuring easy attachment to your camera or a boompole such as Rode's Micro Boompole (available separately).

Windscreen Minimizes Wind Noise

The VideoMic has a foam windscreen to reduce unwanted wind noise from breezes, fans, heaters, and air conditioners. For maximum reduction of wind noise in outdoor environments, consider a furry windshield such as the Rode DeadCat (available separately).

Connectivity Options

Expand the microphone's device compatibility with Rode accessories such as the SC4 and VXLR (both available separately). The SC4 is a short cable that lets you connect the VideoMic directly to a smartphone or tablet equipped with a 3.5mm TRRS jack. The VXLR adapter is the ideal solution when you want to record the VideoMic to a camcorder or mixer that has XLR inputs.
UPC: 698813002900

Auray MS-5230T Tripod Microphone Stand with Telescoping Boom

The Auray MS-5230T Tripod Microphone Stand with Telescoping Boom features durable, steel construction. The telescoping boom arm is adjustable from 19.3 to 33.9" in length, allowing you to angle and extend the mic placement however you need it. An ergonomic twist-action clutch helps adjust the height of the stand, while the reinforced tripod base and nonslip feet keep it firmly in place. The Auray MS-5230T mic stand collapses for easy transport.

UPC: 847628015593

Pearstone 3.5mm Stereo Male to Female Extension Cable (Black, 25')

The 25' black 3.5mm Stereo Male to Female Extension Cable from Pearstone is a general purpose extension cable with a mini (3.5mm) male plug at one end and a female jack at the other end. It allows you to extend the distance between your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or other audio device, and your headphones or speakers.

UPC: 847628562165

Auray AD-5838-B 5/8"-27 Female to 3/8"-16 Male Mic Stand Adapter

Designed to add extra versatility and connectivity to any mic stand, the AD-5838-B from Auray is an adapter which converts a 5/8"-27 female mount to a 3/8"-16 male post. As such, it's compatible with a wide array of mic clips, shockmounts, or any other applicable accessory sporting a 3/8"-16 post.

The adapter features a sturdy knurled edge, which aids in loosening and tightening the adapter as needed. Using this adapter will allow your 5/8"-27 mic-stand stud to interface with shockmounts usually intended for use with boom poles, as well as European mic clips and other gear outfitted with 3/8"-16 mounts.

5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 Adapter

This adapter lets you mount accessories such as shockmounts and mic clips, usually sporting 3/8"-16 mounts, to a standard 5/8"-27 mic-stand stud.

Adds Connection Possibilities to Mic Stands

The adapter lets you use shockmounts usually designed for boom-pole operation on a mic stand. It's also compatible with European mic clips, as well as shockmounts with 3/8"-16 threaded receivers.
UPC: 847628002487

Rode VideoMic Camera-Mount Shotgun Microphone Specs

Microphone
Form FactorStand/Boom Mount
Sound FieldMono
Operating PrincipleLine Gradient
CapsuleElectret Condenser
Diaphragm0.5" / 12.70 mm
Polar PatternSupercardioid
OrientationEnd Address
CircuitrySolid-State (JFET)
Pad-10 dB
-20 dB
High-Pass Filter80 Hz
Tone AdjustmentNone
Gain AdjustmentNone
Indicators1 x Single LED (Power)
On-Board ControlsHigh-Pass Filter, Pad, On/Off
WindscreenFoam (Included)
Performance
Frequency Range40 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL134 dB SPL (1 kHz, 1% THD, 1-Kilohm Load)
Off-Axis Rejection4 dB at 60°
16 dB at 120°
12 dB at 180°
Impedance200 Ohms
Sensitivity-38 dBV/Pa at 1 kHz
Output Level6.9 dBu (Max)
Dynamic Range114 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio74 dB A-Weighted
Equivalent Noise Level20 dB A-Weighted
Connectivity
Output Connectors (Analog)1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS
Number of Conductors2
Wireless ConnectivityNone
Power
Operating Voltage9 V (Battery Power)
Operating Current Consumption5 mA
Battery Type1 x 9 V (Not Included)
Approximate Battery Life100 Hours
Physical
ColorBlack
Mounting3/8"-16 Female, Camera/Shoe-Mount, Shockmount (via Integrated Hardware)
Mounting Thread Size3/8"-16 Female
Included CaseNone
Construction MaterialABS
Dimensionsø: 3.86 x L: 9.76" / ø: 98 x L: 248 mm
Weight6.03 oz / 171 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.7 x 5.3 x 3.4"

Auray MS-5230T Tripod Microphone Stand with Telescoping Boom Specs

Stand
Height36.2 to 63" / 91.9 to 160 cm
Base TypeTripod
Base Dimensions25.6 x 25.6" / 65 x 65 cm
Boom
Length19.3 to 33.9" / 49 to 86 cm
General
MaterialSteel
Weight4.6 lb / 2.1 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)33.5 x 4 x 4"

Pearstone 3.5mm Stereo Male to Female Extension Cable (Black, 25') Specs

Connector 11 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Male Straight
Connector 21 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Straight
Cable Length25' / 7.6 m
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.345 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.8 x 6.35 x 1.2"

Auray AD-5838-B 5/8"-27 Female to 3/8"-16 Male Mic Stand Adapter Specs

Thread5/8"-27 female
3/8"-16 male
Weight0.4 oz / 11.3 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.035 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)2.9 x 1.95 x 0.75"
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Can this work with the Tascam Dr-40? Or will I need some kind of adapter. If so, please let me know.The DR 40 from what I know, has no 3.5mm inputThank you.
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Asked by: Samantha L.
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Is this compatible with a Fujifilm XT-1 if I get a 2.5mm -> 3.5 mm adapter?
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Asked by: Amelie M.
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