Excerpt: I just purchased this Mic for film class. my first use was not for spoken audio but for external sound. It works amazing. I was able to pick up things I probably wouldn't have been able to really hear with my own ears.
Pros: Easy To Use, Great Sound Quality, Lightweight
Excerpt: I've used this product on a few film projects so far. The audio is clear enough for good sound, and it can record loud (not rock concert loud) events fairly well. My two concerns here (taking price into consideration) is that the audio is captured from all around instead of infront of the boom, but...
Excerpt: I have not been able to find my long shotgun mic and I needed something for my new Sony FS7. I needed to find something I could trust for a good price. Somebody on dvxuser mentioned the AT875. The test I saw indicated the side and rear rejection wasn't great.
Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Good sound quality, Lightweight
Excerpt: I used this mic making my Survival Tips videos, and we were pretty rough with it. We used it outdoors in damp conditions and it saw a lot of physical activity, and recently it just quit working.