We spend a day with some travel vloggers using The Rode Rodelink Filmmaker kit for their sound recording – a popular and good value wireless lav option for video production. We go through some different ways of fitting the Rode Lav mic using The Lav Concealer for Rode. Mounting the lav mic effectively is crucial to getting good sound and achieving a high signal to noise ratio in your recordings. In turn, this gives the sound editor much more to work with in post, making it easier to achieve a better sound for your videos. Here are 8 tips and tricks to help with just that.
The Bubblebee Lav Concealer is available for the Sanken COS-11, DPA Microphones 4060, 4071 and new 6060 microphones, the RØDE Lavalier and the Sennheiser MKE 2. This is a soft, pliable mount covers many different mounting options, moulding itself to the surface and isolating the mic capsule from vibration and friction noise. It makes hiding mics easier and will give you better sound.