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OK, here you are! Here's what the Rode Video Mic sounds like. It's a 1MB mp3, mono.
there are three mics being compared here: a cheap stereo lapel mic from Maplin, the Rode NT3, and the Rode Video Mic.
The recording were made on a MiniDisc and transferred to PC. No processing has been performed, other than to convert to MP3.
The sound was recorded in my bathroom (very small), with the bath running. This is a taxing environment as it is highly reflective (thanks to the ceramic tiles, and complete lack of fabric), and the running water produces low, mid and high frequency sounds that will mix with the voice. The bath was at 90 degrees to the microphones (off to one side), and mics were all about 8 inches from the speaker's mouth.
You should notice that the lapel mic rejects none of the sounds. It records voice, reflections, and water in equal measure, making for quite a busy recording.
The NT3 records much louder than the lapel mic thanks to a much higher sensitivity. However, although it manages to reject the low/mid frequencies from the water, the higher frequencies remain. Nevertheless, the separation of water from vocals is pronounced. There is much less reverberation, too.
The Video Mic is the best of the lot. Virtually no reverberation, good rejection of all but the low frequencies from the bath, and very good pickup of the vocals.
Not a scientific experiment, but a good guide to the performance of various mics.
I use the cheapo mic for interviews/backup sound; NT3 for voice-overs, and the VideoMic is always attached to the camcorder to catch the important stuff.