The V-Mic D3 is the workhorse on-camera microphone you’ve always wanted. Built with a lightweight uni-body aluminium metal body it offers you the strength to stand up to the same elements your camera can handle.
Broadcast Quality Sound
The V-Mic D3 has a superior off-axis sound performance compared to some of the other on-camera microphones on the market at this price range. Combine that with its low self-noise, low distortion, and this microphone will make want to use your camera’s audio in the final mix of your video.
Low noise circuitry
Extremely Low Distortion THD (<0.1%)
High-grade SNR (max. 78dB @-32dB sensitivity)
Same 14mm Prepolarized Condensor Capsule as the V-Mic D3 Pro
Featuring Our Smart 3.5mm Microphone Output
Out-of-the-box the V-Mic D3 is compatible with;
As soon as you plug the V-Mic D3 into a 3.5mm microphone jack of a device its microprocessor shakes hands with the device. This means no more adapter cables*.
*late model iOS devices require Apple’s Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter.
Swappable AAA Battery
The V-Mic D3 uses a single AAA for power. It also features a one button on/off switch. When turned on the microphone is ready in Stand-By-Mode and automatically goes into Run-Mode when the camera or device turns on. This also allows you to save battery on your microphone when you turn your camera off.
Alkaline AAA Battery – 166hrs
NiMH Rechargable Battery – 150hrs
Lithium AAA Battery – 208hrs
6300+ Hours In Standby Mode
(150 Hr Battery Life @ 900mAh NiMH AAA / 12 Hrs) x 4 = 50 Shoot-Days
You can shoot for 50 weeks before you’d have to recharge you 4pc of AAA batteries again. That is nearly a year’s worth of weddings on one charge. And remember NiMH batteries can be recharged 500 times.