Mode Machines CM-1 DSLR Microphone

£70.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Estimated delivery to you: 15th December 2016

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1 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

1 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

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  • Premium-Quality DSLR Microphone
  • Fits Most Popular DSLR Cameras
  • Cardioid Pckup Pattern & Wide Frequency Range
  • Complete With Connection Cable, Windshield & AA Battery
  • Compact Size, Lightweight Construction

Mode Machines CM-1 DSLR Microphone

The Mode Machines CM-1 DSLR Microphone is a high-quality microphone designed for use with DSLR cameras for improved audio quality. The lightweight and robust aluminium and plastic design will sit conveniently on top of your camera. A single AA battery (included) is required for operation allowing you to easily setup and record wherever you go. The wide frequency range and cardioid pickup pattern ensures you capture every nuance of your source material, ideal for studio-grade recordings. Additionally, the CM-1 DSLR Microphone comes complete with a windshield, connection cable and AA battery to get you started straight out of the box.

Product Ref: 81781

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To make it as easy as possible for you to get the gear you want, we offer a range of instant finance options. If you spend £250 or more online, you can choose to pay over 48, 36 or 24 months. The majority of decisions are given instantly, so you could get your new gear sooner than you thought!

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To help you understand how our finance options work, the examples below are based on a total order value of £250:

Finance APR Deposit to Pay Payments Total Payable
Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9% 14.9% No Deposit 48 months: £6.83
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9% 15.9% No Deposit 36 months: £8.65
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
Classic Credit 24 Months 18.9% 18.9% No Deposit 24 months: £12.41
Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee

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Please note: This is only available on orders placed via the website and is not available in store or via phone currently.

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High-Quality DSLR Microphone

The Mode Machines CM-1 DSLR Microphone is a premium-quality microphone designed for use with DSLR cameras. The CM-1 DSLR requires only a single AA battery for operation, minimising the need for tedious battery changes. The cardioid pickup pattern and extended frequency range (50Hz – 16kHz) makes the CM-1 ideal for capturing studio-grade recording wherever you go. The microphone connects through a mini jack plug to your camera, for quick and easy setup. A windshield is also included to minimise background noise and plosives while recording.

Design & Construction

The lightweight yet robust design of the CM-1 makes it ideal for mounting onto a range of DSLR cameras. The receiving unit is constructed from black aluminium, keeping the colour-scheme uniformed for most DSLR cameras. The stable plastic housing helps to minimise any shock while in use as well as minimising any superficial damage you may incur while on the move. The robust design will fit onto a range of popular DSLR cameras and the CM-1 comes complete with a 3.5mm mini jack connection cable, a windshield and a AA battery to get you started straight out of the box.


  • Compact size and lightweight
  • Robust construction, perfect for taking on the move
  • Complete with connection cable, windshield and AA battery
  • Requires a single AA for operation
  • Black aluminium receiving unit
  • Includes stable bracket for added stability
  • Suitable for most popular DSLR cameras


  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 50Hz – 16kHz
  • Sensitivity: -32dB ± 3dB (0dB = 1V / Pa at 1kHz)
  • Sensitivity Enhancement: ± 10dB
  • Low Frequency Attenuation: 60Hz 10dB / Letter frequency
  • Connector Type: 3.5mm minijack
  • Output Impedance: 2K Ohms ± 30
  • Power: 1.5V
  • Housing: Stable Plastic Housing
  • Dimensions: 23.0 x 4.0 x 9.0 cm
  • Weight: 190g