The Saramonic Shotgun Microphone Vmic Stereo is a stereo cardioid condenser microphone with a cardioid directional characteristic. The Vmic Stereo is specially made for DSLR cameras and video cameras. The metal housing of the Vmic Stereo guarantees high reliability. The metal housing of the Vmic Stereo guarantees high reliability. The Vmic Stereo can be easily mounted on your camera using the coldshoe or threaded connection. You connect the Vmic Stereo to your camera with the supplied cable. By means of an adapter (see optional accessories) the Vmic Stereo is also suitable for smartphones. To use the Vmic Stereo, insert two AA batteries (not included).
Vmic vs. Vmic Pro vs. Vmic Stereo
The Pro version of the Vmic can handle bass better; sound is recorded from 20 Hz compared to 35 Hz of the non-pro version. Also the sensitivity is improved, from -40dB compared to -30dB +/- 1dB / 0dB=1V/Pa, 1kHz. The Vmic Stereo, on the other hand, has two microphone capsules X/Y for recording stereo sound.
Usage Saramonic Shotgun Microphone Vmic Stereo
The Vmic Stereo is indispensable for general sound recording in your studio and on location. With the supplied windscreen the Vmic can also be used outdoors. Optionally you can adjust the level with a switch to -10 dB or +20 dB. There is also a low-cut filter to filter out sounds with a frequency lower than 150 Hz. With the high frequency boost you improve the audibility of the voice. To assess the sound quality live, you can connect headphones directly to the Vmic.