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The market of microphones is ever-expanding, and it can be hard to figure out exactly which is the best choice for you. Today, I have SYNCO Mic-M3 here. Coming in at $59，is the SYNCO Mic-M3 the right mic for you?
Now, let’s talk about M3.
In the mic body has 3 level gain adjustment(-10dB，0dB, 10dB) for improve the input signals.
When you are recording in a very noisy environment, you can increase the gain to -10dB to make your sounds clearly. And in quiet environment，you can adjust the gain to 10dB to reduce the sound distortion.
The switch in the body has three positions — off, on and low cut.
With the Adjustable button, pushing to the top is the low cut. That means it can eliminate most of low frequency noises caused by airflow, shake, electrical current, traffic etc. When you are shooting in a very noisy environment, you can use this low cut filter to gain more clear sound without unwanted rumble.
The LED working indicator in SYNCO Mic-M3 brings you greater convenience. Once the battery is installed, the green light will be on.
Powered by two AAA batteries, M3 supports you to film for continuous 30-50 hours.
With 3.5mm TRS and 3.5mm TRRS cables, M3 applies to your camera, smartphone, etc.
A PA-made shock mount can reduce the unnecessary shaking and the noise caused by movement. 1/4” threaded hole in shock mount allows it easy to install on cameras.
Together with the 3.5mm output interface, you can just plug in the headphone to check the recording status in real time and make necessary adjustment promptly.
The mic casing is machined from ABS. So it is very light with the weight of 52g.
M3 equips a black canvas pouch for your shooting outside. The professional canvas pouch protects your microphone from scratch very well.
So, I fired up the mic. I did some recordings with the mic on my camera.
Once I moved on to running some video tests, I found that the mic was crystal clear, responsive and overall. The M3 has a wonderful, warm sound. And there has less noisy. Of course, the hyper-cardioid pattern picks up less ambient sound.