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. in the present day introduces the brand new ECM-G1 microphone for enhanced video recording by high-quality sound assortment. The brand new ECM-G1 was designed for vloggers and video content material creators searching for 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 necessary 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 screen to scale back wind noise when taking pictures outdoor and has an optimized construction to suppress frequency vibration noise with anti-vibration dampers. When linked through 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 digicam, the ECM-G1 super-cardioid[i] and ambient sound suppression to make sure solely wished audio is captured, an excellent characteristic when recording in selfie mode. The ECM-G1 can be extremely efficient in capturing clear dialog audio indoors by decreasing echo pickup from partitions and voice reverberation.

Get pleasure from Excessive-High quality Sound Anyplace, Anytime

The microphone’s MI Shoe help allows extra energy choices and cable-free operation for even higher flexibility. The ability is equipped instantly from the digicam 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 straightforward to make use of wherever, anytime. The microphone’s compact dimension and weight offers flexibility and mobility, even when utilizing gimbals and grips. As well as, as a result of its small dimension, 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 the digicam 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 varied taking pictures necessities. ​

Pricing and Availability

The brand new ECM-G1 can be accessible in August 2022 for roughly $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 might 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 might be discovered at, a website created to coach 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 dimension, whereas permitting sound from the specified frontal space to be emphasised extra successfully than by a common unidirectional microphone. The frontal extent of the sound assortment space is wider than that of super-directional microphones, however super-cardioid microphones are typically extra compact

[ii] 3.5 mm TRS – TRS cable

[iii] A commercially accessible conversion adapter could also be required. Relating to gadget compatibility, please consult with the respective gadget producers’ specs

[iv] Compatibility not assured with all merchandise

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

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