Rode VideoMic GO II – Lightweight On-Camera Microphone

The VideoMic GO II is a versatile and lightweight shotgun microphone that excels in a range of recording applications. It features a 3.5mm TRS output for use with a camera, plus a digital USB output for recording with mobile devices and computers.

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Rode VideoMic GO II – Lightweight On-Camera Microphone

The VideoMic GO II is a versatile and lightweight shotgun microphone that excels in a range of recording applications. It features a 3.5mm TRS output for use with a camera. Plus a digital USB output for recording with mobile devices and computers. It delivers crisp, clear, directional sound, making it ideal for filmmaking and vlogging. And is also fully compatible with the RØDE Connect podcasting and streaming software for Mac and PC. When used in USB mode, the 3.5mm output doubles as a headphone output for easy monitoring and playback.

Revolutionary annular line tube design

The VideoMic GO II also features the same revolutionary annular line tube design as the VideoMic NTG and NTG5; which offer unmatched transparency and a natural sound. Supported in a detachable Rycote shock mount, the VideoMic GO II  provides you with an extremely convenient cable management system.

Furthermore, the VideoMic GO II offers the same plug-in-powered battery-free operation as the original VideoMic GO; but also adds amazing USB digital functionality.

The Rode VideoMic GO II is an on-camera Microphone

The VideoMic GO II is an ultra-lightweight and versatile shotgun microphone for capturing incredible audio with a camera. In addition to being incredibly compact and lightweight, the VideoMic GO II is super simple to use and requires no batteries to operate.

The supremely versatile connectivity of the VideoMic GO II allows full functionality as a USB microphone, where the 3.5mm output will act as a powerful headphone output. Introducing the next microphone for RØDE Connect, allowing up to four microphones to be plugged into one computer with an optimised DSP, compressor, noise gate; and the legendary Aural Exciter and Big Bottom.

Complete compatibility with mobile devices and unlocked digital control

Connection through the USB-C output is certified for direct use with iOS and Android devices, with supporting cables specifically designed with optimal cable management. Without the requirement of additional adapters. Compatibility with RØDE Central and Reporter unlock additional features in the microphone such as a high-pass filter, -20dB pad and a windshield compensation.

Also available is the Rode WS12 Windshield for VideoMicGoII.

Lightweight shotgun microphone:

  • 3.5mm TRS output for use with cameras
  • Digital USB-C output for use with iPhone, iPad and Android devices, Mac and PC*
  • 3.5mm output doubles as a headphone output in USB mode for audio monitoring and playback
  • Delivers crisp, clear, directional sound, making it ideal for all kinds of content creation
  • Compatible with RØDE Connect, RØDE Central, and RØDE Reporter to unlock additional features

Box Contains:

  • 1x VideoMic GO II
  • 1x SM8-R camera mount
  • 1x SC14 TRS-TRS cable
  • 1x foam windshield

Specifications

Acoustic & Electrical Specifications

Acoustic Principle: Pressure gradient electret condenser

Polar Pattern: Supercardioid

Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz

Output Impedance: 2K2Ω

Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 79 dBA

Equivalent Noise Level (A-Weighted): 15 dBA

Dynamic Range: 95 dBA Typical

Sensitivity: -31dBV(28.78mV @ 94dB SPL) ± 1dB @ 1kHz

Max Input SPL: 110 dB SPL

Output Connection:

  • 3.5mm TRS
  • USB-C

Computer Connectivity: USB-C (USB 2.0)

Simultaneous I/O: Stereo input and output when in USB mode

Power Requirements:

  • 3.5mm plug-in power 2 – 5V
  • USB 5V

Bit Depth: 24-bit

Sample Rates: 48 kHz

Minimum OS Requirements:

  • macOS 10.15
  • Windows 10 (20H2)
  •  iOS 14
  • Android 9.0

Mechanical Specifications

Weight (g):

  • VideoMic GO II: 33
  • VideoMic GO II with SM8-R: 89
  • VideoMic GO II and all included accessories: 96

Dimensions (mm):

  • VideoMic GO II
    Height: 120
    Diameter: 21.6
  • VideoMic GO II and included accessories:
    Length: 150
    Width: 70
    Height: 86

Included Accessories:

  • 1 x SC14 3.5mm TRS to TRS cable
  • 1 x Foam Windshield
  • 1 x SM8-R Shockmount
For more information, please visit the manufacturer's website.