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Sony ECM-MSD1 High Grade Stereo Microphone ECM-MSD1
6.5 out of 10

Sony ECM-MSD1 High Grade Stereo Microphone ECM-MSD1

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Overall 2
2.0

Unexpectedly bad from Sony

John Warr, Amazon
14 September 2013
  • Summary: I bought this for use on my Canon 6D DSLR as the internal microphone suffers from excessive wind noise. Despite trying all the audio settings available on the camera, manual, auto, attenuated and the like, I just can't get rid of the huge amount of hiss this microphone produces on recordings.
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Overall 8
8.0

V good for the money

Sinaisid, Amazon
14 August 2013
  • Summary: So the good - light small and fits my 60D well. It's a great improvement on the built in mono Mike. It's also well constructed and sound quality is very good. Bad - The output is low. Aditionally there is a constant (albeit low volume) hiss - irrespective of camera settings.
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Overall 6
6.0

Mmmmmmmmmmmm

Mr. M. A. Turner, Amazon
4 July 2013
  • Summary: Actually, this review should be called Hisssssssssssssssssssssss. There's always a slight hiss from this, nothing loud but you do notice it. I have Magic Lantern installed on my Canon 60D and 500D and nothing seems to eliminate the hiss.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sound quality good

H. Deng, Amazon
25 May 2013
  • Summary: Fairly good sound quality on both 90' and 120' angles. It sits very well on top of my Panasonic X900 with the supplied accessory shoe adaptor. But one thing you must remember is to switch off the unit if you are finished with recording.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony ECM-MSD1 stereo microphone

Bongo, Amazon
9 September 2012
  • Summary: I have recently purchased this microphone and have used it now on two or three occasions with my Panasonic HDC-SD700 video camera. For a relatively inexpensive microphone the results have been very good.
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Overall 10
10

Great microphone for Panasonic HDC-SD90 camcorder

Klippie, Amazon
16 June 2012
  • Summary: I was looking for a compact external microphone for my Panasonic HDC-SD90 camcorder and bought this on the strength of the reviews on Amazon and I've not been disappointed, the sound is crisp and clear and well defined its a very good step-up from the camera's internal mics..
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Overall 6
6.0

ECM-MSD1

Paulo, Amazon
18 June 2011
  • Summary: I bought this micro for my canon 550D, it works fine, but has two problems. first one is the on and off button, the led only flashes when you slide the button to on, so when you finish using the micro its hard to remember to slide it off again, or even worst if you're recording you can't see if the...
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Overall 8
8.0

The best compact DSLR microphone?

I. Sayers, Amazon
27 March 2011
  • Summary: I bought this to use with my 60D. I took some advice from my Father who is a profesional vidographer and recomended Rode microphones. However they are just too big and fragile for my purposes.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent quality for such a small mic and good price

Mr. M. Spooner "Mind Surgeon & Photographer", Amazon
13 July 2010
  • Summary: I also bought this for my 5D MK II and the sound quality is very good. It's also small enough to carry around for impromptu video recording in my kit bags. On scheduled shoots I use the RODE Directional Video Mic and also the RODE Stereo Video Mic. For such a small Mic it's amazing.
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Overall 8
8.0

Does the job

RobertP, Amazon
7 March 2010
  • Summary: I saw a previous review that said this worked OK with a Canon 5D mk2 so I bought one for my camera. It is reasonably small and mounts nicely in the cameras hot shoe. I can now use IS lenses and not hear them in the recorded video.
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