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The Sony ECM-B10 is a camera-mount digital shotgun microphone created for on-the-go content makers, podcasters, and videographers utilizing Sony cameras equipped with the Multi Interface Shoe to capture crystal-clear voice, interviews, ambient, or natural sounds (MI). The mic gives an ultra directional performance in a wonderfully small design that allows for flexibility and mobility, especially in gimbal and grip-mounted shoots, by combining digital signal processing with cutting-edge beamforming technology. Three different pickup patterns are available in the ECM-B10 in a single mic. Use the super directional pattern to sharply focus audio capture on a single subject right in front of the camera for taking selfies or conducting interviews. If you want a broader shot or you are photographing two subjects, switch to the unidirectional pattern. It is a wise choice to pick up ambient noise and speech from behind the camera since the omnidirectional setting records audio in a 360° region surrounding the mic.

High-Quality Recording and Digital Transmission to Your Camera

The ECM-B10 converts analog sound to digital within the microphone body and performs digital signal processing using Sony's unique algorithms—enabling three directional pickup patterns as well as noise reduction. In-body digital conversion also helps to reduce noise inside the microphone.

Direct digital audio transmission to the camera eliminates signal degradation, supplying pristine in-camera audio recordings without the noise and hiss common to analog preamps found in many cameras.

A simple Digital/Analog switch also provides compatibility with a wide range of cameras using an analog interface. The ECM-B10 is compatible with a7R IV, a7C, ZVE10 cameras, and other Sony products with MI (Multi-interface shoe) that support digital audio.

Advanced Beamforming Technology

The ECM-B1M is equipped with four high-performance mic capsules. Digital signal processing using beamforming technology achieves high-quality audio with three switchable directivities, providing three microphones in one, including super directivity.

Your Choice of Three Pickup Patterns

Choose the most suitable pickup pattern with an easy-to-reach, three-way switch on the rear panel of the microphone. Quickly switch back and forth among the three pickup patterns, giving you the flexibility to adapt to your shooting requirements.

Superdirectional: Focused Front Area

Ideal for selfies or interviews, the super directional pattern collects sound from a focused area in front of the microphone, effectively suppressing sounds from off-axis and behind the camera.

Unidirectional: Wide Frontal Range

Perfect for multiperson conversations, the unidirectional pattern captures sound from a wide field in front of the microphone, while minimizing pickup from behind.

Omnidirectional : Sound from Any Direction

The omnidirectional pattern picks up audio equally from all directions, useful for recording environmental sounds or the voice of the camera operator.

Noise Filters, Auto-Level, Pad Controls on Intuitive, Easily Visible Rear Panel

Controls for pickup pattern and other functions are easy to reach on the rear panel and visible at a glance for quick adjustments during shooting.

The ECM-B10's noise-cut filter and low-cut filter are very effective at reducing extraneous ambient noises and cutting out low-frequency noise through the use of digital signal processing algorithms, maximizing audio quality at the recording stage and reducing the need for complex post-processing.

Auto level control and a variable pad (-20, -10, 0 dB) makes it easy to set optimum recording levels.

Compact and Portable Mic

Even at only 3.1" in length, the ECM-B10 offers impressive directional audio capture. Its small size gives you plenty of clearance for wide-angle lenses, viewfinder use, and gimbals.

Cable-Free Connection

No cables are required for connection to a wide range of Sony cameras equipped with an MI shoe. The absence of connecting cables means that no noise can be transmitted to the microphone mechanically via cables and connectors.

Designed to Minimize Shock and Vibration Noise

The ECM-B10 features an advanced shock- and vibration-suppressing design to effectively minimize low-frequency or handling noise, which can degrade audio quality.

Dust- and Moisture-Resistant Design

Complementing similarly dust- and moisture-resistant cameras, the ECM-B10 is designed for worry-free outdoor shooting.

Battery-Free Operation

Power is supplied via the MI shoe in compatible cameras, so you don't have to worry about microphone batteries running out during a shoot.

Supplied Windscreen

The ECM-B10 comes with a furry windshield that's easily detachable and effective in reducing wind noise for capturing crisp audio on outdoor shoots.

ECM-B10 Highlights

  • Digital signal processing using beamforming technology
  • Compact, lightweight, and portable at only 3.1" in length
  • Three selectable pickup patterns; Super/Uni/Omnidirectional
  • Auto Level function
  • Highly efficient noise filters: Noise Cut and Low Cut
  • MI (Multi-Interface) Shoe requires no batteries or cables
  • Digital/Analog switch for compatibility with a wide range of Sony cameras
  • Direct control with the intuitive, easily visible rear panel
  • Noise suppression contributes to high-quality audio
  • Supplied furry windscreen to reduce wind noise
  • Designed to suppress vibration and mechanical noise
  • Dust- and moisture-resistant design
  • Sony Beamforming Shotgun Microphone - ECM-B10
  • Fur Windscreen
  • Protector Cap for Microphone MI Shoe Connector
  • Carrying Bag


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