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Sony-ecm-ds30p.33658154
7.7 out of 10

Sony ECM-DS30P

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Overall 2
2.0

Does not amplify recording unit's mic...

Jim Greaves, B&H Photo
16 January 2013
  • Excerpt: When I attached this to a ICDPX312 voice recorder, the result was quieter than the built-in mic. Definitely NOT worth the purchase. I will try it on some other units before complaining to the manufacturer. Meanwhile, SAVE YOUR MONEY!
  • Pros: none
  • Cons: Poor Sound Quality
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Overall 8
8.0

Great for reference

Marcos El Presidente, B&H Photo
21 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Audio quality aside, this little mic is great for audio referencing. I use it on a RED Scarlet to sync the clapper. The only thing is you have to crank up the volume in the camera to get decent sound off of it.
  • Pros: Compact, Easy To Use, Lightweight
  • Cons: Poor Sound Quality
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Overall 8
8.0

Good for auxiliary mic.

G, B&H Photo
7 March 2012
  • Excerpt: I shoot profesional videos and use external audio recording. This little mic I use in the camera as an auxiliary to check images with sound without have to synch the external sound recordings, which I do in editing. The mic will not give you profesional sound, and I would not use it for that.
  • Pros: Compact, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Versatile
  • Cons: Poor Sound Quality
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Overall 10
10

Great quality

Iker u, B&H Photo
1 March 2012
  • Excerpt: I use the mic on my iphone 4 quality is way better than iphone mic .. The fact that is a stereo mic gives a whole diferent dinamic to recording both on the field and studio The only draw back is that you cant use the mic with the iphone...but then again you can! u need to buy an adapter order for it to work properly u can get it online for about $10 or make it yourself for $5 if ur up to it.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Durable, Easy To Use, Versatile
  • Cons: Compability
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Overall 8
8.0

Outstanding On-Board Mic

HutchWilco, B&H Photo
27 February 2012
  • Excerpt: I got this mic to work with my RED Epic and I'm thrilled with the results. It's a great scratch track mic for slates or simple sound syncing, and way more convenient than running an XLR into the 1/8" Stereo Mini jack and then figuring out a way to mount a shotgun mic onto the rig. I just plug this little guy in up front and start shooting. Would highly recommend it for anyone looking for an on-board mic to sync external sound with.
  • Pros: Compact, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Versatile
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Overall 10
10

Greatly improves standard DSLR recording

Gringo, B&H Photo
8 February 2012
  • Excerpt: This is a must have addition if your working in DSLR video. It's no professional microphone replacement, but it indeed improves the internal audio recording capabilities of Canon T2i. It's slightly larger than I thought it would be, but it's not much of a problem to be honest. It's also cheap, and it comes with a wind breaker. For the projects I do: (which are short documentary style online films), it's a great addition. Highly recommended!
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Versatile
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Overall 10
10

Dave Apopka Florida

Music Man, B&H Photo
24 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Works awesome for all of my recording projects, I would recomend this to my friends.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Versatile
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Overall 10
10

Great little mic

Stan, B&H Photo
7 April 2011
  • Excerpt: I use this with my Kodak zi8 camcorder(great).I like the fact that it can be turned toward you to greatly enhance commentary.Wind screen also works great.These little mics only go down to 200hz so the on board mic actually has more bass,but over all sound is more controlled with this mic.B&H price is the best
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Versatile
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Overall 10
10

Impressive

LM, B&H Photo
8 February 2011
  • Excerpt: I will be recording steam engines and ship horns. It gives a very live sound, and separates right and left very well. Built very solid, with no plastic parts. Much improved recording quality over the built in mike.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Versatile
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Overall 8
8.0

A very good mic (for its money)

spirosk81gmail, Ebay
2 February 2010
  • Summary: I decided to buy this mic after research into mics under 75Euros (100 USD). It appeared to be the best in the various tests and surely I was not disappointed. I am not a Sound Technician, not even an enthusiast. Just wanted a better sound quality for my home movies and I got it. Just be careful: It need external power supply!
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