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Shure MOTIV MVL Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone for Smartphones (New Packaging)

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Shure MOTIV MVL Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone for Smartphones (New Packaging)
Key Features
  • For ENG, EFP & Vlogging
  • Low-Profile Lapel Mic
  • Windshield, Clip & Durable Cable
  • Compatible with Built-In Mobile Apps
If you're looking for a compact, easy-to-use lapel mic that plugs right into a phone's TRRS jack, the Shure MOTIV MVL is the microphone for you. This mic offers a broadcast-quality sound in a tiny form factor, and can record to many phones and devices that offer 3.5mm TRRS connectivity.
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Shure MVL Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Great for the Field
  • 3Handy Includes
  • 4Easy to Use
  • 5Compatible App

If you're looking for a compact, easy-to-use lapel mic that plugs right into a phone's TRRS jack, the Shure MOTIV MVL is the microphone for you. This mic offers a broadcast-quality sound in a tiny form factor, and can record to many phones and devices that offer 3.5mm TRRS connectivity.

No controls are on hand, which streamlines the process incredibly: simply clamp the mic to your subject (or yourself), plug the mic into the phone, and start recording. The mic will work with any app that records audio, including the built-in iOS Voice Memo App—but when you pair it with the ShurePlus MOTIV iOS or Android app, you'll have access to a wide array of mixing, editing, and exporting tools. Perfect for electronic field production, run-and-gun news reporting, or simple mobile vlogs, the mic comes with a windscreen, a tie clip, and a drawstring carrying pouch.

Note:
Please note, this Shure MOTIV MVL is sold in the new packaging. That is the only difference between this item and the other MOTIV MVL on this site.
Great for the Field
The mic is easily hidden, but it offers an omnidirectional polar pattern that ensures you'll get an even sound at any angle of address. This makes it great for run-and-gun sound pickup.
Handy Includes
The included windscreen protects against plosives. The tie-clip makes mounting the mic a cinch. Put everything in the storage pouch when you're done.
Easy to Use
The mic offers no controls and operates in the analog domain. This makes operation a breeze: simply plug it in and play. There's no software to install to make it compatible with your phone—unless you want to achieve extra functionalities, such as the ones highlighted in the next feature.
Compatible App
With the ShurePlus MOTIV iOS or Android app, you'll have access to a wide array of mixing, editing, and exporting tools. Adjust mic gain, monitor mix, EQ, limiter, compressor, and more.
UPC: 042406677806

Shure MVL Specs

Microphone
Form FactorLavalier
Sound FieldMono
Capsule1 x MEMS
Polar PatternOmnidirectional
High-Pass FilterNone
WindscreenFoam (Included)
Performance
Frequency Range45 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL124 dB SPL
Impedance350 Ohms
Sensitivity-44 dBFS/Pa at 1 kHz
Dynamic Range95 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio65 dB
Equivalent Noise Level29 dB A-Weighted
Connectivity
Output Connectors (Analog)1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS Male (on Attached Cable)
Cable Length52" / 1.32 m
Power
Operating Voltage2.7 V (Plug-In Power)
Operating Current Consumption245 µA (Plug-In Power)
Physical
ColorBlack
MountingAlligator Clip (Included)
Included CaseSoft Case
Construction MaterialDie-Cast Zinc
Dimensionsø: 0.22 x L: 0.6" / ø: 5.59 x L: 15.24 mm (Microphone)
Weight0.28 oz / 8 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.13 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.3 x 3.3 x 1.7"

Shure MVL Reviews

Pairs nicely with DJI Mic

By Kevin
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-20

Great sounding Lav Mic to pair with DJI Mic

Full rich sound from this little mic

By Moe
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-13

I'm using these on my new DJI Mic 2 system. They are very clean and good gain with these Lavs. I had originally tried the Rode Go lapels. They were really good, but not a good match for the DJI Mic 2. There was a slight hum in the audio when in use. Some others have mentioned this in their post which I had not seen until after I ordered mind. I returned and ordered the Shure MOTIV and they work fine with the DJI pack.

Great quality

By Kyler
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-08

I bought this to go with the DJI mic set. Reviews showed that it would avoid the wireless interference very well!

Superb sound recording

By Juan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-24

As with every other Shure device I have owned the sound recording quality is superb. A must buy if you record with your phone. Hint: instead of using the clip use some tape used for bandages to stick to your skin. Great sound recording and others will never know you have a mic attached

This microphone is TRRS jack

By cheng
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-04-05

Not compatible with all computers, not compatible with cameras, only for cell phones. However, just buy a TRS to TRRS adapter and it will be able to work with of all devices.

Nice mic for Ipac

By Philip
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2020-07-23

Plugin and use with any sound program sounds decent and has a long cord so you can get some distance if needed

As advertised for the DJI Mic

By Ryan
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-30

Picked up 2 of these for use with my new DJI Mic after reading the reviews that they were the least noisy and was not disappointed. They're a little trebly with a tiny bit of noise to filter out (again when using with the DJI), but otherwise exactly what I needed.

Works With New DJI Wireless

By Craig
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-14

I bought this to work with my DJI wireless. Many other mics pick up interference from the transmitter, the Shure doesn't. The mic has a little more high end than I would like, but after a little adjusting in post, you can easily tame it.

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Will this work with the dji mic wireless? Thanks!

Will this work with the dji mic wireless? Thanks!
Asked by: Richard
Yes, the Shure MOTIV MVL Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone for Smartphones can be used with the Rode SC3 3.5mm TRRS Female to 3.5mm Right-Angle TRS Male Adapter CablB&H # ROSC3) to enable compatibility with the transmitters for the DJI Mic 2-Person Compact Digital Wireless Microphone System/Recorder.
Answered by: Lisa
Date published: 2022-08-12

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Will this work on a audio recorder using a trs adapter?
Asked by: RAMON S.
Agreed, Jeff P's answer is correct.
Answered by: Product Rep Shure Expert
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Is this compatible with dslr cameras? Does it need phantom power? Thanks
Asked by: Kelly
This device requires a powered 1/8 jack to operate and is intended for use with mobile devices. This is a MEMS microphone, which is very similar to a condenser in its functionality, sensitivity to acoustic detail and requiring a power source to operate. The chief difference is, however, that it operates on less power, the kind already being provided by every mobile device with a compatible 3-ring 8th-inch connector. This way, the MVL is plug-and-play with no need to toggle on an additional power source in order to use the mic, and power drain on your device's battery will be minimal while the mic is in use.
Answered by: Product Rep Shure Expert
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

how long is this cord? thank you.
Asked by: Anonymous
The cable and mic measure about 50 inches total (1.3m)
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Would this work on the 3.5mm adapter for the Gopro4 which is connected on the Gopro?
Asked by: Anonymous
No - it is designed for devices offering a female 1/8 TRRS input like smartphones and tablets.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Does it work with ipad 2?
Asked by: Anonymous
I'm not sure, but it works great with the iPhone 6s. So I see no reason why it shouldn't work with an iPad, since there built with the same technology as the iPhones, but I've never tested it with my iPad. My talent uses it for VOs and radio ads that he does on a weekly bases and it works great.
Answered by: Donald W.
Date published: 2018-08-26

Will this microphone work when connected to a ...

Will this microphone work when connected to a iPhone with a lightning connector using the Apple Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter?
Asked by: Robbie
Yes, it will. Please note, this setup would be meant for recording audio to a video or voice memo only.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2022-06-21

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Is this compatible with dsrl cameras like Sony Alfa 7a II?
Asked by: L D.
Agreed, Mark S's answer is correct.
Answered by: Product Rep Shure Expert
Date published: 2018-08-26
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