The Vivitar MIC-803 Camera Mounted Shotgun Microphone is a broadcast quality condenser microphone for DSLRs and video cameras. The durable, ABS construction provides professional audio capture in any environment. A supercardioid polar pattern minimizes sound and noise on the sides of the microphone, and accurately records audio from the front. Powered by one 9V battery, the microphone has a two step high pass filter and 3 position level control. The integrated shock mount and choice of foam or dead kitten windscreens allows you to capture clear audio in any situation.