Shure VP83 LensHopper Shotgun Microphone

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Shure VP83 LensHopper Shotgun Microphone

Shure VP83 LensHopper Shotgun Microphone

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TheVP83 LensHopper Shotgun MicrophonefromShureis a compact camera-mount condenser that provides detailed, high-definition audio with DSLR cameras and camcorders. An integrated Rycote Lyre shock mounting system provides isolation from vibration and mechanical noise.

The VP83 LensHopper features an easily accessible three-position gain adjustment and low-cut filter, allowing it to adapt for different recording environments. Its lightweight, yet durable, metal construction provides dependability and long-life. The VP83 easily mounts to a standard-size camera shoe or a 1/4" threaded stand. The convenient, attached 3.5mm cable connects to your camera's audio input. Its efficient operation boasts 130 hours of battery life on just one AA alkaline battery. A foam windscreen is included to guard against wind and environmental noise.

Capture Detailed, Accurate Audio
  • Full low-end response
  • High sensitivity
  • Low self-noise
  • Wide frequency range
  • Highly directional polar pattern
  • Effective RF immunity


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 135F (-18 to 57C)
Storage Temperature Range -20 to 165F (-29 to 75C)
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)


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