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Thanks for the excellent info. Ya know, this is what I like about this board – smart people who give the right answers based on experience.
One would think that the shock mount from a mic manufacturer would have sufficient dampening. I guess not! But it makes sense that you’d need some. On a lav mic, I noticed that if someone even brushes up against the wire 2 feet downstream from the mic, it is quite audible.
Reducing sensitivity helped that. Anyhow, I think the shotgun mic will be a great improvement over the camera mounted mic which is sorta useless.