Wireless mic system, external mics and a preamp audio adapter for use with XLR mics announced
Filmmakers of all levels – whether shooting on mobile phones, mobile devices, action cameras or pro spec cameras – may be interested in the latest line-up of microphones and audio accessories from Saramonic.
First up, the Saramonic Wireless Microphone system (SRWM4C) is a compact and lightweight VHF wireless mic system. It is said to be suitable for recording audio at distances of up to 60 metres. The kit includes a clip-on lavalier microphone, belt pack transmitter and a camera mountable receiver. It features four switchable channels to avoid interference, detachable and flexible antenna that can be rotated 360 degrees for the best sound and High Band VHF.
Videographers who shoot with GoPro Hero4, Hero3+ or Hero 3 action cameras can plug the Saramonic Professional Stereo Microphone (SRACM1) directly into their GoPro models without any adapters or cables. No batteries are required and the microphone is said to improve the audio quality and levels.
The Saramonic Lavalier Microphone for Smartphones (SRLMX1) is a clip-on mic that operates with iPhones, iPads, the iPod Touch and Android phones. It is said to work with most recording apps and is an omnidirectional mic with improved sensitivity and signal-to-noise ratio. It can just be clipped onto clothing and then the cable is inserted into the jack socket on your device. A pop shield, deadcat muffler and carry case are included.
If you’re looking to connect an XLR microphone to your camera, the Saramonic SmartRig Microphone Preamp Audio Adapter (SRSMARTRIG) is a microphone pre-amp that allows users to connect pro quality standard microphones, or high-end studio microphones to mobile iOS or Android devices. It features an XLR mic input connector, +48V phantom power for use with condenser mics (it uses a 9V battery, not included), 3.5mm headphone monitor jack, gain control, +48V/on/off switch and a free app for use with the device.
To find out more about the Saramonic range of audio solutions for videography just click here.