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  • Shotgun Microphone
  • Shotgun Pickup Pattern
  • 1/8" Connection
  • Wired
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Overview

The Shure VP83 LensHopper™ is an ultra-compact condenser shotgun microphone designed to provide an all-in-one solution for users to easily capture detailed, high-definition audio with DSLR cameras and portable audio recorders. Easily accessible controls for low-cut filter and three-position gain enable adjustments for different recording environments.

Features

  • Detailed, high-definition audio with full low-end response for professional results every time.
  • High sensitivity and low self-noise with wide frequency range for natural audio reproduction.
  • Highly directional supercardioid/lobar polar pattern rejects unwanted off-axis audio while clearly capturing the intended sound source.
  • Superior RF immunity to avoid against unwanted audio artifacts from cellular and RF devices.
  • Three-position gain switch (-10 dB pad, 0, +20 dB boost) to compensate for different recording environments
  • Low-cut filter switch to eliminate distracting background noise and room ambience, and also controls on/off function
  • Up to 130 hours of battery life from 1 AA alkaline battery (included).

What's Included

  • Shure VP83 LensHopper Shotgun Microphone
  • Foam Windscreen
  • Alkaline AA Battery

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Product Specifications

Cartridge Type Electret condenser
Frequency Response 50 Hz to 20 kHz
Polar Pattern Supercardioid / lobar
Output Impedance 171 Ω
Sensitivity Open circuit voltage, @ 1 kHz, typical:
-36.5 dBV/Pa (14.9 mV)
Maximum SPL 1000 Ω Load: 129 dB SPL, 1 kHz @ 1% THD
Signal to Noise Ratio 76.6 dB
Dynamic Range 1000 Ω load: 111.6 dB @ 1 kHZ
Clipping Level 1000 Ω load: -2.7 dBV @ 1 kHz, 1% THD
Self Noise 17.4 dB SPL-A, equivalent SPL, A-weighted, typical
Operating Temperature Range 0 to 135°F (-18 to 57°C)
Storage Temperature Range -20 to 165°F (-29 to 75°C)
Relative Humidity 0 to 95%
Polarity Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on the tip and ring relative the sleeve
Audio Connector Integrated cable with 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRS connector
Construction Aluminum Alloy
Shock Protection Integrated Rycote Lyre
Mounting Compatibility Standard camera shoe mount
1/4" threaded base
Battery Requirements 1 x AA battery
Battery Life 130 hours
Weight 4.7 oz (133 g)

 

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Shure VP83 LensHopper Shotgun Microphone

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