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27Aug Aputure V-Mic D1 DSLR Shotgun Microphone audio Retesting

Aputure was kind enough to send me a replacement Aputure V-Mic D1 shotgun microphone and the audio results are much better. You can see in the original test (found here), that the first microphone I tested had a lot of self noise. The replacement I received last week sounds a lot better. Note: The samples were converted to […]

07Aug Aputure V-Mic D1 DSLR Shotgun Microphone Audio testing

Update: I spoke with one of the reps from Aputure. It turns out that the unit I’ve been testing was a beta model shipped to me by mistake. Apparently the final version has shielding and grounding that the beta unit is lacking. Aputure was kind enough to send out a replacement. With that in mind […]

11Aug Azden SGM-2X shotgun microphone with windscreen

I have a few old shotgun microphones laying around but a few of them like the Azden SGM-2X don’t get used much. The SGM-2x is a good entry level boom mic with the option to power the mic from a AAA battery and switchable end adapters to change the pickup pattern from Supercardioid to Omni. If you’re interested, you […]