Shure VP83F

Camera-mount Condenser Shotgun Microphone with Integrated Flash Recording
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Shure VP83F
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Your Camera Is Incomplete Without This Mic!

Shure's VP83F LensHopper camera-mount condenser microphone shoe-mounts to your DSLR or HD camcorder, captures great-sounding audio, and records it at 24-bit/48kHz to a MicroSD card. With its highly directional supercardioid / lobar polar pattern, LensHopper offers excellent off-axis rejection, so your intended sound source is captured with remarkable clarity. LensHopper's cutting-edge circuitry also delivers superior RF immunity, avoiding unwanted audio artifacts from cellular and RF devices. Smart features like a dedicated headphone output, an easy-to-read, back-lit LCD screen, and integrated Rycote shock mounting make Shure's VP83F LensHopper a snap to use.

Shure VP83F LensHopper Camera-mount Condenser Microphone Features at a Glance:
  • Shoe-mount mic for use with DSLR cameras and HD camcorders
  • High sensitivity and low self-noise with wide frequency range
  • Highly directional supercardioid / lobar polar pattern
  • Superior RF immunity that sidesteps unwanted audio artifacts from cellular and RF devices
  • Digital flash recording and playback via onboard MicroSDHC cards
  • WAV file capture at 24-bit/48kHz
  • Easily accessible MicroSD card slot that allows quick "pop-out" card access
  • Dedicated headphone audio output for real-time headphone monitoring
  • Easy-to-read, back-lit LCD screen
  • Five-position joystick provides for advanced user controls
  • One-touch record button facilitates fast audio capture and allows for pausing and stopping
  • Adjustable user gain (up to 60dB, in 1dB increments) for fine-tuning audio
  • Low-cut filter rolls off low frequencies 170Hz and below
  • Integrated Rycote Lyre shock mounting system provides robust mechanical isolation
  • Robust, all-metal construction gives you legendary Shure quality in a lightweight design
  • 2 AA alkaline batteries deliver 10 hours of battery life in Record mode
  • Includes detachable output cable with 1/8" gold-plated connector and foam windscreen
  • Standard size shoe mount with 1/4" threaded base
Capture great-sounding audio with Shure's LensHopper camera-mount mic!

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Studio Microphone Buying Guide

Tech Specs

Microphone Type Shotgun Condenser
Polar Pattern Supercardioid/lobar
Frequency Response 50Hz-20kHz
Max SPL 129dB
Output Impedance 171 ohms
Signal to Noise Ratio 76.6dB (A weighted)
Self Noise 17.4dB (A weighted)
Low Cut Filter 170Hz
Connector 3.5mm
Weight 0.294 lbs.
Power Battery
Included Accessories Output Cable, Foam Windscreen
Manufacturer Part Number VP83F

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See also: Condenser Mics, Shure, Shure Condenser Microphones, Shure Shotgun Microphones