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Rode VideoMicro Ultracompact Camera-Mount Shotgun Microphone with GoPro Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter

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Rode VideoMicro Ultracompact Camera-Mount Shotgun Microphone with GoPro Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter
Key Features
  • Includes Sleek RODE Shotgun Mic
  • Includes GoPro Pro Adapter
  • Use Shotgun Mic with GoPro Pro Cameras
Bundled together by B&H for your convenience, this RODE VideoMicro Ultracompact Camera-Mount Shotgun Microphone Kit offers essential tools for pairing a professional-sounding microphone and GoPro action cameras. The kit supplies the RODE VideoMicro Ultracompact Shotgun alongside a GoPro 3.5mm mic adapter.
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Rode VideoMicro Overview

Bundled together by B&H for your convenience, this RODE VideoMicro Ultracompact Camera-Mount Shotgun Microphone Kit offers essential tools for pairing a professional-sounding microphone and GoPro action cameras. The kit supplies the RODE VideoMicro Ultracompact Shotgun alongside a GoPro 3.5mm mic adapter.

The microphone offers high-quality sound pickup and a directional polar-pattern that focuses its capture on whatever is in front of the capsule. A furry winscreen and an isolating shockmount is provided with the mic. The adapter is compatible with the HERO8 Black, HERO7 Black, HERO6 Black, HERO5 Black, and HERO5 Session. It offers a right-angled USB connection.

With these items, you can secure a high-quality sound with your action camera.

Rode VideoMicro Ultracompact Camera-Mount Shotgun Microphone

Switch from using the built-in mic on your camera or portable recorder to the Rode VideoMicro ultracompact camera-mount shotgun microphone for improved sound quality and wind noise reduction without adding heft to your rig. Since it runs on plug-in power and has no controls or switches, the VideoMicro is a simple and reliable microphone ideal for mobile journalists, vloggers, and run-and-gun shooters.

This ultracompact and ultralightweight shotgun microphone features a detachable shockmount that mounts directly to your DSLR, mirrorless, or video camera and reduces noise from vibrations and camera handling. The supplied furry windshield minimizes wind noise, making it well suited for outdoor shoots. The detachable coiled 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.

Durable and Small

At just 3" long and 1.5 ounces light, the VideoMicro is an unobtrusive companion for your camera. Its ceramic coating mitigates glare and its durable aluminum body aids in RF rejection.

Shotgun Mic with Directional Sound Pickup

Whereas most built-in camera microphones pick up sound from all directions, this microphone utilizes a cardioid polar pattern to focus on sound in front of it while attenuating sound entering from the 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 detachable coiled 3.5mm cable is supplied for fast hookup to your camera. The cable 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.

Runs on Plug-In Power

No batteries are required to operate the VideoMicro. Just connect the microphone to your camera or recorder, enable plug-in power on the device, and forget about swapping or charging batteries.

Detachable Shockmount Inhibits Vibrations

Understanding that the rubber bands used in many shockmounts can snap and stretch, Rode chose to utilize 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).

Furry Windshield Minimizes Wind Noise

The VideoMicro includes a furry windshield to minimize unwanted wind noise from breezes, fans, heaters, and air conditioners.

Connectivity Options

Expand the microphone's device compatibility with Rode accessories such as the SC4, SC7, and VXLR+ (all available separately). With either the SC4 or SC7, you can connect the VideoMicro 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 VideoMicro to a camcorder or mixer that has XLR inputs.
UPC: 698813004362

GoPro Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter

The Pro Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter from GoPro allows you to record high-quality clean audio from an external source with your GoPro. It's compatible with the HERO9 Black, HERO8 Black, HERO7 Black, HERO6 Black, HERO5 Black, and HERO5 Session.

A 3.5mm analog stereo input can accept mic or line-level signals, and is compatible with powered and unpowered microphones. So whether you want to plug in a shotgun or lavalier mic for interviews, or take a signal directly from a music venue's mixing console, this adapter will come in handy. The internal A/D (analog to digital) conversion has 106 dB of headroom, ensuring a clean audio recording. While the adapter takes up the camera's USB port, a pass-through USB port is available on the adapter, so you can still charge your camera with the adapter plugged in.

UPC: 818279015034

Rode VideoMicro Ultracompact Camera-Mount Shotgun Microphone Specs

Microphone
Form FactorStand/Boom Mount
Sound FieldMono
Operating PrinciplePressure Gradient
CapsuleElectret Condenser
Diaphragm0.5" / 12.70 mm
Polar PatternCardioid
OrientationEnd Address
CircuitrySolid-State (JFET)
PadNone
High-Pass FilterNone
Tone AdjustmentNone
Gain AdjustmentNone
IndicatorsNone
On-Board ControlsNone
WindscreenWindsock/Windjammer (Included)
Performance
Frequency Range100 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL140 dB SPL
Off-Axis Rejection2 dB at 60°
14 dB at 120°
24 dB at 180°
Sensitivity-33 dBV/Pa at 1 kHz
Dynamic Range120 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio75 dB A-Weighted
Equivalent Noise Level20 dB A-Weighted
Connectivity
Output Connectors (Analog)1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female (on Mic)
Headphone ConnectorNone
Cable Length6.69 to 15.75" / 17 to 40 cm
Number of Conductors2
Power
Operating Voltage2 to 5 V (Plug-In Power)
Physical
ColorBlack
MountingCamera/Shoe-Mount, Shockmount (with Included Hardware)
Included CaseNone
Construction MaterialMetal
Dimensionsø: 0.83 x L: 3.15" / ø: 21 x L: 80 mm
Weight1.48 oz / 42 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.3 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.25 x 5.05 x 2.45"

GoPro Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter Specs

I/O1 x 3.5mm Analog Stereo Audio Mic/Line Level Input
1 x USB Type-C Power Input
1 x USB Type-C Camera Connection
HeadroomA/D Converter: 106 dB
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.14 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.3 x 4.05 x 1.45"

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