Shure VP83F Lens Hopper On-Camera Microphone Flash Recorder

Shure VP83F

The Shure VP83F LensHopper™ delivers the perfect blend of form and function. For use with DSLR cameras and HD camcorders, it offers digital flash recording / playback (MicroSDHC) capabilities that enable WAV file capture at 24-bit / 48 kHz sampling rate. This compact shotgun microphone features detailed, high-definition audio with full low-end response for professional results every time. The intuitive menu and one-button recording function make it fast and easy to use in almost any environment. The VP83F LensHopper features a 60dB gain range, adjustable in 1dB increments, as well as a low-cut filter for adapting to different recording environments. Its lightweight, yet durable, metal construction provides dependability and long-life. The VP83F easily mounts to a standard-size camera shoe or a 1/4" threaded stand. The detachable 3.5mm cable connects to your camera's audio input, while the stereo headphone output allows you to monitor incoming audio. Despite its extensive functionality, the VP83F offers 10 hours of battery life on two AA alkaline batteries. A foam windscreen is included to guard against wind and environmental noise.

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Shure VP83F

The Shure VP83F LensHopper™ delivers the perfect blend of form and function. For use with DSLR cameras and HD camcorders, it offers digital flash recording / playback (MicroSDHC) capabilities that enable WAV file capture at 24-bit / 48 kHz sampling rate. This compact shotgun microphone features detailed, high-definition audio with full low-end response for professional results every time. The intuitive menu and one-button recording function make it fast and easy to use in almost any environment.

The VP83F LensHopper features a 60dB gain range, adjustable in 1dB increments, as well as a low-cut filter for adapting to different recording environments. Its lightweight, yet durable, metal construction provides dependability and long-life. The VP83F easily mounts to a standard-size camera shoe or a 1/4″ threaded stand. The detachable 3.5mm cable connects to your camera’s audio input, while the stereo headphone output allows you to monitor incoming audio. Despite its extensive functionality, the VP83F offers 10 hours of battery life on two AA alkaline batteries. A foam windscreen is included to guard against wind and environmental noise.

  • Shoe-mount mic for use with DSLR cameras and HD camcorders
  • High sensitivity and low self-noise with wide frequency range
  • Highly directional supercardioid / lobar polar pattern
  • Superior RF immunity that sidesteps unwanted audio artifacts from cellular and RF devices
  • Digital flash recording and playback via onboard MicroSDHC cards
  • WAV file capture at 24-bit/48kHz
  • Easily accessible MicroSD card slot that allows quick “pop-out” card access
  • Dedicated headphone audio output for real-time headphone monitoring
  • Easy-to-read, back-lit LCD screen
  • Five-position joystick provides for advanced user controls
  • One-touch record button facilitates fast audio capture and allows for pausing and stopping
  • Adjustable user gain (up to 60dB, in 1dB increments) for fine-tuning audio
  • Low-cut filter rolls off low frequencies 170Hz and below
  • Integrated Rycote Lyre shock mounting system provides robust mechanical isolation
  • Robust, all-metal construction gives you legendary Shure quality in a lightweight design
  • 2 AA alkaline batteries deliver 10 hours of battery life in Record mode
  • Includes detachable output cable with 1/8″ gold-plated connector and foam windscreen
  • Standard size shoe mount with 1/4″ threaded base

Type: Electret Condenser

Address Type: End

Polar Pattern: Super-Cardioid

Recording Format: 24-Bit / 48kHz (WAV file)

Frequency Range: 50Hz – 20kHz(selected HPF @80)

Output: 1x 3.5mm TRS Jack (mic), 1x 3.5mm TRS Jack (headphones)

Output Impedance: 47Ω

Maximum SPL: 129 dB SPL (1 kHz @ 1% THD)

Signal to Noise: 78 dB @ 1kHz

Sensitivity: -35.8 dBV/Pa (16.2 mV)

Equivalent Noise Level: (A-weighted) 15.6 dB-A

Battery: 2 x AA battery (alkaline, NiMH, rechargeable Li-Ion)

Battery Life: Up to 10 hours (record mode)

Weight: 215 g

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