Lav Mics: When and How to Use Them


Small yet mighty, discreet yet powerful, lav microphones (also known as lapel mics) are perfect in studio or on location. In this video, Gabriel Richards offers general tips and tricks as he explains when and when not to use lav mics and how to set them up!

  • 0:00 - About Lavalier Microphones
  • 0:38 - When and When Not to Use
  • 1:47 - How to Set Up and Use
  • 2:43 - Lav Mic Tips
  • 3:50 - Final Thoughts

Not sure if a lavalier or shotgun microphone is right for you? Check out Lav vs. Shotgun Mics for Interviews.
If you're interested in shotgun mics, check out Shotgun Mics: Best Practices & Mistakes to Avoid.