Ideal for run-and-gun video creators and live streamers, the Rode VideoMicro II is an ultracompact and lightweight camera-mount shotgun microphone for recording high-quality audio with a DSLR/mirrorless camera or iOS/Android mobile device. This true shotgun microphone improves on its predecessor by adding a supercardioid pickup pattern and annular line tube technology (first introduced with the NTG5 professional shotgun microphone) to deliver highly transparent and directional sound for your videos on TikTok and YouTube, or for live streaming and online meetings.With plug & go operation, no complicated controls, and no battery required, the VideoMicro II is easy-to-use right out of the box. The innovative HELIX isolation mount system and included foam and furry windshields ensure all your recordings are crystal-clear, free from knocks, bumps, and wind noises—whether shooting at home or outdoors on the go.
- Supercardioid directional pickup pattern
- True shotgun microphone with annular line tube technology for highly transparent and directional sound
- Innovative HELIX isolation mount system
- Plug-and-go design with no complicated controls
- Powered by your camera or phone—no batteries required
- High-quality foam and furry windshields included
- 3.5mm TRS output jack on microphone
- Includes 3.5mm TRS to TRS cable for connecting to a DSLR/mirrorless camera
- Includes 3.5mm TRS to TRRS cable for connecting to the headphone jack of a smartphone or tablet
- The VideoMicro II instantly improves the sound quality of any camera or smartphone.
- Rode’s revolutionary annular line tube technology, delivering natural, full-bodied sound never before heard in such a compact form factor.
- With no batteries required to operate and no complicated controls, quality audio is as simple as plugging in and hitting record.
- At just 3.1″ long and weighing just 39 grams, the VideoMicro II is ultracompact and lightweight, making it the perfect addition to any creator kit or camera bag—or even backpack or handbag.
- Despite its small size, the mic is tough with a rugged all-metal body and premium components.
- The VideoMicro II is designed and made in Rode’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Sydney, Australia
- HELIX is an innovative isolation-mount system designed in-house by Rode to the exact specifications of the VideoMicro II to provide unmatched protection from knocks, bumps, and handling noise.
- The VideoMicro II comes with everything required to record in any situation, including a professional mounting system, high-quality foam and furry windshields for protection from wind noise, and a set of cables for connecting to cameras and smartphones.