Dialogue Microphones Compared (Under $500) / RODE, Deity, Oktava, Samson, etc.

Dialogue Microphones Compared (Under $500) / RODE, Deity, Oktava, Samson, etc.

Comparing & sharing my experiences using a range of sub $500 microphones for indoor dialogue. RODE NT5 & VideoMic NTG, Oktava MK-012, Deity S-Mic 2S & D3 Pro, and Samson C02.

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🛒 Oktava MK-012 (Not Affiliated): http://bit.ly/2QRAZZq
🛒 RODE VideoMic NTG: https://geni.us/3uDNgt
🛒 RODE NT5: https://geni.us/R8VQN
🛒 Samson C02: https://geni.us/fYzqt
🛒 Deity V-Mic D3 Pro: https://geni.us/kzhGcpz
🛒 Deity S-Mic 2S: https://geni.us/CCbrt7
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Relevant Videos:
Curtis Judd’s Recent Roundup Video: https://youtu.be/q7rfwCFjBDg

Table of Contents:
1:03 – Oktava MK-012 Section Starts
1:43 – Testing/Recording Setup
2:25 – Unboxing & Mini Review of Oktava MK-012
2:57 – What I’m Looking for in a Microphone
5:03 – RODE NT5 Section Starts
5:29 – RODE NT5 vs Samson C02 (Noise & Pickup Pattern)
7:21 – Samson C02 Section Starts
9:10 – Deity S-Mic 2S Section Starts
10:26 – Deity V-Mic D3 Pro Section Starts
10:43 – Deity XLR Adapter
11:21 – Comparing the D3 Pro & Location Kit
13:08 – RODE VideoMic NTG Section Starts
13:59 – RODE vs Deity (Auto On/Off & Connectivity Concerns)
16:19 – RODE VideoMic NTG Features
17:10 – Ethical Question about RODE’s Very Similar Design
18:13 – Sound Sample Comparison from All Microphones
19:11 – Bloopers

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