Saramonic announces new SmartMic+ Compact Directional Microphone

Saramonic announces new SmartMic+ Compact Directional Microphone

Saramonic has released the new SmartMic+ for capturing clearer audio on smartphones. It looks very similar to RØDE’s VideoMic Me & VideoMic Me-L

It looks Ideal for vlogging, live streaming, and mobile video production.

Key features

  • For Mobile Video Production & Streaming
  • For 3.5mm Jack-Equipped Mobile Devices
  • Cardioid Condenser Capsule
  • Focused Sound with Reduced Ambience
  • 3.5mm TRRS Male Output Connector
  • 3.5mm TRS Headphone Port
  • Requires No Batteries or Charging
  • Built-In Bracket Prevents Mic Rotation
  • Lightweight & Durable Metal Housing
  • Included Windscreen Lessens Wind Noise

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Saramonic announces new SmartMic+ Compact Directional Microphone

If you’re an Android user, you will have been limited to using the 3.5mm TRRS input port with RØDE’s VideoMic Me.

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The SmartMic+ can record broadcast-quality sound straight to your smartphone or tablet. It uses a compact directional microphone that connects directly to your mobile device’s 3.5mm TRRS jack.

Saramonic announces new SmartMic+ Compact Directional Microphone

The SmartMic+ features a lightweight and durable metal housing, which can be oriented to match the direction of your front- or rear-facing camera. A built-in bracket prevents accidental rotation of the microphone. As it is based on a plug-and-play design, this mic requires no batteries or charging; just plug it in and use your favorite recording app.

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The condenser capsule is claimed to deliver a tailored-for-speech frequency response of 75 Hz to 20 kHz, and utilizes a cardioid polar pattern to provide focused sound pickup with reduced ambiance. You can use the included windscreen to attenuate wind noise and vocal plosives while protecting the mic from dust and dirt.

Saramonic announces new SmartMic+ Compact Directional Microphone

In addition to the 3.5mm TRRS male plug for connecting to your recording device, the SmartMic+ has a 3.5mm TRS headphone port, allowing you to monitor audio without having to disconnect the mic.

Price & Availability

The SmartMic+ is now available for $59.00

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