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Sony ECM-XYST1M Stereo Microphone

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Sony ECM-XYST1M Stereo Microphone
Key Features
  • Works with the Sony Multi-Interface Shoe
  • Compatible with Sony Handycam Camcorders
  • Compatible with Sony Cyber-Shot Cameras
  • Compatible with Sony Alpha/NEX Cameras
The Sony ECM-XYST1M Stereo Microphone is compatible with Handycam camcorders, Cyber-Shot cameras, Alpha/NEX cameras, and any other camera that has a Sony Multi Interface Shoe. The Multi Interface Shoe passes the audio directly to your camera, so no additional cable is required. For use with cameras that don't have a Multi Interface Shoe, you can connect the microphone to the mic input jack on your camera using an included stereo mini-jack cable. The directional angle of the mic capsules can me manually adjusted from 0° to 120°, allowing you to fine-tune your audio capture according to the setting. Plus, an included windscreen enhances audio quality further by cutting down on wind noise pickup.
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Sony ECM-XYST1M Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Multi-Interface Shoe Compatible
  • 3Wide Frequency Band
  • 4Professional Design
  • 5Reduce Wind Noise

The Sony ECM-XYST1M Stereo Microphone is compatible with Handycam camcorders, Cyber-Shot cameras, Alpha/NEX cameras, and any other camera that has a Sony Multi Interface Shoe. The Multi Interface Shoe passes the audio directly to your camera, so no additional cable is required. For use with cameras that don't have a Multi Interface Shoe, you can connect the microphone to the mic input jack on your camera using an included stereo mini-jack cable. The directional angle of the mic capsules can me manually adjusted from 0° to 120°, allowing you to fine-tune your audio capture according to the setting. Plus, an included windscreen enhances audio quality further by cutting down on wind noise pickup.

Multi-Interface Shoe Compatible
The ECM-XYST1M is compatible with Sony Handycam camcorders, Cyber-Shot cameras and Alpha/NEX cameras that have a Multi Interface Shoe. For cameras that don't have a Multi Interface Shoe, a stereo mini-jack cable is included.
Wide Frequency Band
Capture high-quality sound recordings with a wide frequency response of 70 Hz to 20 kHz
Professional Design
The mic's professional look and feel, thanks in part to its black casing, matches its professional quality audio
Reduce Wind Noise
High-quality audio is further enhanced thanks to the included wind screen
UPC: 027242860957

Sony ECM-XYST1M Specs

Microphone
Primary ApplicationsAudio for Video, Location Sound
Form FactorCamera-Mount
Intended Sound SourcesVocals, Choir, Orchestra, Room Ambiance
Sound FieldStereo
Stereo/Surround ConfigurationORTF (Adjustable Stereo Width)
Capsule2 x Electret Condenser
Polar PatternCardioid
OrientationEnd Address
CircuitrySolid-State
PadNone
High-Pass FilterYes
Tone AdjustmentNone
Gain AdjustmentNone
IndicatorsNone
On-Board ControlsHigh-Pass Filter
WindscreenWindsock/Windjammer (Included)
Performance
Frequency Range70 Hz to 20 kHz
Connectivity
Output Connectors (Analog)1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS
Headphone ConnectorNone
Power
Operating VoltageNot Specified by Manufacturer
Physical
ColorBlack
MountingCamera/Shoe-Mount (via Integrated Hardware)
Mounting Thread SizeNot Specified by Manufacturer
Included CaseNone
Included FiltersNone
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature-4 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
DimensionsH: 2.5 x W: 1.5 x L: 2.9" / H: 62.3 x W: 37 x L: 74.2 mm
Weight3.5 oz / 100 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.5 x 3.9 x 2"

Sony ECM-XYST1M Reviews

Improved recorded audio

By Christopher
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-21

The Sony ECM-XYST1M Stereo Microphone easily fit my Sony Handycam HDR-CX900. There was a big improvement in recorded audio over the internal multidirectional microphone. The audio is clearer with a higher signal to noise ratio. I would recommend this product.

Works - Kind of...

By Thomas
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-26

I bought this for use with my A7SIII and A7IV. The microphone works, but a) there is no volume control, b) no way to turn off auto-leveling, and c) both cameras report that they do not regognize it as a supported digital audio device, even though audio is delivered through the digital shoe interface. I found the captured audio to be very bright - compared, for instance tht eaudio captured by my Zoom 4K vide recorder. I was debating giving four stars since it was functional, but really I expect a better user experience from Sony, especially when using their own accessories.

Mic for my Sony A 6000

By S C
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-30

I have a sailboat and if I want you shoot some video with my camera there is always some, or a lot, of wind noise. It's no longer sailing season, but I checked out this external mic on a windy day. It worked very nicely! I'm glad I purchased it from B&H Photo. : - )

It is inexpensive and truly the best mics.

By Andrey
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-10

Works supper, compact and clear sound.

Great microphone

By Scott
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-20

Great microphone. Works very well. I am pleased. Somewhat hard to get onto the Sony a X 100. But after putting on a few times it got a little easier to do. Thank you -Scott

works

By Tully
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-09

Sound is good the stereo works well

Fantastic Mic for YouTube videos

By Albert
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-01

This Mic works perfect for me. I was worried it would not pick me up good since I am behind the camera but it does. It picks up my voice really nice and super clean. It actually sounds better than the external mic I was using. I highly recommend this Mic for video recording.

Sony hot shoe mic for Sony AX-700

By Patrick
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-09-22

Needed a small, hot shoe stereo mic for recording some outdoor concerts with the Sony FDR-AX700... mic works great, but had to get a more robust dead cat...otherwise great unit!

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question

Will this microphone work with the a7r?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Sony ECM-XYST1M Stereo Microphone is compatible with Sony cameras that have the multi-interface hot shoe, this includes the Sony a7R.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

I bought this mic and am mounting on a Sony A7c. ...

I bought this mic and am mounting on a Sony A7c. It sounds good but the camera is not allowing me to change the audio Rec level saying "unavailable with the currently connected external microphone. Disconnect the external microphone". It's there a way to use this mic and still alter the recording level on the camera?
Asked by: Chris
According to page 242 in the manual for the Sony A7C, it states that "The [Audio Rec Level] settings are applied for both the internal microphone and the (microphone) terminal input." https://www.bhphotovideo.com/lit_files/685187.pdf
Answered by: David
Date published: 2022-07-31

question

When mounted on the SONY RX10 via the shoe this microphone disables the manual audio levels. Am I therefore correct in assuming that the RX10 is now recording with auto levels? But when I plug-in the included connecting cable in addition manual levels are once again usable. So when mounted to the shoe, with connecting cable plugged-in is the only way to use manual audio levels with the RX10?SONY offer no explanation as to what's actually happening here!
Asked by: Anonymous
The way the mic works is correct and the only controls if using via the shoe are just what are on the mic itself. To get the other controls from the camera it needs to be attached via the mic jack.
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

will this mic work on a TVR-900?
Asked by: Anonymous
This micro comes with a multi-interface shoe. For older movie cameras, you would need a Sony adapter (shoe).
Answered by: Thanh Trang V.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Does this work with the SOny a1?

Does this work with the SOny a1?
Asked by: J
The Sony ECM-XYST1M Stereo Microphone works with Sony camera models that implement the "multi-interface shoe" technology. The Sony Alpha 1 Mirrorless Digital Camera includes a multi-interface shoe connection and is compatible with the ECM-XYST1M.
Answered by: Matt Z
Date published: 2021-11-04

dose it work with SONY PXW-Z190?

dose it work with SONY PXW-Z190?
Asked by: Sony
No, not a good solution! It has a shoe connection and it also has a mini jack out, but that's not a good audio transfer! "The ARRI Guy"
Answered by: Stig
Date published: 2020-11-21

question

Will this work with my new Sony Alpha A 6000.
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the Sony ECM-XYST1M Stereo Microphone is compatible with the Sony A6000.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Is this mic compatible with the SLT-A99?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes it is. The A99 has a multi-interface hot shoe and can use all of Sony's audio accessories that are compatible with a multi-interface shoe like the ECM-XYST1M Stereo Microphone.
Answered by: Chuck C.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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