Chapter in this post:
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).
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:
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.
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.
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:
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:
After graduating from high school, Johannes completed an apprenticeship as a business assistant specializing in foreign languages. But then he decided to research and write, which resulted in his independence. For several years he has been working for Sir Apfelot, among others. His articles include product introductions, news, manuals, video games, consoles, and more. He follows Apple keynotes live via stream.
The page contains affiliate links / images: Amazon.de