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Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone

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Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone


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Main Features:

  • Compact Size and Lightweight

  • All-Metal Microphone Body

  • No Battery Required (Plug-In Power)

  • Cardioid Polar Pattern

  • Includes Rycote Lyre Shock-Mount

  • Furry Windshield

  • 1/8" Output Connector

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The Rode VideoMicro is a compact on-camera microphone designed to improve the audio quality of your videos. It incorporates a high-quality cardioid condenser microphone capsule for great quality audio recordings when used with a wide range of cameras. A directional microphone, the Rode VideoMicro reduces distracting peripheral sounds and focusses on the audio in front of the camera.



Its pickup is more forgiving than RØDE’s other on-camera microphones providing a more natural sound when recording indoors. Perfect for capturing incredible audio to accompany inspiring vision. The microphone body is made from aluminum, giving it a high level of RF rejection, and is finished in RØDE’s high-grade ceramic anti-glare black coating.


Included with the VideoMicro is a camera shoe mount featuring a Rycote Lyre shock mount. Featuring a suspension structure composed of a hard-wearing thermoplastic, it is far more effective at minimising unwanted vibrations, handling and cable-borne noise than traditional elastic suspensions. Virtually indestructible, the Rycote Lyre will never sag, snap, wear out or require rethreading to maintain its effectiveness. Also included is the WS9 synthetic furry wind shield with foam inner cell, designed for use in outdoor scenarios where wind and environmental noise can inhibit recordings.


Optionally available is the RØDE SC7, a TRS to TRRS cable that allows the VideoMicro to be used with smartphones, to capture crystal clear, directional sound for video and video applications such as Periscope.



  • Compact size and lightweight - only 80mm (3’) long and 42gm (1.5oz)
  • All-metal microphone body
  • No battery required (powered by camera plug-in power - min 3V)
  • Rycote® Lyre® shock mount included
  • Deluxe furry windshield included
  • Designed and manufactured in Australia

Acoustic Principle: Pressure Gradient
Polar Pattern: Cardioid
Frequency Range: 100Hz - 20kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio: 75dB SPL
Equivalent Noise: 20 dB SPL
Maximum SPL: 140dB SPL
Sensitivity: -33dB re 1V/Pa(22mV @ 94dB SPL) ± 2dB @ 1kHz
Dynamic Range: 120dB SPL
Power Requirement: Plug-in power required (3V-12V DC)
Output connection: 3.5mm TRS mini-jack (dual mono)
Microphone Dimensions: 80mm x 21mm
Weight: 42gm (1.5oz)

Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone
  • Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone
  • WS9 synthetic furry wind shield


  • Is the Rode VideoMicro compatible with the Nikon D5000?

    The Rode Videomicro is designed to work on DSLR cameras with a cold shoe and a 3.5mm TRS mic input. We don’t supply Nikon so I can’t give you specific info on that camera but I can see no reason why it wouldn’t work.

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