Expand your online impact by shooting your vlogs, livestreams, YouTube videos, and social media posts with the Rode Vlogger Kit Universal, a complete package designed specifically for hassle-free, high-quality audio and video recording to any smartphone with a 3.5mm port.
This bundle features the Rode VideoMicro ultracompact camera-mount shotgun microphone, an on-camera light with a diffuser and eight colored filters, a tripod, a phone holder, and the required accessories to make it all work. Equipped with the Vlogger Kit Universal, your smartphone can transform into a portable and convenient production system that provides markedly improved caliber of sound and picture.
Since the VideoMicro runs on plug-in power and has no controls or switches, it serves as a simple and reliable microphone that's ideal for filmmakers who can't be slowed down by intricate configuration. Plus, it comes with a detachable shock-absorbing suspension mount, which effectively reduces vibration and handling noise. Shooting outdoors? Slip the supplied furry windshield over the mic to tame wind noise and achieve cleaner audio recordings.
What You Get
The Vlogger Kit Universal comes with everything you need (and more) to easily start recording quality video and audio with your smartphone, so you can shoot your next vlog, Instagram story, Facebook Live session, YouTube special, or behind-the-scenes footage looking and sounding better than ever.
VideoMicro ultracompact camera-mount shotgun microphone
Rycote Lyre shock-absorbing suspension mount
WS9 furry windshield to drastically reduce wind noise
SC7 microphone-to-smartphone connection cable
SmartGrip phone holder and compact tripod stand
MicroLED on-camera light with clip-on diffuser and eight colored filters
DCS-1 dual cold shoe mount holds microphone and MicroLED light
USB Type-C cable for recharging the MicroLED on-camera light
Durable and Small
At just 3" long and 1.5 ounces light, the VideoMicro is an unobtrusive companion for your smartphone. Its ceramic coating mitigates glare and its durable aluminum body aids in RF rejection.
Shotgun Mic with Directional Sound Pickup
Whereas most built-in smartphone microphones pick up sound from all directions, this microphone utilizes a cardioid polar pattern to focus on sound in front of it while attenuating sound entering from the rear. Its active electronics and directional condenser element deliver more detailed audio than the mics typically found in mobile devices.
Easy Hookup to Smartphone
The SC7 detachable coiled 3.5mm TRS to TRRS cable is supplied for fast hookup to any smartphone with a 3.5mm headphone port. The cable is wired to ensure that the mic signal is correctly routed to the input of your phone.
Runs on Plug-In Power
Since the VideoMicro runs on plug-in power, no batteries are required to operate it. Just connect the microphone to your smartphone and forget about swapping or charging batteries.
Detachable Shockmount Inhibits Vibrations
Understanding that the rubber bands used in many shockmounts can snap and stretch, Rode chose to utilize a rugged Rycote Lyre suspension-style shockmount. This simplifies setup of the mic and inhibits the transfer of vibrations from your mobile phone. Plus, the bottom of the shockmount features a camera shoe mount, ensuring easy attachment to the supplied DCS-1 dual cold shoe mount.
Furry Windshield Minimizes Wind Noise
The VideoMicro includes a furry windshield to minimize unwanted wind noise from breezes, fans, heaters, and air conditioners.
The SmartGrip is a high-quality solution for mounting a smartphone on a tripod. It features rugged metal construction with rubberized grips and is suitable for mounting phones from 2.6 to 3.4" in width.
Extra Mounting Points
The SmartGrip features a cold shoe mount for easy attachment of Rode VideoMics and other accessories. Three 1/4" thread attachment points allow for easy mounting on tripods and grips in a range of orientations.
Tripod 2 Features
Supports a Variety of Devices
The Tripod 2 is a sturdy three-position tripod for mounting cameras, microphones, and other accessories.
Closed or Open Positions
In the closed position, the Tripod 2 is perfect for handheld use. The tripod legs can also be opened out to a mid or wide setting for optimal positioning and stability.
The Tripod 2 has a 1/4" thread for attaching cameras and camera accessories.
Compact and Rechargeable
The MicroLED is a compact rechargeable on-camera light. It is ideal for vlogging, newsgathering, mobile filmmaking, and documentary production.
The MicroLED features four adjustable brightness settings, and a clip-on diffuser with eight colored filters.
Over Four Hours of Run Time
Power is supplied via the USB Type-C charging port, which both charges the internal battery and can also operate the light. Run time is over four hours at low brightness.
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