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Sennheiser MKE 400
8.2 out of 10

Sennheiser MKE 400

Rugged, compact and versatile for great video sound: The MKE 400 Read more

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Overall 10
10

Great quality from leading brand

Doug, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: I have used Sennheiser for sound for several years and this addition to my equipment does not disappoint. it is small, light and gives great quality. the distance button is useful and allows you to 'zoom' in on sound from objects further away.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Great Sound Quality, Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

Great miniature shotgun microphone!

Avian Pictures, B&H Photo
23 May 2015
  • Excerpt: Incredibly small, light but wonderful shotgun mic. I have three now and use them on my DSLRs and Sony DEV5 recording binoculars. For the price they this mic cannot be beaten. Battery life is extremely good as well.
  • Pros: Great Sound Quality, Lightweight, Long Lasting
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Overall 2
2.0

cannot use with mixer

Joanne, B&H Photo
18 May 2015
  • Excerpt: this microphone is not useful if you are boosting your audio with a beachtek amplifier. it will not operate
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Flimsy
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Microphone for a DSLR

Alex, B&H Photo
12 May 2015
  • Excerpt: Bought for using with my D800. Built well. Works good, as expected. Tested this weekend on the shore with MZW400 Wind-m@ff in mild wind conditions – no noise, zero. I took one star for two reasons.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Great Sound Quality
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Overall 6
6.0

Small

Bob, B&H Photo
29 April 2015
  • Excerpt: It way smaller than I expected. It seems to work with better sound than the camcorder
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Shotgun Microphone

drdancm, B&H Photo
20 February 2015
  • Excerpt: I used this attached to a Panasonic GH3 to shoot a short film called Catching Broken Glass.It's great that it uses just a single AAA battery which you can get anywhere. The directional feature worked very well for picking up the actors voices as well as ambient sound, while avoiding any camera or...
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Great Sound Quality, Lightweight, Long Lasting
  • Cons: Flimsy
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Overall 8
8.0

Great little mic

Travis, B&H Photo
14 January 2015
  • Excerpt: I first used this guy back in '09 or '10 in Africa. Low-Profile. Audio was great! I was using the 5d Mark II then. I had it mounted to the side of an On-Camera light with a mount that had a Cold-Shoe.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Great Sound Quality, Lightweight, Long Lasting, Low Profile
  • Cons: Need Replaceable Parts
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Overall 8
8.0

Good starter mic

Shawn, B&H Photo
16 December 2014
  • Excerpt: This is my first video microphone. I use it on a Sony A7S. I've heard a big improvement in audio quality. It has a "wide" sound rather than a directional sound.Two issues I've had: (1) The foam windscreen doesn't stay on.
  • Pros: Great Sound Quality, Lightweight
  • Cons: Flimsy
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Microphone

JP, B&H Photo
15 December 2014
  • Excerpt: The MKE 400 is definitely compact, which is great for videography when you want to be as mobile as possible. The design is simple which makes it easy to use. The results are great too, my camera feels naked without it now.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Great Sound Quality, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

Great value and size

Mike, B&H Photo
15 December 2014
  • Excerpt: This is a great buy. Use it for shooting in the field at events. Not as directional as I thought it would be.
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