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I was just through all that myself and bought a RODE NTG-2. I have the mono camera top RODE, and it works well but when I put it on my makeshift boom pole the suspension creaks. I’ve been using the mic for about two weeks now and I’ve very happy with sensitivity to noise result. I bought the mic thinking I’ll always be within a meter of my talent and last week I was 2 or 3 and still got a great signal. I only use it when I can’t put a wireless lav on the talent, which means in impromptu and multiple speaker/interviewee situations where I use either a boom or a mic stand (which I also keep in the car!