8.7 out of 10 based on 98 reviews

Sony ECM-XYST1M

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  1. Not a huge step up from Sony a7 RII internal mic

    Henrys
    8.0/10
    Reviewer: Greg007, Henrys
    6 November 2017

    I use this on a Sony a7RII and it is noticeably better than the internal mic, especially outside with the dead cat but it's not a huge step up from the internal mic. If you need top quality audio this may not be right for you. Read more

  2. pretty darn good

    Amazon
    10/10
    Reviewer: Mitch, Amazon
    24 January 2017

    Haven t had a chance to try it outside yet...however did a test inside with my fan on...I am impressed could not here the fan at all at 10 feet from it....pretty darn good :) would buy it again... Read more

  3. Nice Stereo Mic for Use with Multi-Interface Shoe

    Henrys
    8.0/10
    Reviewer: Bofus, Henrys
    23 June 2014

    There are situations when the in-camera microphone is not directed properly to the subject sound and the microphone picks up extraneous sounds. The lens hood on many cameras further reduces the pickup of the source by hiding portions of the in camera mic. Read more

  4. but the sound quality is great. Very portable

    Amazon
    8.0/10
    Reviewer: Ben Guthrie, Amazon
    26 February 2018

    The mic sits a little awkward at first because it feels higher than it should be, but the sound quality is great. Very portable. Read more

  5. It is a good mike, but I haven't notice any significant improvement ...

    Amazon
    6.0/10
    Reviewer: Lech Jedral, Amazon
    3 March 2018

    It is a good mike, but I haven't notice any significant improvement to built-in mike in Sony AX100 Handycam, at least indoors. Read more

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