Hear for yourself how the Rode Newsshooter kit performs against our 5 point checklist using two dynamic, a condenser, a shotgun and a lavalier microphone. We examine the features, build quality, audio quality, ease of use and value for money.
Limited to one audio input on your camera? In this video I’ll show you how to connect an XLR microphone to your camera by making a simple lead that will create two separate channels. With this lead you can connect another microphone to give you the option of a backup mic or second microphone for interviews.
Many video recording apps like Acapella don’t have the ability to adjust the input settings for USB microphones. This video shows you how to break into the input settings on your iPad and adjust the audio input for a perfect recording.
Setting up your USB microphone using Garage Band: https://youtu.be/3FaMah6aang?t=3m47s
Product Link: RODE NT_USB: http://amzn.to/2aN4tDe
Setting up your Zoom recorder as an digital audio interface to improve the quality of your mobile phone recording. Many analogue inputs on mobile phones are quite noisy so using the digital input on the phone and taking advantage of the superior pre-amps on the latest Zoom recorders gives you an abundance of options to connect microphones.
For more information and pricing for the Zoom H5: http://amzn.to/1Z1A83o
The Zoom H5 is the upgrade to the very popular Zoom H4n. Check out these 6 reasons why it is proving to be a very handy recorder. You may have some questions about taking advantage of the many features of the H5, please leave them in the comments section.
For more information and pricing for the Zoom H5
Will the RODE VideoMic Me work on the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ and the Apple iPad Air? What about any Android mobile phone? This video gives you all you need to work out if it will function on your phone or tablet with out even plugging the micrphone into your device. There are three simple steps to follow. Details dimensions help you work out if the mic is going to still plug into your device even with the protective case attached. So easy!
Headset connection standard: CTIA- https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/CTIA_–_The_Wireless_Association
A directional smartphone mic that is easy to carry and setup. This comprehensive video tests just how good this mic is under a variety of conditions. On the test bench, outdoors- with and without the windscreen and whether it is value for money.
RODE VideoMic Me: http://www.rode.com/microphones/videomicme
If your mobile phone camera is close to the microphone input you would be better considering the items below:
RODE VideoMicro: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B015R0IQGW/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B015R0IQGW&linkCode=as2&tag=simaudtip06a-20&linkId=ZPGZ3Y4QSUB3IAUM
Smartphone Holder: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CR74FKA/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00CR74FKA&linkCode=as2&tag=simaudtip06a-20&linkId=NR63T3R2AJ7KF6I2
RODE SC7 adapter cable: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00L6C8T22/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00L6C8T22&linkCode=as2&tag=simaudtip06a-20&linkId=EV6GAW5JHUYFNDSD
Thread adapter to connect the smartphone holder to the VideoMicro: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006N5B9BK/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B006N5B9BK&linkCode=as2&tag=simaudtip06a-20&linkId=4OATNC5ZUPTEMWTB
Microphone polar patterns can be nothing more than lines and squiggles on a page unless you understand what they mean. This short video makes it so easy by showing you how to
read them by using simple illustrations.
Sample microphone used- Shure SM58 Amazon Link
Check out these videos:
Setting up a lavalier microphones:
70v/ 100v speakers:
My Studio Gear:
RODELink Filmmaker Kit: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00TV90DX0/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00TV90DX0&linkCode=as2&tag=simaudtip06a-