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Opteka VM-2000 Metal Stereo Video Shotgun Microphone with Shock Mount for Digital SLR Cameras & Camcorders

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  • Stereo X/Y Condenser, 3.5mm mini jack
  • Durable metal body construction
  • Noise Reducing Suspension System (NRS)
  • Two step high pass filter (Flat/80Hz)
  • Integrated shock mount
The VM-2000 DSLR Stereo Microphone is a compact highly directional microphone intended for use with DSLR cameras. The VM-2000 greatly improves the audio on DSLR cameras while its compact (4.5 inch) length makes it easy to mount and remain out of view. Its highly directional pickup, wide frequency response and stereo audio imagery are sure to suite the gamut of video capturing applications. The VM-2000 features a detachable coiled cable with a 1/8 (3.5mm) terminated connection and includes a shockmount holder with shoe.

Specifications
Transducer: Condenser
Polar Pattern: Back-electret
Channels:2 - stereo
Frequency Response: 35Hz - 20000Hz
Sensitivity: -42dB +/- 3dB / 0dB = 1V/Pa, 1000Hz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 75dB or more
Output Impedance: 500 Ohm or less
Power Supply: 2 AAA batteries
Battery Life: 100 hours approximately
Filter: Controlled by low-cut switch
Output Connection: 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Dimensions (LxHxD): 4.5 x 1.7 x 2.1” (115 x 45 x 55mm)
Weight: 2.5 oz (72g)

What's in the box
~ VM-2000 Shotgun Microphone
~ Shock mount
~ Coiled 3.5mm cable
~ 1 Year warranty
~ User guide


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  • Nathan B.
  • 9/8/2013 12:53:04 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
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2 out of 5 eggsMeh

Pros: It sort of works I guess? It is semidirectional, also. Body of microphone is metal and very sturdy, feels substantial.

Cons: It has two options on the rear of the camera where one gives so-so tinny sounding audio and the other gives great sounding audio with loud clicking sounds every couple sounds. Also, zero amplification/volume options. It's overall extremely underwhelming. I would say anyone is better off spending money elsewhere on this one.

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