Capturing clean stereo audio is essential to drawing your audience into a scene or chronicling the live electricity of an event. And what the VideoMic Pro has done for on-camera dialogue capture, the RODE Stereo VideoMic Pro Rycote does for location work, interviews, live music, and sporting events. This mic features a matched pair of high-sensitivity, low-noise 1/2" condensers in a fixed XY pattern to keep your stereo field in perfect phase for mono fold-down. An unbreakable Rycote Lyre suspension shockmount reduces handling noise and the pitter-patter of your own feet from muddying your audio — which makes the RODE Stereo VideoMic Pro Rycote a great option for run-and-gun shooters. Other operator-friendly features include back access to RODE's familiar pad, boost, and highpass filters, along with an included foam shield to block wind noise for field work.
While shotgun and lav mics are great for dialogue, their directionality can make live music and field work come across flat. The RODE Stereo VideoMic Pro Rycote captures an extra-wide stereo field that's much more true to life. Plus, RODE's 1/2" XY condenser spacing keeps audio in perfect phase when played back through mono and mobile devices.
Unlike rubber bands, the Stereo VideoMic Pro's Rycote Lyre shockmount is made from thermoplastic that will never snap, bend, or break. This suspension system stabilizes the mic from movement that can so easily translate to acoustic energy in the form of rumbling. And take it from Music Experience — rumbly audio is the last thing you want to deal with when you're busy getting the perfect shot.
The improved Stereo VideoMic Pro Rycote sees a number of improvements over its 2012 predecessor. The integrated cable is fortified with Kevlar for greater durability, and improved shielding in both the cable and mic reduce interference from wireless systems into your signal.
The new Stereo VideoMic Pro provides a high quality stereo option for videographers, and is ideal for recording music, and the atmospheric ambience essential in building a realistic audio scene.
Based around the all new capsule with its matched pair of high sensitivity ½”cardioid condensers in a coincident XY pair, the Stereo VideoMic Pro provides a wide stereo image with natural depth.
Another new addition is the integrated Rycote® Lyre® based shock mounting system, which separates the Stereo VideoMic Pro capsule and electronics from its mount, providing isolation from external physical factors that may cause unwanted rumble and vibrations in the microphone. Constructed from a single piece of hard-wearing thermoplastic, the Lyre® provides superior acoustic suspension to traditional elastic solutions, and will never wear out, sag or snap.
The Stereo VideoMic Pro, with its ergonomic form factor, make it perfectly suited to DSLR, consumer camcorders and large-sensor video cameras. The newly designed Kevlar reinforced braided cable, as well as the improved foam windscreen, provides excellent acoustic decoupling from the camera and offers significantly lower noise transference and higher sensitivity.
The user friendly designed rear of the microphone body features the power and equalisation controls, including a high pass filter at 75Hz which is designed to cut out the noise generated by air conditioning, traffic and other undesirable low frequency interference.
A -10dB PAD allows the user to reduce the sensitivity of the microphone, making it suitable for recording loud sound sources such as live music or at sporting events.
Like the VideoMic Pro, the Stereo VideoMic Pro features a +20dB level boost specifically designed to provide a higher quality signal with DSLR cameras. When activated, the typically low quality camera preamp level can be reduced, resulting in a lower noise floor and much clearer recording.
The RØDE Stereo VideoMic Pro is designed and made in Australia, and covered by RØDE Microphones' industry leading 10 year warranty.
|Stereo dual capsules
|134dB SPL (1kHz at 1% THD, 1 Kohm)
|18dB (A weighted)
|Low Cut Filter
|+20dB boost switch
|1/8" TRS plug
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