Rugged, compact and versatile for great video sound: The MKE 400 is a small shotgun microphone for cameras with a lighting shoe mount and external microphone input
One reason why the Sennheiser MKE 400 is popular is because of its Lightweight
Reviewed by 4 customers
I use this mic. for DSLR video. It is amazing
Sennheiser makes some very good products, I was really surprised by how unremarkable the microphone performs. I was not sure if it is my luck or a defective product as recording on various sound recorders gave a distinctive hum. using the gain introduces a lot more ambient noise than expected for a microphone in this price range. I was really disappointed in its performance and wouldn't recommend it.
I like this mike because I read it was a quality unit which so far seems to be true. Plus, it is perfect size for use on compact consumer/prosumer camcorders. I would have given it 5 stars, but there could be something better, and I am just a beginner at this time. A very nice piece of equipment.
A giant leap above the built in Microphones in a Canon 7D! It is not perfect and one needs experience in using it as it can be extremely directional.
Audio could be the most daunting aspect while transitioning from photography to video, especially when it comes to on-camera interviews. The selection of different microphone options alone might encourage agita among th...Read More