Shure MOTIV MV88 Digital Stereo Condenser Microphone
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Sure MOTIV MV88
Anyone can benefit from the high fidelity stereo recording that comes with the MV88. Plug it right into any iOS device equipped with a Lightning® connector and capture sound like never before.
The all-metal construction has a hinged, rotating design perfect for multiple recording angles.
The MV88 has 5 preset recording modes and includes a carrying case, windscreen, and headphone adapter cable.
Use the free ShurePlus MOTIV app to record and control every aspect of the MV88, including advanced features and file sharing. Life's moments aren't just about the view. Document and share them with the MV88. Because great sound matters.
The Shure MOTIV MV88 Digital Stereo Condenser Microphone directly connects to any iPhone, iPad or iPod equipped with a Lightning connector to capture clean, clear stereo sound on the go. The mid-side microphone element is mounted to a unique 90-degree hinge with built-in rotation that allows for a highly flexible microphone position, even in video applications.
Integrates seamlessly while shooting audio for video on iPhone and iPad or when recording audio with GarageBand and other third-party recording apps. Access five built-in DSP preset modes (Speech, Singing, Flat, Acoustic Instrument, Loud) via the free ShurePlus MOTIV Recording App. The app also lets you make real-time adjustments, including microphone gain, stereo width and high-quality 24-bit/48 kHz recording for optimal results in virtually any environment. Shure-tested, all-metal construction provides confident performance anywhere.
Apple MFi (Made for iPhone/iPod/iPad) Certified compatible with all iOS devices equipped with a Lightning connector
Matched cardioid and bi-directional 1 cm cartridges for excellent audio
Mid-side architecture for a phase-perfect, clear stereo image
Five DSP Preset Modes (Speech, Singing, Flat, Acoustic Instrument, Loud)
Automatically adjusts EQ, compression and limiting for optimal results
Convenient hinge/rotation design supports multiple recording angles, including video applications
Free ShurePlus MOTIV recording app offers control over DSP mode selection, stereo width, raw mid-side adjustments and more
All-metal construction engineered to withstand the most demanding recording conditions
What’s in the Box
Shure MOTIV MV88 Digital Stereo Condenser Microphone
Headphone adapter cable
Zippered carrying casee
Height: 6.6 cm/2.6 in.
Length: 3.5 cm/1.4 in.
Width: 2.5 cm/1 in.
Weight: 40.5 g
Operating System: iOS 10 or later
Mfr. Part Number: MV88
UPC or EAN No.: 042406491556
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- iPad Air (3rd generation)
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Answers from the community
I have heard Iphone X, Filmic Pro & Sure MV88 are not compatible. Any solutions b4 I upgrade? I am currently using a 6s w/ Filmic Pro & external mic.
- Asked by amanda C from Chesterfield
- on 24/01/2019
The MV88 is not compatible with my iPhone 8 using Filmic Pro. I actually found this question while s The MV88 is not compatible with my iPhone 8 using Filmic Pro. I actually found this question while searching if anyone else had this problem. I have the Rode Mini and it works fine when I plug it in with a TRRS adapter. But the MV88 does not work when I plug it into the lightning port and I run Filmic Pro. It works with the regular iPhone camera video, but not Filmic Pro. Filmic Pro recognizes the device-- I looked under the audio tab in settings and it says that the Shure MV88 is attached....but it doesn't record any sound at all. If anyone knows a workaround I'd love to hear about it.
3 Answers(I have heard Iphone X, Filmic Pro & Sure MV88 are not compatible. Any solutions b4 I upgrade? I am currently using a 6s w/ Filmic Pro & external mic.)
- Answered by Stuart T from East Brunswick
- on 10/02/2019
Will this product work with iPhone 8 plus with iOS 12 or higher?
- Asked by Ka Kei L from Yuen Long
- on 12/11/2018
I haven’t had any issues.
- Answered by PHILLIP C from HERMITAGE
- on 7/12/2018
Can you connect this microphone to standard usb socket using suitable converter so it can be used also on standard PCs
- Asked by Martin M from Bray
- on 6/10/2015
If I have the MV88 plugged in - will it get used automatically when I take some video ? Or does the built-in mic get used.
Im using Ipad Mini4.
- Asked by Alan M from Burlingame
- on 30/10/2015
Yes, as long as the free Shure MOTIV app is installed. I've used it with iOS Camera app and Filmic P Yes, as long as the free Shure MOTIV app is installed. I've used it with iOS Camera app and Filmic Pro. An LED on the base lights when the MV88 is recognized. Haven't tried with other apps.
1 Answer(If I have the MV88 plugged in - will it get used automatically when I take some video ? Or does the built-in mic get used.
- Answered by James L M from Los Angeles
- on 21/05/2016
Im using Ipad Mini4.)
Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 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. …