What are the best microphones for Canon 70D?

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    #1Rode VideoMic Pro

    Rode VideoMic Pro

    Rode VideoMic Pro is an ultra lightweight compact VMP shotgun microphone with up to 70 hours battery life and integrated shock mount. It is recommended for use with HDSLR cameras, camcorders and audio recorders. 

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    Henry Lee
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "The Rode VideoMic Pro is one of the best microphones for Canon 70D that I've come across. The mic's sound quality is excellent - it picks up a great amount of audio and without any of the hissing noises or other issues that accompany lesser models. I haven't really had any battery issues yet either, and I'm making to sure take good care of this in case I ever need to take advantage of the 10-year warranty."
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    #2Sennheiser MKE 400

    Sennheiser MKE 400

    Sennheiser MKE 400 is a small shotgun microphone with a rugged all-metal housing and integral shock mount which can fit all cameras with a standard mount. 

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    Dennis Bradley
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "Sennheiser MKE 400 was exectly what I needed for a documentary project I was working on. I decided to just make the investment since I needed a shotgun microphone anyway and I was not disappointed. The Sennheiser MKE 400 even has several feet of cord which is something I found other microphones lacked."
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    #3Rode SVM

    Rode SVM

    Rode SVM is a stereo condenser microphone that captures the true ambiance of the recording space with low noise and high level of rear rejection. It is powered by a 9V battery and comes with a windscreen. 

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    Marie Carlson
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "this Rode SVM captures the true ambiance of the recording space with low noise and high level of rear rejectionit is the best"
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    #4Comica CVM-VM10II

    Comica CVM-VM10II

    Comica CVM-VM10II is a compact on camera mini shotgun video microphone with a cardioid polar pattern which is ideal to use for smartphones, iPhone, mirrorless cameras and DSLR cameras to record high-quality sounds and audio. 

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    Jeffrey Watkins
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "Shocked I got this for under 50 bucks. It's awesome for this price range. Really cool that it doesn't need a battery and comes with a hard shell case. Outstanding product!"
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    #5Shure VP83F LensHopper

    Shure VP83F LensHopper

    Shure VP83 LensHopper is a camera mounted condenser microphone with detailed high definition audio and 130 hours battery life through its 1 AA alkaline battery. It is recommended to be used with DSLR cameras and camcorders. 

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    Frank Nguyen
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "With a unique design, Shure VP83 lensHopper is a professional camera mounted microphone which has an integrated Rycote Lyre shock mounting system providing superior isolation from vibration and mechanical noise through its customized, robust design exclusively developed with Rycote for the VP83 model. Ultra-lightweight yet durable, all-metal construction is designed to legendary Shure quality standards. Integrated 3.5 mm audio cable for quick connection to camera or recording device. Standard size shoe mount with a 1/4” threaded base for both on camera use."
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    #6Tascam TM-2X

    Tascam TM-2X

     Tascam TM-2X is a stereo X-Y microphone for DSLR cameras with built-in floating support structure, noise isolation arm, and fur windscreen to record high-quality sounds for videos.

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    Anna Burton
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "This microphone is great! It is sensitive enough to pick up sounds in a quiet environment and has enough control to filter out background noise in a loud environment. The adjustable settings really make it easy to adapt to wide array of environments to record."
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    #7Rode VideoMicro

    Rode VideoMicro

    Rode VideoMicro is a compact and lightweight on-camera microphone with Rycote Lyre shock mount and deluxe furry windshield, which does not need any batteries when in use. It is manufactured and designed in Australia. 

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    Keith Garza
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "I won a Canon 70D and this is easily the best microphone I've purchased for it. I need high quality audio for my job, so I've been through many mics, and the Rode VideoMicro is the easiest plug and play mic that is high quality for sure."
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    #8Movo VXR1000

    Movo VXR1000

    Movo VXR1000 is a mini HD shotgun condenser microphone for DSLR video cameras with integrated shock mount and an outdoor wind muff which can record low noise circuitry both in outdoors and indoors.

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    Susan Knight
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "I found the microphone to be a little smaller than I expected too. But, it worked really well. There was also a nice bag and cover for the mic. It was pretty good."

Summary

Best What are the best microphones for Canon 70D
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Rode VideoMic ProElectronics 11 Paid
2Sennheiser MKE 400Electronics 11 Paid
3Rode SVMElectronics 8 Paid
4Comica CVM-VM10IIElectronics 7 Paid
5Shure VP83F LensHopperElectronics 7 Paid
6Tascam TM-2X Electronics 5 Paid
7Rode VideoMicroElectronics 2 Paid
8Movo VXR1000Electronics 1 Paid
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