Takstar SGC-598 Camera Microphone

by Takstar
Takstar SGC-598 Camera Microphone
Application : photography, interview
Can be used with any camcorder with a hotshoe and 3.5mm jack, also with recent DSLRs with HD video recording function such as :
Nikon DSLR Camera D5100, D7000, D300s, D3s ,D800
Canon DSLR Camera EOS 1D Mark IV, 5D Mark II&III, 7D, 60D, 600D, 650D


High sensitivity condenser microphone specially designed for camera.
Cardioid directivity characteristic can effectively reduce the ambient noise.
Optional +10dB sensitivity tone up and 200Hz bass filter meet the demand of different applications.
Shock proof design can reduce the mechanical noise of cameras and other vibration noise.
Rugged alu mic housing features effective EMI resistance.
Powered by 1.5V AA alkaline battery, playtime is up to 100hrs.
Low power indicator.


Transducer Principle : Back Electret Condenser
Directivity Characteristic : Cordioid
Frequency Response : 50Hz-16KHz
Sensitivity : -32dB+/-3dB (0dB=1V/Pa at 1KHz)
Sensitivity Tone Up : +10dB
Bass Filter : 60Hz 10dB/octave
Output Impedance : 2000 Ohm+/-30%
Power Requirement : 1.5V AA battery

In the Box

Gun microphone
AA Battery
Hot shoe bracket
Anti-wind foam cap
Carry bag


Reviewed by 1 Customers
Rating: 4.0
Takstar SGC-598 Camera Recording Microphone
Rating: 4.0
By from St. Paul on
The microphone is good in general. It is not as good as the pro microphones but the price is very reasonable.