RODE VideoMic Pro

Videomic pro


Discontinued. Replaced by the VideoMic Pro with Rycote Suspension.


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This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available. It has been replaced by the Rode VideoMic Pro with Rycote Lyre Suspension Mount.

RØDE VideoMic Pro On-Camera Shotgun Microphone

The original RODE VideoMic quickly surpassed the Sennheiser MKE300 to become the choice for an industry standard on-camera shotgun. Here at DVeStore, we test all of the on-camera mics on the market (we even helped develop a couple) and can say that without a doubt that the RODE VideoMic Pro has got 'em all beat.

Let’s go back. It took a while for a simple question to be asked, "How can we clean up the sound of the on-camera microphone?" Even with a high quality microphone capsule we had another problem down the signal chain - the output levels of all these inexpensive mics was far too low and when a camera's noisy pre-amps boosted up the levels, the sound quality became subpar.

Enter: RODE VideoMic Pro with +20dB gain control. You might not think that it would make a difference, but boy does it ever. On our Canon 5D Mark II DSLR, we were able to manually set the audio levels at 1 tick over 0, crank up the mic to +20dB and pick up clean audio from 5 feet away. When I say clean I mean noise-free, distortion-free C-L-E-A-N. The RODE VideoMic Pro also fits superbly on today's smaller camcorders and DSLR's. It's a perfect match.

The RØDE VideoMic Pro raises the bar set by the original VideoMic by combining broadcast quality audio with an ultra-compact and lightweight ergonomic design.

Incorporating new features specific to high end video, the VMP also evolves many of the features that have made the VideoMic so successful. Noise transference has been significantly reduced using both a revised, more elegant shock mounting system and a lightweight premium cable.

UPDATE: The VideoMic Pro now features the Rycote Lyre Suspension System for even better sound! New version will be available for $249 in June 2015


  • All new capsule with lower noise and higher sensitivity
  • Broadcast recording quality condenser microphone
  • Compact form factor (150mm/6” length)
  • Ultra lightweight (85g/3oz)
  • 9V battery powered - over 70 hours use (alkaline)
  • Integrated shock mounting
  • Integrated foam windscreen
  • 3.5mm stereo mini-jack output (dual mono)
  • Two step High Pass Filter (flat, 80Hz)
  • Three position level control (-10dB, 0, +20dB)
  • Camera shoe mount with 3/8” thread for easy boompole mounting
  • 10 year warranty with online registration at

Canon 5D Mark II owners be sure to download the latest firmware which allows you to manually adjust the audio. The "one or two ticks from the bottom" setting seems to be a good match with the VMP at +20dB.
Canon T2i owners. Consider using Magic Lantern to disable AGC and manually adjust your levels to approximately 16 of Analog and 0 Digital.
Panasonic GH2 owners - please use the search box for "Videomic Pro" - we have a special bundle with a Free 3.5 to 2.5mm adapter.
Please be sure to look at the RODE Deadcat as option if you will be in windy situations.
Note that DVeStore also offers several RODE Videomic Pro kits complete with cables and boom poles!

What's in the Box:

  • RODE VideoMic Pro
  • 10-Year Limited Warranty (Online Registration Required)

Product Specifications:



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