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Tascam iM2

B&H has the Tascam iM2 stereo mic adapter for the iPhone, iPad and iPhone for only $28.99 (reg. $89). Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Note, the iM2 doesn’t have the new Lightning adapter (as you can see in the above image), so it won’t fit the iPhone 5.

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 Nikon D600 w/ ME-1

Adorama has a deal on its Nikon D600 kits that include a free Nikon ME-1 stereo mic. Check out the D600 body only or the D600 w/ 24-85mm VR lens kits for the deals.

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Rode iXY Mic

At CES 2013, Rode unveiled the iXY mic, a new stereo mic unit designed for iOS devices that captures up to 24-bit/96kHz audio directly to your iPhone or iPad. The iXY is fitted with a matched pair of 0.5″ cardioid condenser mics aligned at 90-degrees for optimal stereo recording. [click to continue…]

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Carl from Digital SLR Shooter put together the above comparison video between the new Rode Videomic Pro and the original Rode Videomic.  I’m pretty impressed with the difference the +20db gain setting makes on noise for the new mic.  Thanks for sharing your test Carl. Hopefully, I’ll get a chance to try one out for myself soon.

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Rode VideoMic Pro

by on January 15, 2011

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Rode has announced the VideoMic Pro, a follow-up to its popular VideoMic that became an almost instant standard for HDSLR video use.  The new VideoMic Pro was designed to address lower noise, lighter weight and a better shock mounting system. [click to continue…]

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For those of you interested in the HDSLR scene, there’s a new post over at Tech Tilt covering HDSLR audio setups, along with a discussion of the below video that compares multiple mics and audio sources.

Audio sources covered in the video are listed below.

Canon 5D Mark II + Rode NTG-2

Canon 7D On-Camera Audio

Rode NTG-3 + PreSonus FireStudio

Audio Technica AT8015 + PreSonus FireStudio

Get the full coverage over at Tech Tilt: HDSLR Audio: Shotgun Mic Shootout

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