Although all GoPros and a majority of other action cameras come with built-in microphones, their quality of the sound they create can’t be compared to the audio that is recorded externally. That’s where Action Camera Microphone Attachment are needed!
These are compact, lightweight microphones that are connected directly to cameras, and can significantly improve the quality of sound in your videos. Plus you can choose from a wide array of different microphone designs to pick from, so regardless of the kind of videographer you are, there is bound to be a model that will meet your requirements.
For those who are not experienced with microphones built into action cameras can do the job well. But if you’re an aspiring vlogger, professional videographer, or just an individual who would like to raise your video content beyond the norm, then you must buy one of these amazing action camera microphones that I’ll discuss in the following article!
Movo VXR10 Universal Video Microphone. Action Camera Microphone Attachment
If you’re in a pinch and want to get the most out of your action camera, the ideal microphone accessory would be Movo VXR10 Universal Video Microphone. The sturdy, pocket-sized microphone features high-quality aluminum construction It measures 1.2 inches x 3.1 inches and weighs just 51 grams and is the perfect accessory to every action camera.
It’s a shotgun Action Camera Microphone Attachment that is unidirectional with a moderate level of sensitiveness (76dB) and is able to pick the widest range of frequencies. The quality of the sound it produces is amazing considering how small it is. You are going to be stunned by the night and day differences between the microphone built into the device.
Alongside the mic, you’ll also receive a shockmount and an animal-themed “deadcat” windscreen, a 3.5mm TRRS camera cable an 3.5mm TRRS mobile cable and a travel bag with a protective cover.
A thing to remember (this applies to all of the accessories for microphones that are included that are listed) is that when you’re pairing it with the GoPro you’ll require an adapter for the microphone for connecting them to your camera.
Rode Action Camera Microphone Attachment
A very well-known Action Camera Microphone Attachment available currently includes that of the RODE Wireless Go. The wireless digital microphone lets you record crystal clear audio for up 70 meters away distance from your camera.
There are two major components of the system: The receiver (TX) and receiver (RX). This is the place where your microphone is and should be located in the closest proximity to the source of audio you are recording. The receiver however is to be placed close to the camera and joined with an 3.5mm TRS cables.
The transmitter as well as the receiver are equipped with rechargeable batteries that speed up charging and offer an average battery lifespan of 7 hours. The package also comes with two wind protectors made of fur as well as 2 charging cables and a TRS coiled cable, and a carry pouch.
While the quality of audio coming from the transmitter is incredible One of the most exciting aspects of this GoPro microphone is it is possible to attach an additional audio source to the transmitter. This lets you have the possibility of pairing bigger stronger, more powerful microphones with your camera . This will also enhance the sound quality of the footage you shoot.
RODE VideoMic Pro+
If you are looking for the best audio quality, then it is absolutely essential to use RODE VideoMic Pro+. RODE VideoMic Pro+. This top-quality action camera microphone is a bit larger than others we’ve encountered however, boy is it a joy to deliver amazing results.
It’s a camera-mounted shotgun microphone made specifically for professional use, by professionals. It is a microphone that has an extremely polar pattern, it is able to clearly record every sound near and in front of it. Additionally, it comes with very high sensitivity levels and an amplitude range of 20Hz to 20kHz.
In addition to the amazing sound quality, other features that are worth a look at in the action camera microphone include included the Rycote Lyre suspension technology, auto power function that saves batteries by automatically turning off the mic when the device is unplugged and user-friendly digital switch settings that can be controlled by buttons on side of the unit.
If that’s not sufficient, the microphone also features the longest-lasting battery that all RODE shotgun microphone up to now due to the brand-new RODE LB-1 Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery. Additionally, it can be powered by two AAA batteries or by connecting it directly to a source of power via the USB micro USB cable.