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Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount
Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount
Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount
Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount
Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount
Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount
Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount

Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount

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Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount
Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount
Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount
Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount
Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount
Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount
Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount
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style: VideoMicro


Features

  • Compact microphone designed to improve The Audio quality of your videos - only 80mm (3") long and 42gm (1.5oz)
  • No battery required (powered by camera plug-in power - min 3V)
  • Includes rycote lyre shock mount and Deluxe furry windshield

Description

style:VideoMicro VideoMicro Compact Directional On-Camera Microphone. The VideoMicro is a compact microphone designed to improve the audio quality of your videos. The VideoMicro reduces distracting peripheral sounds and focuses on the audio in front of the camera. Its pickup is more forgiving than other on-camera microphones, providing a more natural sound when recording indoors. The microphone body is made from aluminum, giving it a high level of RF rejection, and is finished in RØDE’s high-grade ceramic anti-glare black coating. Included with the VideoMicro is a camera shoe mount featuring a Rycote Lyre shockmount. Featuring a suspension structure composed of a rugged thermoplastic, it is far more effective at minimizing unwanted vibrations, handling and cable-borne noise than traditional elastic suspensions. he following cameras unfortunately do not support the VideoMicro are Nikon D7000, Canon T3/1100D, Canon C100, C300, C500, Canon VIXIA HFR500, Canon VIXIA HFG20, HFG30, Canon XA-10, Canon Vixia G10, Canon Legria HF G25.


Item Weight: 1.48 ounces


Product Dimensions: 3.15 x 0.83 x 0.83 inches


Item model number: Videomicro


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer: No


Date First Available: October 10, 2015


Color Name: Black


Hardware Platform: Camera


Power Source: Battery Powered


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Delivery

Unless otherwise stated above, most products arrive within 2-3 business days. Larger items may take 6-9 business days. Tracking information will be automatically provided as soon as your order ships.


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Returns

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style: VideoMicro


Features

  • Compact microphone designed to improve The Audio quality of your videos - only 80mm (3") long and 42gm (1.5oz)
  • No battery required (powered by camera plug-in power - min 3V)
  • Includes rycote lyre shock mount and Deluxe furry windshield

Description

style:VideoMicro VideoMicro Compact Directional On-Camera Microphone. The VideoMicro is a compact microphone designed to improve the audio quality of your videos. The VideoMicro reduces distracting peripheral sounds and focuses on the audio in front of the camera. Its pickup is more forgiving than other on-camera microphones, providing a more natural sound when recording indoors. The microphone body is made from aluminum, giving it a high level of RF rejection, and is finished in RØDE’s high-grade ceramic anti-glare black coating. Included with the VideoMicro is a camera shoe mount featuring a Rycote Lyre shockmount. Featuring a suspension structure composed of a rugged thermoplastic, it is far more effective at minimizing unwanted vibrations, handling and cable-borne noise than traditional elastic suspensions. he following cameras unfortunately do not support the VideoMicro are Nikon D7000, Canon T3/1100D, Canon C100, C300, C500, Canon VIXIA HFR500, Canon VIXIA HFG20, HFG30, Canon XA-10, Canon Vixia G10, Canon Legria HF G25.


Item Weight: 1.48 ounces


Product Dimensions: 3.15 x 0.83 x 0.83 inches


Item model number: Videomicro


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer: No


Date First Available: October 10, 2015


Color Name: Black


Hardware Platform: Camera


Power Source: Battery Powered


Shipping

This product includes free shipping to all US addresses.


Delivery

Unless otherwise stated above, most products arrive within 2-3 business days. Larger items may take 6-9 business days. Tracking information will be automatically provided as soon as your order ships.


View our full shipping policy here.

Returns

This product can be returned within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. Please visit our returns center to begin a return.

View our full returns policy here.

Features

  • Compact microphone designed to improve The Audio quality of your videos - only 80mm (3") long and 42gm (1.5oz)
  • No battery required (powered by camera plug-in power - min 3V)
  • Includes rycote lyre shock mount and Deluxe furry windshield

Description

style:VideoMicro VideoMicro Compact Directional On-Camera Microphone. The VideoMicro is a compact microphone designed to improve the audio quality of your videos. The VideoMicro reduces distracting peripheral sounds and focuses on the audio in front of the camera. Its pickup is more forgiving than other on-camera microphones, providing a more natural sound when recording indoors. The microphone body is made from aluminum, giving it a high level of RF rejection, and is finished in RØDE’s high-grade ceramic anti-glare black coating. Included with the VideoMicro is a camera shoe mount featuring a Rycote Lyre shockmount. Featuring a suspension structure composed of a rugged thermoplastic, it is far more effective at minimizing unwanted vibrations, handling and cable-borne noise than traditional elastic suspensions. he following cameras unfortunately do not support the VideoMicro are Nikon D7000, Canon T3/1100D, Canon C100, C300, C500, Canon VIXIA HFR500, Canon VIXIA HFG20, HFG30, Canon XA-10, Canon Vixia G10, Canon Legria HF G25.


Item Weight: 1.48 ounces


Product Dimensions: 3.15 x 0.83 x 0.83 inches


Item model number: Videomicro


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer: No


Date First Available: October 10, 2015


Color Name: Black


Hardware Platform: Camera


Power Source: Battery Powered


Shipping

This product includes free shipping to all US addresses.


Delivery

Orders placed now will arrive in 6-9 business days. Tracking information will be automatically provided as soon as your order ships.


View our full shipping policy here.

Returns

This product can be returned within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. Please visit our returns center to begin a return.

View our full returns policy here.

Top Amazon Reviews


5.0 out of 5 stars
By alexzobi - Reviewed in the United States on August 3, 2017
Unbeatable for the price vs quality.
Your browser does not support HTML5 video. I wanted to buy an external mic for my DSLR to take my video recording to the next level. I'm just getting into videography after five years of photography and don't have a huge budget. I was looking for an entry level mic to get my foot in the door and see how things worked out. After watching and reading a handful of reviews, I decided to spend a little extra (not the cheapest entry level mic on the market) and I'm glad I did. the sound quality out of this little thing is impressive. I've used it to record in everything from wind to a friend's food vlog in a crowded diner and it performs amazingly well.

3.0 out of 5 stars
By Debi T - Reviewed in the United States on May 24, 2019
If you are buying this to use with a CELL PHONE..
Please note that the advertising for this product doesn't mention that it will not work if you're using it for recording on a cell phone. You will need to purchase a separate cable - Rode SC7 3.5mm TRS to TRRS Patch Cable - in order for it to function properly. I just got mine and intended to use it while recording on my Google Pixel 2 XL, but after many test videos, I realized the audio was the same with or without the microphone. Found a helpful youtube vid explaining how you need that new cable. Don't know if i'll bother to update this review once I finally get the new cable.. because that's how frustrated I am.

3.0 out of 5 stars
By Classic Gaming Quarterly - Reviewed in the United States on May 30, 2017
This mic is good but not great
This mic is good but not great, and how much you like it will really depend on your specific reasons for buying it. The intended purpose of this microphone is to offer you an improvement over your camera's built-in microphone (either a DSLR or mirrorless, or a camcorder with an accessory shoe) and to give you more of a directional mic (it is a mini shotgun) in an extremely compact package. This is however a $50 microphone, and is at the bottom end of Rode's product line of on-camera mics, so don't expect miracles. First, the pros. The mic is very well-built. The housing is all metal, and it has a very solid feel. The included shock mount is awesome, the cable to plug the mic into your camera is very nice quality and is just the right length so that it gets the job done without flopping all over the place. It is also of course coiled, so if you need more length, it's there. Including a dead kitten wind sock was also a really nice touch. You're getting a really nice package for $50. This mic is very compact, even with the shockmount and dead kitten, making it easy to stick into your camera bag. The mic also uses your camera's plug-inpower instead of batteries, meaning that you'll never be caught out with no batteries, as you would be with some other products. Now to the cons. The sound is simply not great. If you are trying to record sound only from your subject when filming, then this mic does OK for what it is. Expect to spend some time messing with EQ afterwards in order to improve the sound quality, though. I was watching reviews on YouTube where people were plugging it into a digital recorder and using it as a near-field mic for doing voiceover and on-camera work, and talking about how great it sounded considering how small and cheap it is. For this application (which to be fair is NOT its intended purpose), the mic is pretty poor. I only messed around with it in this fashion because, being that it uses an accessory/hot shoe mount, you can easily mount it to a tripod, microphone stand, or boom pole and use a longer 1/8" stereo cable to plug it into a digital recorder. Again, if you're willing to spend some time in post adjusting EQ levels, you can surely bring out the best in this mic, but the standard unedited audio is not going to sound impressive in any way. Just as a warning to Canon camera users, Canon DSLRs have notoriously bad microphone pre-amps in them. If you are plugging this mic directly into the camera (which, again is its intended purpose) you are likely not going to be happy with the sound. Shooting video with a Canon necessitates the use of an external digital recorder, and if you're going to go that route, then there are plenty of other choices as far as microphones are concerned. Personally, I bought this microphone to use with a Sony AX-53 camcorder, as the built-in mic is super omni-directional and therefore not suitable when tyring to train the camera on one particular subject (as opposed to, for instance, filming your kid's soccer game. For that application, it was a clear improvement. Just be aware of exactly what the purpose of this microphone is before purchasing it.

4.0 out of 5 stars
By Cydonia Sunset - Reviewed in the United States on November 13, 2018
You need the Rode SC7 3.5mm TRS to TRRS Patch Cable to record on a Smartphone!!!
In the fine print and at the very end of the video they mention that you need the "optional" Rode SC7 3.5mm TRS to TRRS Patch Cable in order to record on the Smartphone. The included cable is for a SLR camera. This I totally missed when I ordered it because the video and many pictures show using the microphone with a smartphone. For that I took one star off what is a very good and versatile microphone. There are cheaper versions of the TRS to TRRS cable but, as I learned next, quality suffers when the price drops to half the cost of the Rode version of this cable. In my opinion this cable should have been one of two to be included with the microphone.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Chris - Reviewed in the United States on August 11, 2016
RODE VideoMicro Review
This review page is combining a bunch of different products My review is of the VideoMicro. I've tried SO much inexpensive audio equipment over the last couple years trying to find something decent for my small budget. Problem solved! The sound is a mile better than the popular Vidpro XM-55 or SGC-598 so if your considering those do yourself a favor and get this instead. It's also far simpler than using a TASCAM DR-60DmkII or post syncing with my TASCAM DR-40. Just plug it in and get great audio. It's camera powered - No forgetting to turn on the mic or running out of battery. That's s huge plus right there. Its small, stays out of way, has a great wind screen (a good furry is typically almost the price of this whole microphone). It's pretty decent directionally, doesn't pick up a lot of sound from behind the camera. I've got allergies right now and my stuffy breathing is barely picked up at all. I primarily use it with my Canon 70D but it also mounts to my DJI OSMO via the Osmo - Quick Release 360° Mic Mount with great results. I'll still need a Tascam with Lavalier mics or the Rode NTG2 for some demanding jobs, but I suspect the Rode VideoMico will be used quite a bit on its own too. The quality is great and it just makes life simpler. Also my dog is obsessed with it since it's furry and jiggles in its soft-mount which makes for some fun footage ; ) He thinks it's a critter - so I cant leave it lying around!

Top Reviews


5.0 out of 5 stars
By alexzobi - Reviewed in the United States on August 3, 2017
Unbeatable for the price vs quality.
Your browser does not support HTML5 video. I wanted to buy an external mic for my DSLR to take my video recording to the next level. I'm just getting into videography after five years of photography and don't have a huge budget. I was looking for an entry level mic to get my foot in the door and see how things worked out. After watching and reading a handful of reviews, I decided to spend a little extra (not the cheapest entry level mic on the market) and I'm glad I did. the sound quality out of this little thing is impressive. I've used it to record in everything from wind to a friend's food vlog in a crowded diner and it performs amazingly well.

3.0 out of 5 stars
By Debi T - Reviewed in the United States on May 24, 2019
If you are buying this to use with a CELL PHONE..
Please note that the advertising for this product doesn't mention that it will not work if you're using it for recording on a cell phone. You will need to purchase a separate cable - Rode SC7 3.5mm TRS to TRRS Patch Cable - in order for it to function properly. I just got mine and intended to use it while recording on my Google Pixel 2 XL, but after many test videos, I realized the audio was the same with or without the microphone. Found a helpful youtube vid explaining how you need that new cable. Don't know if i'll bother to update this review once I finally get the new cable.. because that's how frustrated I am.

3.0 out of 5 stars
By Classic Gaming Quarterly - Reviewed in the United States on May 30, 2017
This mic is good but not great
This mic is good but not great, and how much you like it will really depend on your specific reasons for buying it. The intended purpose of this microphone is to offer you an improvement over your camera's built-in microphone (either a DSLR or mirrorless, or a camcorder with an accessory shoe) and to give you more of a directional mic (it is a mini shotgun) in an extremely compact package. This is however a $50 microphone, and is at the bottom end of Rode's product line of on-camera mics, so don't expect miracles. First, the pros. The mic is very well-built. The housing is all metal, and it has a very solid feel. The included shock mount is awesome, the cable to plug the mic into your camera is very nice quality and is just the right length so that it gets the job done without flopping all over the place. It is also of course coiled, so if you need more length, it's there. Including a dead kitten wind sock was also a really nice touch. You're getting a really nice package for $50. This mic is very compact, even with the shockmount and dead kitten, making it easy to stick into your camera bag. The mic also uses your camera's plug-inpower instead of batteries, meaning that you'll never be caught out with no batteries, as you would be with some other products. Now to the cons. The sound is simply not great. If you are trying to record sound only from your subject when filming, then this mic does OK for what it is. Expect to spend some time messing with EQ afterwards in order to improve the sound quality, though. I was watching reviews on YouTube where people were plugging it into a digital recorder and using it as a near-field mic for doing voiceover and on-camera work, and talking about how great it sounded considering how small and cheap it is. For this application (which to be fair is NOT its intended purpose), the mic is pretty poor. I only messed around with it in this fashion because, being that it uses an accessory/hot shoe mount, you can easily mount it to a tripod, microphone stand, or boom pole and use a longer 1/8" stereo cable to plug it into a digital recorder. Again, if you're willing to spend some time in post adjusting EQ levels, you can surely bring out the best in this mic, but the standard unedited audio is not going to sound impressive in any way. Just as a warning to Canon camera users, Canon DSLRs have notoriously bad microphone pre-amps in them. If you are plugging this mic directly into the camera (which, again is its intended purpose) you are likely not going to be happy with the sound. Shooting video with a Canon necessitates the use of an external digital recorder, and if you're going to go that route, then there are plenty of other choices as far as microphones are concerned. Personally, I bought this microphone to use with a Sony AX-53 camcorder, as the built-in mic is super omni-directional and therefore not suitable when tyring to train the camera on one particular subject (as opposed to, for instance, filming your kid's soccer game. For that application, it was a clear improvement. Just be aware of exactly what the purpose of this microphone is before purchasing it.

4.0 out of 5 stars
By Cydonia Sunset - Reviewed in the United States on November 13, 2018
You need the Rode SC7 3.5mm TRS to TRRS Patch Cable to record on a Smartphone!!!
In the fine print and at the very end of the video they mention that you need the "optional" Rode SC7 3.5mm TRS to TRRS Patch Cable in order to record on the Smartphone. The included cable is for a SLR camera. This I totally missed when I ordered it because the video and many pictures show using the microphone with a smartphone. For that I took one star off what is a very good and versatile microphone. There are cheaper versions of the TRS to TRRS cable but, as I learned next, quality suffers when the price drops to half the cost of the Rode version of this cable. In my opinion this cable should have been one of two to be included with the microphone.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Chris - Reviewed in the United States on August 11, 2016
RODE VideoMicro Review
This review page is combining a bunch of different products My review is of the VideoMicro. I've tried SO much inexpensive audio equipment over the last couple years trying to find something decent for my small budget. Problem solved! The sound is a mile better than the popular Vidpro XM-55 or SGC-598 so if your considering those do yourself a favor and get this instead. It's also far simpler than using a TASCAM DR-60DmkII or post syncing with my TASCAM DR-40. Just plug it in and get great audio. It's camera powered - No forgetting to turn on the mic or running out of battery. That's s huge plus right there. Its small, stays out of way, has a great wind screen (a good furry is typically almost the price of this whole microphone). It's pretty decent directionally, doesn't pick up a lot of sound from behind the camera. I've got allergies right now and my stuffy breathing is barely picked up at all. I primarily use it with my Canon 70D but it also mounts to my DJI OSMO via the Osmo - Quick Release 360° Mic Mount with great results. I'll still need a Tascam with Lavalier mics or the Rode NTG2 for some demanding jobs, but I suspect the Rode VideoMico will be used quite a bit on its own too. The quality is great and it just makes life simpler. Also my dog is obsessed with it since it's furry and jiggles in its soft-mount which makes for some fun footage ; ) He thinks it's a critter - so I cant leave it lying around!