Omnidirectional condenser microphone connects to portable devices for interviews, videography, and more with superior acoustic clarity. Features include RF interference protection, high signal to noise ratio, high SPL, and windscreen.

Main Features

Main Features

  • Proven Shure RF interference protection
  • High signal to noise ratio of 65 dB
  • High maximum SPL of 124 dB
  • Windscreen protects against breath and wind noise
  • Compatible with all portable devices with 3.5 mm input

Description

Where can the MOTIV MVi be used?

The MOTIV MVL is a lavalier microphone that can be slipped directly onto your lapel with the supplied tie clip. Its portability makes it ideal for on-location digital recording of closed mic speech, including interviews, videography, and public speaking. 

How does it deliver better sound than mobile devices' integrated microphones?

The MOTIV MVL maintains audio purity via highly effective electromagnetic interference protection. The microphone also boasts low self-noise, high signal to noise ratio, low susceptibility to distortion, and high maximum SPL.

The included windscreen minimises breath and wind noise. These factors combine to deliver a speech recording quality that far surpasses that of mobile devices' inbuilt microphones.

Which devices is the MOTIV MVL compatible with?

The MOTIV MVL can connect to any mobile device with a 3.5 mm input jack, and you can record with any software you like.

Furnished Accessories

Furnished Accessories

Illustration Shure MOTIV™ MVL Lavalier Microphone for Smartphone or Tablet
Amount Part Part Title
1 AMVL-WS Replacement Foam Windscreen
1 AMVL-BAG Drawstring Carrying Pouch
1 AMVL-CLIP Metal Tie Mount

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Specs

Specs

Technical specifications

Weight:
8 g
Height x Width x Depth:
15.2 × 5.5 × 5.5 mm
Frequency Response:
45 Hz – 20 kHz
Frequency Response:
Tailored
Equivalent Selfnoise:
29 dB(A)
Sound Pressure:
124 dB
Transducer Type:
Condenser
Polar Pattern:
Omnidirectional
Switchable low cut:
No
Connectors:
3.5 mm Jack
Attenuator:
No
Interchangeable Capsule:
No
Main Functionality:
Recording
Headphone Output:
No
Cartridge:
Fixed
Frequency Response Curve Image:
Shure MOTIV™ MVL Lavalier Microphone for Smartphone or Tablet Frequency Response Curve Image

Further Technical Specifications

Further Specs:
Microphone Connector: 3.5 mm (1/8") TRRS
Microphone Bias: 2.7 V DC through 2.2 K Ω resistor
Housing: Cast Zinc

Compatible Software

Compatible Software

Downloads

Downloads

Comparable products

Comparable products

Optional accessories

Optional accessories

faq

faq

Are there specific requirements concerning operating systems that should be met to be compatible with the Motiv devices?

Motiv can be used with any Mac or PC. Additionally, all iDevices that come with a lightning port can be connected to the Motiv products.

Is this unit plug-and-play?

Yes. No driver needs to be installed.

Will this unit work with Windows and Mac?

Yes.
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