I have a job that requires specific MIC requirements with cost factors. I have a decent Video Editing background, currently an AVID user, but VERY limited sound recording knowledge. Any input as to what MICs I should look at getting or other forums I should post to for answers would be very appreciated. Here is the situation: Currently Creating VHS tapes with fair video quality (not for reproduction, only to review an interview.) The VHS tapes will be viewed in an open room with 6 to 12 tables, each about 10 feet apart (each with its own setup). The environment for recording is 6 to 12 tables in an open room, each about 10 feet apart, set up interview style (chair on each side of the table, call them person 'A' and 'B'). The camera is a basic Samsung SCL906 Hi8, which is only used to feed the video/audio signal to a VCR/TV combo unit. The camera is directed to only Person A, therefore in recording, Person B's voice is lost or very quiet due to the MIC on the camera being directed to Person A. A MIC can be set up on the table, as long as it picks up little to no noise beyond 5 feet. During playback it is possible to turn up the volume very high and hear both Person A and B, but because these tapes are played back in an open room with 6 to 12 other tables doing the same thing, the sound can become overwhelming. By having decent balanced sound recorded from both Person A and B (not studio quality, just decent audible quality) without a lot of background conversation recording, the sound in the playback room can be reduced significantly. Summary of MIC requirements: Low Cost (all of the existing equipment for each station is valued around $450, so buying expensive MICs doesn't make to much sense), Picks up balanced sound from both Person A and B on opposite sides of the table who are within 3-5 feet of MIC, Voids out noise beyond 5 feet (large room with many other conversations taking place). Can be plugged in directly to the camera or directly to the VCR/TV combo unit. Many thanks in advance.