Definition of shotgun microphone in English:

shotgun microphone


  • another term for gun microphone
    • ‘The song of this female was recorded with a Panasonic Digital Audio Tape Recorder and a Sony shotgun microphone.’
    • ‘As such, sound recordists use shotgun microphones to eliminate any other noise on the set and capture the actors' voices alone, as cleanly as possible.’
    • ‘Our recordings were made with Sony tape recorders and Sennheiser shotgun microphones.’
    • ‘Eavesdroppers armed with a shotgun microphone or a small recording device could make off with a computer user's sensitive documents and data, three university researchers said in a paper released this week.’
    • ‘Recordings were made using a Sennheiser shotgun microphone connected to a portable SONY Minidisc Recorder.’