Shure MOTIV MV5 Digital Condenser Microphone
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Shure MOTIV MV5
Shure MOTIV MV5
Great sound matters, whether you’re podcasting to an audience of thousands, video chatting with someone you love, or recording a song on your couch.
With the ability to connect to Mac and iOS, the portable MV5 offers easy recording when inspiration strikes.
Capture beautiful sound anytime, anywhere, with 3 preset modes: vocal, instrument, and flat.
The MV5 has built-in headphone monitoring and includes a removable desktop stand, and USB and Lightning cables.
Record uncompressed files using the free ShurePlus MOTIV app. Go beyond the built-in preset modes with limiter, compressor, and 5-band EQ controls.
Engineered for easy use when you're on the go, the Shure MOTIV MV5 Digital condenser microphone delivers convenient, high-quality plug and play audio capture for Mac, PC, iPhone, iPod and iPad. It provides three onboard DSP presets (Vocals, Flat, Instrument) that ensure optimal settings for capturing virtually any sound source, making it well-suited for everything from music to podcasting to video chats.
The MV5 also includes an integrated headphone output for real-time monitoring. Tested to the same rigorous quality standards as all Shure products, this low-profile, retro-inspired industrial design is optimised for portable applications. Comes complete with a detachable desktop stand to easily integrate into any creative space.
Apple MFi (Made for iPhone/iPod/iPad) Certified for direct connection to any iOS device; no need for any additional adapters or connection kits
Three DSP Preset Modes (Vocals, Flat, Instrument)
Automatically applies gain, EQ, compression and limiting for optimal results
Built-in headphone output for real-time monitoring
Custom-tuned microphone capsule provides excellent audio
Anodised aluminium desktop stand and integrated thread mount compatible with any standard 1/4-inch camera tripod thread
Low-profile, portable design measures only 7 cm/2.5 in. tall (14 cm/5.5 in. on included stand)
Includes one MicroB-to-USB cable and one MicroB-to-Lightning cable
Perfect for podcasting
What’s in the Box
Shure MOTIV MV5 Digital Condenser Microphone
Proprietary MicroB-to-Lightning cable
Input Type: Micro USB
Height: 6.6 cm/2.6 in.
Length: 6.6 cm/2.6 in.
Width: 6.6 cm/2.6 in.
Weight: 544 g
Operating System: iOS 10 or later; Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or later
UPC or EAN No.: 042406491464
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- iPhone XS
- iPhone XS Max
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- iPhone X
- iPhone 8
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- iPhone 7
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- iPhone 6s
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- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone SE (1st generation)
- iPhone 5s
- iPhone 5c
- iPhone 5
- iPad Air (3rd generation)
- iPad mini (5th generation)
- 10.5-inch iPad Pro
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation)
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (1st generation)
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro
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- iPad (6th generation)
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- iPad mini 4
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- iPod touch (7th generation)
- iPod touch (6th generation)
Answers from the community
Can I use this mic with desktop Mac or is it only for ios.?
- Asked by Rebecca A from Brewster
- on 5 Jan. 2020
The Shure MOTIV MV5 Digital condenser microphone delivers convenient, high-quality plug and play aud The Shure MOTIV MV5 Digital condenser microphone delivers convenient, high-quality plug and play audio capture for Mac, PC, iPhone, iPod, and iPad.
- Answered by Stephanie B
- on 7 Jan. 2020
Would an additional pop shield be required or is there one inbuilt in this microphone?
- Asked by Claire F from London
- on 25 Aug. 2016
Is this connected wireless? Also, can it be used during video recording?
Is there any delay in audio?
- Asked by Rhys B from Manchester
- on 9 Dec. 2015
Can i use this mic with new ipad pro which has an usb-c socket, will a micro usb to usb-c cable do the job? Or further software update is required?
- Asked by liangkun Y from Singapore
- on 12 Jan. 2019
This mic works well on a 2018 USB C iPad Pro running the iPad OS13 public beta. I connected the mic This mic works well on a 2018 USB C iPad Pro running the iPad OS13 public beta. I connected the mic via the Apple’s USB C to HDMI adapter (the adapter has a USB A port too). I also connected the mic via a third party (Cygnet) USB C to USB A adapter. The recording came out ok. There was no clipping or excessive gain. Shure app did not recognize the mic as an MV5 but I was able to record. I was able to record via Ferrite app too. Do keep in mind that I used the beta IPad OS. I will post an update when the OS is final.
2 Answers(Can i use this mic with new ipad pro which has an usb-c socket, will a micro usb to usb-c cable do the job? Or further software update is required?)
- Answered by Preetam R from Singapore
- on 25 Jun. 2019
Does this microphone work with video recording on the iPad Air?
- Asked by Mary Ann B from Rochester
- on 10 Mar. 2016
Yes. iPad Air is listed under Compatibility.
- Answered by Stephany A from Providence
- on 26 Apr. 2016
Compatibility: Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
Use the ShurePlus™ MOTIV app for high-quality digital recording and editing with MOTIV microphones or as a standalone tool.
• Record high-quality uncompressed WAV audio using built-in mic
• Edit recordings using trim or split options that include adjustable fade curves and markers
• High-resolution metering
• Save to compressed formats (ALAC, AAC 96, 128, 2 56)
• Share files via email, text, iTunes, Airdrop and Dropbox
The app includes support for the Shure family of MOTIV microphones*, including:
• Multiple bit-depth/sample rate options
• 36 dB of adjustable gain
• Preset modes
• 5-band equalizer
* NOTE: These options are only accessible to MOTIV digital mics. …