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    Monoprice Mini Microphone for Tablets & Smartphones
    Product # 600200
    In Stock This item should ship tomorrow (9/24/2018) if ordered within 10 hours 11 minutes

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    Hi, can you specifiy the self-noise of the system and dynamic range ? Thank you!
    A shopper on Oct 11, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Thanks we will add this info to the product page soon. Self-noise is 14dB and dynamic range is 126dB.
    I was wondering what kind of volume this can handle? Would it distort if I was recording my band at practice?
    michael p on Jun 16, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: It is actually fairly good with not distorting due to high volume. We use it to stream metal bands at a Restaurant, and it handles the loud volume fairly well.
    will this work with apps speech to text to enhance the LG phones built in mic?
    A shopper on Feb 8, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: Sort answer it should.
    since I am not familiar specifically with the LG line of phones am not able to give you specifics.
    Have 2 of these microphones and they work absolutely wonderful with my Samsung S5.
    There is a noticeable improvement in the audio quality.
    Is this a stereo microphone? The connector appears to have four conductors.
    Jonathan S on May 30, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: No. It is mono. The 4 conductors are for audio outs so you can connect stereo headphones and a mono microphone to your cell phone.
    Will this work as in speakerphone mode on Android Moto X (i.e., as a conversation microphone for normal phone calls)?
    Terry G on May 31, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: No, this is for recording input only. With this mic plugged in you will lose speaker function and audio output.
    Any idea if this works with Samsung Galaxy S6?
    A shopper on Feb 26, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: This Mini Mic is designed to work on any phone with a 3.5mm TRRS jack for headphones and mics.
    I use my tablet to tune pianos but the internal mic does not detect well the first 7 (very low frequencies) and last 7 (very high frequencies) keys of a piano. Can someone report back if they notice a better frequency response range from this microphone for lows and highs if compared to the stock microphone?
    A shopper on Oct 23, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your interest in this microphone. We rate it down to 50Hz so you will still miss the lower octaves of the piano.
    Will this work with an iPhone 7 using the 1/4" adapter for the Lightning Port?
    A shopper on May 20, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. Yes, as long as you are using the lightning adapter that comes with the phone then it would work just fine.

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    Would this work plugged straight into a Raspberry Pi?
    A shopper on Mar 29, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Probably not. As far as I can tell, the RPi may have a line level input, and this has a microphone level output, much lower, and it is on the 4th connection of the 3.5mm plug, which works for most smartphones. It also need a few volts of bias to work properly.
    3.7 / 5.0
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    Fun Little Mic
    I bought this on a whim because it's a cheap little mic and I've always wanted to have a handheld device that could capture audio for samples and whatnot. This mic works great and sounds great. Obviously when using it you want to remain very quiet as it will pick up motion and breathing, etc. very clearly. It's technically a directional mic, but proximity matters as there's not a ton of isolation. Possibly a foam popper-stopper could help. I don't know.

    What would be really sweet on future models is a way to plug a headset in so you could monitor the audio while recording as well as a joint so you could position the mic at a 90 degree anglejust sayin'. Also, it smells like it was dipped in formaldehyde.

    Still, I've had a lot of fun recording drunks and other random strangers who think I just have an old phone with a huge antenna.

    PROS: Great mic, sounds good and works well with Android phones.

    CONS: as mentioned above, this mic is a stinky little bugger. No way to monitor your recordings as the headphone jack is blocked. Could use a pivot point so you can control the mic direction.
    July 11, 2014
    PERFECT for my needs!
    My syndicated radio show often requires recording at peoples' offices, etc. I sometimes use a digital recorder with built-in mics, but this mic and my iPod Touch work better to just get the guest and not the air-conditioning and other "room noise."

    Far, FAR better than those little pill-shaped plastic ones found everywhere. But find a small foam cover and slip it over to prevent pops from plosives when recording up close!

    PROS: Quality construction, great pickup for interviews.

    CONS: Needs a foam cover as a "popper stopper" and it would be better if one was included (even for a dollar or two more!).
    June 9, 2014
    So it does work really great on an old iPod Touch I have. However, I was hoping that despite not being mentioned in the description, that it would work for my Microsoft Surface Pro, which utilizes a similar TRRS jack. The Surface microphone is really bad and I wanted to use this to record meetings while notetaking in OneNote. Unfortunately, Windows only recognized it as headphones and no microphone.

    For what it's worth, it also does not work on a Windows Phone.

    I'm a little disappointed I can't use it for what I intended to, but the product itself does exactly what it is described to do and it does that pretty well in my testing.
    April 14, 2014
    Works Great - But man, It Reeks

    PROS: Great, compact little microphone. Plugs and Plays well with my iPhone 5s and iPad Mini

    CONS: Wish it had a headphone out so that you can monitor the sound.

    This thing Stinks! Literally! Whenever I take it out of the package, the room is infused with a horrible industrial smell.
    April 23, 2014
    Cool little mic
    I use this mic on my cell phone (nexus 5). It is much more sensitive then the standard cell mic. Very useful for recording video or just audio. I use it when I have an idea on guitar that I want to remember for later. I tested it for recording normal conversations and was very happy with it. Even though it cylinder gets smaller to help it fit into the phone even with a case, I had to ether take my case off or modify it (cut a little but out) in order to plug it in. This is to be expected though because most cases are designed to accommodate headphones and not microphones. 100% definitely would recommend

    PROS: -small

    -around the plug, the cylinder gets smaller probably to help it work with cellphone cases

    -heavy for the size, feels like it is constructed well

    -very good sound quality for the price

    -totally worth the money for a toy to mess around with or a tool to use

    CONS: -small (could be easy to loose) but it comes with a little pouch that you should use
    August 17, 2015
    Microphone for cell phone
    Using to pick up sound from a speaker system. Voice quality without the microphone sounded like the voices were underwater. Quality with the mini microphone was great.
    March 3, 2017
    1 year ago
    Low Gain
    I purchased this to use with some Audio measuring apps. The Microphone works however I was getting better results using the internal microphone of my phone. The Gain is Very Low.

    PROS: Works with My Iphone 5

    CONS: Low Gain
    April 23, 2014
    Can't hear a difference
    Just received this microphone yesterday and since then I've making recordings and videos to compare with the iPhone 6 Plus mic. I don't know if the Iphone's mic is too good but I can't notice any difference. I think I'll be returning this item. I can use my money in some other gadget for my video hobby.

    PROS: - Good price

    - Solid manufacturing

    - Nice finish

    - Foam filter included

    CONS: - Smelly

    - No information included in the box
    June 2, 2015
    Works great
    It works great. I have probably had 10 of these. I keep giving them away to clients so that they can record our coaching sessions.
    March 20, 2017
    1 year ago
    Love it! High-quality recording with such a little Mike, haven't gotten the greatest audio I've had in awhile with a product.
    March 16, 2018
    6 months ago