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Sony HVR-Z1U Professional HDV Camera

The HVR-Z1U features three developed Super HAD 1/3" CCDs. These 16:9 native CCDs, combined with a high quality 12X Optical Zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar® T* Lens and Sony's 14 bit A/D and DXP Digital Extended Processor, result in precise image acquisition with superb detail and clarity. The advanced CCD design allows more light to reach the...

  • Commercial Rate: $175

Sennheiser Evolution Wireless G2 Lapel Microphone

Type/Polar Pattern:  Omni-directional
Frequency Response:  518-554 MHz; 1440 switchable frequencies
Best Use:

  • In situations where there needs to be a lot of free movement by the talent
  • When mic needs to be hidden from sight
  • Commercial Rate: $50

Sony ECM-66B Lavalier Microphone

Type/Polar Pattern:  Unidirectional; Condenser
Frequency Response:  70-14,000 Hz
Best Use:  Vocal/Musical Instruments

  • Ability to reject ambient noise
  • Yields clean, natural reproduction of musical instruemtns
  • An LED illuminates to show battery condition when power is turned on
  • Easily hidden...
  • Commercial Rate: $20

Shure SM57 Handheld Microphone

Type/Polar Pattern:  Dynamic/Unidirectional (Cardioid)
Frequency Response:  40-15,000 Hz
Best Use:  Drums, guitar and woodwinds

  • Also used for micing amps
  • One of the most universal mics in the world
  • Uniform cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main sound source while reducing background noise
  • Commercial Rate: $15

Shure SM58 Handheld Microphone

Type/Polar Pattern:  Dynamic/Unidirectional (Cardioid)
Frequency Response:  50-15,000 Hz
Best Use:  Vocals

  • Best vocal mic DOM has
  • Frequency response tailored for vocals with brightened midrange and bass roll off
  • Uniform cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main sound source and minimizes background...
  • Commercial Rate: $15

AKG C 535 EB Handheld Microphone

Type/Polar Pattern:  Condenser/Cardioid
Frequency Response:  20-20,000 Hz
Best Use:  Vocals

  • Great professional vocal mic
  • Highly detailed audio
  • Perfect weight distribution
  • Best for stage and studio use
  • Commercial Rate: $15

Sony F-740 Handheld Microphone

Type/Polar Pattern:  Dynamic/Unidirectional (Cardioid)
Frequency Response:  50-18,000 Hz
Best Use:  Vocals, drums

  • Also good for general instrument capturing in sound reinforcement, public address and recording situations
  • Commercial Rate: $15

EV635A Handheld Microphone

Type/Polar Pattern:  Dyanmic; Omni
Frequency Response:  80-13 kHz
Best Use:  Vocals

  • Field interviews, speech
  • Has a four-stage pop filter
  • Commercial Rate: $15

AKG D790 Handheld Microphone

Type/Polar Pattern:  Dynamic/Supercardioid
Frequency Response:  60-20,000 Hz at 1 cm (0.4 in.); 20-20,000 Hz
Best Use:  Vocals

  • Alternative to the SM58
  • Good for loud/screaming vocals
  • Not ideal for handheld, best if left on stand
  • Commercial Rate: $15

Samson S11 Handheld Microphone

Type/Polar Pattern:  Dynamic/Unidirectional (Cardioid)
Frequency Response:  60 Hz-18 kHz
Best Use:  Vocals

  • Suitable for recording, live sound and PA use
  • Produces a smooth, transparent sound even at higher volume levels
  • Commercial Rate: $15