shows us their new SGM-250 shotgun microphone
AZDEN introduces it’s all new SGM-250 Professional Dual Powered Shotgun Microphone. Available end of march from select AZDEN dealers and available everywhere mid-April 2015.
Measuring 250mm in length (about 10 inches) the SGM-250 is suitable for almost any filming situation. Long enough to capture great sound from a distance while mounted to a boom pole or on top of a shoulder cam, its still unobtrusive enough to be used on compact DSLR cameras.
From the official website, here are the specs:
Mic Element: Electret Condenser
Freq. Response: 20Hz – 20kHz
Low-Cut Filter: Selectable @160Hz, 3dB/Oct
Polar Pattern: Super-cardioid
Dynamic Range: 115dB 48V phantom / 110dB battery
Sensitivity: -38dB at 1kHz (0dB = 1V/Pa)
Impedance: 120? (at 1kHz)
Max Input SPL: 132dB 48V phantom / 127dB battery (1kHz at 1% T.H.D.)
S/N Ratio: 77dB (1kHz at 1Pa)
Power Requirement: 11-52V Phantom or AA battery
Output: 3-pin XLR
Dimensions: 250mm x 21mm (9.84” x 0.83”) (Length x Diameter)
Weight: 160 g (5.65 oz)
Accessories: Shock mount, windscreen, carrying case
The microphone has a suggested price of about $350.