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Quality


Overall i'm very pleased with the results.


Still, these sound very good for what they are and i am very pleased with the purchase.


It's a noticable increase in quality from the in camera mics on my canon t6i, and it can be turned around when you want to pick...  Read More


Update: convient, but sound quality is nothing to wrote home about.


I've been surprised that the quality of sound is actually quite good.

Price


Nevertheless, tascam is good at balancing good sound quality, portability and cost.

Packaging/appearance


Therefore i attribute the hiss to the preamp and/or phantom power supply inside the d5300, not the microphones themselves.


It would have been nice if they had made the hot-shoe connector out of metal but this too is plastic.

Competitiveness


I use this with a blackmagic pocket camera to substitute the camera 's built in mic.


I mounted this on my nikon d-7100 and recorded the concerts.


Interesting items noticed:- had it hooked up to my hd camcorder, which was mounted on a manfrotto tripod, with a manfrotto flui...  Read More


Dec 2014 update:mic continues to work like a champ!

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  • This product had a total of 190 reviews as of our last analysis date on Sep 17 2021.
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Adds fantastic audio to you DSLR. Light weight but yet well made.

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Some noise issues, but I'm going to have to assume it's from the cameras internal audio recorder more so than the mic. Somewhat...  Read More


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Improved sound for my bmpcc but not improved reception.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    They add quality but not quantity.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Whether it's tv news, documentary film or stage theater bad audio can ruin everything including careers.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    No matter how fantastic or good the picture quality is audio is what narrates a quality package and buying unknown audio brands or affordable non-professional equipment will let you down.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The microphone itself is good quality but they really should consider a different material for the arm.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The selector latch broke, and the battery compartment door also broke.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    But the kicker was that the compartment door for the battery fell off and got lost.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The purpose of the needing the microphone is to record my daughter’s performances and her prescreen videos for college applications.

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