Rode smartLav+ Lavalier Microphone for Smartphones
The Rode smartLav+ is a broadcast-grade wearable microphone designed for use in a wide range of film, television and broadcast scenarios, or wherever broadcast quality audio is required in a discreet, portable format without the complication and expense of additional wireless equipment.
- Professional Lavalier Mic with TRRS Jack
- Compatible with iOS devices and select Android devices
- Operates in conjunction with Rode Rec app
- Discrete 4.5mm miniature microphone
- Omni-directional condenser capsule
- Removable water resistant pop filter
- Including Lavalier mounting Clip and Pouch
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With the smartLav+ the user simply mounts the microphone on the talent, connects it to a smartphone or tablet headset jack and records via the Rode Rec app for iOS, or any other audio app of their choice.
By employing a professional quality omni-directional condenser capsule the smartLav+ picks up sound equally from all around the microphone, allowing for versatility when mounting and ensuring a high degree of user-friendly operation.
A foam pop shield is supplied to minimise wind noise and vocal plosives (hard 'b', 't' and 'p' sounds), as well as a durable mounting clip with in-built cable management. Its Kevlar® reinforced cable ensures that you never stretch or snap your microphone under normal usage conditions.
The smartLav+ is compatible with any audio app that accepts input from the headset connection, however it has been designed to pair perfectly with Rode's Rode Rec app for Apple iOS devices. Rode Rec turns the user's iOS device into a fully-featured field recorder, with a wide range of equalisation presets to suit various recording situations, in addition to professional editing functions and the ability to publish to SoundCloud and Dropbox direct from the app.
Rode smartLav+ Specifications
Acoustic Principle: Pressure Gradient
Active Electronics: JFET
Capsule: 0.10 inch
Polar Pattern: Omnidirectional - picks up all sides equally
Address Type: End
Frequency Range: 20Hz - 20kHz (selected HPF @ 0)
Output Impedance: 0 ohms
Maximum SPL: 110dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1K ohm load)
Maximum Output Level: 189.0dBu (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1K ohm load)
Sensitivity: -35.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (17.80mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted): 27dB-A
Dimensions (H x W x Dia): 1180.00 x 4.50 x 4.50 mm
Output: TRRS Output