Camcorders forum: Best quality Camcorder external mic for 200-300$?

by: GuitarzMyThing September 25, 2013 11:24 PM PDT

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Best quality Camcorder external mic for 200-300$?

by GuitarzMyThing - 9/25/13 11:24 PM

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I recently just bought a Panasonic V720 Full HD camcorder and I will be using it mostly for my friends gigs. I brought it to there last one and I was amazed at how well the sound quality was for the internal mic, although I was positive I could find something to make it sound even better. Now here is the description of what I am looking for.

- has to be around 200-300 dollars
- has to be able to take loud noise (Rock music gigs) so something that possibly has a -10DB
- if possible, stereo.
- I dont care if it weighs 20 pounds and is as big as a arm I just want it to sound good

I was looking into possibly a RODE VideoMic Pro or Shure LensHooper VP83

What would be best?

Thanks for your help!

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