Articles tagged "microphone"

Update on the rankings from our recent 'Microphone pre-amp shootout'

Following our recent microphone pre-amp shootout there was a lot of controversy surrounding the results from the Sony a7 III. Our team tested a second a7 III body to verify the results and discovered some important things that could impact the rankings – depending on what microphone you use.

DPReview TV: Mirrorless and DSLR microphone pre-amp shootout

We invited a professional audio engineer to test the microphone pre-amps in cameras from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fujifilm and Olympus. Find out which ones deliver the best sound.

Rode announces VideoMic NTG, a 'hybrid' microphone with 'broadcast-quality' sound

The VideoMic NTG takes Rode's technology from its 'broadcast-quality' line of NTG microphones and condenses it down into a hotshoe-mountable VideoMic.

Getting great sound for video: an introduction

What's the most important thing to get right when shooting video? The audio, of course! In this article we walk through what it takes to get great audio including types of microphones, important accessories and a few pro tips based on real world experience.

Rode's redesigned NTG5 microphone features 'circular acoustic ports' and lightweight design

Rode's new NTG5 professional shotgun microphone uses circular acoustic ports instead of the more traditional linear ports used by other manufacturers. Rode claims this provides, 'natural, uncolored sound.'

Rode announces Lavalier GO microphone for its Wireless GO system

The Lavalier GO is a 4.5mm omnidirectional microphone designed specifically for Rode's ultra-compact Wireless GO system.

Rode's Wireless GO microphone system claims to be 'the world's smallest'

Rode has announced the Wireless GO microphone system, a ridiculously small transmitter and receiver that make it easy to record audio on-the-go.

DJI releases $39 mic adapter for its Osmo Pocket camera

The adapter plugs into the Osmo Pocket's USB Type-C port and features a 3.5mm TRS jack to plug in various external microphones.

DPReview TV: where to place a microphone to record great audio

There's an old axiom in filmmaking which states that an audience will forgive a poor quality picture, but not poor quality sound. This week, Chris and Jordan bring in an audio pro to demonstrate why a cheap microphone positioned correctly will outperform an expensive model placed incorrectly.

Saramonic unveils VMic series of high-end shotgun microphones for DSLRs

The VMic Pro, VMic Recorder and VMic microphones are targeted at DSLR users who want to record high-quality audio.

Saramonic launches PMIC entry-level microphone series

Saramonic's new PMIC range is aimed at those users who would like to try out filmmaking with a DSLR and want better sound than built-in microphones can provide.

Rode VideoMic Me is a tiny directional mic for your smartphone

The VideoMic Me is a lightweight and compact directional microphone that is designed for recording videos with the the iPhone or other smartphones. Read more