New RØDE smartLav Lavalier Condenser Mic for Smartphones

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Australian manufacturer RØDE recently announced the smartLav, a unique lavalier microphone for Apple and Android portable devices. It's specially designed to bring high quality, discreet audio-recording capabilities to videographers, journalists, lecturers and others—without the need for expensive and complicated equipment.

Setting up to record with the smartLav is surprisingly quick and easy. Just secure the smartLav to the supplied clip and fasten it to your shirt or lapel. Next, run the smartLav’s 45” wire inconspicuously through your shirt or jacket and plug the standard TRRS connector directly into the headset jack of your smartphone. Then, just load up your favorite audio app, slip your device in to your pocket and you’re ready to record. One or more smartLavs used in tandem with compatible smartphones or tablets can be used to capture lectures, interviews, wedding ceremonies and more.

In addition to being easy to use, the smartLav is also designed for top-notch sound quality. It employs a sensitive condenser microphone capsule that features an omni-directional polar pattern. The capsule, which is powered solely by your mobile device, picks up sound equally from all sides of the mic. There is also a foam windscreen included to help keep vocal plosives, wind and clothing noise from causing obtrusive pops in your recordings. 

Although the smartLav is compatible with any recording app that will receive audio from the headset input, RØDE has designed the mic specifically to pair with their RØDE Rec app for Apple iOS devices. The app allows you to record, EQ, edit and publish your audio to SoundCloud or Dropbox directly from your device.

For more information, stop by the B&H SuperStore and speak with a sales professional in person, over the phone at 1-800-606-6969 or via Live Chat.

Acoustic Principle  Pressure Gradient 
Active Electronics  JFET 
Capsule  0.10" (2.54 mm) 
Polar Pattern  Omni-directional 
Address Type  End 
Frequency Range  20 Hz - 20 kHz 
Sensitivity  -32.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (25.50mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz 
Power Options  Powered by mobile device 
Connector  TRRS 
Compatibility

HTC

HTC Droid DNA, HTC HTC One X+, HTC One S, HTC EVO 4G LTE, HTC Desire SV, HTC Desire C, HTC one X, HTC Butterfly, HTC Desire X, HTC Dream, HTC Magic, HTC Hero, HTC Click, HTC Bravo, HTC Desire[3], HTC Incredible, HTC Legend, HTC Buzz, HTC Espresso, HTC Liberty[7], HTC Supersonic, HTC Ace, HTC Vision, HTC Glacier, HTC Gratia, HTC Stallion, HTC Mecha, HTC Speedy, HTC Vivo, HTC Marvel, HTC Saga, HTC VivoW, HTC Lexikon, HTC Pyramid, HTC Status, HTC Icon, HTC Shooter, HTC Doubleshot, HTC Rider, HTC ShooterU, HTC Holiday, HTC Bliss, HTC Kingdom, HTC Ruby, HTC Pico, HTC Pyramid LE, HTC Runnymede, HTC Vigor, HTC EndeavorU, HTC Evita, HTC Ville, HTC Primo, HTC Jewel, HTC Valentewx, HTC Golf, HTC Fireball, HTC Proto, HTC DLXJ

Samsung

Champ Neo DUOS, GALAXY Note II, GALAXY Music, GALAXY S Duos, GALAXY Ace Plus, GALAXY S III 4G, GALAXY Beam, GALAXY Pocket, Black White, Galaxy Mini 2, GALAXY S III, GALAXY Y Duos, GALAXY W, GALAXY S II 4G, OMNIA W, GALAXY Xcover, GALAXY Nexus, GALAXY S II, GALAXY Ace, GALAXY Gio, GALAXY Fit, GALAXY mini, Nexus S, GALAXY S, GALAXY 5, OMNIA 7, GALAXY 551, GALAXY 580, Wave 723,

Motorola

DROID RAZR M, DROID RAZR HD, DROID RAZR MAXX HD, PHOTON Q 4G LTE, ATRIX HD, DROID RAZR , AXX, DROID RAZR, ELECTRIFY 2, DEFY XT, DROID 4, ATRIX 2, ADMIRAL, ELECTRIFY, PHOTON 4G, i867, TITANIUM, TRIUMPH, ATRIX 4G,

GOOGLE

NEXUS 4, NEXUS 7, NEXUS 10, NEXUS ONE, NEXUS S, GALAXY NEXUS

Cable Length  45.5" (115.6 cm) 
Dimensions  .47 x .18 x .18" (12.00 x 4.50 x 4.50 mm) 
Weight  .212 oz (6.00 g) 

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hello there

please advice is :

suppose we  are   video shooting a   moment  can it be possible  that  video shooting is done by   mobile camera (Galaxy note II)   and  voice is recoded by   lv  mic all i have seen on iternet   is just it record the  audio   will it record the   audio of the vidio we are shooting 

please let me know ASAP.

Hi Rinku -

It will record the audio to the video you are shooting with your  Galaxy device.

Please contact us via e-mail if you have additional questions:  AskBH@BandH.com