5Core Interview Microphone Electret Condenser Shotgun Mic w Uni-Directional Pickup XLR Connection

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About Shotgun Microphone

  1. Super-Cardioid Shotgun Microphone: The Shotgun Microphone can accurately capture directional sound from a narrower pickup area with its extended length and a super-cardioid capsule. This feature can effectively reduce side and rear sounds while highlighting the forward target sound source.

  2. Exceptional Audio: The 5 Core boom mic is an excellent choice for various audio recordings applications such as interviews, movie shoots, promo videos, and studio recordings. The shotgun microphone offers exceptional off-axis signal attenuation for spread-out audio pickup. Additionally, the 50Hz-16kHz frequency response ensures intelligible voice reproduction.

  3. Professional Condenser Microphone: This condenser microphone boasts a metal body construction, which provides durability and protects against radio-frequency interference. It is widely used in diverse occasions such as interviews, films, TV programs, and documentaries.

  4. Great pickup & Noise Cancellation: The shotgun microphone provides a narrow acceptance angle, making it ideal for long-distance sound pickup. It also offers excellent sound rejection from the sides and rear of the microphone.

  5. Portable: The 5 Core IM 321 is a lightweight condenser shotgun microphone. It is durable and highly portable. Therefore, you can carry it anywhere at your convenience.

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Shotgun Microphone Description

The 5 Core Super-Cardioid Shotgun Microphone is a professional-grade microphone perfect for interviews, film shoots, promo videos, and studio recordings. With a super-cardioid capsule and extended length, it captures accurate directional sound while reducing side and rear sounds. The 50Hz-16kHz frequency response ensures intelligible voice reproduction. The microphone is constructed with a durable metal body to prevent radio-frequency interference.

The Shotgun Microphone provides a narrow acceptance angle for long-distance sound pickup and excellent sound rejection from the sides and rear of the microphone. With tailored response minimizing camera and handling noise, it is the perfect tool for any recording needs.

At 5 Core, Customer satisfaction is our priority—a proven track record of delivering the highest quality product since 1984.


Shotgun Microphone Features

Minimal camera & handling noise

On-axis audio quality

With a 3-pin XLR plug

Versatile Use

The shotgun microphone offers minimal camera and handling noise, ensuring your recordings are clearer and free of unwanted interference.

For smooth and natural audio quality, the shotgun mic delivers on-axis audio with rejection from the sides and rear of the mic. This boom mic feature ensures that your recordings sound professional & free of unwanted noise.

Equipped with a 3-pin XLR plug, the shotgun directional microphone comes with an XLR audio output connector. This feature allows you to connect it to professional recorders or any DSLR camera with a compatible socket simply by using the corresponding audio cable.

Whether you're recording a film, promo video, studio recording, ambient sound capture, or interview, the shotgun mic is the ideal solution.


Technical Specifications:

  • Frequency Response - 50 Hz-16 KHz
  • Directivity - Uni-directional
  • Output Impedance - 2k + -2% unbalance
  • Sensitivity - 10-20mV (shotgun) 70-90mV (long)
  • S/N - >72dB
  • Cartridge Type - Electret Condenser
  • Wire Length - 4.5 X 8m
  • Pick-up Distance - 20cm-30cm

Package information:

  • 1x Shotgun Microphone

Shotgun Microphone
High quality Mic


Capture clear and precise audio during interviews.

Capture only the sounds you want while minimizing unwanted noise.

Capture audio of actors and dialogue while reducing background noise.

Shotgun Microphone clear and crisp audio to ensure your message is heard loud & clear.

The shotgun mic ensures that your audio is professional quality & free of unwanted noise.


Benefits of Shotgun Microphone

Easy to set up and use.

Record audio more efficiently.

It can help to increase production value.

Reduce post-production work or rigorous edits.

High-quality audio for better audience engagement.


Benefits of 5 Core over other products

Better signal-to-noise ratio for superior recording.

Minimal distortion or unwanted noise.

Clear recording & free of interference.

The shotgun mic is ideal for recording specific sound sources.

High-quality construction can withstand the rigors of regular use.


Why 5 Core

5 Core has been known for producing high-quality, premium products since 1984.

We are committed to using only the best materials and components to ensure the longevity of our products.

The best deals compared to other brands in the market without compromising on quality.

The trustworthy choice for thousands of customers scattered worldwide in more than 65 countries.

Backed by a proven track record of happy customers and peace of mind.


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About Brand

5 Core, headquartered in California, warehouse in Bellefontaine, OH, USA, has a reputation for being a trusted and reliable brand, offering products designed to meet the highest industry standards.

Our products are thoroughly tested and inspected before they are sent to the end user, ensuring that the customers receive products of the highest quality and reliability. With a commitment to quality, affordability, and customer satisfaction, 5 Core is a brand people can trust for all their needs and wants.

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Shotgun Microphone Q&A

Question: What are some recommended uses for this microphone?

Answer: The microphone is recommended for interviews, film shoots, promo videos, and studio recordings.

Question: What is the super-cardioid capsule, and how does it affect sound capture?

Answer: The super-cardioid capsule is a type of directional microphone that captures sound from the front of the microphone while reducing sounds from the sides and rear.

Question: What is the acceptance angle of the microphone?

Answer: The microphone provides a narrow acceptance angle for long-distance sound pickup and excellent sound rejection from the sides and rear of the microphone.

Question: Does the shotgun microphone reduce camera handling noise?

Answer: Yes, the microphone has a tailored response that minimizes the camera and handling noise.

Question: Can the Shotgun Microphone to reject noise from the side and rear?

Answer: Yes, the microphone is designed to reduce sounds from the side and rear.

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