Lavalier or shotgun microphone: which one should you use for your interview? There are pros and cons for each and in this B&H video, Gabriel Richards discusses the benefits and drawbacks so you can make an informed decision.
0:00 - Introduction
0:24 - Lav Microphones
1:51 - Shotgun Microphones
3:13 - Richards’
Gabriel Richards tests the Hollyland LARK C1 DUO, a wireless mic system perfect for vlogging, mobile journalism, and content creation. The Lark C1 combines ease-of-use with high-quality audio.
0:00 - Key Features
1:27 - Detailed Specs/How to Use
3:51 - Outdoor Audio Test
4:07 - Hollyland Lark M1
4:44 - Final Thoughts
As a proven producer of drones and stabilized cameras, it was really no surprise when DJI’s first wireless microphone offering, the DJI Mic 2-Person system, turned out to be a big hit with mobile journalists, on-camera personalities, and content creators looking to raise their audio production values. But if you’re consistently only shooting a single on-camera talent, you may have been reluctant to invest in a two-transmitter system. Well, hesitate no more―DJI has just announced the
Whether it be TikToks, Instagram Reels, or YouTube Shorts, shortform on-the-go videos have experienced a rise in popularity. Social media personalities are hitting the street with just their phones in hand, ready to shoot their next viral video. But when it comes to making it big, you can’t forget about your audio quality, and Hollyland has got you covered with the Lark C1 Wireless Microphone Systems. Available in white
Saramonic has been bringing smart, cost-effective wireless microphone solutions to content creators of all stripes for a while, and the latest iteration of the company’s popular Blink 500 series, the Blink 500 ProX, serves up some notable improvements including better audio quality, less latency, longer battery life, and improved OLED screens on the components. Two configurations are available: the Blink 500 ProX B1 is a single-
Introducing the newest member of the SmallRig microphone lineup: the Forevala W60 Wireless Microphone System. Sporting two transmitters with omnidirectional microphones and an ultra-compact receiver, this 2.4 GHz system easily integrates into your DSLR or smartphone filming setup to deliver audio up to 328' without obstructions. The Forevala W60 is SmallRig’s take on the ever-popular 2-person wireless systems that have taken over
Content creators looking for an easy-to-use and cost-effective wireless microphone system would do well to consider the new U6 from Xvive. This digital system operates in the in the 2.4 GHz range, provides high-quality 24-bit / 48 kHz audio, and sports a tiny transmitter with a built-in omnidirectional microphone, making it easy to attach to your subject quickly for quick on-the-go interviews and
Sennheiser is expanding its popular Evolution Wireless Digital series of wireless microphones with the addition of a new line of EW-DX components designed to simplify your workflow and make professional-quality, reliable wireless audio for conferences, meetings, and live performances easier than ever. Featuring 2- and 4-channel receivers, a wide 87 MHz bandwidth, extended battery life, optional Dante networking, AES-256 encryption,
Once again, Sony has updated its popular 4th generation UWP-D wireless microphone series, this time with the announcement of its new URX-P41D dual-channel receiver. Not only is this new receiver substantially smaller, lighter, and more rugged than Sony's previous URX-P03D two-channel model, it also takes full advantage of Sony's SMAD-5 MI shoe adapter, which provides a digital-to-digital connection for select Sony cameras equipped with a digital Multi Interface Shoe (MI shoe) for superior, fully digital audio quality.
Audio-Technica has introduced a new line of durable, subminiature BP899 omnidirectional and BP898 cardioid condenser lavalier microphones with a variety of termination options for wired or wireless use. The microphones’ wide dynamic range and tolerance for high sound-pressure
Adding to its growing ecosystem of professional wireless mics, Deity Microphones has released the Pocket Wireless, an ultracompact, clip-on digital wireless microphone system capable of working with your DSLR/mirrorless camera one day and livestreaming on your smartphone or laptop the next. It is available in black,
Mackie is releasing a bunch of products that are sure to help you in your audiophilic pursuits, including portable loudspeakers, wireless systems, and high-quality soundbars for compact computer systems—and you can now buy them here at B&H.
First of all, let’s cover the Thump GO, Mackie’s answer to the question, “How do you make a professional loudspeaker with the compact
AB takes a look at the Hollyland LARK 150, a cost-effective and portable wireless mic system perfect for videographers, mobile journalists, and content creators. It comes with all the accessories you need, including a lavalier microphone, for crisp audio recording.
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Free your computer-based recording or livestreaming rig from the constraints of cables and complicated setup with the Convergent Design Erika, a USB wireless microphone system that's ultracompact, extremely simple, and cost effective, making it ideal for content creators, podcasters, mobile journalists, and educators, as well as corporate meeting hosts and participants. Available as a complete system in one-, two-, and four-person setups, or as individual
Summer is here, so why not start a vlog indoors, comfortably shielded from the sun and all its unpleasant warmth? Obviously, you’ll need something to capture video, be it a camcorder, camera, smartphone, or tablet. What about the sound, though? Often overlooked by newcomers, the vlog’s audio quality really does matter and it makes a difference to your audience, even if they don’t know why some content sounds better than others. Thankfully, you need not attend an expensive masterclass to get clean, quality audio for your productions, because