Tech News: Comparing 5 Shotgun Mics

By David Schonauer   Monday March 20, 2017

YouTuber Curtis Judd puts five shotgun microphones to the test in a side-by-side comparison — the Azden SGM-250 ($229); the Rode NTG2 ($269); the Aputure Deity ($359); the Rode NTG4+ ($379); and the DPA 4017B ($1,799). For each test, the microphone was placed into a Rycote pistol grip with audio recorded onto a Sound Devices 633 Audio Mixer/Recorder. Results: You get what you pay for — but, as DIY Photography  notes, ultimately mic choice comes down to personal preference.

Read the whole story at Curtis Judd.


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