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The VideoMic with Rycote Lyre Suspension System from Rode is a shotgun microphone that can easily be mounted on a DSLR camera. It features a Rycote suspension system that attaches to the camera’s shoe. The VideoMic is lightweight, and when mounting on a camera it does not appear in the frame. The VideoMic can also mount to Rode’s boompoles for elevated audio capture. Its super-cardioid polar pattern attenuates sounds from the sides. The result is a signal that sounds closer to the camera, even when shooting in noisy environments or at moderate distances.

The included Rycote Lyre is a non-elasticated suspension structure composed of a hard-wearing thermoplastic. It is more effective at acoustically decoupling microphones from unwanted vibrations, handling and cable-borne noise than elasticated suspensions. The lyre remains effective at a wide range of temperatures and is virtually indestructible. It will never wear out, sag, snap or require any rethreading to maintain its effectiveness.

An attached, coiled cable terminates to a 1/8″ (3.5mm) mini output connection. The VideoMic features a condenser element that utilizes a standard 9 Volt battery (sold separately). The microphone will run for approximately 100 hours on a single battery.

In the box:
– Rode Videomic Shotgun microphone with Rycote Lyre Suspension
– Black tripod extending music stand with boom arm (3’1″ to 7’2″)
– Music stand to 3/8″ adapter
– 1/8″ stereo 25′ extension cableGreat kit for small-studio recording for school projects, YouTube, interviews and more!
Comes with Videomic, stand, stand adapter, and 25′ extension cable
Stand extends to over 6′ in height for studio overhead booming
25′ cable allows Videomic to easily connect directly to a camera
Videomic improves the audio quality over the camera’s on-board microphone