Rode iXY iPhone Microphone Review
|Product Name:||Rode iXY Recording Microphone for iPhone/iPad|
|Product Dimensions:||8 x 2 x 3 inches|
|Shipping Weight:||8.5 ounces|
|Frequency Response:||20Hz - 20kHz|
|Polar Pattern:||Paired cardioid capsules in X-Y stereo pattern|
The RoDE iXY Stereo Mic bundle is well-thoroughly considered—not just do you get a sweet zippered semi-hard case that will fit the iXY and its windscreen, however it accompanies a windscreen and carabiner, a spring-stacked metal circle helpful for hanging the iXY case from your belt or knapsack.
Likewise in the crate is a mounting cinch for the iPhone 5c—you’ll need to swap out the clasp on the mic, a generally simple procedure, before utilizing the iXY on the 5c.
For the survey, I likewise got a Dead Kitten and the RoDEGrip+ . Actually no, not a *actual* dead little cat, yet rather a fuzzy windshield that goes over the one included with the iXY, for extra wind commotion decrease. It would have been pleasant to have the case fit the D.K. also, however it’s a minor bandy.
The RoDEGrip+ is a helpful pack that incorporates a multipurpose hold and lenses for the iPhone. It can be utilized to hold the iPhone while doing handle recordings, joining to a mic stand or to a DSLR hot shoe, amongst different employments.
Out in the Field
Immediately the stereo capacities of the iXY will give you a genuine knock in recording quality.
The iPhone 5 worked in mic, while satisfactory for some reasons, misses the mark in case you’re searching for the best quality in your recordings. It’s essential disappointment in that division is that it just records in mono.
Immediately the stereo capacities of the iXY will give you a genuine knock in recording quality. Add to that the capacity to record up to 24 bit/96 kHz utilizing the iXY and you’ll soon see why it’s for all intents and purposes a need for astounding, proficient recordings.
Beneath I’ve incorporated some case sound documents that analyze what the included windscreen and windscreen with the Dead Kitten can do to decrease wind clamor. As you’ll listen, the Dead Kitten is right around an easy decision—wind clamor is lessened observably when utilized as a part of conjunction with the essential windscreen.Buy This Microphone