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Recommend mic for E-M5 MK II

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by So Thankful, Nov 23, 2015.

  1. So Thankful

    So Thankful Mu-43 Veteran

    232
    Jun 9, 2015
    Midwest
    Just wondering what mic you all are using for your E-M5 MK II?
     
  2. gryphon1911

    gryphon1911 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Mar 13, 2014
    Central Ohio, USA
    Andrew
    It will depend on your application.

    For concerts and live events where I want to grab ambient sounds or have a need for the audio to be recorded directionally, I have a Rode VideoMic. it is mono, but for the price and the amount of time it runs on a 9V battery it is pretty good option for a shotgun mic.

    For doing interviews and covering speeches, I love the Sennheiser AVX Mic setup. It pretty much was made for crews with minimal staff and less time to dial in the audio. It is expensive, but it sounds phenomenal and it dead easy to use.
     
  3. dornblaser

    dornblaser Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 13, 2012
    Chicago-area
    David Dornblaser
    I also use the Rode VideoMic Pro. I also use a Tascam DR-40 audio recorder.
     
  4. JBoot

    JBoot Mu-43 Regular

    106
    Dec 4, 2012
    Scotch Plains, NJ
    Jerry
    VideoMicPro here as well or via a zoom recorder. VideoMicPro fits nicely in the front pocket of my Hadley Small along with an extra 9v battery.
     
  5. Sammyboy

    Sammyboy m43 Pro

    Oct 26, 2010
    Steeler Country
    Olympus LS-100, LS-14 and Zoom H2