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Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone for H6 Digital Recorder

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Product Description

Add the Zoom SGH-6 Shotgun Microphone to your H6 Digital Recorder to get professional-quality, hyper-directional sound for use in film, video or live theater, or for ENG (electronic news gathering) applications! Three internal mics with digital signal processing ability allows the SGH-6 mic to achieve a frequency independent super-cardioid polar pattern. Zoom designed the SGH-6 to be about half the length of ordinary shotgun mics while still maintaining a highly directional pickup!

Shotgun mics are often used when you cannot position a microphone directly in front of a sound source. For example, if someone is speaking in front of a video camera and you don't want them to hold an interview microphone up to their mouth, the solution is to use an off-screen shotgun mic.

However, shotgun mics are not the audio equivalent of a photographic telephoto lens. Even though they do an above-average job of picking up sounds that originate from a short distance away, they always sound better when they're physically close to the sound source. If the capsule is more than three feet away, the audio will start to sound distant. The farther away it is, the more distant and reverberant the audio will become.

Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  631-542-5270 Warranty:  1 Year
Walter Nation from Snohomish, Wa, USA, walter.nation@frontier.com
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General
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I using this on a boom to record piano and it works great! This is one of the best attachment's that I purchased. It was well worth the preorder and wait I had to get it.
Quality
Would you consider this product to be made well? How dependable?
The mic is well made and a quality is definitely there. I haven't had it long enough to know how dependable it will be but, I have no reason to believe it is not top quality and will give me the performance that other zoom product's I own are have owned have given me.
Ease of Use
How easy is this product to use? How easy is the product to use with other products? Did it take long for you to learn to use this product? Was the manual helpful? How playable do you consider this product to be?
It took about 2 seconds to learn how to use. That is the great thing about the new recorder. It plugs in just like a different lens on a camera and your good to go.
Features
What do you consider to be the best features of this product? What features would you add to this product if you could?
It does what it was designed to do and allows me to concentrate the program sound where I need it in the sound field.
Sound
How is the tone?
Great sounding recordings with music, talk or whatever you need to use it for.
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