microphone

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microphone

 [mi´kro-fōn]
a device to pick up sound for purposes of amplification or transmission.

mi·cro·phone

(mī'krō-fōn),
An instrument for converting sounds to electrical signals.
[micro- + G. phōnē, sound]
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As in feature films, the shotgun mic can pick up quality audio from several feet away, but it's not magic and it has its limits.
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The C500 has no built-in microphone, and it's surprising to see that it does not come bundled with a shotgun mic. The camera features a 3.5mm mic jack and is expandable with two XLR inputs (on the external monitor attachment).