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A "shotgun mic" is a type of directional microphone. It is often a condenser microphone and uses an interference tube, which is a tube carved with many slots. The longer the tube, the more directional the microphone will be at low frequencies. The nickname "shotgun" comes from the fact that some model can be relatively long and look somewhat like a shotgun barrel. The pick up pattern of the microphone also resembles the shot of a shotgun.

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Help for buying shotgun microphone

Many of you might have been in a situation when you wanted to buy a microphone but didn’t find a comprehensive chart that helps you choose. Well, I made one of shotgun mics. More than 100 type. I hope ...
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Battery powered Shotgun Mic for use with PCM d-50

I'm looking for a decent shotugn mic for field recording but I'm not sure I want to go down the broadcast mixer route just yet. Does anyone have any experience of using shotgun mic's with one of these ...