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Holophone PortaMic 5.1 Pro - Camera Mounted 5.1 Surround Microphone

BH #HOPM5.1P • MFR #PORTAMIC PRO
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Holophone PortaMic 5.1 Pro - Camera Mounted 5.1 Surround Microphone
Key Features
  • 5.1 Surround Capturing
  • Low-Profile Camera Shoe Mount
  • Internal Dolby PL II Surround Encoder
  • 9V Battery Power
The Holophone PortaMic 5.1 Pro Surround Microphone provides prosumer video camera users with a simple, yet professional means of capturing audio in true 5.1 surround sound. The PortaMic 5.1 operates on a 9V battery and features an elliptical shape that mimics the acoustical properties of human hearing.

Up to six individual microphone capsules effectively capture left-front, right-front, center, left-rear, right-rear and sub channels. A built-in Dolby ProLogic II Encoder automatically encodes discrete audio for stereo output using the included unbalanced stereo-mini or balanced stereo-mini XLR output cables.

Audio can be decoded back to discrete 5.1 channels in post-production using Holophone D-Code or any Dolby ProLogic II decoder. A 12dB pad switch maximizes headroom and minimizes noise and peak distortion when capturing transient-rich and excessively loud audio signals.

The microphone is built for quick, plug-and-play operation and its built-in camera shoe and low-profile design provide exactly the right combination of familiarity and ease of use expected by professional and consumer camera operators alike.

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Holophone PortaMic 5.1Pro Overview

  • 1Description
  • 25.1 Capturing and Encoding
  • 3Decode Audio Back to 5.1
  • 4Portable Design
  • 59V Battery Powered

The Holophone PortaMic 5.1 Pro Surround Microphone provides prosumer video camera users with a simple, yet professional means of capturing audio in true 5.1 surround sound. The PortaMic 5.1 operates on a 9V battery and features an elliptical shape that mimics the acoustical properties of human hearing.

Up to six individual microphone capsules effectively capture left-front, right-front, center, left-rear, right-rear and sub channels. A built-in Dolby ProLogic II Encoder automatically encodes discrete audio for stereo output using the included unbalanced stereo-mini or balanced stereo-mini XLR output cables.

Audio can be decoded back to discrete 5.1 channels in post-production using Holophone D-Code or any Dolby ProLogic II decoder. A 12dB pad switch maximizes headroom and minimizes noise and peak distortion when capturing transient-rich and excessively loud audio signals.

The microphone is built for quick, plug-and-play operation and its built-in camera shoe and low-profile design provide exactly the right combination of familiarity and ease of use expected by professional and consumer camera operators alike.

5.1 Capturing and Encoding
Up to six individual microphone capsules effectively capture left-front, right-front, center, left-rear, right-rear and sub channels. A built-in Dolby ProLogic II Encoder automatically encodes discrete audio for stereo output using the included unbalanced stereo-mini or balanced stereo-mini XLR output cables.
Decode Audio Back to 5.1
Audio can be decoded back to discrete 5.1 channels in post-production using Holophone D-Code or any Dolby ProLogic II decoder.
Portable Design
The microphone is built for quick, plug-and-play operation and its built-in camera shoe and low-profile design provide exactly the right combination of familiarity and ease of use expected by professional and consumer camera operators alike.
9V Battery Powered
The PortaMic 5.1 is powered with a standard alkaline 9V battery.

Holophone PortaMic 5.1Pro Specs

Key Specs
Form Factor
Camera-Mount
Element Type
6x Condenser
Polar Pattern
Multi-Directional
Frequency Range
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Microphone
Form Factor
Camera-Mount
Intended Sound Sources
Vocals
Sound Field
Mono, Stereo, Surround
Element Type
6x Condenser
Polar Pattern
Multi-Directional
Pad
-15 dB
High-Pass Filter
No
Tone Adjustment
No
Gain Adjustment
No
Indicators
No
On-Board Controls
No
Windscreen
No
Performance
Frequency Range
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Sensitivity
-35 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
64 dB
Connectivity
Headphone Connector
No
Power
Operating Voltage
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Battery Type
1x 9 V (Included)
Approximate Battery Life
3 Hours
Physical
Color
Gray
Mounting Thread Size
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Included Case
No
Included Filters
No
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.9 x 5.1 x 3.7"

Holophone PortaMic 5.1Pro Reviews

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Please provide comparison with it's big brother the H3 5.1 mic.Are the mic elements the same quality and just the outputs differ?<a href= http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/529441-REG/Holophone_H3_D_H3_PRO_5_1_Surround_Sound.html target= _blank >http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/529441-REG/Holophone_H3_D_H3_PRO_5_1_Surround_Sound.html</a>
Asked by: Ande
We do not have such information as a retailer. The best thing to do would be to contact Holophone directly and see if they might supply such information.
Answered by: John P.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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