Sennheiser Digital ClipMic: Lavalier microphone for podcasts, interviews and videos

Sennheiser Digital ClipMic Lavalier clip-on microphone for Apple iOS

If you want to produce a podcast, record videos for YouTube with decent audio or record interviews with good sound, then you can do professional audio recordings with the Sennheiser digital ClipMic realize - directly on the Apple iPhone or iPad! The lavalier or clip-on microphone is not the cheapest, but it is much higher quality than cheap Chinese copies and is recommendable in use and sound - this is also and above all indicated in the customer reviews on Amazon (7 x 5 stars, 4 x 4 stars , 1 x 1 star).

You can connect the Sennheiser ME 2 ClipMic digital clip-on microphone to the Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch via Lightning. With the Apogee MetaRecorder iOS
App controls and organizes your recordings ideally. All information and a video test here in the article!” width=”620″ height=”293″ /> You can connect the Sennheiser ME 2 ClipMic digital clip-on microphone to the Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch via Lightning. Control and organize your recordings with the Apogee MetaRecorder iOS app. All information and a video test here in the article!

Sennheiser Digital ClipMic: Technical data

The Sennheiser Digital ClipMic The microphone is a so-called lavalier microphone that can be plugged directly into an iOS device such as the iPhone or iPad from Apple via a Lightning connector. It can be used immediately as a microphone via plug & play. This type of microphone is particularly popular and also useful when recording videos that use speech - for example for interviews. Podcast recordings are also possible.

So that you can get a picture of the Sennheiser Digital ClipMic or Sennheiser ME 2 Microphone, here are the technical data:

  • Microphone diameter (housing): 6,5 mm
  • Frequencies: 30Hz to 20000Hz
  • Bit rate: 16 bit, 24 bit
  • Analog-to-digital converter: Multibit Delta-Sigma
  • Processing of the digital signal: vibration compensation, hiss reduction, protection against overload
  • Acceptance Pattern: Omnidirectional / Omnidirectional
  • From Apple MFi-certified
  • Compatible with: Apple Watch Series 1 and 2; iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5; iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad (Generation 4), iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad mini; iPod touch (generation 5); iOS version: 8 or newer
  • Cable length: 1,6 meters
  • Scope of delivery: Sennheiser ClipMic digital, clip, metal windshield, transport bag, brief instructions
  • Details, price and more: Amazon product page
Sennheiser ME 2 clip-on microphone
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Sennheiser ME 2 clip-on microphone
You can clip the Sennheiser ME 2 ClipMic Digital microphone to your clothing and use it to record the audio of videos, interviews, podcasts and so on. With the appropriate Apogee app, you can control recordings via iPhone, iPad, iPod and Apple Watch. Plug and play, easy handling, very good quality and MFi certified!

Apogee MetaRecorder iOS App Download

Right for that Sennheiser Digital ClipMic or Sennheiser ClipMic digital (different names for the device on the product page) there is an app from Apogee. The mobile program called Apogee MetaRecorder was developed directly for the clip-on microphone and ensures that you can control the input volume and other features. You can also start, pause and stop recordings via Apple Watch. Here you can find the download for the Apogee MetaRecorder iOS app. With the app you can record audio with up to 96kHZ from up to 4 iPhones, iPads or iPods. The individual tracks can be edited and organized.

More equipment for YouTube and Twitch

If you want to get started on YouTube or Twitch and plan to produce Let's Plays, for example, then you might also like these two products from Elgato: Elgato Cam Link: USB 3.0 stick for streaming HDMI sources and in addition Elgato Green Screen: Chroma Key Panel as a mobile display.

Micro in the test (video)

From Pavel kaplun there is a nice, albeit quite long, video in which the Sennheiser ME 2 ClipMic Digital is used. From the 6:05 position onwards, the sound of the clip-on microphone comes into play. Before you hear the camera sound (supercardioid directional microphone). In the video, Pavel gives a lot more information that might interest you about microphones and recording techniques:

Sennheiser and Apogee microphones

In collaboration with Apogee, Sennheiser not only created the ME 2 clip-on microphone presented here, but also that Sennheiser MK4. This is also a microphone with an analog-to-digital converter, but a large condenser microphone with a USB connection. You can connect the appropriate cables for voice or instrument recordings and also use this microphone with iOS devices (via Lightning connection), with Apple Mac, iMac or MacBook (and GarageBand) or use it with a Windows PC. Check it out:

Sennheiser MK 4 condenser microphone
This condenser microphone is the perfect alternative to clip-on microphones if you want a more comprehensive sound. Ideal not only for podcasts, interviews and the like, but especially for vocals, instrument recordings and more. Works with iOS apps and GarageBand on macOS on the Apple Mac. Universal USB connection for cables of your choice.

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