Excerpt: Have been doing some family video with the senior family members who do not have the strongest voices. The ME-1 and 25' extension are the perfect solution to get up close and personal audio. You can place the mike on the camera or anywhere in the scene with top quality audio results.
Pros: Easy To Use, Improves Performance, Lightweight, On Or Off The Camera, Quality Construction
Excerpt: Had a lot of high pitched background noise (hiss) on my D800. The in camera mic had less. May not be a problem with the mic per se. The D800 is a camera not a quality audio recorder. I might try another mic. Aside from the noise the sound quality was pretty good.
Excerpt: Before I purchased this product, I saw a pattern of two concerns in the product reviews: the mic was non-directional and there was noise generated by operating the camera. To address these, I purchased a 10' Rhodes extension cord and mounted the mic on a table tripod.
Pros: Easy To Use, Improves Performance, Quality Construction