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Kalunga Lima June 1st, 2007 12:44 PM

Microphone Holder
I'm about to place an order for an HPX500 and was thinking of an alternative to the Panasonic AJ-MC700 microphone such as a Rode NTG-1. What I can't figure out is if the microphone holder only comes with the AJ-MC700, or if it comes with the HPX500 body?


Edward Carlson June 1st, 2007 08:39 PM

It would only seem logical that the clamp would come with the camera. It would be pointless to package it with the microphone if you aren't using a Panasonic camera, or if you already have a clamp on the camera. When I ordered my DVC30 I also ordered the XLR box, and the clamp came with that. I'm using an NTG-1 as well, and it fits in the clamp no problem.

Kalunga Lima June 2nd, 2007 02:46 AM

I agree that the clamp should come with the camera, except that the AJ-MC700 specifically mentions microphone & HOLDER??

Peter Corbett June 2nd, 2007 03:21 AM

The Panasonic 700 mic kit comes with the holder. I just sold one (holder only) on eBay for 25 bucks. The holders pop up from time to time. I also use a CAC-12 Sony holder on my SDX900 which extends the mic out from the VF.


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