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04-29-2011, 05:06 PM   #1
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External mic recommendations for K5

Can anyone recommend a decent external microphone for live music? That's under $100?
I tried to record some live music the other night and was disappointed with the sound of the K5. It was mudded and lifeless. I didn't purchase the K5 for it's video but it would be nice if it had decent sound. I'm thinking an external mic would be a big improvement but there are so many.

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Not great for music but highly recommended from when I worked at Sony, its got like a 50m range which is insane for Blutooth.

Sony ECM-AW3 - Bluetooth Wireless Microphone System ECM-AW3 B&H

The other cool thing is you can plug headphones into receiver to monitor aswell as a head phone in the transmitter so you can tell the other person with the microphone what to do via intercom! I haven't jumped into video with my DSLR yet but if I did this would be the go
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Nikon is preparing a nice product, a stereo mic than you can mount on the hot shoe. It should be compatible with Pentax.

ME-1 Stereo Microphone from Nikon

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