Blue Mikey For Flip Microphone Accessory Unveiled

Posted: Sep 20 2010, 8:30am CDT | by , Updated: Sep 20 2010, 8:33am CDT, in News | Digital Camera


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The new Flip camcorders are here and with it new accessories.

Cisco unveiled earlier today new UltraHD and MinoHD camcorders. One of the new features is the FlipPort that enables 3rd party accessories for the Flip camcorder. One of the first Flip accessories comes from Blue Microphones. The Mikey for Flip is a a professional-quality external microphone that lets Flip Video™ users capture even better sound for their Flip videos.

Mikey for Flip connects to all FlipPort-enabled Flip video cameras and features Blue Microphone’s premium capsules for enhanced recording of everything from a whisper to a rock concert.

Mikey for Flip features two of Blue’s custom-tuned condenser capsules for professional-quality stereo recording.  Users can choose between ‘Loud’ or ‘Automatic’ sensitivity settings, allowing users to record any volume level clearly, from a marching band to a wedding.  Mikey for Flip also features a mic input jack for easy plug-in of additional microphones like a lavalier, handheld or corded interview microphone.  Mount the Flip video camera on Mikey’s built-in tripod mount or stand it upright on Mikey’s wide base design for hands-free recording.
Mikey for Flip is plug-and-play with automatic power-on, using a AAA battery to conserve power on the Flip video camera for longer recording time. The compact and lightweight design of Mikey for Flip makes it easy to connect and use, while the included soft carrying pouch keeps it protected on the go.
The Mikey for Flip has a MSRP of $69 and is scheduled to debut at the CES 2011.

You can already buy the new Flip camcorder models on Amazon.

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