Rode has released a sequel to its Wireless Go mobile microphone system, the Wi-fi Go II, which is meant to provide an quick way for video creators to document audio from two individuals at once.
Like its predecessor, the Go II is a compact wireless microphone pack made for the creator who wishes a lighter equipment bag in the subject (or is on a spending budget), while nonetheless becoming able to use a devoted off-digicam audio procedure. With this following technology, the Go II now offers twin channel recording for two resources, an prolonged wi-fi selection for a a lot more stable transmission, and on-board recording capabilities as a failsafe different.
For twin channel recording, Rode consists of two independent clip-on transmitters in the box — both equally with an on-board omnidirectional condenser microphone or a 3.5mm TRS enter for plugging in a different lavalier microphone — which transmits to a solitary receiver. That receiver can file both equally microphone packs in stereo and output the audio by way of USB-C to a telephone or computer, or through 3.5mm analog TRS to a different recorder or digital camera input.
Considering the fact that an exterior lavalier is not included, the created-in microphones on the best of the transmitter are what most people will be relying on. In most procedures this is tough to cover up on camera, unless of course you really do not brain an virtually two-inch black square or a a person-inch thick clip with a fuzzy windshield on the talent’s lapel.
The Wireless Go II’s on-board recording process can help you save up to 24 hrs of audio internally devoid of the require of an SD card (however the batteries will only final up to 7 hours), though trying to keep the multitrack recording different for write-up-manufacturing. The new design offers an extended wi-fi assortment of up to 200m (656 feet).
With these included capabilities, Rode’s Wi-fi Go II should help to ease the stress of audio challenges that plague the typical sound operator — generating confident microphones are buying up many sources, averting any RF interference from uncontrollable environments, and getting a backup for any audio details shed.
Rode’s Wi-fi Go II is now offered for $299.