Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Connecting a usb or Bluetooth microphone

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2016
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power

    Connecting a usb or Bluetooth microphone

    Sign in to disable this ad
    Im travelling a lot, mostly on foot and hitch hiking, so I want to essentially have a portable recording studio with the best sound quality possible.
    Would it be possible to connect a mic by Bluetooth to the phone for better recording? I noticed wjen my speaker is connected, my phone uses the mic on that which is better than its own.
    Is this possible to improve quality, or will there be proplblems with size and the speed of the device?
    What kind of mic would be good, I'd like one that I can also connect to a laptop without the need or a mixer, since the weight is a lot. Thanks, I'm pretty new too the whole thing

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    northampton uk home of Dr Who and Blackstar Amps!
    Thanked 838 Times in 796 Posts
    Rep Power
    I have just been searching in vain for a Small Diaphragm Capacitor USB microphone since I think the SDC format would be the most flexible choice as well as being compact and light.
    Unfortunately no one seems to make one! All the USB mics I find are either big, side address jobs or attaché to a stand of some sort.

    Ideally you would get a conventional XLR SDC and plug it into a USB interface. The RME Babyface comes to mind but pricey! The Alesis i02 is fairly compact, works very well and cheap enough that IF your bag was snatched you would not cry for long.

    Another option is again a standard SDC mic but with an inline USB converter or cable but the little I have read of such things did not impress.


  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Queensland, Australia
    Thanked 228 Times in 197 Posts
    Rep Power
    Something like this might be a good solution: RØDE VideoMic Me directional microphone for iPhone & iPad

    There are other brands/models for more or less money depending on where you are and the budget. Probably doesn't solve your laptop query though...but it might be worth trying a short length of 3.5mm M to F cable then into the computer.

    Otherwise, maybe consider not recording on your phone and get something like one of the Zoom recorders--most of them do very good sound and can plug into a computer to either act as an interface or to download recordings.
    That's what I do. I drink and I know things.
    -Tyrion Lannister (and Bobbsy)

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-10-2016, 23:55
  2. Connecting microphone to pc
    By White_Devil in forum Microphones
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-30-2008, 18:08
  3. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 03-21-2006, 14:39
  4. Connecting Microphone
    By thenycbadboy in forum Newbies
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-16-2003, 10:39
  5. Connecting a Microphone to a computer
    By fresly in forum Microphones
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 04-22-2001, 18:58

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts