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Shure MOTIV Series MV5C-USB Home-Office Microphone

Shure MOTIV Series MV5C-USB Home-Office Microphone
Key Features
  • For VoIP Conferencing
  • For Mac & Windows Computers
  • Built-In DSP for Clear Voice Quality
  • Monitor over Mac/PC or Mic Headphone Out
Get crystal clear sound in all your VoIP or desktop-computer recording needs with the Shure MV5C-USB Home Office Microphone. This mic suits the need of anyone looking to increase their clarity when communicating using Mac or Windows computers.
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Shure MV5C-USB Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Clear Audio for Communication
  • 3Built-In Processing for a Clearer Sound
  • 4Room-Reducing Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • 5Multiple Monitoring Options
  • 6Broadcast-Quality Audio Capture
  • 7Easy to Use
  • 8Included Accessories

Get crystal clear sound in all your VoIP or desktop-computer recording needs with the Shure MV5C-USB Home Office Microphone. This mic suits the need of anyone looking to increase their clarity when communicating using Mac or Windows computers.

With its included stand and cables as well as speech enhancement mode for optimal voice quality on VoIP conference apps, the mic is perfect for working from home or chatting with friends over Skype, Zoom, Discord, and other such platforms. Monitor through your computer or plug your headphones into the mic's 3.5mm jack; either way, you'll be able to converse clearly.

Clear Audio for Communication

The mic offers a 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response as it picks up audio. This is more than enough to convey all the nuances of your voice.

Built-In Processing for a Clearer Sound

A speech enhancement mode provides DSP for ensuring an optimal voice sound on every Skype or Zoom call.

Room-Reducing Cardioid Polar Pattern

The mic offers a cardioid polar pattern, which focuses on your voice and minimizes room noise. This is great for naturalistic noise-reduction.

Multiple Monitoring Options

Monitor audio through the built-in 3.5mm jack, or listen over your computer. The MV5C-USB can do both thanks to two configurable modes.

Broadcast-Quality Audio Capture

The mic can handle audio at broadcast-quality specifications: 48 kHz / 24-bit, which is the industry-standard for media playback. This, combined with the hardware in the mic itself, allows you to capture your voice in a clarity significantly higher than your built-in computer mic.

Easy to Use

The mic offers a painless setup: plug it in to your computer's USB port and you're good to go.

Included Accessories

The mic comes with a detachable desktop stand and two USB cables—one USB-A, the other USB-C—so you can get up and running right away.
UPC: 042406672986

Shure MV5C-USB Specs

Primary ApplicationsStudio Recording, Podcast, Web-Streaming, Conferencing
Form FactorDesktop / Stand/Boom Mount
Intended Sound SourcesVocals, Speech/Voice Over, Instrument
Sound FieldMono
Capsule1 x Electret Condenser
Diaphragm0.6" / 16 mm
Polar PatternCardioid
OrientationEnd Address
High-Pass FilterNone
Tone AdjustmentNone
Gain Adjustment0 dB to +36 dB
IndicatorsGreen Single LED (Power)
On-Board ControlsMic Mute
Frequency Range20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL130 dB SPL
Sensitivity-40 dBFS at 1 kHz
Output Connectors (Analog)None
Output Connectors (Digital)1 x Micro-USB Female (on Mic)
Headphone Connector1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm
Cable Length3.3' / 1 m
Digital Audio
A/D Conversion16 / 24-Bit
Sample Rate48 kHz
Operating System SupportWindows, macOS/OS X
OS CompatibilityWindows
*As of October, 2020: check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility
Bus PowerUSB
MountingDesktop Stand (Included)
Mounting Thread Size1/4"-20 Female
DimensionsH: 2.6 x W: 2.6 x L: 2.6" / H: 66 x W: 67 x L: 65 mm (Microphone)
H: 3.5 x W: 5.6 x L: 3.8" / H: 89 x W: 142 x L: 97 mm (Microphone, Stand)
Weight3.2 oz / 90 g (Microphone)
5.6 oz / 160 g (Microphone, Stand)
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.76 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.2 x 4.4 x 4"

Shure MV5C-USB Reviews

Great Product

By Robert
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-04-22

Got this microphone to cut out background noise while I am on meetings for work. Great directional microphone. Setup was simple.

Excellent Product

By Joseph
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-03-10

Sound quality is very good.

A great upgrade for the WFH era

By Simon
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-12-03

This mic makes a huge difference in audio quality over the built-in mic in my laptop or headphones. When you're working from home, it relaly helps to have a quality mic which makes your voice more understandable. It's very reasonably priced for what it does, and is true plug and play - no drivers are software needed.

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Will the us come cable work with an iPad Pro 12.9 ...

Will the us come cable work with an iPad Pro 12.9 3rd generation w/ us can
Asked by: Peter H
No, unfortunately the MOTIV MV5C-USB will not work with your iPad Pro. The MV5C-USB is only compatible for use with Mac OS on a computer and is not compatible with Apple iOS USB-C equipped devices like your iPad Pro. Although the iPad Pro uses the same USB-C connector as the computer, the iOS port uses a different protocol which does not function in the exact same manner as the computer's USB-C port. For now, the only iOS compatible option that Shure offers in MOTIV mics is for Lightning-equipped iOS devices. The MOTIV MV5 (B&H #SHMV5ABLTG) does work with Lightning-equipped iPads and iPhones. As technology evolves there may be an update for the MV5C-USB or possibly a new MOTIV model that will be compatible with iOS USB-C.
Answered by: Lisa
Date published: 2021-02-17
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