Microphones to use on the film set

Jul 9, 2022

Microphones to use on the film set

Microphones can cause many headaches for those who are not sound professionals, but work in audiovisuals and want to include sounds in their creations. However, sometimes technical explanations about microphones are a bit complicated. So we show you the different and best microphones to use with smartphones and all kinds of cameras for professional training and for those who are starting to venture into the world of filming.

Rode VideoMic Pro+ Camera-Mount Shotgun Microphone

Brand RØDE Microphones
Connector Type USB
Connectivity Technology USB
Power Source Rechargeable,Corded Electric,Battery Powered
Compatible Devices Camera
Number of Batteries 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
Item Weight 0.27 Pounds
Polar Pattern Unidirectional
Hardware Platform Camera
Number of Channels 1

About this item

  • Supercardioid Shotgun Condenser Mic Optimized f Camcder Use with Integrated Rycote Lyre Shockmount System
  • Automatic Power Function
  • Digital Switching

Rode VideoMic Pro+

On-Camera Shotgun Condenser Microphone

The RØDE VideoMic Pro+ is an addition to the best-in-market on-camera category. It is one of the true shotgun microphone designed for use with camcorders, DSLR cameras and portable audio recorders as a source of primary and reference audio.Still with the best-in-class Rycote Lyre suspension system onboard, the VideoMic Pro+ improves on the existing VideoMic Pro capsule/line tube and windshield, plus boasts a host of new features.

Wireless Lavalier Microphone System for iPhone 11 8 x 7 6 Camera, BOYA Dual-Channel 2 Transmitter & 1 Receiver for DSLR Recorder Samsung Smartphone Youtube Street Interview Facebook Livesteam Vblog

K2 With CIP2
Brand BOYA
Color K2 With CIP2
Connector Type LIGHTNING CONNECOTR, XLR Connector
Connectivity Technology Auxiliary, XLR
Power Source Battery Powered
Audio Sensitivity 30 dB
Compatible Devices Camcorder, Camera, Smartphone
Number of Batteries 6 AA batteries required.
Item Weight 200 Grams
Polar Pattern Omnidirectional

About this item

  • BOYA BY-WM8 Pro-K2 Dual-Channel Wireless Lavalier Microphone System 2 Transmitter & 1 Receiver for DSLR Camera Camcorder Youtube Street Interview Livesteam Teamwork Vblog
  • APPLICATIONS: Suitable for a wide range of wireless applications such as interviews, electronic news gathering (ENG), electronic field productions (EFP), film production, business and educational applications, and more.
  • PACKAGE CONTENT: Consists of two bodypack transmitters, a camera-mount receiver, and two omnidirectional lavalier microphones. Also included with this system is a shoe-mount adapter, a single 1/8″ to XLR output cable, a single 1/8 to 1/8″ output cable, carrying case.
  • DURATION: More than 6 Hours Continuous Operation,Operation range can reach up to 100m(300′) (without obstacle) (not include battery)
  • One Year BOYA Warranty

Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount

Brand Rode
Model Name Videomicro
Connectivity Technology Auxiliary
Connector Type 3.5 mm Jack
Special Feature Shock mount included
Compatible Devices SC8 6m/20′ dual-male TRS cable Micro Boompole Pro Ultra-Lightweight Modular Boompole – 2.2m SC7 3.5mm TRS to TRRS patch cable Pivot Adaptor 3/8 pivoting boom adaptor Micro Boompole Lightweight Boompole – 2m Mini Boompole Professional Boompole – 2.1m Boompole Professional Boompole – 3.3m Tripod Mini Tripod Stand VC1 Minijack/3.5mm Stereo Extension Cable (3m/10′) PG1 Cold Shoe Pistol Grip See more
Color Black
Included Components Microphone
Polar Pattern Unidirectional

About this item

  • Compact microphone designed to improve the audio quality of your videos – only 80 millimeter (3″) long and 42gm (1.5 ounce)
  • No battery required (powered by camera plug-in power – min 3V)
  • Includes Rycote lyre shock mount and deluxe furry windshield
  • Please note: for new iphones you need to purchase an adapter as iphone requires a 1/8th Jack


Rode SmartLav+ Lavalier Microphone for Smartphones

Brand RØDE Microphones
Color Black
Connector Type 3.5 mm Jack
Connectivity Technology Wired
Power Source Corded Electric
Compatible Devices Smartphone
Item Weight 6 Grams
Polar Pattern Omnidirectional
Material Plastic
Signal-to-Noise Ratio

About this item

  • Lavalier Microphone f Smartphones Tablets with Foam Pop Shield Mounting Clip

Rode VideoMic Me-C USB-C Directional Microphone for Smartphones

  • Smartphone Cardioid Condenser Microphone with 20Hz-20kHz Pickup
  • Mounting Clip
  • Windshield
  • USB-C Pt

Hubotowin Wireless Lavalier Microphone for Video Recording Lapel Mic for iPhone/ipad. Clip on 2 Microphones No Bluetooth Needed, lav Microphone for Interview,Tiktok, YouTube,Facebook,Live Stream

Brand Hubotowin
Connectivity Technology Bluetooth
Special Feature Plug in and play
Compatible Devices Iphone, Ipad
Color Black
Polar Pattern Unidirectional
Audio Sensitivity 26 dB
Item Dimensions LxWxH 2.7 x 1.2 x 0.7 inches
Power Source Battery Powered

About this item

  • *[professional voice reception] the wireless lavalier microphone transmit full band 44.1-48 kHZ stereo CD quality voice, adopting advanced noise reduction technology to filter surround noise. this 360-degree high sensitivity pickup device can collect signals clearly and stably with transmission latensy: 0.009s and mic sensitivity: -26dBFS. The 2 microfono can be used by two persons at the same time, We are sure it is a wonderful voice collect machine for you.
  • *[plug and play, easily use] the cordless microphone is so convenient to use for everyone.just turn on the mic and plug the receiver on the device with connector, Automatically it will connect, then you can play it. No app or bluetooth needed.
  • *[long battery time and long distance use] the built-in 70 mAH rechargeable lithium battery can work 10 hours continuously after it is charged fully within 1.5 hours. Most importantly, the signal can be received within 65 ft in open field. so just enjoy your outdoor live streaming.
  • *[real time crystal voice syncs] using real-time auto-sync technology, the device can synchronize multi-channel real time live streaming and reduce video post-editing immensely.
  • *[wide application]this device is designed for iPhone/ipad (iPhone 6/ 6 Plus, iPhone 7/ 7 Plus, 8/8 Plus, X/XR/XS/XS Max, 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max, 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max, 13/13 Pro/13 Pro Max, iPad 2nd/3rd/4th gen, iPad Air series(Except the 4th gen), iPad Mini(Except the 6th gen), iPad Pro series (Except the 1st/2nd/3rd gen 11in. The 3rd/4th/5th gen 12.9in).Omnidirectional Voice Reception for Youtube, facebook Live Streaming and TikTok , Vloggers, Bloggers, Interviewers video recording. save the wonderful memory for you.

compatible device

Boya BY-DM200 Plug in Microphone Digital Stereo Cardioid Condenser Microphone MFI Certified Superb Sound Plug and Play Directly Compatible with iOS iPhoneX XS 8 7 6 iPad iPod Stereo Microphone

Brand BOYA
Color BY-DM200
Connector Type Lightning
Power Source Corded Electric
Number of Batteries 1 Lithium Ion batteries required.
Polar Pattern Unidirectional
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 80 dB
Hardware Platform Tablet, Smartphone
Frequency Response 20 KHz
Noise Level 80 dB

About this item

  • Professional stereo condenser microphone which can plug directly into for Apple iOS device with a Lightning connector
  • With two built-in microphone capsules to create good stereo sound effect Compared with iOS devices built-in mic BOYA BY-DM200 can greatly improve the sound performance while recording music video and speech etc
  • Cardioid polar pattern digital stereo X/Y condenser microphone Compatible for iOS devices such as for iPad for iPhone for iPod touch
  • Adopt for Apple MFI certified Lightning connector Plug and play 24-bit/96kHz converter Improved sensitivity & signal-to-noise
  • Foam windscreen fur windshield and carrying pouch are included

Rode SmartLav+ Lavalier Microphone and SC3 TRRS to TRS Adaptor

Brand Rode
Connector Type 3.5 mm Jack
Compatible Devices Television, Tablet, Radio, Camera, Headphone, Smartphone
Item Weight 0.13 Pounds
Polar Pattern Omnidirectional
Hardware Platform Tablet, Camera, Smartphone
Number of Channels 1

About this item

  • Records Broadcast-Quality Audio | Discrete 4.5mm Size
  • Compatible with iOS and Select Android Devices | Kevlar Reinforced Cable
  • Includes Wind Shield and Mounting Clip with Cord Management
  • Polar Pattern: Omni-Directional
  • Frequency Range: 60Hz – 18kHz