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Sony Electronics Launches New ECM-G1 Shotgun Microphone

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Caroline Mizuki, Imaging Merchandise & Options Americas |

SAN DIEGO, CA – April 14, 2021


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Caroline Mizuki, Imaging Merchandise & Options Americas

SAN DIEGO, CA – July 13, 2022 – Sony Electronics Inc. immediately introduces the brand new ECM-G1 microphone for enhanced video recording by means of high-quality sound assortment. The brand new ECM-G1 was designed for vloggers and video content material creators in search of a compact, high-quality microphone. With ambient sound suppression and clear frontal sound assortment, creators can get pleasure from wonderful sound high quality when capturing content material.

Improve Normal of Video Recording with Excessive-High quality Sound

Clear, high-quality sound performs an essential function when capturing video content material. The ECM-G1 features a large-diameter (14.6 mm) microphone capsule that gives clear sound assortment whereas suppressing noise, which improves the standard of video manufacturing.

The ECM-G1 is the right accent for video content material creators on-the-go because it captures clear voices, features a wind display to scale back wind noise when taking pictures open air and has an optimized construction to suppress frequency vibration noise with anti-vibration dampers. When linked by way of the MI (Multi Interface) shoe, the cableless design even eliminates cable-transmitted vibration noise.

Ambient Sound Suppression and Clear Frontal Sound Assortment

Clear sound assortment when going through the entrance of the digital camera, the ECM-G1 super-cardioid[i] and ambient sound suppression to make sure solely wished audio is captured, a perfect function when recording in selfie mode. The ECM-G1 can be extremely efficient in capturing clear dialog audio indoors by lowering echo pickup from partitions and voice reverberation.

Take pleasure in Excessive-High quality Sound Wherever, Anytime

The microphone’s MI Shoe help allows extra energy choices and cable-free operation for even higher flexibility. The ability is provided straight from the digital camera to the microphone – even when taking pictures with the vari-angle LCD monitor open horizontally.

The ECM-G1 is ultra-light and compact, weighing simply 1.2 ounces (34 grams) and measuring 1 inch x 2 inches x 1.9 inches (W x H x D: 28.0 mm x 50.8 mm x 48.5 mm), making it simple to make use of wherever, anytime. The microphone’s compact measurement and weight supplies flexibility and mobility, even when utilizing gimbals and grips. As well as, as a result of its small measurement, the entrance of the microphone stays out of the body, even when utilizing a wide-angle lens. Its compact type issue additionally permits creators to simply look by means of the digital camera viewfinder with out the microphone touching their brow.

The brand new ECM-G1 additionally features a microphone jack and recording cable[ii], making it suitable[iii] with a variety of gadgets[iv] with a 3.5mm mic jack, giving customers the final word flexibility for numerous taking pictures necessities. ​

Pricing and Availability

The brand new ECM-G1 will likely be out there in August 2022 for about $150.00 USD and $190.00 CAD. Pre-sale opens tomorrow, July 13, 2022 at 10:00AM (EDT)/ 7:00AM (PDT) at quite a lot of Sony licensed sellers in North America, with an anticipated buyer ship date of August 22, 2022.

For detailed product data, please go to:

A product video on the brand new ECM-G1 will be considered HERE. ​

Sony is striving for a zero environmental footprint, with our Highway to Zero initiative. Plastic packaging has been changed with paper for over 1.4 million merchandise[v].

Unique tales and thrilling new content material shot with the brand new ECM-G1 and Sony’s different imaging merchandise will be discovered at, a web site created to teach and encourage all followers and clients of Sony α – Alpha model.


[i] This directionality is achievable with just one microphone capsule, leading to small bodily measurement, whereas permitting sound from the specified frontal space to be emphasised extra successfully than by a basic unidirectional microphone. The frontal extent of the sound assortment space is wider than that of super-directional microphones, however super-cardioid microphones are usually extra compact

[ii] 3.5 mm TRS – TRS cable

[iii] A commercially out there conversion adapter could also be required. Relating to system compatibility, please seek advice from the respective system producers’ specs

[iv] Compatibility not assured with all merchandise

[v] Promote-in amount, from April 2021 to March 2022

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