SGM-250 & SGM-250P Professional Shotgun Microphones

Two Power Options. Same Superb Sound.



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Azden Microphones






Azden has set a new level in quality and performance with the SGM-250 and SGM-250P shotgun microphones. Both microphone models were designed for video and filmmaking professionals to deliver broadcast quality sound at an affordable price. A completely redesigned microphone element drastically improves sensitivity, frequency response and signal to noise ratio. The all metal-alloy case provides rugged durability and strong resistance to RF. The custom designed, slotted, acoustic barrel exhibits excellent super-cardioid directionality and side noise rejection.

The SGM-250 offers the flexibility of dual power operation with either phantom power or with a AA battery without compromising on sound quality. While the performance of other dual powered mics tends to suffer when using battery power, the SGM-250 maintains the same superb performance whether using phantom and battery power. An easily accessible power switch located on the body of the microphone allows for switching into phantom power mode without the removal of the battery, and a convenient LED battery indicator lets the user know when the battery level is running low.

Meanwhile, the SGM-250P is a phantom powered only version of the same microphone, with the same size acoustic barrel but shorter overall length, and a lower price point as an added bonus for those that don’t require battery operation.

Both microphones come with a switchable low-cut filter to help reduce low frequency noise. When engaged, the filter is active at 160Hz with a roll-off of 3dB per octave for a smoother and more noticeable reduction in bass response.

Measuring 250mm and 200mm in length respectively, the SGM-250 and SGM-250P are suitable for almost any filming situation. Long enough to capture great sound from a distance while mounted to a boom pole or on top of a camera, they’re still unobtrusive enough to be used on compact DSLR cameras.

Both microphones come with a leatherette, zippered carrying pouch, shock-absorbing mic clip with shoe mount and a foam windscreen.

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SGM-250 SGM-250P
  • Handcrafted in Japan
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  • Newly developed, original microphone element
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  • Wide frequency response and dynamic range
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  • Operates on 48V phantom power
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  • Switchable low-cut filter
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  • All metal alloy case for durability and resistance to RF
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  • 250mm length
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  • 10 year warranty
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  • Comes with carry case and shoe mount clip
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  • Battery power option (AA)
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  • LED battery indicator light

  • Handcrafted in Japan
  •  
  • Newly developed, original microphone element
  •  
  • Wide frequency response and dynamic range
  •  
  • Operates on 48V phantom power
  •  
  • Switchable low-cut filter
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  • All metal alloy case for durability and resistance to RF
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  • 200mm length
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  • 10 year warranty
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  • Comes with carry case and shoe mount clip







Specifications

Mic Element Electret Condenser
Freq. Response 20Hz – 20kHz
Low-Cut Filter Selectable @160Hz, 3dB/Oct
Polar Pattern Super-cardioid
Dynamic Range 115dB 48V phantom / 110dB battery*
Sensitivity -38dB at 1kHz (0dB = 1V/Pa)
Impedance 120Ω (at 1kHz)
Max Input SPL 132dB 48V phantom
127dB battery (1kHz at 1% T.H.D.)*
S/N Ratio 77dB (1kHz at 1Pa)
Power Requirement 11-50V Phantom or AA battery
Output 3-pin XLR
Dimensions
250mm / 200mm (L) x 21mm (D)
(9.84” / 7.87" x 0.83”)
Weight 160g / 90g (5.65oz / 3.17oz)
Accessories Shock mount, windscreen, carrying case
*battery specs do no apply to the SGM-250P
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