Lots of people have asked me what type of microphone would work well for recording lectures, public speeches, demonstrations, or sermons, especially in cases where there might be a lot of ambient sound and noise.
Headset microphones are one good way to make these types of recordings and in this episode, we take a look at an affordable headset microphone option: The JK Mic-J 069 Cardioid Headset microphone.
If you’d like to learn how to make great dialogue audio for your film and video projects, please have a look at my courses including processing dialogue audio, recording sound, how to use the Zoom F8 and F8n, and how to get the most from the Sound Devices MixPre series of recorders.
Links to gear used in this video:
JK Mic-J 069 Headset Microphone - for Sennheiser and RODE Wireless systems
JK Mic-J 069 Headset Microphone - for Zoom and Tascam recorders and most cameras
JK Mic-J 069 Headset Microphone - for Shure Wireless systems
JK Mic-J 069 Headset Microphone - for Audio Technica Wireless systems
JK Mic-J 069 Headset Microphone - for AKG and Samson Wireless systems
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K - I used this to record most of this episode
Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro - Used to shoot a couple of the b-roll shots
Aputure COB120dmkII - Key light in the talking head clips
Aputure Light Dome II - Newer version of the big soft box with faster setup and gel holder
Lupo Superpanel Full Color 30 - RGB 1x1 panel light for background in some of the shots
Panasonic 12-35mm F/2.8 OIS Lens - Used on the BMD Pocket Cine Camera 4K
Olympus 45mm f/1.8 Lens - Used on the BMD Pocket Cine Camera 4K
Copyright 2018 by Curtis Judd
Music Copyright 2018 by Cary Judd. Used with permission.
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