Sima MZM-1 Mniature Zoom Microphone

Sima MZM-1 Mniature Camera Mountable Zoom Microphone

Sima MZM-1 Mniature Camera Mountable Zoom Microphone

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The Sima MZM-1 is a camera mountable zoom microphone. The MZM-1 minimizes off-axis audio and noise, improving range and overall sound quality. The lightweight MZM-1 mounts to the shoe of any video camera and operates on a single AAA alkaline battery. The MZM-1 is more than suitable for capturing dialog, ambiance, performances and more.

Improves audio provided with the included microphone
Eliminates off-axis audio signal and noise
Operates on a single AAA alkaline battery
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Sima MZM-1 Mniature Camera Mountable Zoom Microphone
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Sima MZM-1 specs

    Frequency Response 100Hz-10KHz
    Impedance Low impedance
    Settings Normal and Zoom
    Effective Output Level Normal: -66dB +/- 3dB unbalanced
    Zoom: -79dB +/- 3dB unbalanced
    Power Requirements One AAA battery (not incl.)
    Power Consumption 2 mA
    Battery Life 300 hours
    Dimensions 4.5 x 1.5" (L X W)
    Mount Sound-isolating rubber shoe mount minimizes camera noise.
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.25 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.5 x 5.0 x 1.6"

    Sima MZM-1 reviews

    MZM-1 Mniature Zoom Microphone is rated 2.5 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from You get what you pay for I needed a shotgun mic in a hurry so I bought one as well as a higher priced Sony, intending to keep whichever was better. No contest. This mic is not worth the flimsy plastic it's housed in. It is very noisy (hiss). If it was the only shotgun mic available, you could use it if there was lots of ambient to cover the hiss, but I wouldn't waste good money on it. Of course the Sony ECM-MS908C is 3x the price...
    Date published: 2008-02-25
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from On Board Mic is prob Better! I bought this for my small canon fs200. I was hoping it would give me some more range for recording things far away. It did ok with capturing more distant audio from things further away that the onboard mic might not be able to get. However, the overall hiss that you get from the mic makes the onboard mic a much better choice. The mics on the cannon cameras are very good built in so unless you want to buy a$stero condenser mic for your canon, its best to save your money and use the onboard mic.
    Date published: 2009-06-16
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Decent Mike for the money. I have only had a chance to use this once, and it worked fine, and was much better than the mike that came built in on the camcorder. I'm not sure it would work for everyday use or not since I have not had a chance to use it again.
    Date published: 2008-10-02
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from works will all my equipment it is not as sturdy as I had hoped. I got it to film seminars.
    Date published: 2012-03-25
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