Directional video mics are ideal for a huge array of applications in filmmaking, from recording dialogue, to capturing on-set ambience and reference audio, to tracking Foley. Our directional mics feature a tight polar pattern for superior side sound rejection, professional-grade Rycote® Lyre® shock mounting for reducing handling noise, and rugged construction. All of our mics are designed and made in Australia and are backed by our industry-leading warranty.
Compact On-Camera Microphone
The VideoMicro is an ultra-compact on-camera microphone, perfect for filmmakers who need to be fast and nimble.
It features a high-quality cardioid condenser capsule that delivers incredible quality audio with any camera, rugged aluminium construction that provides a high level of RF rejection, and black ceramic anti-glare coating that is incredibly hard-wearing.
And it comes with a synthetic furry for reducing wind noise outdoors. The VideoMicro runs uses plug-in power (no battery required) and is ideal for use with compact cameras and smartphone rigs (with an optional SC7 adapter).
Lightweight On-Camera Shotgun Microphone
Looking for a lightweight mic for capturing crystal clear audio on the go? The VideoMic GO is for you.
It features a super-cardioid polar pattern for highly directional audio, an integrated windshield for reducing wind noise, and tough ABS construction.
Like the VideoMicro, it does not require batteries to operate, but instead uses plug-in power supplied via your camera, keeping its weight down to just 73g.
And with no switches or controls to mess around with, the VideoMic GO is the perfect no-fuss mic for run and gun filmmakers, travel vloggers and more.
This is the one that started it all. The original video mic. First released in 2004, it has gone through a few iterations as more mics have been added to the range, but as its core it is the same high-quality video mic that earned RØDE its place as the go-to brand for on-camera audio.
It features a studio grade ½” condenser capsule, highly directional super-cardioid polar pattern, selectable high-pass filter and two-stage level attenuation for recording loud sound sources.
It’s shoe mount also features a 3/8” thread in the base for easy mounting on a boom pole or mic stand.
Directional On-Camera Microphone
The best-selling VideoMic Pro is the industry standard in on-camera audio. Like the VideoMic, it features a -10db level attenuation switch, as well as a +20dB level boost.
This allows you to reduce your DSLR or mirrorless camera's input level, effectively reducing the amount of noise generated by your camera’s preamp. On top of this, the VideoMic Pro’s high-quality capsule features very low self-noise.
It also has a two-step high-pass filter. The VideoMic pro is battery powered and provides over 70 hours recording from a single 9V battery.
On-Camera Shotgun Microphone
The VideoMic NTG is the most versatile VideoMic in the range, bringing the signature broadcast-quality sound of the NTG shotgun mic range to a compact, feature-packed VideoMic.
It features the same revolutionary acoustic design as the NTG5 broadcast shotgun mic, which delivers a natural, uncoloured sound that is highly directional.
It also packs in an array of features that make it supremely versatile, including an infinitely variable gain control, auto-sensing output for seamless use with cameras and mobile devices, digital switching for controlling a high-pass filter, high frequency boost and more, plus a fully-featured USB output for direct connectivity with computers and mobile devices.
Professional On-Camera Microphone
The top of our directional VideoMic range, the VideoMic Pro+ is ideal filmmakers looking for a flexible and feature-packed on-camera microphone.
On top of the handy features you’ll find in the other VideoMics (including a three-stage gain control and two-stage high-pass filter), it packs in a high frequency boost for enhancing detail and clarity in your recordings, easy-to-use digital switching, and a safety channel to help ensure the signal does not clip.
It also comes with our rechargeable LB-1 lithium-ion battery, which can be continuously charged via microUSB for non-stop shooting in the field.