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Offline Bloodflowers78

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Mic for Iphone 7 (lightning port)
« on: September 30, 2017, 04:39:56 PM »
Dear All,
This is my first post here.
I've been taping a bit (Cure concerts) in the past, with Sony MD, and recently with my Iphone 5S (don't smile). Of course it is not the best device to record but i'd like to enhance my new Iphone7 (lighning port) with a proper mic around 100$ . Could you advice me please ?
Many Thanks in advance,
Ed

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Re: Mic for Iphone 7 (lightning port)
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2017, 12:57:59 PM »
I've heard good things about the Shure Motiv MV88. You just missed a used one in the YS.

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?A=details&O=&Q=&ap=y&c3api=1876%2C%7Bcreative%7D%2C%7Bkeyword%7D&gclid=Cj0KCQjwx8fOBRD7ARIsAPVq-NnK8CqUl8OEMUoyWc63ovOLmd31Y1kHJTUZ8VoOQPnImstyVAmypqgaArppEALw_wcB&is=REG&m=Y&sku=1251142

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Thanks for taping The Cure too. Hopefully you can up the budget to $150. More Cure recordings = A better world. :D
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Re: Mic for Iphone 7 (lightning port)
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2017, 01:19:46 PM »


The Zoom IQ5 and IQ7 sound good.
MK22's / MK41's / MK41v's / MK4v's / MK4's / AKG C480Bs+ck61, ck63 / Telefunken FET M60 Cards and Hypers / AT853s
KCY 250/5 and Nbob KCY (x2) > naiant PFA or IPA or Nbox  / SP-SPSB-11 Battery Box
Zoom F8 / Sony M-10 / Mixpre-6 / Tascam DR-100mkIII

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Re: Mic for Iphone 7 (lightning port)
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2017, 04:00:09 PM »
Pretty happy with the mv88 so far. I've seen them used & new here & on ebay for as low as $110. Otherwise, it'll set you back $150.

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Re: Mic for Iphone 7 (lightning port)
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2017, 03:40:08 PM »
Thanks for your replies.
The Shure MV88 seems to be the best options, i'll probably buy it and try it on several shows of the next tour ;-)
Cheers
Ed

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Re: Mic for Iphone 7 (lightning port)
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2017, 03:47:14 PM »
http://www.micreviews.com/guides/top-10-best-ios-microphones

There are also ones from Rode but I've never tried them
MK22's / MK41's / MK41v's / MK4v's / MK4's / AKG C480Bs+ck61, ck63 / Telefunken FET M60 Cards and Hypers / AT853s
KCY 250/5 and Nbob KCY (x2) > naiant PFA or IPA or Nbox  / SP-SPSB-11 Battery Box
Zoom F8 / Sony M-10 / Mixpre-6 / Tascam DR-100mkIII

 

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