HM-01 SLR Camera Clip Microphone is a Must-Have for Video Creators

2021-03-29

Meta Description: The HM-01 is a versatile SLR camera clip microphone that can be used in your camera, smartphone, as well as PC.

 

 

Thanks to the outburst of social media and the gradual switch from text to audio-visual content, the demand for SLR camera clip microphones has gone up considerably. Whether you are a content creator, filmmaker, videographer, or just someone who needs to record voice notes or attends meetings, having a good microphone is absolutely necessary.

 

This is where our HM-01 SLR camera clip microphone comes in as one of the best options for easy sound recording. It offers a lot of value in an extremely small package and is an extremely versatile all-purpose mic.

 

HM-01 Lavalier Mic - Feature Highlights

 

 

  • The HM-01 is an omnidirectional mic (condenser) for high-quality voice recording.
  • The design incorporates dual mics, so it effectively uses two microphones at the same time for better audio SNR and sensitivity.
  • This SLR camera clip microphone comes with a replaceable battery (LR44) that lasts long and can be swapped quickly.
  • The on/off button on the mic helps conserve battery when it is not needed, especially when recording on smartphones.
  • The mic can be plugged into a vast range of recording devices, thanks to the universal 3.5mm jack output on the SLR camera clip microphone.
  • The HM-01 comes with a long 6-meter cable with a Velcro strap for easy cable management.
  • A foam windscreen is included with the mic that reduces noise and pops due to wind and heavy breathing.
  • Weighing just under 105 grams, the SLR camera clip microphone is extremely small and lightweight to carry anywhere in the provided carrying case.

 

Versatile And Easy To Use

 

The biggest advantage of the HM-01 is the versatility that it offers. You can plug it into almost any device that has can record audio and has a 3.5mm jack. This ranges from smartphones and laptops to cameras and digital voice recorders.

 

 

For smartphones, you don’t even need to switch the mic on, as the battery isn’t required for mobile phone usage. All you need to do is plug in the SLR camera clip microphone into the headphone jack of your phone and use any recording app of your choice for clean, crisp sound.

 

When using with cameras, you need to push the power button on the mic to ‘ON’ and you’re good to go. Just plug it in and it starts recording whenever you hit the record button on your camera. This can be a great option when you’re recording interviews or vlogs as you get professional quality audio straight out of your camera.

 

The HM-01 SLR camera clip microphone can also be used with PCs to record audio or attend video conferences.

 

Essential Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Mic

 

  • When recording audio in an indoor space, turn off appliances like refrigerators, air conditioners, fans, etc., to avoid interference and noise. If that’s not possible, you can use the foam windscreen included with the SLR camera clip microphone to reduce the noise.
  • If you’re recording outdoors, try to face away from the wind so that it does not hit the mic directly and keep the foam windscreen on at all times. This will result in cleaner audio.
  • Using the included cloth clip, attach the mic to the neck of the shirt. Do not hold it in your hand and do not keep it too close to the mouth to avoid noise and distortion.
  • When using the SLR camera clip microphone with a smartphone or when it is not in use, keep it in the ‘OFF’ mode to conserve battery.
  • You can also use free software like Audacity to enhance the audio with a little EQ tweaking.

 

The HM-01 is clearly a must-have in your camera bag if you shoot videos regularly. With such a small footprint and an affordable price tag, you can’t go wrong with this SLR camera clip microphone. You can check out the technical specifications of the mic on our website.