Shure VP83 LensHopper Microphone

$199.00
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SHU-VP83
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  • Shure VP83 LensHopper Microphone
  • Shure VP83 LensHopper Microphone by Shure
  • Shure VP83 LensHopper Microphone
  • Shure VP83 LensHopper Microphone by Shure

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.

The VP83 includes:

  • 1 AA alkaline battery for 130 hours of battery life
  • Integrated 3.5 mm gold-plated audio connector output cable for quick connection to camera or recording device
  • Standard size shoe mount with a 1/4" threaded base for on-camera use or easy mounting on a stand
  • Foam windscreen (Windjammer® available separately)
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

 

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)