DIY Shotgun Microphone (with wind shield & in-built shock mount)

A while ago I made my own shotgun microphone for my camcorder. It's pretty cheap to build at £12, and sounds great because it's got its own wind cover and in-built shock mount! It's very directional too! I've had several requests about how I built it, so I made this detailed overview video so people will be able to build their own.
<p>Hi! This is really nice, but where did you get your microphone capsule? Thanks!</p>
<p>Nice vid but that's not a full shotgun microphone as it is missing its tube.</p><p>Basically by adding the 6&quot; Tube of say PVC with even slits cut on each side glue the microphone in one end then putting your fur over then you will have a shotgun microphone as this will baffle sound from the sides so you get a true directional microphone.</p><p>but good work on what you done so far, and I like the fact that you made your microphone powered as many people do not think of that.</p><p>PS Aluminium works best and make sure you file the inside and outside to get rid of any burs and sharp edges as that will change the sound.</p><p>I hope you try this as you will be shocked at the performance gain you would get from just 6&quot; of pipe.</p>

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