August 11, 2022
(wassuprockers) – Rode has simply introduced a brand new model of its standard, moveable microphone:

(wassuprockers) – Rode has simply introduced a brand new model of its standard, moveable microphone: the VideoMic Pass. Unsurprisingly, it is referred to as the VideoMic Pass II, and springs with a bunch of latest options. 

The obvious distinction is the redesign of the microphone itself. In a large number of tactics, it is a miniaturised model of Rode’s skilled NTG and NTG5 shotgun mics. 

That suggests, reasonably than have fairly a elementary all-foam external, the unit seems and seems like a tiny shotgun mic, and has the similar acoustic design as the ones aforementioned NTG-series microphones. 

Like every just right shotgun mic, it is also “extremely directional” and approach you’ll be able to use it to file vlogs, items to digital camera and speaking head taste photographs, and make sure the primary audio captured is the skill’s voice, reasonably than plenty of background noise. 

Rode’s newest moveable mic additionally comes with a brand new USB-C connector, in addition to the standard 3.5mm TRS output, for connecting to just about any recording tool you’ll be able to call to mind. 

That suggests whether or not you wish to have to glue it for your digital camera, computer, pill or smartphone, you’ll be able to achieve this. And the usage of the USB-C connector additionally approach it is suitable with Rode’s suite of cellular and desktop apps like Rode Attach, Rode Central and Rode reporter. 

It is a passive mic, this means that no batteries required, and in addition approach it is extremely light-weight. At simply 89 grams and 150mm lengthy, it is simple to hold round and ships with a surprise soaking up mount with a cold-shoe mount for simple digital camera mounting. 

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The Rode VideoMic Pass II launches lately, and can best set you again $99 in the USA if making a decision to shop for one. We are nonetheless ready on UK/Eu pricing. 

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Writing by means of Cam Bunton.