Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: iOS - Simple Studio Video and Live Gig

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2018
    Posts
    3
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0

    iOS - Simple Studio Video and Live Gig

    Sign in to disable this ad
    **for the purposes of making the required attachments for folk music festival applications, as well as adding content for fans on social media

    I would like to use my nifty new iPhone XS Max for video, and attach some sort of condenser mic (via the phone's one and only power+audio port).
    Is there a mic that can plug into the iPhone and NOT need another power source?
    For live gig videos, in my mind's eye I am picturing my iPhone in a cradle on top of a tripod with the attached microphone also cradled in a different arm on the same tripod, and all running on the iPhone's battery.
    Will this work?
    What mic do you suggest I use?
    How about those Apogee mics?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2017
    Location
    Texas USA
    Posts
    2,060
    Thanks
    174
    Thanked 385 Times in 351 Posts
    Rep Power
    2298480
    There are lots of options out there for that kind of recording. Here's the lineup at one vendor:

    iPad/iPhone Microphones | Sweetwater

    Not all of those may work with the phone doing video, so you'll have to do some sifting, but the Apogee is one that is designed to be separate from the phone itself. Not sure what length of cable it can support, so that's the thing I'd be concerned about, though, honestly, if you have a mic on the phone, and can put them both above the crowd on a single stand, it's probably not going to be a lot different from putting them on two stands which are tethered together by a slim cable.

    Not going to be great, but certainly will likely be a big improvement over the built-in mic.
    "... I know in the mornin' that it's gonna be good
    when I stick out my elbows and they don't bump wood." - Bill Kirchen

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2016
    Location
    on the lam
    Posts
    214
    Thanks
    19
    Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
    Rep Power
    187318
    in a small room, mid-side or x-y?

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Boulder, CO
    Posts
    7,780
    Thanks
    19
    Thanked 486 Times in 449 Posts
    Rep Power
    14818761
    If you plan on doing any editing before posting the video, why not use a separate audio recorder? It's not that hard to put the audio-only recording together with the phone cam video using the video's audio track as a guide.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

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

Similar Threads

  1. Video Editing: Simple video for synthwave track
    By bantonioch in forum Music Video Production
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 06-26-2018, 21:45
  2. "Mastodon", live studio performance video
    By bouldersoundguy in forum Marketing Your Music / Publicity
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 04-16-2013, 08:55
  3. Sanctuary Studio-Home Studio Build Video-Part 1 Control Room & Part 2 Live Room
    By RollTape in forum Studio Building & Acoustic Treatment
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-11-2012, 23:05
  4. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-28-2012, 23:25
  5. Live Video Sessions from my Basement Studio - Opinions?
    By Acousticles in forum MP3 Mixing Clinic
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-23-2011, 12:21

Posting Permissions

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