Tagged: lavalier

Video review: Aputure A.Lyra iPhone mic

With Apple’s latest iphone now having no headphone jack, anyone wishing to plug in a microphone now needs to look to the Lightning connector instead. Addressing this, Aputure have brought out the A.Lyra, a tieclip mic that plugs directly into the phone or ipad through...

Video Review: Aputure A-Lav tieclip microphone

Aputure are well known for their value products but more commonly perhaps in the lighting field. Now they’ve launched a very low cost tieclip mic called the A-Lav, and we took a listen to it alongside comparisons with a Rode Lavalier, an Audio Technica ATR3350...

Rodelink clear simple controls

Video Review: RODELink wireless mic kit

The RodeLink wireless microphone transmitter and receiver kit has two parts, the beltpack transmitter unit, and a receiver – both around the size of a pack of cigarettes. Both are made of plastic and though they feel reasonably substantial, you’d probably want to take care...

Tascam DR-10CS and 10CL

Belt up for better sound

An interesting new product has been released by audio specialist Tascam in the shape of the DR-10C beltpack recorders. They’re designed to capture 24-bit, 48kHz mono audio from a lavalier (tie clip) microphone and store it onto micro SDHC cards, making them ideal for recording quality sound to...

Audio Technica AT875R

What shotgun mic for Canon HF-G30?

Answer: A shotgun mic is always a handy item to have in your arsenal. However you may actually find that in noisy environments the lavalier works better because it can be clipped unobtrusively much closer to the interviewee’s mouth than you would be able to...

Canon HF-G25 with screen flipped

How best to record audio for a fishing documentary?

Answer: Clearly the wired mic is a non-starter. As soon as you or the angler moves, the wire’s going to yank away from his clothes or pull out of the camera, or you’re both going to trip over the wire and so on. Your Rode...

Audio Technica ATR3350

Best bargain tie-clip mic

In a world of poor audio on far too many Internet videos, the Audio Technica ATR3350 lapel microphone proves that there is simply no excuse. An absolute bargain at around £20 GBP – and $25 USD apparently – this little marvel may be basic in...