B&H has a great deal on the Nikon D800 for $2,796.95 (reg. $2,996.95 for just the D800) in a bundle that includes a free Rode VideoMic Pro shotgun mic (reg. $229) and a Pearstone Fuzzy Windbuster (reg. $29).
RØDE has a great offer in giving away a free copy of PluralEyes 3 with a VideoMic Pro or Stereo VideoMic Pro through the end of the year. This is a solid deal considered that the PluralEyes 3 is a $200 program and the VideoMic Pro and Stereo VideoMic Pro are only $229 and $299, respectively.
You can get the deal directly through B&H Photo at the above links, or check out more info on RØDE’s website.
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.
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…]