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Polsen HH-IC Handheld Condenser Microphone for iOS and Android Devices

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Polsen HH-IC Handheld Condenser Microphone for iOS and Android Devices
Key Features
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • Designed for iOS Devices
  • Compatible with Most Android Devices
  • 1/8" Output Connector
Giving journalists, podcasters, and musicians the ability to record high-quality audio on their mobile device in the studio or the field, the HH-IC Handheld Condenser Microphone for iOS and Android Devices from Polsen is designed to plug directly into the 1/8" input jack of your iOS or Android device. Its built-in 1/8" headphone jack provides real-time monitoring and playback from your device.
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Polsen HH-IC Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Quality
  • 3Designed for iOS
  • 4Compatibility
  • 5Sound Quality
  • 6Real-Time Monitoring
  • 7High and Low-Gain Selector
  • 8Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • 9Works with Most Recording Apps
  • 10Plug and Play
  • 11Hands-Free
  • 12Durability

Giving journalists, podcasters, and musicians the ability to record high-quality audio on their mobile device in the studio or the field, the HH-IC Handheld Condenser Microphone for iOS and Android Devices from Polsen is designed to plug directly into the 1/8" input jack of your iOS or Android device. Its built-in 1/8" headphone jack provides real-time monitoring and playback from your device.

The microphone's 16mm back electret capsule is designed to provide improved audio quality compared to that of your device's built-in microphone. Its cardioid polar pattern provides a high level of off-axis rejection, optimizing it for use recording speech as well as instruments and vocals. Its 6' long cable provides you plenty of length for placing your device, while the included mic clip and desktop stand allows you to use the HH-IC hands-free.

Quality
The HH-IC microphone is a handheld condenser microphone designed for recording high-quality audio on a mobile device. It's an ideal tool for the mobile musician, and is also geared towards journalists and podcasters recording interviews in the field
Designed for iOS
The HH-IC plugs directly into the 3.5 mm input jack of iOS devices and works with GarageBand and many other apps
Compatibility
The HH-IC is also compatible with most Android devices and Mac computers (2008 or later)
Sound Quality
The HH-IC provides improved quality over the built-in microphones of smartphones and tablets
Real-Time Monitoring
With the integrated 3.5mm headphone output jack, recording and audio processing can be monitored in real time just like in the recording studio. It's possible with apps like GarageBand that offer monitoring capability
High and Low-Gain Selector
The high-gain and low-gain settings accommodate a wide range of sound pressure conditions and ensure optimum sound, whether recording quiet speech or loud music
Cardioid Polar Pattern
The HH-IC records the sound directly in front of it while rejecting off-axis sound. This makes it optimized for recording vocals and acoustic instruments, as well as conducting interviews or gathering audio in the field
Works with Most Recording Apps
Use any recording app with monitoring capability to enjoy real-time monitoring with the HH-IC
Plug and Play
Connect the HH-IC to a compatible device, plug headphones into the output jack, launch the recording app, and it's ready to go. No other setup or preparation is necessary
Hands-Free
A mic clip and desktop tripod are included for hands-free operation leaving the operator free to control the recordings software
Durability
The heavy-duty metal body of the HH-IC will withstand the rigors of use on the road
UPC: 847628581326

Polsen HH-IC Specs

Key Specs
Element Type
Electret Condenser
Polar Pattern
Cardioid
On-Board Controls
Gain/Sensitivity
Frequency Range
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL
120 dB SPL
Analog Output
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS
USB/Digital Output
No
Power Sources
Plug-In Power
Microphone
Primary Applications
Podcast, Recording to Mobile Device
Form Factor
Handheld
Intended Sound Sources
Vocals, Speech/Voice-Over
Sound Field
Mono
Element Type
Electret Condenser
Diaphragm
0.62" / 16 mm
Polar Pattern
Cardioid
Orientation
End Address
Circuitry
Solid-State
High-Pass Filter
No
Tone Adjustment
No
Gain Adjustment
Yes
On-Board Controls
Gain/Sensitivity
Performance
Frequency Range
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL
120 dB SPL
Sensitivity
-40 dB at 1 kHz
Connectivity
Analog Output
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS
USB/Digital Output
No
Headphone Output
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm
Cable Length
6' / 1.8 m
Wireless
No
Power
Power Sources
Plug-In Power
Bus Power
No
Physical
Color
Black
Mounting
Desktop Stand, Mic Clip/Stand Adapter (Included)
Mounting Thread Size
5/8"-27 Female (3/8"-16 Female with Included Adapter)
Dimensions
L: 7" / L: 17.8 cm
Weight
0.8 lb / 0.36 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.57 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.7 x 8.75 x 2.5"

Polsen HH-IC Reviews

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Will this work the DJI pocket

Will this work the DJI pocket
Asked by: Frank
Yes, the Polsen HH-IC Handheld Condenser Microphone for iOS and Android Devices can be used with the DJI Pocket Gimbal when used with a USB-C adapter like the Comica Audio CVM-SPX-UC 3.5mm TRRS Female to USB Type-C Audio-Interface Cable for Android (B&H # COCVMSPXUC).
Answered by: Lisa
Date published: 2023-03-07

Can I make a phone calls with that microphone? I ...

Can I make a phone calls with that microphone? I mean can this microphone work as input sound during the call ? I am radio reporter... most of time i call my radio center through my iPhone then I interview people live ,,, but the sound quality is not good enough?
Asked by: Hemeid
Yes, this HH-IC microphone will connect to the 3.5mm combo jack on your phone, and will be recognized like an external headset. The mic does have a headphone jack you can connect to, to listen to the other side of the call.
Answered by: Jordan
Date published: 2019-04-30

question

What batteries does the microphone use?
Asked by: Anonymous
No batteries are required for use. The Polsen HH-IC is powered through the cable from the connecting device.
Answered by: Jeff P.
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

will you get a decent sound quality with this microphone going through the headphone jack? I have always heard it is better to go through the Lightning Pin, like with the apogee mic or to use a USB mic with the adapter.
Asked by: April
This microphone has been designed to offer high-quality audio when connected to the headphone port of your iOS device. It works quite well.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-25

Is this a condenser microphone? Is this product a ...

Is this a condenser microphone? Is this product a condenser microphone? This product seems misleading and is not a condenser microphone.
Asked by: Charles
This microphone has an Electret Condenser capsule and work with 4.5 volts plugin power, from tablets or smartphones.
Answered by: daniel
Date published: 2021-01-29

Will this mic work if I plug it into Apple's ...

Will this mic work if I plug it into Apple's lightning to 1/8th inch adapter? I'd love to use this but my phone doesn't have a headphone jack, only the lightning.
Asked by: Sophie
Yes. This mic will work with Apple's Lightning to 3.5mm adapter.
Answered by: James Cruz
Date published: 2021-02-25

question

We are looking to get some microphones for our iPads to be used with 5th grade students. Two questions: 1) How good is it at cancelling out other sound that would be present in a classroom? 2) How durable is the microphone?
Asked by: Jeffrey L.
it depends on the proximity to the sound source. it should be close then its OK - the quality of the sound is so so as you might expect as such a price.durable, well, it looks good but as any condenser mic avoid dropping it
Answered by: MACCABI L.
Date published: 2018-08-25

How long of a cord does this come with?

How long of a cord does this come with?
Asked by: Celeste
The included 3.5mm TRRS cable is 6 feet long.
Answered by: Steve
Date published: 2020-06-25
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