Recommendations for an External Microphone?

Started Feb 10, 2013 | Questions thread
Y0GI Veteran Member • Posts: 5,230
Re: Recommendations for an External Microphone?

Frank Deignan wrote:

Thought I'd bring everyone up to date on my search for a microphone to use with my T4i.

I purchased an Audio-Technica ATR-6550 Video Shotgun Microphone from Amazon. The reviews from Amazon purchasers and also people on YouTube praised the microphone and told of very few short-comings. They all said that it was a great little microphone for the price.

Amazon's price was $56.24, which I thought was very reasonable. When I ordered it and checked out, I noticed that there was a promotion applied for $22.12, which brought the price down to $34.12. I did not see any promotion advertised, but I'm not complaining.

I've played with the microphone for a while, and I'm completely satisfied with it's sound quality. What makes this microphone even better is the fact that the company offers a life-time warranty on it! In the reviews that I read, the company stands behind their product 100%.

I did not want to break the bank on this product, and I didn't. I'm fully satisfied with the purchase. Hope this review helps some people out there who might be looking for the same type of product that I was.


I'm glad that you found one that you liked, Frank.  Thanks for your review!

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