Alongside the a7R IV, Sony has unveiled a new shotgun microphone that, when used with the new camera, offers built-in analog to digital conversion to in order to provide a digital audio signal directly to the camera.
The ECM-B1M shotgun microphone includes eight pickup capsules, with three user-selectable directionality patterns. The unit itself is about 10cm / 4in in length. It will be available in September for $350.
A new XLR mic adaptor kit is also introduced, with two XLR/... more