Built for aspiring vloggers and indie filmmakers, the Sennheiser MKE 200 mobile kit is a great entry-level portable shotgun mic for capturing clear audio.
Since most smartphones nowadays capture clear HD footage through medium and high-end spec cameras, this robust gadget could help you produce high-quality audio for your video content.
You’re Not Just Getting A Microphone
Sennheiser made sure that aspiring content creators will have a great start in their careers. This on-camera microphone can easily be installed on top of your smartphone through the provided solid aluminum clamp with soft rubber grips for a secure fit.
The kit also includes a Manfrotto PIXI lightweight mini tripod that has a push-button locking ball head for desired placement.
The super-cardioid pick-up pattern of the MKE 200 makes sure that it captures your voice loud and clear while filtering out the noisy background with the integrated windscreen and internal shock mount.
The kit also provides 3.5 mm TRS and TRRS cables also give you compatibility for both DSLR/M cameras and mobile devices giving you more recording options to choose from.
Document Your Life and Travels With Clear Audio
Your smartphone together with the Sennheiser MKE 200 kit may look like a gimbal once completely assembled due to the legs being collapsible giving you the freedom of doing handheld vlogging.
The stabilization while holding this kit during recording via your smartphone may vary depending on how steady you can hold your device as it doesn’t have the gimbal features that you might be looking for.
If you have your own gimbal, you can still connect your microphone to your DSLR camera or smartphone via the provided clamp. For only $129.95, the MKE 200 does the job of giving you high-quality audio. The provided mini-tripod does the job of holding your DSLR camera or smartphone in place.
Ready to dip your toes into mobile content creation? Visit their website and get yourself this decent microphone that you can bring to your travels.