Offering a shorter, lighter body than the S-Mic 2, the Deity Microphones S-Mic 2S moisture-resistant short shotgun microphone helps boom operators achieve broadcast-quality sound in reality TV, interviews, indie films, and documentaries, and its wider pickup pattern simplifies the capture of multiple subjects in the same shot.
Professional-level features such as low-noise circuitry and anti-RF interference construction minimize the need for noise reduction after recording. Thanks to the high sensitivity of the S-Mic 2S, robust output levels are possible without having to max out your preamp's gain control. Tonally, the S-Mic 2S offers the same sonic signature as the S-Mic 2—smooth and warm with low off-axis coloration and natural attenuation of bass frequencies below 50 Hz.
You'll find no switches, buttons, or dials on the S-Mic 2S, so you always depend on it to deliver consistent sound, reliability, and ease of use. The ultralightweight solid brass housing ensures toughness gig after gig, and its black speckle paint provides low reflectivity and added durability.
The construction of the mic body is computer machined from solid brass inside and out, and no plastic is used anywhere in the construction to hold it together or mount the PCB. The S-Mic 2S uses a high-end capsule, computer-designed circuitry, and a gold-coated PCB (printed circuit board).
The PCB is also sprayed and coated with a clear epoxy, which allows the microphone to perform without issues even in the most humid environments. This coating also gives the microphone a water-resistance level that allows it to work in the rain without being damaged. The body of the microphone has been sprayed with a black speckle paint to give it an ultra-durable finish, so it looks professional in front of clients for years of ownership while being less reflective on set.
The S-Mic 2S was engineered to give you broadcast-quality sound on a reasonable budget. Compared to the 9.8" long S-Mic 2, the S-Mic 2S's 5.8" long body and slightly wider pickup pattern yield directivity that's well suited for productions with multiple subjects in the same scene. It has a low noise floor of 15 dBA and an anti-RF interference build, allowing it to maintain less background noise even with significant gain boosts.
Weighing just 3 ounces, the ultralightweight S-Mic 2S won't burden your boompole. Whether you use it for quick shoots or long days, the S-Mic 2S won't slow you down.
Featuring a balanced 3-pin XLR output and support for 24V or 48V phantom powering, the S-Mic 2S is ready for use with a variety of devices such as multitrack field recorders, handheld audio recorders, camera-mount mixer adapters, and XLR-equipped cinema cameras.
The S-Mic 2S includes a mic clip with a 3/8" thread for easy placement on a boompole and a foam windscreen to reduce unwanted wind noise from breezes, fans, heaters, and air conditioners.
To better protect your microphone, the S-Mic 2S comes with a waterproof hardshell case. The case features a rubber O-ring in the lid that seals the case tight and an auto air-pressure balanced feature, ensuring your microphone is safe and ready to go.