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VideoMic Me- Will it work on my device?

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!

RODE VideoMic Me:

Headset connection standard: CTIA-–_The_Wireless_Association

RODE VideoMic Me | Test and Review

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:

If your mobile phone camera is close to the microphone input you would be better considering the items below:

RODE VideoMicro:
Smartphone Holder:
RODE SC7 adapter cable:
Thread adapter to connect the smartphone holder to the VideoMicro:

How to Read a Microphone Polar Pattern

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


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Using Audio Adaptors | The 5 things you must know

Audio adapters seem to be a quick fix if you don’t have the right cable for a job. Is it ok to rely on these adapters. This video gives you an look inside the standard audio adapter to help you understand why it is important to think twice when choosing an audio adapter.

Building a Sound Desk | The five essentials

Would you like to improve sound desk? Check out my 5 essentials when planning a practical, user friendly sound equipment cabinet. Many conference halls and function rooms have sound equipment built into cramped and inaccessible cupboards or benches. Follow these 5 essentials and your sound cabinet will be easier to use and equipment easier to maintain.


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How to clean your microphone in a washing machine.

How does a RODE smartLav+ fair when put to a extensive moisture test? Don’t try this at home!

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