Rode has launched a sequel to its Wi-fi Go cell microphone system, the Wi-fi Go II, which is supposed to supply a simple approach for video creators to document audio from two individuals directly.
Like its predecessor, the Go II is a compact wi-fi microphone pack designed for the creator who desires a lighter gear bag within the discipline (or is on a price range), whereas nonetheless having the ability to use a devoted off-camera audio system. With this subsequent era, the Go II now provides twin channel recording for 2 sources, an prolonged wi-fi vary for a extra secure transmission, and on-board recording capabilities as a failsafe different.
For twin channel recording, Rode contains two separate clip-on transmitters within the field — each with an on-board omnidirectional condenser microphone or a 3.5mm TRS enter for plugging in a separate lavalier microphone — which transmits to a single receiver. That receiver can document each microphone packs in stereo and output the audio through USB-C to a telephone or laptop, or through 3.5mm analog TRS to a separate recorder or digital camera enter.
Since an exterior lavalier shouldn’t be included, the built-in microphones on the highest of the transmitter are what most customers shall be counting on. In most practices that is onerous to cowl up on digital camera, until you don’t thoughts an nearly two-inch black sq. or a one-inch thick clip with a fuzzy windshield on the expertise’s lapel.
The Wi-fi Go II’s on-board recording system can save as much as 24 hours of audio internally with out the necessity of an SD card (although the batteries will solely last as long as seven hours), whereas preserving the multitrack recording separate for post-production. The brand new mannequin provides an prolonged wi-fi vary of as much as 200m (656 ft).
With these added options, Rode’s Wi-fi Go II ought to assist to ease the stress of audio points that plague the common sound operator — ensuring microphones are selecting up a number of sources, avoiding any RF interference from uncontrollable environments, and having a backup for any audio information misplaced.
Rode’s Wi-fi Go II is now available for $299.