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Shure VP83 LensHopper Camera-Mount Condenser Microphone

by Shure
Original price $199.00 - Original price $199.00
Original price $199.00
$199.00
$199.00 - $199.00
Current price $199.00

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Cut through the Noise - The Shure VP83 LensHopper Camera-Mount Condenser Microphone

The VP83 shotgun microphone works with DSLR cameras and HD camcorders, capturing detailed, high-definition audio with full low-end response. The ultra-compact VP83 LensHopper is an all-in-one solution for capturing detailed, high-definition audio with full low-end response for professional results every time. For use with DSLR cameras and HD camcorders, the VP83 features a rugged build and true-to-life audio quality, expertly combining form and function. Its easily accessible controls enable quick adjustments for different recording environments.


  • Shotgun microphone for mounting on a DSLR camera or HD camcorder
  • Electret condenser cartridge with supercardioid / lobar polar pattern
  • Integrated shock mounting system that provides robust isolation from unwanted noise
  • Includes VP83, battery, integrated cable, shoe mount, windscreen, and user guide.
  • Exceptional Audio Performance with User-Friendly Controls
  • High sensitivity and low self-noise with wide frequency range for natural audio reproduction
  • Highly directional supercardioid / lobar polar pattern that rejects unwanted off-axis audio while clearly capturing the intended sound source
  • Superior RF immunity that avoids unwanted audio artifacts from cellular and RF devices
  • Easily accessible controls at the back of the microphone:
  • Three-position gain (-10 dB pad, 0, +20 dB boost) to compensate for different recording environments
  • Low-cut filter to eliminate background noise and room ambience
  • Durable and Lightweight
  • Integrated Rycote® Lyre® shock mounting system that provides robust isolation from vibration and mechanical noise (exclusively developed with Rycote for the VP83)
  • Durable, all-metal construction that meets legendary Shure quality standards in an ultra-lightweight design
  • Camera not included


SPECIFICATIONS

  • Type: Electret Condenser
  • Frequency Response: 50 to 20,000 Hz
  • Polar Pattern: Supercardioid/lobar
  • Output Impedance: 171 Ω
  • Sensitivity: open circuit voltage, @ 1 kHz, typical, -36.5 dBV/Pa (14.9 mV)
  • Maximum SPL: 1 kHz at 1% THD, 1000 Ω load: 129 dB SPL
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 76.6 dB
  • Dynamic Range: @ 1 kHz, 1000 Ω load: 111.6 dB
  • Clipping Level: @ 1 kHz, 1% THD, 1000 Ω load: -2.7 dBV
  • Self Noise: equivalent SPL, A-weighted, typical, 17.4 dB SPL-A
  • Polarity: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on the tip and ring relative the sleeve
  • Housing: Satin-black powder coated aluminum alloy
  • Power Requirements: 1 AA battery (Alkaline, NiMH, Rechargeable Li-Ion)
  • Battery Life: 130 Hours (Alkaline)
  • Net Weight: 133 g (4.7 oz.)

Manufacturer: Shure
Model: VP83
SKU: I302606-N-0-WHXX
UPC: 042406276993


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