How To Record Audio (to use in video) With Your iPhone and the Rode SmartLav

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A few weeks ago I reviewed a video camera (the outstanding Sony RX100)  that did not have an external microphone jack. I said it was no big deal, you can just use your iPhone to record the audio. And many people wanted to know how that was possible.

Actually there are multiple ways to do this, all with varying degrees of difficultly and expense.

But for this video I decided to skip all of that stuff and just show you the fastest, simplest and most goof-proof way (which happens to be the exact method I use too).

No hoops to jump through, no confusing techno-stuff.  Here’s how in just seconds you can record pro-quality audio on your iPhone…audio that you can instantly use for your videos.

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Rode SmartLav (it works on iPhone’s and most Android phones).  It’s usually out of stock everywhere but THIS PLACE HAS IT IN STOCK

 

LIST OF DEVICES THE RODE SMARTLAV IS COMPATIBLE WITH:

Compatible with Apple’s iPhone®, iPad® and iPod® Touch, in addition to a wide range of TRRS devices: HTC: Droid DNA, HTC One X+, One S, EVO 4G LTE, Desire SV, Desire C, one X, Butterfly, Desire X, Dream, Magic, Hero, Click, Bravo, Desire[3], Incredible, Legend, Buzz, Espresso, Liberty[7], Supersonic, Ace, Vision, Glacier, Gratia, Stallion, Mecha, Speedy, Vivo, Marvel, Saga, VivoW, Lexikon, Pyramid, Status, Icon, Shooter, Doubleshot, Rider, ShooterU, Holiday, Bliss, Kingdom, Ruby, Pico, Pyramid LE, Runnymede, Vigor, EndeavorU, Evita, Ville, Primo, Jewel, Valentewx, Golf, Fireball, Proto, DLXJ Samsung: Champ Neo DUOS, GALAXY Note II, GALAXY Music, GALAXY S Duos, GALAXY Ace Plus, GALAXY S III 4G, GALAXY Beam, GALAXY Pocket, Black White, Galaxy Mini 2, GALAXY S III, GALAXY Y Duos, GALAXY W, GALAXY S II 4G, OMNIA W, GALAXY Xcover, GALAXY Nexus, GALAXY S II, GALAXY Ace, GALAXY Gio, GALAXY Fit, GALAXY mini, Nexus S, GALAXY S, GALAXY 5, OMNIA 7, GALAXY 551, GALAXY 580, Wave 723 Motorola: DROID RAZR M, DROID RAZR HD, DROID RAZR MAXX HD, PHOTON Q 4G LTE, ATRIX HD, DROID RAZR MAXX, DROID RAZR, ELECTRIFY 2, DEFY XT, DROID 4, ATRIX 2, ADMIRAL, ELECTRIFY, PHOTON 4G, i867, TITANIUM, TRIUMPH, ATRIX 4G Google: NEXUS 4, NEXUS 7, NEXUS 10, NEXUS ONE, NEXUS S, GALAXY NEXUS LG: OPTIMUS L9, OPTIMUS G, OPTIMUS L7, OPTIMUS L5, OPTIMUS L3, OPTIMUS L2 Apple: iPhone 3G (all models), iPhone 3Gs (all models), iPhone 4 (all models), iPhone 4s (all models), iPhone 5 (all models). iPod touch 2nd Generation, iPod touch 3rd Generation, iPod touch 4th Generation, iPod touch 5th Generation

 

 

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