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Proper Shotgun Microphone

Code: R52XP

  • Broadcast Quality Condenser Mic
  • Super-cardioid Polar Pattern
  • Integrated Shock Mount

Product details

Proper Shotgun Microphone

• Broadcast Quality Condenser Mic
• Super-cardioid Polar Pattern
• Integrated Shock Mount
• Two Step High Pass Filter (Flat/80Hz)
• 3.5mm Mini-jack Output Plug
• Uses 9V Lithium or Alkaline Battery
• 9V Battery can be used for approximately 100 hours
• Durable ABS Consturction
• 3-Position Level Control (-10dB,OdB,+10dB)
• Frequency: 40-20,000HZ
• Dimensions: 220x102x58mm (LxHxD)
• Weight:121g

Perfect for enhancing sound when recording video on your DSLR or camcorder, the Proper Shotgun Microphone is a compact, lightweight solution whilst on the go.

Easily mounted onto your cameras hot shoe, the super-cardioid polar pattern and integrated shock mount effectively suppresses any handling or vibration noise, enabling you to focus on the subject in front of the camera.

Additionally a 3/8″ thread is included for attachment to a boom pole or stand. Powered for up to 100 hours via a 9v battery this microphone ensures you will have enough time to capture as much footage as possible.

what is the best setting to use outdoors

Asked by: breadm4n
There is no "best" setting, you would simply use whichever setting delivers best results for the particular shooting environment you are in.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-10-27

can you confirm that this offer includes the windsock illustrated?

Asked by: xyza
Our supplier lists the following as included with the item; Accessories included: Foam Windshield Mount, 0.25" Threaded Mount & 3/8" thread.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-07-28

Is the microphone stereo or mono?

Asked by: Kossi
This is a mono microphone.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-12-16

Would it work with a line-in input and how good quality is it?

Asked by: Lorenzo
This would work with an inline input, and it is of reasonable quality.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2016-03-18

Is the microphone supplied with a dead cat?

Asked by: Steve
It is not I am sorry to say, the accessories included are: Foam Windshield Mount, 0.25" Threaded Mount & 3/8" thread.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-12-16
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Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
R52XP Proper Shotgun Microphone (1+) £36.80

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